Addressing the Board


Notice to Los Angeles Harbor Department Industry Professionals


If you are compensated to interact with the Los Angeles Harbor Department, City law may require you to register as a lobbyist and report your activity. Any individual may qualify as a lobbyist, regardless of occupation, education, training, or professional title. A lobbyist may hold a position that includes but is not limited to attorney, CEO, consultant, government liaison, business owner, permit applicant, urban planners, expediters, land developers, various real estate specialists and others. More information is available online through the Ethics Commission’s lobbying program and publication pages. For assistance, please contact the Ethics Commission.

Temporary Public Comment Instructions


The Port of Los Angeles Harbor Commission Board Room will NOT be accessible for on-site public observance of the meeting or public comment pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20 issued by Gov. Newsom on March 17, 2020. To adopt and promote physical distancing best practices during COVID-19, Board members will participate via teleconference until further notice.
 

Written Comments

Written comments or materials may be submitted by emailing commissioners@portla.org prior to the meeting. All written comments or materials submitted for the meeting will be provided to the Commissioners and entered into the official meeting record. Please submit written comments before 4 p.m. on the day before the Board meeting. Please limit your written comment to one page. You may attach materials in addition to your comment to be distributed to the Commissioners.

 

Phone-in Comments

Members of the public may also provide comments by calling (310) 732-3444. Commission staff will be available to receive your call and transcribe your comment for this meeting. Your comment will be provided to the Commissioners and entered into the official record. If the Commission staff is not available to receive your comment, please leave a voicemail with your name and your telephone number for a return call. All calls will be verified. Please note that phone call comments regarding Open Session will be accepted up until the Board recesses into Closed Session.
 
If you have any questions regarding these temporary meeting procedures, please contact the Commission Office at (310) 732-3444.
 
Para sumetir su comentario en español, se puede enviar a nuestro correo electrónico: comissioners@portla.org, o puede llamar a nuestra Oficina de Comisionados al (310) 732-3444. Alguien de nuestra oficina estará disponible para traducir su comentario en inglés y entregarlo a los Comisionados

 

Report from the Neighborhood Council Representatives Instructions

The City of Los Angeles Ordinance No. 184243 stipulates an opportunity for an approved Neighborhood Council representative to provide comments regarding the Neighborhood Council’s formal position on any matter itemized on the agenda for any Los Angeles Board of Commissioners meeting. In order to comply with Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment procedure to file a Resolution or Community Impact Statement, please file with the City of Los Angeles City Clerk’s Office at https://cityclerk.lacity.org/cis/.


Requirements:

  • To speak under “Report from the Neighborhood Council Representatives,” you must be the President of a Neighborhood Council or an approved Designee. A Designee is an official Neighborhood Council member approved by a quorum and vote of the Neighborhood Council.
     
  • A Neighborhood Council’s formal position must be submitted in the form of a Resolution or Motion. A submitted Resolution or Motion is voted on and approved by a quorum of the Neighborhood Council.


How to Submit:

  1. In order to comply with the Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment procedure to file a Resolution or Community Impact Statement, please file with the City of Los Angeles City Clerk’s Office at https://cityclerk.lacity.org/cis/.