The Board of Supervisors, acting as the governing body of the LA County Flood Control District, voted to approve a motion authored by Chair of the Board Hilda Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to bring together regional agencies, city leaders, nonprofit and community groups, and other stakeholders to update the LA River Master Plan. The most recent plan was completed and adopted in 1996.
Today, with excitement growing about the possibilities of a revitalized LA River, numerous organizations, agencies, and groups throughout LA County have already begun to gather information and develop plans to realize the river’s potential.
“It’s been 20 years since the LA River Master Plan has been updated, It is important that we work with our community groups, departments, and residents to obtain valuable input to be as inclusive as possible. The LA River is a County gem that connects millions of residents,” said Chair Solis. “Our hope is that we can combine the many individual efforts along the 51 miles of River into a single, comprehensive and effective plan that will benefit both our community and environment.”
“So many people are excited about the 51 miles of the LA River,” said Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. “From Canoga Park in my district