Forum Question List
Q1:What is the most important issue facing the city?
Q2:What does the following mean to you: “The policy requires that type, amount, and location of development be correlated with the provision of adequate supporting infrastructure and services.” (city description of general plan framework policy 3.3.2)
Q3:How would you define “adequate” with regard to first responders?
Q4:Do you support or oppose Measure S?
Q5:You have mentioned transparency and developer money relative to Paul. Do you think he is corrupt?
Q6:When would you support a variance?
Q7:With regard to fire response times, what is minimally acceptable performance before you would oppose development?
Q8:Is there a point at which you will say to a developer: “You can’t build until response times are acceptable”?
Q9:Westwood specific plan discussion
Q10:How will you deal with influence of Westwood commercial property owners?
Q11:Creed press conference at Wilshire/Westwood, HPOZ.
Q12:Do you support or oppose changing height limits on Westwood Blvd?
Q13:Do you support or oppose high-end restaurants in Westwood Blvd.
Q14:Do you support affordable housing in exchange for concessions?
Q15:What percentage of affordable housing in a project justifies increased traffic and degraded response times for area residents?
Q16:How do you reconcile increased density for affordable housing and your stated goal of traffic reduction?
Q17:Rapid fire biking questions.
Q18:Does Transit Oriented Development increase or reduce net traffic? Discussion on the Casden project.
Q19:Does high density around mass transit make mass transit more or less accessible to the wider community?
Q20:Should the city use LOS, VMT or both in reviewing project impacts? (Level of Service, Vehicle Miles Traveled)
Q21:Mitigating traffic in Century City. Fox project.
Q22:Personal Rapid Transit discussion, Herd answer to Q21.
Q23:Westwood retirement home project at 10822 Wilshire.
Q24:Do you support or oppose giving CUPs to structures in R1 neighborhoods so that building can be used for religious purposes and why?
Q25:Do you support or oppose halting all new development in Encino on Ventura Blvd and its feeder streets?
Q26:Discussion on AIRBnB.
Q27:What three things will you do to stop mansionization?
Q28:Under what circumstances would you use a “245?”
Q29:Who should decide where homeless shelter housing should be placed?
Q30:What will you do to make sure homeless aid does not become a magnet?
Q31:Discussion on infrastructure backlog and how to pay for it.
Q32:What is the single largest threat to the city budget?
Q33:When will wage growth and job growth become mutually exclusive?
Q34:Does LADWP power transfer violate prop 26?
Q35:If the power transfer disappears, how do you make up the difference in the city budget?
Q36:Does increased parking charges encourage use of mass transit, decrease traffic?
Q37:Now some questions on ethics, lobby reform and campaigning. What changes would you propose to rules governing lobbyists that would improve transparency and restore trust in City Hall?
Q38:Lobbying rapid-fire questions
Q39:City Ethics Commission questions.
Q40:What do you believe are the two most significant public safety issues in the hillsides and as councilperson, what will you do to resolve these problems?
Q41:What is your position on the Mayor’s plan to change Police Review Boards to all Civilian participants?
Q42:How will you increase two-way communication between yourself and your constituents, especially to keep your finger on the pulse of the District?
Q43:Discussion with each candidate on contributions received.
Q44:Are you aware of any Independent Expenditures that will be made on your behalf?
Q45:Follow up on Creed promise re IEs.
Q46:Discussion on management experience, have you ever managed over 20 employees?
Q47:If a long-term employee becomes ineffective, what will you do?
Q48:What are your two major strengths and weaknesses?
Q49:What can be done about residential streets becoming freeways/cut-through?
Q50:How do we speed up city services?
Q51:Should bond money be used for purposes other than the stated use?
Q52:Discussion on the raiding of the Special Parking Revenue Fund?
Q53:Discussion on one-way streets.
Q54:How do we get more firefighters working?
Q55:How do you feel about changing stakeholder requirements so that only residents can vote/run?
Q56:What would you do to change the culture at city hall?
Q57:How have you (will you) address(ed) the city infrastructure problem?
Q58:How does measure S fix the (development) problem?