On Tuesday 2/11/14, the City Council listened carefully to public comments regarding the Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway and voted unanimously to support the PNA’s position which was “Yes on the MANGo – No on traffic diverters.” Thus the MANGo project passed Council WITHOUT the inclusion of traffic diverters and barricades. Continue reading “City Council backs the PNA on the MANGo”→
To: The Santa Monica Mayor and City Councilmembers:
From: Pico Neighborhood Association (PNA), Oscar de la Torre, PNA Co-Chair
Re: Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway – MANGo
The purpose of this letter is to express our concerns related to the MANGo “Draft Improvements Map” presented in a community meeting at Virginia Avenue Park by City staff on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, and to demand that the voice of Pico Neighborhood residents be heard and respected. Continue reading “PNA Board “MANGo” Letter to City Council”→
After the POP-UP MANGo in September 2013, the PNA determined that community input gathered on post-its and little scraps of paper at these events and workshops was inadequate and did not legitimately survey or address the concerns of local residents. Thus, the PNA board voted to conduct a survey in order to gather legitimate community input from residents in the Pico Neighborhood, particularly in the areas most directly impacted by the proposed MANGo.