The Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council is an advisory body, who advocates for the Lake Balboa community with Los Angeles City Hall on important issues like development, homelessness, and emergency preparedness. Neighborhood Councils are part of the Los Angeles City government, and have annual budgets funded by taxpayer dollars. Neighborhood Council board members are City officials who are elected by the members of their local communities, but they donate their time as volunteers. The Neighborhood Council system was established in 1999 as a way of ensuring that the City government remains responsive to the different needs and lifestyles of Los Angeles’ rich variety of communities. There are currently 99 Neighborhood Councils in Los Angeles, each serving about 40,000 people.
How Can you Get Involved?
There are multiple ways to participate with the Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council.
- Balboa Neighborhood Council Board Membership: To become an elected Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council Board Member, please complete the membership application. You need to be a stakeholder--anyone who lives, works, owns a property or owns or operates a business within the Lake Balboa area. You do not have to be a homeowner.
- Participate On a Committee: To contribute to specific committee without becoming a member, please contact the appropriate Committee Chair.