The Crescenta Valley Town Council is hosting the top five candidates for the upcoming election for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors 5th District seat that will be vacated by Supervisor Michael Antonovich this year. One candidate will attend each of the four CV Town Council meetings that will be held before the Primary Election on June 7.
Each candidate will discuss their views on some local issues including the 710 connection, high-speed rail, Measure A expiration and its effects on local parks and open spaces, homelessness in the community, the future of the Verdugo Hills Golf Course and local code enforcement.
The town council has received confirmations from the following candidates to speak at a regularly scheduled town council meeting.
Speaking on Feb. 18 is Mitchell Englander; on March 17 is Elan S. Carr and Robert Huff; on April 21 is Ara Najarian; on May 19 is Kathryn Barger.
In addition, the February CVTC meeting will have two guest speakers; a representative from the YMCA will be present to discuss their newest acquisition and the services provided to the community. A representative from L.A. County Public Works will present information on traffic studies, what they are and the most recent results of a traffic study conducted on Briggs Avenue. The community is encouraged to attend the meeting and ask questions.
Meetings are held at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.
The CV Town Council is also accepting applications for scholarships for local high school seniors. The 2016 scholarship application is available on the CVTC website http://thecvcouncil.com. Completed applications are due March 8.