City Proposal Aims To Clean Up LA’s Skid Row Area

Would love to see the blueprint

CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A series of proposals were made by the city’s chief administrative officer Monday that will aim to clean up Skid Row.

The proposals include the expansion of personal storage space for the homeless, increasing health and safety inspections, and extending access to public bathrooms and showers.

City CAO Miguel Santana, in a report to the City Council, also proposed the increase of trash receptacles in the area by the beginning of may.

“In the 52 square blocks constituting Skid Row, 3,463 homeless men and women live in shelters and on the streets,” Santana reported. “This concentration poses a constant challenge to keep the area clean and safe for the residents and business owners, as well as for the homeless individuals who live there.”

While Santa also noted that the city has taken a number of steps over the years to address health and safety issues in…

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