UPDATE: TOWN HALL MEETING POSTPONED
In line with the L.A. County Department of Public Health recommendations regarding Coronavirus, the Palmdale Town Hall & Resource Fair that was set for Thursday, March 12, has been postponed to help slow the spread of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Department of Public Health advised that “Event organizers should consider postponing or cancelling non-essential community events, especially those that may be attended by the elderly, pregnant women, or people with chronic health conditions.”
“Commission leadership and staff are working to determine best practices for conducting future meetings… It will be rescheduled at a later date,” organizers said in an email.
If you were planning to attend the event and would still like to share your thoughts or concerns now, you are invited to take this survey HERE.
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PALMDALE – Local residents are invited to a town hall meeting in Palmdale featuring members of the Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The town hall will provide a public forum where local residents are encouraged to take the microphone to address leadership from the Civilian Oversight Commission and the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station, according to organizers.
“The community is invited to tell us how they feel about public safety and their experience with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. As the Commission works to boost transparency and accountability, community input is vital to the ongoing analysis of the department’s policies, practices and procedures,” organizers said in an email.
The town hall will also include a resource fair, featuring various departments and organizations that provide community services. Informational tables will include representatives from:
- 2-1-1 L.A. County
- Advancing Communities Together
- American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Antelope Valley Chapter
- Child Support Services
- City of Palmdale
- Civilian Oversight Commission
- Immigrant Affairs
- Mental Health – Palmdale Center
- Military & Veteran Affairs
- Probation – Pretrial Services Division & AB109
- Public Social Services
- Sheriff’s Department – Homeless Outreach Services Team
- Sheriff’s Department – Mental Evaluation Team
For more information, call 213-253-5678 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.