COYOTE CREEK CLEARED OF HOMELESS ENCAMPMENTS

STAFF REPORT

The La Mirada Special Assignment Team assisted in clearing out numerous encampments along the Coyote Creek flood control channel between Imperial Hwy/Marquardt Ave to Rosecrans Ave/Marquardt Ave. The Team worked with the Community Partnerships Bureau (CPB), Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST), Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (LACDPW) and Ocean Blue Environmental services in addressing a concern of encampments in the area. Local residents and representatives of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works had expressed concerns regarding the safety of the growing population of homeless persons along the channel. Approximately 50 individuals were contacted and warned about the safety issues and were given additional resources in order to vacate the area.

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