Councilmember Harris-Dawson is working to improve the responsiveness of city services to meet constituents’ needs and to ensure basic services are delivered quickly and efficiently. He is collaborating with city departments to promptly respond to all service calls regarding illegal dumping, alleys and public lot clean-up and graffiti removal.
- August 2015: Councilmember launches Clean & Safe Streets Campaign to focus on sidewalk and road repairs as well as infrastructure improvements for residents following LA times report on South LA neighbors not recieve equitable city services.
- September 2015: Councilmember organizes residents across the eighth district to use MY LA 311 to request improved city services. The City’s 311 service reported a significant rise in requests from district 8 which grew from nearly 5,000 requests to almost 10,000 from August to September and 300 tons of waste were collected.
- October 2016: Councilmember introduces policy to hold agencies accountable for providing adequate services and require quarterly reports on services provided and average response times