:  Manhattan Beach City Councilmember Wayne Powell  :   

   I MB      To each a great Manhattan Beach!

Working for You – Passionately Serving Our Community! 
Welcome to my website!  I am so excited to offer this service to the residents of Manhattan Beach.  My goal as your elected official is to make it easy for you to be informed about Manhattan Beach and our activities. I hope to always have important public information available for you to review and refer to. Your comments and suggestions are very much welcomed and greatly appreciated.  Most importantly, I want to hear your valuable ideas and concerns about our city government.  Open communication and inclusive government is very important to me.

It is my sincere pleasure serving you and our wonderful Manhattan Beach community!
Yours in service,
Wayne Powell                                     
City of Manhattan Beach
 Note: Design and maintenance of this website is not at city/taxpayer expense.


       City of Manhattan Beach Website:  www.CityMB.info 🏪
       Mayor Powell's Email:  wPowell@CityMB.info 📬
       Mayor Powell's Profile:  | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter Instagram |
                                                | YouTube | Blogspot | Flickr | Picassa |📱
        Term of Office:  March 17, 2009 to March 19, 2017 (Re-Elected March 5, 2013)
        Mayoral Terms:  May 1, 2012 to February 19, 2013 and September 16, 2014 to July 7, 2015
       Manhattan Beach City Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays at City Hall (1400 Highland Avenue) at 6:00PM.
       ~~  Watch City Council meetings live and rebroadcast on Time-Warner Cable (Channel 8) and on Verizon Fios TV (Channel 35). 
       ~~  City Council meetings are also webcast live (and web-archived/podcast for 24/7 viewing) on the internet at: Webcast. 
       ~~  Current and past City Council meeting Minutes and Agendas are available on the internet at: Minutes & Agendas. 
       Your presence and participation is always welcomed and contributes to good city government! 👍
       Manhattan Beach Information & Resource Links:💡   
       ~~  City Events Monthly Calendar: Click here.
       ~~  MB City Services & Directory:  Click here.
       ~~  MB City Parks and Facilities:  Click  here.
       ~~  MB eNews Mailing List Signup: Click here.
       ~~  MB School District Information: Click here.
       ~~  Community Organizations/Events: Click here.
       ~~  Programs & Events for Older Adults: Click here.
       ~~  Manhattan Beach ('County') Library:  Click here.
       ~~  MBPD's Lost & Found Pets Webpage: Click here.  
       ~~  Earthquake Preparedness/Survival Info: Click here.  
       ~~  MB City Service  On-Line Request Form: Click here.
       ~~  City Budgets and Financial Reports/Info: Click here.
       ~~  Metro Live Traffic/Transit Info (dial "511"): Click here.
       ~~  MB Weather Conditions & 7-Day Forecast: Click here.

       ~~  LAX Aircraft Noise and Flight Complaints:Click here.

       ~~  Manhattan Beach Neighborhoods/Homes: Click here.

       ~~  L.A. County Dept. of Beaches & Harbors: Click here.

       Note: Live updates are posted on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
      Special Community Events: 
       ~~  Special Events and Community News Updates: Click here.
         ~~  Mayor Wayne Powell's Town Hall Meetings: 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦👨‍👨‍👦‍👦
             Earthquake/Disaster Preparedness - Info | Video   
            • Shark Symposium - September 18, 2014 - Video   
            • Meet The City👍 October 30, 2014 -  Info | Video  
             Ocean & Beach Safety - May 14, 2015 - Info | Video  
                    🏊 Manhattan Beach Pier Rescue Demo - Video   
         ~~  "Powell to the People"📡Weekly Radio Show (Mondays 1pm PT): Listen 

       My Mayoral Theme:   Honoring the many outstanding people, places and
       organizations that make Manhattan Beach the community we all love!   IMB© 
       Beach Reporter
       Mayor's Walk 'n Talk:  Walk along the scenic Strand and talk! - Beach Reporter
       First Mondays – Meets at Peet's Coffee (328 Manhattan Beach Blvd) 9:00 a.m. 
        Third Mondays  Meets at North End Cafe (3421 Highland Avenue) 9:00 a.m. 
       Mayor's Town Hall Meetings:  See Special Community Events above.
       Mayor's "Why IMB" Art Contest/Exhibition:  For information - Click here 
       The theme is "What I Love About Manhattan Beach" (paintings, drawings and photos).    
       Mayor's Highlights:  State of the City Messages - 2012 | 2014  
        ★  Mayor Powell's initative to remove the total time limit on audience participation 
           allowing every resident to speak was approved by the City Council: Daily Breeze.
        ★  Mayor Powell accepts United States Conference of Mayors award: YouTube.
        ★  Mayor Powell accepts Wyland Foundation's National Mayor's award:  
        ★  Balanced budget is adopted;  City's AAA bond rating is affirmed (highest bond
           rating; only 1 of 2 California cities to achieve rating). Curtailed wasteful spending.
        ★  Mayor Powell's initative to extend the smoking ban to include The Strand and
           the Greenbelt/Veterans Parkway was approved by the City Council. 

        ★  Worked vigorously to obtain pension reform to control unsustainable costs.
        ★  Initiated the Mayor's Town Hall Series ("Earthquake Safety/Preparedness" and
           "Meet Your City" Participatory Government public forums): View Video  
       ★  Led the successful fight to keep the Broad Beach (Malibu) residents from taking
          500,000 cubic yards of Manhattan Beach offshore coastal sand: Daily Breeze 
           Watch my 'CBS This Morning' TV show interview: CBS News  
       Led the successful fight to eliminate a blighted vacant lot that was an eyesore
              in our city for many years: Easy Reader Beach Reporter 

       'I Love MB' is proclaimed Manhattan Beach's Official Song: Beach Reporter 📰
           Video of song: YouTube 📺      Song Lyrics: Beach Reporter  🎼

       Mayor Powell demands LAX & FAA stop unsafe flights over MB: Beach Reporter 

         Mayor Powell is nominated for appointment to the California Coastal Commission
           by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors: Beach Reporter 
       ★  Mayor Powell is elected to the Independent Cities Association (ICA) Board of 
          Directors: Press Release 

       Mayor Powell elected Chair of the L.A. County Beach Commission: Press Release 

        Mayor Powell meets President Obama at the White House for a non-partisan
          meeting to represent Manhattan Beach: Beach Reporter | Photos   

       Contact Me:  IMB© 
      How am I doing (or suggestions/ideas)?  Email me at: wPowell@CityMB.info.
      I am here to represent you!  Please contact me anytime you have a concern
      Also, please contact me if you would like me to attend your community event.
     You can also email the entire City Council at: CityCouncil@CityMB.info
     and/or our City Manager - Mark Danaj at: mDanaj@CityMB.info 
                    ~~~~~~~ Magnificent Manhattan Beach -- the city we all love! ~~~~~~~

    Photo & Video Gallery  Click here   
               Guest on Local Edition                        KABC 7 TV News Interview                    Meeting with L.A. County
                 TWC Headline News                                                                                          Supervisor Don Knabe

 Manhattan Beach In The News   See videos and newspaper articles below:

 [Headline News TV Interview] Open & Inclusive Government

  [California Edition TV Interview] Sharks in Manhattan Beach

 ☞[TWC Local Edition TV Interview] White House Visit With President

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