Schnirman and LaCarrubba said that the city would look for other funding sources, such as grants, to pay for initiatives that are not covered. “You don’t know how much money you need until you lay out the plan,” LaCarrubba said, “so let’s lay out the plan, and then we’ll figure out the funding to put behind it before we start any work.”
Focus groups will take place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the following dates:
Monday, Aug. 18, for central district residents, at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 W. Park Ave.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, for West End residents, at the West End Community Center, 91 Maryland Ave.
Thursday, Aug. 21, for East End residents, location to be determined.