Sunday, June 25, 2017

Rent from her position

Yours truly is just catching up with this sign-of-the-times item from the Daily Bruin of June 20:

A member of the Westwood Neighborhood Council recently resigned after moving out of the Village.
Shelby Kretz, a UCLA doctoral student in urban schooling, announced her resignation at the council meeting on June 14. The council selected Kretz to fill a vacant seat in January after two council members announced their resignations.
Kretz said she can no longer serve on the council because members on renter seats must actually rent within the council’s boundaries, which are Sunset, Santa Monica, Beverly Glen and Sepulveda boulevards. She said she is moving to Culver City because she felt she could not afford the rent in Westwood.
“Finding (an affordable) place in Westwood can be very challenging,” she said...

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