Input – you thought they’d never ask!

A couple of city departments are asking for input.

#1 -How the city plans to grow into the future

Subject: Long Beach General Plan Elements – Community Invited to General Plan Update Workshops September 30-October 18

Hello- The Planning Bureau has asked that we share the below information with neighborhood association and organizational leaders like you. There are 4 upcoming citywide workshops and other ways to provide feedback, including an online survey:


The City of Long Beach General Plan is a long-range policy document required by State law, which sets forth the goals, policies, and directions the City will take to achieve the vision of the community over the next 20 years.


View the draft Land Use Element and Urban Design Element documents, take a short survey, join the online discussion using #2040LB on Facebook and Twitter, and find out next steps for the General Plan update at:


The way we live and work has changed a lot since 1989 when the General Plan was last updated.  The new Long Beach 2040 General Plan Land Use and Urban Design Elements focus on accomplishing the following goals:

  • Shared Economic Prosperity
  • Shared Economic Prosperity
  • Enhanced Mobility Choices
  • Healthy and Active Neighborhoods
  • Industry and Economic Growth for the Port
  • Housing Opportunities and Housing Quality
  • Recreational Facilities and Open Space
  • Environmental Health and Sustainability
  • Safe and Secure Environments
  • Access to Quality Goods and Services

We encourage you to attend one of these upcoming Citywide workshops to provide your input on the proposed General Plan update.  The format and content presented will be the same for each workshop.

For more information, contact Fern Nueno at 562.570.5081 or

This information is available in alternative format by request at 562.570.3807.

#2 – How is the Police Department doing


The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is asking for the public’s valuable input and would appreciate it, if people could take a few minutes to complete this survey about policing in the City of Long Beach. This is our second public survey as part of a multi-layered analysis and an independent assessment conducted by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).

The purpose of this extensive study is to provide a current understanding of the Police Department, the community’s concerns, and needs on an internal and external scale. LBPD is proactively implementing the evaluation to receive practical and prioritized recommendations to help upgrade the effectiveness of police services.

Please click on the link below to complete the survey by October 20th, 2017. The survey is one question and is written in English and Spanish. Feel free to respond in either language.

Participation in this survey is voluntary, answers are completely confidential, and participant’s identity will not be known.

If anyone has a question regarding the survey they can call (562) 570-7555 or email