November General Meeting & Training

The November meeting will be hosted by MSA Director, Sal Mendez in the City of Lynwood.  We have a special training session on the topic of "Homeless Encampment Cleanup" that will begin at 9:00 a.m.  We have speakers from multiple agencies with loads of experience on the topic.  The General Meeting will begin with registration at 11:00 a.m.

Speaker Information

James Howell,Public Works Director (Retired), City of Poway

Topic: Encampment Abatement, “Best Management Practices”

Ray Venezuela, Public Works Superintendent, City of Long Beach

Topic: Homeless Encampment Clean-Up

Elizabeth Hager,PATH organization

Topic: Social Aspects of Homeless Encampment Clean Ups

Michael Del Real, Los Angeles Sheriff's Department

Topic: Enforcement in Homeless Encampments

Raul Godinez, City Manager, City of Santa Ana

Topic: Homeless Encampment Clean-Up

Meeting location: Lynwood Bateman Hall Lynwood, CA 90262

No October General Membership Meeting

The MSA will celebrating it's "50th Annual MSA Conference" this year!  

It has been our practice to invite and to encourage our entire membership to support the annual conference by attending.  In the revolving advertisement above, you can glean all the information necessary to register for the conference.  

The Los Angeles and Orange Area Chapter will not be holding a General Membership meeting during the month of October.

We will hold our November monthly meeting on November 13, 2018 in the City of Lynwood.

September General Membership Meeting (2018)

September 11, 2018

This meeting will be held at the Orange County Sanitation District's facility in Fountain Valley.  MSA Board Director, Mark Esquer with the O.C. Sanitation District will be our host.  

John Gonzalez, Maintenance Supervisor and 29-year veteran with O.C. Sanitation District will speak on the subject of “Big Sewer Pipe Cleaning.”

August General Membership Meeting

The August General Membership Meeting will hosted by Chapter President, Gerry Lopez in the City of Buena Park's, City Yard.  Larry Blocker with Road Works Inc., will be teaching a class on "Asphalt Evaluation & Technical Pavement Maintenance."  Larry, who is a knowledgable and very experienced instructor in the field of pavement maintenance will be teaching this class during the morning hours of August 14th. 



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