Mayor Eric Garcetti mentioned Wednesday that he signed an govt directive to make metropolis companies extra accessible on-line and contact-free each time attainable amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Garcetti mentioned folks can already pay payments on-line, and contact-free pickup companies of supplies from libraries is accessible, however “this directive is a vital step to not solely modernize authorities however to maintain us secure as we open up metropolis companies, or town companies which have stayed open and that you just rely upon do not put you in danger.”
“We’re laying the groundwork for common login to metropolis companies,” Garcetti mentioned. “So the identical password will allow you to pay your water invoice and can help you have contactless pickup at an area library. We’re ending the times of preserving observe with 1,000 totally different accounts and 1,000 totally different passwords.”
The mayor mentioned town is beginning the directive by releasing a beta model of its Los Angeles Enterprise Help Digital Community, or LABAVN, within the subsequent couple weeks. The location is for folks to test the standing or availability of contracting bids.
Garcetti mentioned the transformation of metropolis service accessibility can be beginning by instantly establishing a contactless activity pressure with leaders throughout metropolis departments to develop cost methods and program enrollment.
“Whether or not it is a teen who would possibly reside in your family who was a part of our summer season applications at our Recreation and Parks services to securely have a spot to go in order that you possibly can work, whether or not it is testing these books which are obtainable contactless, or whether or not it is paying one in every of your metropolis payments, no Angelenos ought to have to attend in line, no Angelenos ought to … (be) uncovered to COVID-19 unnecessarily,” Garcetti mentioned.