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About Us

The Del Rey Neighborhood Council (DRNC) is an organization that was officially certified by the City of Los Angeles in October 2003 to increase our influence with City lawmakers and departments and to improve our community. The DRNC came about as a result of Los Angeles City Charter Reform and interested stakeholders in our community.

The Board is elected by stakeholders and holds monthly meetings, usually on the second Thursday of the month. The Board is comprised of volunteers dedicated to serving the community with you. We are focused on putting the Neighbor Back In Neighborhood.

The Board is allocated a budget of approximately $42,000 by the City from your tax dollars.

The DRNC Board of Directors consists of fifteen (15) Directors:  seven (7) elected 


officers and eight (8) other geographically elected Area Directors, each representing one geographical area.


Click here to view the map of the Del Rey Neighborhood Council. In general, the DRNC boundaries are:

  • North: Washington Blvd

  • South: Jefferson Blvd

  • East: Culver City Boundary

  • West: Lincoln Blvd

Purpose of the Del Rey Neighborhood Council

  1. Promote public participation in City governance and decision-making processes so that government is more responsive to local needs and requests and so that more opportunities are created to build partnerships with government to address local needs and requests

  2. Promote and facilitate communication, interaction, and opportunities for collaboration among all Certified Neighborhood Councils regarding their common and disparate concerns.

  3. Facilitate the delivery of City services and City government responses to Del Rey’s problems and requests for assistance by helping Del Rey Neighborhood Council to both identify and prioritize their needs and to effectively communicate those needs.

  4. Foster a sense of community for all Del Rey residents to express ideas and opinions about their neighborhoods and their government,

Stakeholder Definition

A Community Stakeholder is defined as any individual who

  • lives, works, or owns property in the neighborhood; OR

  • is a Community Interest Stakeholder, defined as an individual who is a member of, or participates in a Community Organization within the boundaries of the neighborhood council. 

See Article IV of the DRNC By-Laws for a precise definition and examples. 

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