The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to approve a key contract with the organizers of 2028 Olympic Games that will serve as a blueprint for the city’s responsibilities ahead of the $7-billion sports event. The council voted 11 to 2 to approve the agreement, with council members Nithya Raman and Mike Bonin opposing it. Under the agreement, the city will provide “enhanced resources,” boosting police, fire, sanitation, traffic and parking control services during the 17 days of competition. Some City Council members homed in on cost of the Games and risks to L.A. at Friday’s meeting. Read the Games Agreement for 2028 Olympics The proposed agreement between the city of Los Angeles and the LA28 organizing committee.
Source: Los Angeles Times December 04, 2021 01:11 UTC