The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) hosted a welcome reception for Herb J. Wesson, Jr. on December 2nd at Blvd Hotels in Studio City, co-sponsored by Blvd Hotels and Spiegel Development. Mr. Wesson has served as the President of the Los Angeles City Council since November 2011 and has represented Council District 10 since 2005.
Since September 2017, Mr. Wesson assumed position as Interim City of Los Angeles Councilmember for Council District 7, formerly represented by Felipe Fuentes. A new city Councilmember will be determined during March 2017 elections.
TVEA Board members, City Officials, and guests enjoyed continental breakfast hosted by Blvd Hotel and remarks by Mr. Wesson. Mr. Wesson also answered questions from guests including homelessness and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Since assuming office Mr. Wesson has brought much needed economic development to the 10th Council District. He has presided over completed and highly anticipated development projects bringing economic investment and jobs to the community such as Midtown Crossing,Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw Medical Offices, which will provide primary and specialty health care services for local residents, District Square, a proposed 300,000-square-foot retail complex located steps from Metro’s Expo/Crenshaw Station, and Cumulus, a proposed transit oriented development on 12 acres which will include a mix of residential units, office space and pedestrian-oriented retail.