Update- American Legion Site in the City of Downey

The following is an update regarding the County-owned American Legion site at 11269 Garfield Ave in the City of Downey.  

Update- Thursday, October 11, 2018

This is to inform you that at its October 9th meeting the South Gate City Council approved letters opposing the proposed homeless housing development at the American Legion site.  

Attached are the letters of opposition addressed to the City of South Gate and Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor Hilda Solis , City of Downey and Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor Janice Hahn, and City of Downey City Council . These letters have been mailed to the respective individuals. 

 Also, City staff will post any updates on the American Legion site on this website, under the page “Update – American Legion Site in the City of Downey”.

Update- Monday, October 8, 2018

This is to inform you that the South Gate City Council will be taking a formal position to oppose the proposed homeless housing development at the American Legion site.  This proposed development is a cooperative effort between the City of Downey and the County of Los Angeles.  The South Gate City Council will take action at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the South Gate Council Chamber, 8650 California Avenue, South Gate, CA.

To review the staff report and proposed letter stating the South Gate City Council’s opposition to the proposed homeless housing development at the American Legion site please click here. We will be providing an update on the action taken by the City Council following the Tuesday meeting.  



If you have any questions, please contact Dianne Guevara, Management Analyst, at (323) 563-9535 or at dguevara@sogate.org.