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8 Ways to Fix the LADWP

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Having enough with the so-called games--both new and old--between the largest municipally-owned utility and customers, Councilmember Greig Smith yesterday introduced eight sweeping motions addressing transparency and oversight. The comes as Los Angeles' faces a close-call with bankruptcy (May 5th?!?!), stemming from the carbon surcharge standoff between the City Council and LADWP Commissioners.

Five of the eight motions seek placing ballot measures before the voters: