Preserving & Enhancing Open Space

San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers & Mountains Conservancy (RMC)

  • The Gateway Cities Council of Governments sponsored the legislation that created the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy also called the RMC
  • The Gateway Cities Council of Governments has two representatives on the Conservancy Board of Directors
  • The Conservancy has brought millions of dollars of state grants to cities in our region

preserving and enhancing open spaceRMC Grants

  • $250,000 to the City of Maywood for Regional Riverfront Park.
  • $450,000 to the City of Whittier for the Pio Pico State Historic Park connection to the San Gabriel River Bikeway
  • $200,000 to the City of Bell for the Los Angeles River Bikeway Path Enhancement and Rehabilitation
  • $250,000 to the City of Bellflower for the Train Depot Staging Area
  • $250,000 to the City of Downey for the Boeing/NASA Park
  • $300,000 to the City of Lakewood for Phase II of the West San Gabriel River Open Space Project
  • $622,600 to the City of Long Beach for the San Gabriel River Walk project
  • $200,000 to the City of Montebello for the Rio Hondo Roosevelt Avenue River Trail Entry
  • $250,000 to the City of Cerritos for Coyote Creek Bike Path Access Improvement
  • $250,000 to the City of South Gate for Los Angeles River Bike Path Access Improvements
  • $600,000 to the City of Santa Fe Springs for implementation of  proposed Riverview Park

Please visit the RMC website at www.rmc.ca.gov


RMC Grants

  • $250,000 to the City of Maywood for Regional Riverfront Park.
  • $450,000 to the City of Whittier for the Pio Pico State Historic Park connection to the San Gabriel River Bikeway
  • $200,000 to the City of Bell for the Los Angeles River Bikeway Path Enhancement and Rehabilitation
  • $250,000 to the City of Bellflower for the Train Depot Staging Area
  • $250,000 to the City of Downey for the Boeing/NASA Park
  • $300,000 to the City of Lakewood for Phase II of the West San Gabriel River Open Space Project
  • $622,600 to the City of Long Beach for the San Gabriel River Walk project
  • $200,000 to the City of Montebello for the Rio Hondo Roosevelt Avenue River Trail Entry
  • $250,000 to the City of Cerritos for Coyote Creek Bike Path Access Improvement
  • $250,000 to the City of South Gate for Los Angeles River Bike Path Access Improvements
  • $600,000 to the City of Santa Fe Springs for implementation of  proposed Riverview Park
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Gateway Cities COG Air Quality Action Plan

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