LOS ANGELES (CBS) — The City of Los Angeles reportedly faces millions of dollars in expenses brought about by the Occupy LA movement.
City agencies have been ordered to calculate what was spent on the Occupy LA protests.READ MORE: One Of The World's Largest Homes Is About To Go Up For Sale In Bel Air
Repairs to City Hall’s lawn where the Occupy group set up camp on Oct. 1 will require an estimated $400,000. The police action to clear out the encampment on Nov. 30 cost more than $700,000.READ MORE: Drone Drops Drugs Into Orange County Jail Courtyard
Additional expenses are attributed to hauling away debris from the camp, and cleaning up graffiti that defaced City Hall marble walls and trees.MORE NEWS: Beach Erosion Suspends All Metrolink, Amtrak Service Between OC, San Diego
Mayor Villaraigosa says more budget cuts will be necessary to offset the costs.