LOS ANGELES (CBS) — The City of Los Angeles reportedly faces millions of dollars in expenses brought about by the Occupy LA movement.READ MORE: First Case Of Omicron Variant Detected In LA County
City agencies have been ordered to calculate what was spent on the Occupy LA protests.READ MORE: Fake Students Potentially Stealing Millions From Financial Aid
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.
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: Dodgers' Justin Turner And Wife Renovate Boyle Heights Boys And Girls Club
Mayor Villaraigosa says more budget cuts will be necessary to offset the costs.