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: Fairfax District Apartment Building On Lockdown As Police Search For Suspect Wanted For Assault With Deadly Weapon
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: Cessna Citation 680 Makes Emergency Landing At Riverside Airport After Windshield Breaks
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: Chargers To Open Season Against Washington; Face Cowboys In Home Opener
Mayor Villaraigosa says more budget cuts will be necessary to offset the costs.