LA officials ‘wash cars 3 times a week’ amid drought

Despite a devastating four-year drought that has forced strict water conservation measures across California, most Los Angeles County supervisors have their cars washed two or three times a week, a newspaper reported.

LA officials ‘wash cars 3 times a week’ amid drought

The multiple weekly car washes carry on despite governor Jerry Brown’s admonitions to Californians to take shorter showers and stop watering their lawns and Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti’s own “Save the Drop” campaign, according to Los Angeles Daily News.

The five supervisors can either collect a car allowance or have the county buy them a vehicle, which is washed, maintained, and kept fuelled at taxpayer expense.

The newspaper determined through public service records that two of the supervisors, Don Knabe and Michael Antonovich, have their SUVs washed by county workers an average of twice a week and that a third, Mark Ridley-Thomas, has his car cleaned three times a week.

The remaining two, Sheila Kuehl and Hilda Solis, wash their cars about once a week

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