"The most heated exchange occurred when Brad Smith (no relation to the outgoing councilman) scolded Englander for his office being "surprised" by city Department of Transportation street work on Wilbur Avenue.
'A member of the City Council should not be surprised by LADOT actions in the middle of the night," said Smith, a neighborhood council veteran. "What kind of awareness is that for $150,000 a year? You're?' "The story misquotes Smith's announcement to dedicate back 1/3 of his council salary to be used in the district.