Los Feliz Neighborhood Council

Tag Free Trees

Environmental Affairs Committee Meeting — February 2017

  1. CALL TO ORDER. ROLL CALL. (1 minute)
  2. Approve last month’s minutes (1 minute)
  3. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items (5 minutes)
  4. Presentation/Discussion: Gerry Hans – founder, Friends of Griffith Park. He will speak on the issue of the use of rodenticide in residential and city property. (20 minutes)
  5. Presentation/Discussion/Possible Action: Nello DiGiandomenico – LFNC District D representative and chair of the Cultural Affairs committee. He will discuss the Seattle City Council’s move to divest from Wells Fargo due to DAPL financing and whether Los Angeles City Council should do the same, starting with a letter of support from the Environmental Committee. (15 minutes)
  6. Presentation/Discussion/Possible Action: Matthew Luery – LFNC chair of the Public Works committee. He will fill us in on his committee’s free tree planting project and we will decide if we would like to collaborate on it. (15 minutes)
  7. Recap of LFNC meeting specifically the status of our three agenda items: letter of support for Food and Water Watch, letter of support with suggestions for the GP Southern Railroad turf reduction project, and the $1000 outreach money for the children’s bike skills workshop. (5 minutes)
  8. Discussion/Possible Action – Vote on type of item to offer as a giveaway at the bike skills workshop. If you are suggesting an item, please have a (ballpark) price quote from a vendor (preferably local to cut down on shipping costs and to promote Los Angeles area businesses) since we will be voting on the amount to spend as well. We will also be considering if the item should be bike skills workshop specific or “evergreen” in case we have leftover items. (30 minutes)
  9. MOTION: Adjourn