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Governing Board Meeting (Revised) – December 2017

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(REVISED)

  1. CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL (2 mins.)
  2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS (5 mins.)
  3. COMMENTS BY ELECTED OFFICIALS AND STAFF (5 mins.)
  4. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORTS (10 mins.)
    1. President
    2. Vice President, Administration
    3. Vice President, Communications
    4. Treasurer
    5. Secretary
  5. DISTRICT C REPRESENTATIVE VACANCY (Candidate statements in board packet) (15 mins.)
    1. Madison Blu Fairchild
    2. Debra Matlock
    3. Yasmine Ross
    4. Drew Smyth
  6. BUDGET & FINANCE MOTIONS (Demmers) (15 mins.)
    1. Committee Report
    2. MOTION: Approve the November 2017 Monthly Expenditure Report (MER)
    3. MOTION: Authorize the President and the Treasurer to expend up to $1,000 on unanticipated expenditures in advance of the next Board Meeting
    4. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: FY18 Budget update and revision
  7. COMMITTEE BUSINESS
    1. Standing, Stakeholder, and Ad Hoc Committee Reports (20 mins.)
    2. Education (Rodriguez) (10 mins.)
      1. [FUNDING] MOTION: Approve up to $2,500 in Neighborhood Purpose Grant (NPG) to be paid to Friends of King, a 501(c)3 non-profit, for purchase and installation of art panels at King Middle School. (Board Packet)
    3. Homelessness (J. Kim) (10 mins.)
      1. [FUNDING] MOTION: Approve up to $200 in Outreach for refreshments at the Los Feliz deployment site (Our Mother of Good Counsel) for the 2018 Greater LA Homeless Count, on January 25, 2018
    4. Environmental Affairs (Hain) (10 mins.)
      1. MOTION: Authorize Environmental Affairs Chair, Debra Matlock, to apply on behalf of the Los Feliz Neighborhood Council for a $7,500 Los Angeles Food Waste Challenge grant to fund a pilot project for a local citrus food pick
    5. Rules and Elections (Mauceri) (15 mins.)
      1. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: Submit a formal letter to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE) and the City Clerk requesting an official policy statement regarding the role and responsibilities of “Neighborhood Advocates” as they relate to NC operations (Board Packet)
      2. MOTION: Adopt a Standing Rule to be “Section 1A, Ad Hoc Committee on General Elections,” as shown in the Board Packet (tabled from November 2017)
        (Board Packet)
      3. MOTION: Amend Section 1B of the Standing Rules, “Designated Staff,” to add “Photographer” to the list
    6. Outreach (C. Kim) (5 mins.)
      1. [FUNDING] MOTION: Approve an amount not to exceed $2,250 in Outreach to fund the design of Community Interest position and committee icons, for 2018 Election outreach, council social media, and other communications.
    7. Planning and Land Use Management (Longfellow) (10 mins.)
      1. DIR-2016-4788-SPP, 1812-1818 N Vermont Ave
        MOTION: Approve a letter of conditional support for the request for a change of use to a restaurant (per condition 9 of ZA-2011-3147-CUB) including a new CUP to allow sale and dispensing of a full line of alcoholic beverages for on-site consumption in a 3,942 square foot restaurant, 2950 square foot theater, and 400 square foot outdoor corridor, with 194 indoor and 40 outdoors seats and daily hours of operation of 11AM-2AM. (Board Packet)
      2. MOTION: Approve a Community Impact Statement (CIS) in support of Council File 17-0447 (“Land Use Codes / Oil and Gas Development / etc.”), as shown in the Board Packet. (Board Packet)
  8. MOTION: APPROVE NOVEMBER 2017 GOVERNING BOARD MEETING MINUTES (2 mins.)
  9. GENERAL COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS (5 mins.)
  10. ADJOURN

NEXT MEETING: TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017, 7:30PM

 

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Executive Committee Meeting – December 2017

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  1. CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL
  2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
  3. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORTS
    1. President
    2. Vice President, Administration
      1. E-mail server migration update
    3. Vice President, Communication
    4. Treasurer
    5. Secretary
  4. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: TRANSPORTATION & MOBILITY COMMITTEE CHAIR
  5. MOTION: APPROVE THE NOVEMBER 2017 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
    Minutes available online here: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B8EUAEKXO4HBc0xpTVNTNGRnR2c
  6. GENERAL COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
  7. ADJOURN

Budget & Finance Committee Meeting — December 2017

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  1. Call to order. Roll call.
  2. Public comment on non‐agenda items.
  3. Comments by elected officials and staff.
  4. Discussion: FY 2017‐2018 Expenditures to date.
  5. Discussion: Review of Neighborhood Council’s annual operating expenses.
  6. Discussion: Review of revised individual committee funding requests for 2017 ‐ 2018
  7. Discussion and Possible Action: Revision to 2017‐2018 Budget Allocation.
  8. Motion to approve Minutes of October 19, 2017 meeting.
  9. Motion to adjourn.

Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) Committee Meeting – December 2017

[PLEASE NOTE: THE PLANNING, ZONING, AND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION COMMITTEE (PZHP) HAS CHANGED ITS NAME TO THE PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT (PLUM) COMMITTEE]

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1.  Call to order. Roll call.
2.  Public comments on non-agenda items.
3.  Discussion and possible action on the following proposed projects:

A.  1812-1818 N Vermont Ave
(DIR-2016-4788-SPP) Change of use to restaurant per condition 9 of ZA-2011-3147(CUB) A new CUP to allow sale and dispensing of a full line of alcoholic beverages for on-site consumption in a 3,942 SF restaurant, 2,950 SF theater and 400 SF outdoor corridor with 194 indoor and 40 outdoor seats. Hours 11am-2am daily.

4.Discussion and possible action on:

I.The Department of City Planning has released the proposed Commercial Cannabis Signage Ordinance, which would would establish restrictions on advertising of cannabis and cannabis products on signs in the City.
II. CIS for STAND LA a coalition of community groups that advocate for community health and who are very concerned that there is no zoning laws regarding oil drilling in LA.

5. Other comments and reports

A.  City wide sign ordinance update (Spicer and Kerr).

6. Adjourn.

Environmental Affairs Committee Meeting – November 2017

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1. Call to order. Roll call. (1 min)
2. Public comment on non agenda items. (5 min)
3. Comments by elected officials and staff. (1 min)
4. Discussion and possible action/Presentation by Stephany Somoza on behalf of Universal Waste Management/RecycLA (30 mins)
5. Discussion and possible action/Presentation by Kiersten Cluster from Elephant Guardians of Los Angeles (30 mins)
6. Brief recap on Clean Streets and MyLA311 app/Block Captain/LFIA participation in recruitment (5 min)
7. Discussion and possible action regarding results from year long study on Roundup usage in Griffith Park (15 mins)
8. Approval of minutes. (1 min)
9. Adjourn.

Public Works and Beautification Committee Meeting – November 2017

[PLEASE NOTE: The “Public Works and Neighborhood Beautification Committee” is now the “Public Works and Beautification Committee”]

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1. CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL

2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

3. COMMENTS BY ELECTED OFFICIALS AND STAFF

4. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES – 9/26/17

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5. BUREAU OF STREET SERVICES – DECEMBER SMALL ASPHALT REPAIR NOMINATIONS (10 mins)

A. Review nomination log and finalize submissions for 11/24 deadline.

6. HOLLYWOOD BLVD. STREET TREE VANDALISM IN THAI TOWN (15 mins)

B. Discuss options/ideas for replacement and protection.

7. PHONE UTILITY BOX ART (15 mins)

A. Box Map – Existing Locations.

B. Collaboration with Outreach Committee.

8. PW&B COMMITTEE YEAR IN REVIEW (15 mins)

A. Roundtable discussion and ideas for next year.

9. GENERAL COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

10. ADJOURN

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Outreach Committee Meeting – November 2017

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  1. CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL
  2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
  3. COMMENTS BY ELECTED OFFICIALS & STAFF
  4. COMMITTEE CHAIR COMMENTS
  5. SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATE
  6. LFNC COLLATERAL MATERIALS INVENTORY UPDATE
  7. 2018 ELECTION UPDATE
  8. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON:A. Outreach collaboration with LFNC stakeholder committees.
    B. Outreach collaboration with other NCs.
    C. Outreach collaboration with local neighborhood organizations.
  9. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING’S MINUTES
  1. COMMENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS BY COMMITTEE MEMBERS
  2. ADJOURN

Public Health and Safety Committee – November Meeting

PLEASE NOTE: THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HAS CHANGED ITS NAME TO PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE

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  1. Call to Order. Roll Call.
  2. Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items.
  3. Comments from the Chair, Monthly Safety Pointers (Hain).
  4. Los Feliz Crime Update with Senior Lead Officer.
  5. CERT Update and Communications.
  6. Hike with Mike in Griffith Park, Recap.
  7. Free Monthly CPR/ First Aid Classes.
  8. Emergency Preparedness and Map Your Neighborhood Training.
  9. Clean Streets LA Report.
  10. Other Comments and Announcements.
  11. Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes.
  12. Adjourn.

 

Governing Board Meeting – November 2017

NOTE: DUE TO THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY – MONTHLY MEETING DATE / REGULAR LOCATION HAS BEEN CHANGED

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  1. CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL (2 mins.)
  2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS (5 mins.)
  3. COMMENTS BY ELECTED OFFICIALS AND STAFF (10 mins.)
  4. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORTS (10 mins.)
    1. PRESIDENT
      1. District C Vacancy
      2. Griffith Park Access and Mobility Stakeholder Meeting
      3. December Board Meeting
    2. VICE PRESIDENT, ADMINISTRATION
      1. E-mail System Migration update
    3. VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNICATIONS
    4. TREASURER
    5. SECRETARY
  5. DISTRICT B REPRESENTATIVE VACANCY (Candidate statements in board packet) (20 mins.)
    1. Jeffrey Dandy Beltran
    2. Kaitlin Hannon
    3. John B. Hren
    4. Cat Kim
    5. Ana Lopez
    6. Eufemio Medina
    7. Janelle Metiva
    8. John Sikora
    9. Drew Smyth
    10. Vanessa Vallon
    11. Linda Weyer
  6. BUDGET & FINANCE MOTIONS (Demmers) (10 mins.)
    1. Committee Report
    2. MOTION: Approve the October 2017 Monthly Expenditure Report (MER)
    3. MOTION: Authorize the President and the Treasurer to expend up to $1,000 on unanticipated expenditures in advance of the next Board Meeting
    4. MOTION: Approve an amount not to exceed $200 in Operations for the November 2017 Executive Cmte and Governing Board meeting room rental at Elysian Masonic Lodge
    5. MOTION: Approve an amount not to exceed $200 in Operations for the December 2017 Executive Cmte and Governing Board meeting room rental at Elysian Masonic Lodge
  7. NEW BUSINESS
    1. Standing, Stakeholder, and Ad Hoc Committee Reports (20 mins.)
    2. Cultural Affairs (DiGiandomenico) (10 mins.)
      1. [FUNDING] MOTION: Approve up to $800 in Outreach or Neighborhood Purpose Grant (NPG) to purchase lights for the Los Feliz Public Library Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 2nd
      2. [FUNDING] MOTION: Approve up to $750 in Outreach for concessions for the Los Angeles Dance Film Festival to be held at the Los Feliz 3 theater on January 25, 2018
    3. Rules and Elections (Mauceri) (15 mins.)
      1. MOTION: Approve a letter to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE) requesting reimbursement of operational election costs incurred in FY18
      2. MOTION: Approve a letter to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE) requesting written confirmation for submission and approval of the most recent Bylaw Change application
      3. MOTION: Adopt a Standing Rule to be “Section 1A, Ad Hoc Committee on General Elections,” as shown in the Board Packet. (Board Packet)
      4. MOTION: Create an Ad Hoc Committee on the 2018 General Election; nominate and name Chairperson(s)
      5. MOTION: Designate the Elysian Masonic Lodge as the 2018 General Election Polling Place on May 12, 2018
    4. Outreach (McNamara) (5 mins.)
      1. [FUNDING] MOTION: Approve an amount not to exceed $50 for purchase of a web domain
  8. MOTION: APPROVE OCTOBER 2017 GOVERNING BOARD MEETING MINUTES (2 mins.)
    Minutes available online here: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B8EUAEKXO4HBOUNGQXhRc3NBZk0
  9. GENERAL COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS (5 mins.)
  10. ADJOURN

NEXT MEETING: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017, 7:30PM

 

 

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Executive Committee Meeting — November 2017

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  1. CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL
  2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
  3. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORTS
    1. President
    2. Vice President, Administration
      1. E-mail system, cloud storage, and website status
    3. Vice President, Communication
    4. Treasurer
    5. Secretary
  4. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: BOARD MEETING ATTENDANCE ABSENCE REVIEWS
    1. Courtney Ballard, District A Representative
    2. Sheldon Hirshon, District A Representative
  5. MOTION: APPROVE THE OCTOBER 2017 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
    Minutes available online here: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B8EUAEKXO4HBc0xpTVNTNGRnR2c
  6. GENERAL COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
  7. ADJOURN