Neighborhood Council Board Meeting Agenda
DateTimeLocationMeeting Type
Thu, Mar 9th, 20177:00 PM3852 Edenhurst Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90039 – Christ’s Church at Griffith Park Regular
Agenda

1. Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, Roll Call, Housekeeping, Code of Civility (7:00P) (Co-Chairs)

2. Government Representatives’ Updates: State, County, City, DONE, LAPD/FD (max 5 min each)

3. Public comments are welcomed, but limited to 2 minutes per speaker

4. Presentation(s):

a. Jay Handal (NC Budget Advocate Co-Chair) Improving NC Election Turnout (10 min)

b. Skate Park in Atwater Village (10 min)

5. AVNC Committee Reports (2 min each)

6. Business:

a. Discussion and possible action: Approve a Community Impact Statement opposing online voting as recommended by DONE due to lack of data showing improved turnout, requiring all voters to provide picture identification and lack of a paper trail (Council File 15-1022-S2) (Chair, Governance & Election)

b. Discussion and possible action: Approve an expenditure not to exceed $250 for translation services for the March 14, 2017 Town Hall on the Trump Administration Executive Orders on Immigration and Deportation (M. Leiaghat)

c. Discussion and possible action: Approve an expenditure not to exceed $1000 to purchase promotional reusable utensil sets and flyers to support the Sustainable Restaurants campaign (Community Greening)

d. Discussion and possible action: Approve an expenditure not to exceed $100 for printing costs associated with the Green Film Screening Series (Community Greening)

e. Discussion and possible action: Approve sustainable purchasing standards for the board to utilize when buying materials for AVNC purposes (Community Greening)

f. Discussion and possible action: Approve a letter to be sent to LAUSD School Board member Ref Rodriguez expressing concerns about the School Experience Survey Elementary Student Questionnaire (Education)

g. Discussion and possible action: Selection of a street to provide to Council District 13 for consideration for speed humps (J. Bradley)

h. Discussion and possible action: Approve reimbursement up to $475 to Weston

Westenborg for expenses for the February 27, 2017, CD-13 Candidate Debate

(W. Westenborg)

i. Discussion and possible action: Approve up to $300 for location fees, refreshments and

snacks for a community forum to discuss speeding and road safety issues and to launch a “Slow Down Atwater” campaign (Gov’t Relations)

j. Discussion and possible action: Approve up to $400 to Facebook for advertising for meeting and event notices. (Outreach)

k. Discussion and possible action: Approve group to clean out and downsize AVNC storage unit (Outreach)

l. Discussion and possible action: Approve letter to Congressman Adam Schiff regarding LA River ongoing funding for flooding maintenance and repairs (River)

m. Discussion and possible action: Approve letter regarding mulch sound wall at Sunnynook River Park (River)

n. Discussion and possible action: Approve a neighborhood purpose grant of $3,500 to Atwater Avenue Elementary for the purchase of new computers (Education)

o. Discussion and possible action: Amend budget to account for Board-approved expenses (Budget & Finance)

p. Discussion and possible action: Approve the January 2017 MER (Budget & Finance)

7. Approval of Minutes: February 9, 2017 Board of Governors Meeting

8. Nomination of Board Members to AVNC Committees with open seats, if any

9. Nomination of Interested Stakeholders to AVNC Committees

10. Officers’ Reports: Co-Chairs, Treasurer, Secretary

11. Representative Reports: Animal Services (C. Morris), Budget Advocates (R. Martinez), Film Liaison (D. Kerns), Homelessness Liaison (M. Waggoner), Liaison(s) to Office of Community Outreach for Councilmember Herb Wesson - Marijuana Regulatory Framework (M. Leiaghat), LA

Neighborhood Council Coalition (J. Bradley), Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance (T. Dunnavant), Purposeful Aging Liaison (J. Ciulik)

12. Appointments/Nominations for Representatives: DWP MOU

13. Board Member Comments - Comments on subject matter within Board’s jurisdiction (2 min each)

14. Future Agenda Items for Meeting on Thursday, April 13, 2017

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