GEPENC Meeting 8/24

MEETING AGENDA

TUESDAY, AUGUST 24 2010 – 6:30 p.m.

GEPENC Office and Community Center

1572 Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90026

(entrance off of Echo Park Avenue)

A.  ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:        (10 minutes)

 (1) Call to Order

 (2) Roll Call – GEPENC Board of Governors

 (3) Flag Salute

 (4) Adoption of Minutes

 (5) Recognitions & Presentations

B. LOCAL REPORTS:         (10 minutes)

(Representatives from government offices, police departments, and community based organizations)

 (1) LA City Council District 1 & 13 Reports

  (2) City of LA Departments

  i. DONE

  ii. LAPD

  iii. City Agencies

 (3) Community and Stakeholder organizations

C.  PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS**:     (10 minutes)

Comments from the public on non-agenda items within the Board’s jurisdiction.  Two minutes per speaker.

D.  MOTIONS & RESOLUTIONS (Discussion/Possible Action Items):   (60 minutes)

REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

Items for the August Agenda

(1) [2010-08-01] Discussion and/or Possible Action on committee request for the Board to SUPPORT the renewal of a Conditional Use Permit (CUB) for the on-site sale of Beer and Wine at an existing restaurant (MASA Bakery and Cafe) located at 1800 West Sunset Boulevard.(Planning, Public Works, Parks & Land Use Committee vote: 6-0) (Executive Committee vote: N/A)  

(2) [2010-08-02] 1) Discussion and/or Possible Action on committee request for the Board to approve the allocation of Neighborhood Council funds in the amount of $ 500.00 dollars for the participation of GEPENC in the Echo Park Timebank’s Outreach Brochure with advertisement for the purpose of Community Outreach as stated in a line item 2010-113 of the 2010-2011 Board adopted budget. (Budget & Finance Committee vote: 3-1-1) (Executive Committee vote: N/A)  

(3) [2010-08-03] Discussion and/or Possible Action on committee request for the Board to approve the allocation of Neighborhood Council funds in the amount of $ 1,000.00 dollars for the monthly expense for the GEPENC Phone system for the purpose of Administration of the neighborhood council as stated in line item 2010-305 of the 2010-2011 Board adopted budget. (Budget & Finance Committee vote: 4-0-1) (Executive Committee vote: N/A)   

(4) [2010-08-04] Discussion and/or Possible Action on committee request for the Board to approve the allocation of Neighborhood Council Funds in the amount of $ 1,000.00 dollars for the participation of GEPENC in the 2010 Lotus Festival at Echo Park Lake for the purpose of Community Outreach as stated in a line item 2010-112 of the 2010-2011 Board adopted budget.  (Budget & Finance Committee vote: 4-0-1) (Executive Committee vote: N/A)  

(5) [2010-08-05] Discussion and/or Possible Action on request from the Treasurer for the Board to review and accept for the purposes of filing with the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE) a modified version of the GEPENC 2010-2011 Board adopted budget to reflect the accounting codes as requested by DONE.

(6) [2010-08-06] Discussion and/or Possible Action on request from the Treasurer for the Board to designate a GEPENC Board Member to be the authorized user of the GEPENC ATM/Purchasing card to expend board approved funds and to submit the name to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment.

(7) [2010-08-07] Discussion and/or Possible Action on committee request for the Board to OPPOSE Council File # 10-0982 (Rosendahl-Koretz) relative to the amending of the City of Los Angeles Municipal Code to raise the number of dogs/cats that a city resident may own from three to five.  (Public Safety Committee vote: 4-0) (Executive Committee vote: N/A)

Items from the June Agenda

(8) [2010-06-05] Discussion and/or Possible Action on recommendation from the Ad Hoc Committee on Bylaws, Rules and Elections for the Board of Governors to ADOPT the GEPENC Standing Rules as amended. (Ad Hoc Committee vote: 3-0)  

E. REPORTS:           (20 minutes)

(1) Treasurer’s Report

(2) Committee Reports

(3) District Reports  

(4) Officer Reports

(5) President

F. ANNOUNCEMENTS         (10 minutes)

G. ADJOURNMENT


 

The public is requested to fill out a Speaker Card to address the Board on any item of the agenda prior to the Board taking action on an item. Comments from the public on Agenda items will be heard only when the respective item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters not appearing on the Agenda that is within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction will be heard during the Public Comment period.

GREATER ECHO PARK ELYSIAN

NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL

P.O. Box 26391

Los Angeles, California 90026

(213) 250-3400

www.gepenc.org

 

Public comment is limited to 2 minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board. As a covered entity under Title II of the American with Disabilities Act, Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council does not discriminate on the basis of disability, and upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services and activities.  

To ensure availability, you are advised to make your request at least 72 hours prior to a meeting you wish to attend.  SI REQUIRE SERVICIOS DE TRADUCCION, FAVOR DE NOTIFICAR A LA OFICINA 3 DIAS DE TRABAJO (72 HORAS) ANTES DEL EVENTO.  SI NECESITA ASISTENCIA CON ESTA NOTIFICACION, POR FAVOR LLAME A D.O.N.E. AL (213) 485-1360.

In compliance with Government Code Section 54957.5, non-exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all of the Board in advance of a meeting, may be viewed at the Edendale Library (2011 W. Sunset Boulevard, LA 90026) or at the scheduled meeting.  In addition, if you would like a copy of any record related to an item on the agenda, please contact Lisa Baca, Chief Information Officer, at 323-660-7234.

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