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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meets the 3rd Monday of the month, 6:30pm
(unless noted below)

The agenda will be posted 72 hours ahead of the meeting.

DONE Strategic Plan
DONE Election Outreach Survey

 

Revised Bylaws September 2014


The Agenda will be posted at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting at the designated sites as listed at the bottom of the Home Page.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th, 2014, 4:00PM
Victors Square Restaurant
1917 N Bronson Ave., Hollywood 90068

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. Public comment is limited to 2 minutes per speaker, for a maximum of 20 minutes total for Public comment, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board. Agenda is posted for public review at Counterpoint Records and Books 5911 Franklin Ave, on our website at www.MyHUNC.com, and with EmpowerLA.. 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 scheduled meeting (or location noted in the Agenda item) or by making arrangements with our office (contact information above). As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. Sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or other auxiliary aids and/or services may be provided upon request. To ensure availability of services, please make your request at least 3 business days (72 hours) prior to the meeting you wish to attend by contacting the Neighborhood Council Support Help Line (213) 978-1551 or email huncoffice@gmail.com.

Note: Agenda items may be taken out of order or merged as deemed appropriate. Action may be taken on all items.
1. Welcome and introductions
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each)
5. Review of Friends of Griffith Park request to fund in the amount of $5,000, for Fern Dell Revitalization Phase II-b. FoGP is a 100% volunteer-driven organization and has undertaken a significant workload which needs more financial backing. Request to assist in finishing FoGP fundraising goal in order to complete the final planning documents (including cost estimates) to give Fern Dell a historically sensitive facelift and to restore the flow of its waters
6. Review of Proposal to expend up to $4,250 for 12 single or 7 double banners along Franklin Avenue, Western Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard to promote HUNC and local neighborhoods. $200 for art design, $4,050 for banners. To be displayed for between 3 months and a year, depending on location and demand
7. Review of request to assist in joint Hollywood-area Neighborhood Council funding of Mobile Health Clinic, providing free medical, dental and optical services to uninsured patients. Cost per event $2000, request for 4 annual events cost-shared by Neighborhood Councils at a total cost of $8000
8. Review of request to sponsor and fund the proposed Hollywood Children's Book Fair, Sat Nov 8th 12-4 @ Cheremoya (date tentatively ok'd by Principal Gorsuch who agreed to pay staff to open school- but has not checked on liability costs). Event to include 10 published children's authors who have thrown their name in to appear-- Anji working on this with the YA director from the Times. Proposal: 330 students receiving $17 in books (which would be one hardcover or two paperbacks, depending on the author/grade etc) estimated at $5610. Promotional Materials (posters/bookmarks) $400. Total request $6010
7. NC Budget Package 2014-15 discussion
1. Neighborhood Council Self-Assessment for Fiscal Year 2013-2014
2. Neighborhood Council Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2014-2015
3. Neighborhood Council Outreach Survey for Fiscal Year 2014-2015
4. Neighborhood Council Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015
5. Neighborhood Council Board Vote Form
8. New Business
9. Old Business
10. Adjournment

Reconsideration: The Board may reconsider and amend its action on items listed on the agenda if that reconsideration takes place before the end of the meeting at which it was considered or at the next regular meeting. The Board, on either of these two days, shall: (1) Make a Motion for Reconsideration and, if approved, (2) hear the matter and take an action. If the motion to reconsider an action is to be scheduled at the next meeting following the original action, then two items shall be placed on the agenda for that meeting: (1) A Motion for Reconsideration on the described matter and (2) a [Proposed] action should the motion to reconsider be approved. A Motion for Reconsideration can only be made by a Board member who has previously voted on the prevailing
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side of the original action taken. If a Motion for Reconsideration is not made on the date the action was taken, then a Board member on the prevailing side of the action must submit a memorandum to the Recording Secretary identifying the matter to be reconsidered and a brief description of the reason(s) for requesting reconsideration at the next regular meeting. The aforesaid shall all be in compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act.

 

BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th, 2014, 6:30PM
Victors Square Restaurant
1917 N Bronson Ave., Hollywood 90068

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. Public comment is limited to 2 minutes per speaker, for a maximum of 20 minutes total for Public comment, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board. Agenda is posted for public review at Counterpoint Records and Books 5911 Franklin Ave, on our website at www.MyHUNC.com, and with EmpowerLA.. 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 scheduled meeting (or location noted in the Agenda item) or by making arrangements with our office (contact information above). As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. Sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or other auxiliary aids and/or services may be provided upon request. To ensure availability of services, please make your request at least 3 business days (72 hours) prior to the meeting you wish to attend by contacting the Neighborhood Council Support Help Line (213) 978-1551 or email huncoffice@gmail.com.

Note: Agenda items may be taken out of order or merged as deemed appropriate. Action may be taken on all items.

1. Welcome and introductions
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each)
5. Comments from any City, County, State or Federal representatives in attendance (5 minutes each).
6. Friends of Griffith Park request to fund in the amount of $5,000, for Fern Dell Revitalization Phase II-b. FoGP is a 100% volunteer-driven organization and has undertaken a significant workload which needs more financial backing. Request to assist in finishing FoGP fundraising goal in order to complete the final planning documents (including cost estimates) to give Fern Dell a historically sensitive facelift and to restore the flow of its waters.
7. PLUM: Motion to approve a Conditional Use Permit allowing general alcohol sales for off-site consumption for a 7-Eleven food store located at 6051 W Hollywood Blvd with the following conditions:
A. There will not be any beer sold in single 12 oz or 16 oz containers.
B. The proposed hours of sale: 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
C Requirement that store managers obtain training from the City of Los Angeles Police Department and the State of California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control License Education.
D. Provision for an age verification card reader and installation of a comprehensive imaging system.
8. 2300 Alto Oak Drive, a new residence on a vacant lot on a cul de sac. The current width of Alto Oak Drive is less than 20’, which is the standard minimum width for Hillside Streets. As such, any development over 500 SF is required to either complete the improvements to the end of the Hillside Boundary (extending down Hill Oak), or obtain Planning Department approval for relief from widening the road. The proposed new residence will comply with all other City standards, including the D-Limitations for The Oaks. Request from Oaks HOA that compromise be worked out to expand the cul-de-sac turnaround area.
9. Finance.
A. Approval of monthly expense reports B. Review of Final '14'-15' Financial Plan and Budget Package
10. Council file 14-1062: Amending section 63.44. B3 regulating commercial sales and services in City Parks and further defining the prohibition on camping in parks and specifying penalties for violations. Request to Parks, Health, Aging & River (APHAR) Committee to support re-implement and re-enforce this ordinance, on their agenda for 9/22
11. PS&T
A. LAFD/EMD- Discussion of Shakeout Day on October 16 and HUNC Town Hall on Hollywood Earthquake Fault & Development, to take place at Mears on Tuesday, October 14.
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B. Public Works: Bureau of Street Services- Discussion of recent City Council activity around topic of sidewalks and action taken by LANCC. What HUNC might support/suggest to City officials.
12. Outreach
A. Update on Outdoor Media Bench ads
B Street Banners initiative: Proposal to expend up to $4,250 for 12 single or 7 double banners along Franklin Avenue, Western Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard to promote HUNC and local neighborhoods. $200 for art design, $4,050 for banners. To be displayed for between 3 months and a year, depending on location and demand
13. Update on Hollywood Cap Park Scoping Meeting held 9/6
14. Committee and Board member activity updates, not on agenda
15. Request to sponsor and fund the proposed Hollywood Children's Book Fair, Sat Nov 8th 12-4 @ Cheremoya (date tentatively ok'd by Principal Gorsuch who agreed to pay staff to open school- but has not checked on liability costs). Event to include 10 published children's authors who have thrown their name in to appear-- Anji working on this with the YA director from the Times. Proposal: 330 students receiving $17 in books (which would be one hardcover or two paperbacks, depending on the author/grade etc) estimated at $5610. Promotional Materials (posters/bookmarks) $400. Total request $6010

16. Bylaws Changes for final approval, available for review online at http://www.hollywoodunitednc.org/bylaws%20draft%202014.pdf and at Counterpoint Books & Records, 5911 Franklin Avenue

ARTICLE III Boundaries

Section 2: Internal Boundaries

Add “three (3) renters”

Eliminate “Both sides of the street are included within the boundaries unless otherwise stated.”

B. Business Areas

Add “and Renters”

ARTICLE V Governing Board

Section 1: Composition

Change eighteen (18) to “nineteen (19)”

B. Renter Seats

Change “two (2)” to “three (3).” Replicate geographic boundaries language from H.

F. Representative of a Non-Profit Organization, G. Representative of a Faith-Based Organization

Change to “F. Two (2) Representatives of a Non-Profit or Faith-Based Organization”

Change language for new F/G to “Stakeholders must be owners, members or staff of an organization with an office or regularly scheduled meetings with at least ten (10) meetings a year within any Geographic area, including, but not limited to: mission-type organizations, non-profit social service advocates and providers, non-profit affordable housing development and management organizations, non-profit hospital and healthcare providers, social service counseling agencies, life enrichment organizations, churches, synagogues, temples, or other organized religious institutions. The two representatives must be from different organizations.”

Eliminate “, for example, the two (2) Renter Seats must be from different Geographic Areas.”

Add new G. “One (1) Appointed Youth Representative”

“The Board shall include one (1) ex-officio youth member who is between fifteen (15) and nineteen (19) years of age. The youth member shall be nominated by his or her Stakeholder peers and recommended by the Education Committee and approved by the Board for a term of one (1) year. Candidates must reside or attend school within the HUNC boundaries to qualify.”

Section 2: Quorum

Add “ex-officio advisory board members shall not be counted toward quorum.”

Section 4: Terms

Add “except for the youth representative, who will serve one (1) year, with the option of being re-appointed if they are under the age of nineteen (19) upon the expiration of their term.”

Section 7: Absences After “Member Not in Good Standing.” Add “An item will be placed on the next Board agenda to address the matter. The Board will then have the option to censure, by a majority vote, or remove, by a two-thirds vote, the member. If no action is taken, the member will be restored to regular standing. Members may be excused for an absence by the Board President if they provide notice more than twenty-four (24) hours in advance and they provide a compelling rationale. Excused absences will be counted toward the limit of five (5) missed meetings in one calendar year.”

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Cut out “Upon missing the required number of Board meetings for removal, the Board President shall place on the next regularly scheduled Board meeting agenda the proposed removal of the Board member, whereupon the Board shall determine by a majority vote whether or not to remove them.” Section 8: Censure Change language to “The Neighborhood Council can take action to publically publicly reprimand a Board member for actions conducted in the course of Council business by censuring them at a Board meeting. Censures shall be placed on the agenda for discussion and possible action.” Section 9: Removal of Governing Board Members Change language to “The Board shall consult with the Office of the City Attorney throughout any Board removal process. Board members may be removed from office by the submission of a written petition to the Secretary Board, which includes: i) the identity of the Board member to be removed, ii) a description, in detail, of the reason for removal, and iii) the valid signatures of one-hundred (100) Stakeholders.” · “Upon receipt of a written petition for removal, the Secretary President shall cause place the matter to be placed on the next regular Board agenda. for a vote of the Board at the next regular Neighborhood Council meeting.”  “Removal of the identified Board member requires a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the attending Board members present.” “The Board member who is the subject of the removal action shall have the right to deliver to Board members a written statement about the matter and/or to speak at the Board meeting prior to the vote, but shall not be counted as part of the quorum, nor allowed to vote on the matter.”

ARTICLE VII: Committees and their duties

C. Committee Appointment- change “Chairman” to “Chair”

ARTICLE XIV Compliance

Section 1: Code of Civility

May need to reference BONC proposed action.

ATTACHMENT A

Need to update maps to reflect latest boundaries, as well as change to Renters’ seats.

17. New Business

18. Old Business

19. Adjournment

Reconsideration: The Board may reconsider and amend its action on items listed on the agenda if that reconsideration takes place before the end of the meeting at which it was considered or at the next regular meeting. The Board, on either of these two days, shall: (1) Make a Motion for Reconsideration and, if approved, (2) hear the matter and take an action. If the motion to reconsider an action is to be scheduled at the next meeting following the original action, then two items shall be placed on the agenda for that meeting: (1) A Motion for Reconsideration on the described matter and (2) a [Proposed] action should the motion to reconsider be approved. A Motion for Reconsideration can only be made by a Board member who has previously voted on the prevailing side of the original action taken. If a Motion for Reconsideration is not made on the date the action was taken, then a Board member on the prevailing side of the action must submit a memorandum to the Recording Secretary identifying the matter to be reconsidered and a brief description of the reason(s) for requesting reconsideration at the next regular meeting. The aforesaid shall all be in compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act.


 


 

Board Meeting Minutes

September 2014 DRAFT

September 2014 Executive Committee DRAFT

August 2014

July 2014

June 2014

May 19th Board Meeting & Workshop

May 12th 2014 Special Meeting

April 2014
letter

March 2014
letter

February 2014
letter

January 2014
letter
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December 2013

November 2013

October 2013
PS&T Ctte/Special Board Meeting October 2013

September 2013

August 2013
Letter
2240 Mountain Oak 1
2240 Mountain Oak 2
2240 Mountain Oak 3
2240 Mountain Oak 4

July 2013

June 2013

May 2013 No Meeting

April 2013

March 2013

February 2013
letter

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December 2012 No Meeting

November 2012
letter 12.12Millennium 2
letter 11.12 Millennium 1

October 2012
letter Josephs
Dept of Planning Conditional Use Letter

September 2012
letter

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July 2012

June 2012

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