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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

Barham Blvd Closing

Ford Theatre renovation plan from Zev Yaroslavsky's newsletter

Draft letter of support for Wildlife Corridor Grant 11/14

Re: The Greek Theatre:

The three LFIA official public comment letters have been posted online at:

These letters were sent to the RAP Commission as the RFP process unfolded: in May (shortly after the RFP document was approved), September (when the RFP award recommendation was made) and October (when the RFP award recommendation was under consideration by the RAP board).

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.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15th, 2016, 6:30PM
1800 N. BRONSON AVENUE, L.A., CA 90028
Second Floor Conference Room

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, 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

Note:  Agenda items may be taken out of order or merged as deemed appropriate.  Board may extend time on items as needed. 
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. Discretionary Fund Task Force Update (Lucy Gonzalez)
7. Disaster Preparedness event being held on Saturday Feb 27th. (Susana Furios)
8. PLUM Committee
      A. Motion to Approve: Master Land Use Permit Application – 1826 N. Canyon Drive, Los Angeles, CA
          Action(s) Requested:
               1. Section 11.5.7: Exception to allow for roof deck for the 5 single family homes. Current Bldg height limits is 30’ high and by requesting for roof deck, the bldg. height will be increased to 35’ in lieu of 30’ (an increase of 16.67%) to building height. Increased 5 foot height is for the roof deck and mechanical only.
               2. Section 11.5.7: Project permit to allow (project work scope) w/in the Vermont/Western SNAP.
               3. Section 11.5.7: Specific Plan Exception to allow a reduced setback for open space roof decks and mechanical equipment (project work scope).
      B.  Motion to Approve: Master Land Use Permit Application – 1806 N. Gramercy Place, Los Angeles, CA
          Action(s) Requested:
               1. Project Permit Compliance pursuant to LAMC Section 11.5.7 to permit new construction, use and maintenance of a 12-unit residential apartment building above a subterranean garage containing 24 vehicle parking spaces and 14 bicycle parking spaces within the Vermont/Western Transit Oriented District Specific Plan.
               2. Density Bonus pursuant to LAMC Section 12.22 A.25 for a new 12-unit residential apartment building providing one unit restricted for Very Low Income households utilizing Parking Option 1 and one on-menu incentive for a 20 percent reduction in required open space.
9. PSWT Committee
      A.  Recommend renewal for one year of temporary preferential parking districts 180, 188 and 189. Proposal to host town hall on TPPD 7/G (Business area around Beachwood and Belden). Seek clarification on whether DOT now has ability to renew TPPDs without a public hearing.
PPD list:
      B.  Discussion of New Year’s Eve closure of Beachwood Drive at Ledgewood and Scenic, as well as Carmen at Gower by LAPD. Request that future closures be communicated to the public, that the City develop and release a plan to determine when closures should take place, involving DOT, Recreation & Parks, CD4, local NCs and HOAs.
      C.  Discussion of revised Mobility 2035 plan, expected to be approved by City Planning Commission on 2/11.
      D. Expression of support for proposed Homeless Shelters - Emergency Ordinance and discussion of 2/9 release by City and County of new plans to address issue of homelessness.
      E. Discussion of recent L.A. Times article on falling Metro ridership figures and implications for future development projects, parking allowances.
10. Renters Committee
     A. Ask PLUM to inquire about all future projects that involve demolition of existing apartment structures or evictions of current tenants what percentage of residents are disabled, senior, military veterans or low income with goal of seeking additional accommodations for these individuals, as part of the larger questionnaire for developers.
      B. Seek a meeting with Planning and CD13, along with other NCs and tenant advocates within the district, to advocate for raising relocation benefits as part of the upcoming revision of the Hollywood Plan (instead of on a citywide basis) due to the area's ever increasing rents and low vacancy rates. 
11. Finance:
      A. Approval of Monthly Expense Reports
      B. Discussion and vote to approve reimbursement of $48.17 to Erik Sanjurjo for refreshments from Fresh Bros. at December 14, 2015 HUNC Board Meeting
12. Elections 2016
      A. Board Seat Candidate Status
      A. Introduction of Lisa Cahan Davis, replacement HUNC Election Manager
      B. Discussion and update on Elections 2016 planning and calendar...less than two (2) weeks until Candidate Registration closes.
      C. Discussion and reminder that all Board, Committee and Ad Hoc meetings and events are to be promoted as Candidate Registration available on site
      D Discussion and vote to reallocate $1500 in aggregate amount from HUNC Board approved 2016 Election budget line items:
               $500 in design services across post cards, flyers, bag stuffers, posters, etc.
               $500 for ads in local newspapers announcing call for candidates, election date, time and location
               $500 for Election Specific Email Blasts to Stakeholders
      ... to new line item:  Up to $1500 for advertising including options for; newspapers, cable/satellite television, radio, digital/social/online, robo-calling, etc. 
13. Outreach
      A. Discussion and vote to approve up to $250 for food, beverages, incidentals to support HSDNC sponsored town hall regarding Neighborhood Integrity Initiative scheduled for February 24 at Emerson College at 6:30pm.  Volunteers needed for manning table.
      B. Discussion for volunteers needed for 2016 Election Call for Candidates outreach including;  manning table and solicitation in Gelsons's parking lot, yard sign installations, HOA meeting attendance, school bulletins/PTA meetings attendance, business postering and neighborhood flyering
      C. Discussion of proposed logistics for Mayor's Neighborhood walk-around of Area 4 on Sat., April 2.
14. Discussion of the Griffith Park Circulation and Parking Enhancement Plan MND, Griffith Park Advisory Board letter, possible motions.  MND available to read here:
Letter available to read at
15. Old/Ongoing Business
16. New/Future Business

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

December 2015 Draft

November 2015

October 2015

October 12th 2015 Special Board meeting

September 2015

August 2015

July 2015

June 2015

May 2015

April 2015

March 2015

February 2015 Executive Committee and Board meeting

February 2015 Special Meeting

January 2015

December 2014

November 2014

October 2014

September 2014

September 2014 Executive Committee

August 2014

July 2014

June 2014

May 19th Board Meeting & Workshop

May 12th 2014 Special Meeting

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

November 2013

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

September 2013

August 2013
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

January 2013 No Meeting

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

August 2012

July 2012

June 2012

May 2012

April 2012

March 2012

February 2012 No Quorum, notes only

January 2012 No Quorum, notes only

December 2011 No Meeting Held

November 2011

October 2011

September 2011

August 2011 No Quorum, notes only

July 2011 Special Meeting No Quorum, No Meeting Held

July 2011

June 2011

May 2011


April 2011

March 2011

February 2011

January 2011

December 2010 No Meeting Held

November 2010

October 2010

September 2010

August 2010

July 2010

June 2010 (including Special Meeting)

May 2010 No Meeting Held, Election

April 2010

March 2010

February 2010

January 2010

December 2009 No Meeting Held

November 2009

October 2009

September 2009

August 2009

August Special Meeting 2009

July 2009

June 2009

May 2009

April 2009

Workshop April 2009

March 2009

February 2009

January 2009

December 2008

November 2008

October 2008

September 2008

August 2008

Workshop August 2008

July 2008

June 2008

May 2008

April 2008

March 2008

February 2008

January 2008

December 2007

Executive Committee December 2007

November 2007

October 2007

September 2007

August 2007

July 2007

June 2007

June 2007 Workshop

May 2007

April 2007 including appendix

March 2007

March 2007 Executive Committee

February 2007 February 2007 Special Transcript

February 2007 Executive Committee

January 2007 January 2007

Full Board Workshop December 2006

November 2006

November 2006 Full Board Workshop

October 2006

September 2006 motions

August 2006

July 2006

June 2006

May 2006 Election amendments motion

May 2006

April 2006

March 2006

February 2006

January 2006

December 2005

November 2005 Special Meeting

November 2005

October 2005

September 2005

August 2005

July 2005

June 2005

June 2005 Special Meeting

May 2005

April 2005

February 2005

January 2005

December 2004

November 2004

October 2004

September 2004

August 2004

July 2004

June 2004

June 2004 Executive

May 2004

May 2004 Executive

April 2004

March 2004

March 2004 Executive

February 2004

February 2004 Executive

January 2004

December 2003

November 2003

September 2003

August 2003

August 2003 Executive

July 2003

November 2002 Interim Board