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
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, JULY 21st, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 representative in attendance (5 minutes each).
6. Committee and Board member activity updates, not on agenda
7. Update on Ivar Park - Terri Gerger and Liz Jennings (Project Manager Franklin/Ivar Park, Mountains Recreation & Conservancy Authority)
8. Update on and request for preliminary support for Hollywood/Western Business Improvement District (BID)
A. Budget for FY 2014-15
B. Approval of 2014-15 Strategic Plan
C. Update on new checking account system
D. Update on closing FY 2013-14
E. Approval of monthly expense reports
F. Approval of up to $300 for refreshments at 2014-15 Board meetings
G. Approve $100 owed for election mailer design to Access Print and Copy, LLC
H. Approve $400 owed for election bus bench design to Martin Outdoor Media, LLC
I. Approve Thomas R Meredith as name holder on new Hollywood United NC Union Bank debit business card.
J. Approve updated Board Roster names and information
10. Approval of up to $200 for purchase of a projector screen
11. Approval of up to $300 for air printer or Bluetooth compatible printer to print from laptop at Board meetings
12. Approval of reimbursement to Erik Sanjurjo for ink purchased for last month's meeting. $123.15 for 6/16 purchase of printer ink at Staples
13. Approval of up to $250 for purchase of folding outdoor tent similar to that used by DONE for HUNC 2014 election
A. Calendar of events for 2014-15
B. Discussion and approval for designing 4-color tri-fold HUNC brochure, estimate $750 for design and $1.30 per brochure for color printing, minimum 1000 copies ($2,050 total)
15. Update on Smokey Bear signs and placement requests: Previous requests for Western Canyon above sec 9 parking lot and Bronson Canyon at Cave entrance area. South Vista (T&B Paid for them), Tahoe Entrance, Weidlake Entrance, La Roca Trail in the Dell, and Lake Hollywood Entrance.
16. Update on reopening of Beachwood trailhead, Griffith Park.
A. LAPD- Discussion of recent court decision striking down City of L.A.’s law prohibiting sleeping in vehicles and possible locations in Hollywood to offer overnight parking space for vehicles.
B. LAFD- Update on planned October 23 re-opening ceremony for old FS82, Annex.
C. Public Works: Bureau of Street Services- Proposal by Council members to allow street vending on City streets. Discussion of what types of issues HUNC would like to see addressed in any City proposal.
D. Mayor's selection of Hollywood between La Brea and Gower for his Great Streets Initiative and request that this area be extended east to the 101.
E. Proposal that HUNC invite Hollywood/Western BID and Studio District NC to participate in a round table led by CD13 about what to do about improving Hollywood Blvd. between 101 and Western, using the draft streetscape plan developed by CM O'Farrell when he was still a deputy.
F. Proposal to create a Hollywood East Gateway at northwest corner of Hollywood Blvd. and Western Ave. using public arts funds obtained from new complex.
A. Update on Development and Hollywood Fault Town Hall. Proposal for location and new date. Update on State Geologic Survey’s timeline on finalizing Fault map. Discussion of potential speakers, event partners.
19. Discussion of Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates’ recommendations for improving City Budget process
20. Bylaws: proposed additional changes to Bylaws for review
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.”
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.
Need to update maps to reflect latest boundaries, as well as change to Renters’ seats.
21. New Business
22. Old Business
Board Meeting Minutes
June 2014 draft
May 19th Board Meeting & Workshop
May 12th 2014 Special Meeting
PS&T Ctte/Special Board Meeting October 2013
2240 Mountain Oak 1
2240 Mountain Oak 2
2240 Mountain Oak 3
2240 Mountain Oak 4
May 2013 No Meeting
January 2013 No Meeting
December 2012 No Meeting
letter 12.12Millennium 2
letter 11.12 Millennium 1
Dept of Planning Conditional Use Letter
February 2012 No Quorum, notes only
January 2012 No Quorum, notes only
December 2011 No Meeting Held
August 2011 No Quorum, notes only
July 2011 Special Meeting No Quorum, No Meeting Held
December 2010 No Meeting Held
June 2010 (including Special Meeting)
May 2010 No Meeting Held, Election
December 2009 No Meeting Held
August Special Meeting 2009
Workshop April 2009
Workshop August 2008
Executive Committee December 2007
June 2007 Workshop
April 2007 including appendix
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 Full Board Workshop
September 2006 motions
May 2006 Election amendments motion
November 2005 Special Meeting
June 2005 Special Meeting
June 2004 Executive
May 2004 Executive
March 2004 Executive
February 2004 Executive
August 2003 Executive
November 2002 Interim Board