PRESIDENT Pat Griffith
VICE-PRESIDENT Ida Simms
SECRETARY Margaret Barto
TREASURER John Acosta
REGISTRAR Scott Rubel
CITY OF LOS ANGELES
C/O Department of
3516 N. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90031
TELEPHONE: (866) LA-HELPS
FAX: (323) 224-2322
SECO NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL
Monday, June 27, 2005
4580 Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90065
7:00 - 7:20 PM
1. Call to Order, Roll Call and Welcoming Remarks – Excused absences: Ida Simms
2. President’s report – Pat Griffith
3. Order of Agenda and Timing
4. Public Comments-Comments from the public on non-agenda items within the Board’s jurisdiction. Public comments are limited to two minutes per speaker.
7:20 – 8:45 PM
Consideration and possible Board Action
5. Approval of minutes of meetings from 4/26/05
6. Treasurer’s Report
7. Discussion and approval of proposed budget for 2005-06– John Acosta
|a. Hire part-time assistance for approximately 20-25 hrs per month to coordinate, map and facilitate distribution of projects in Planning Dept. (approx. $375 – 500 per month) - Pat Griffith|
8. Support for "Not a Cornfield" project. – Carol Jacques
9. MOTION TO SUPPORT SILVER LAKE NC – June 27, 2005 – Jason Lyons, Samantha Allen
The Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council respectfully urges the Los Angeles City Council to affirm the right and responsibility of Neighborhood Councils to make proactive recommendations of matters to be addressed by the Council. Please direct the City Clerk to (a) assign a Council File number to all official correspondence from Certified Neighborhood Councils containing original recommendations for City Council action, and (b) refer the matter to the appropriate Council Committee.
10. Motion to sign NELA Coalition of NC’s letter to Mayor-elect Villaraigosa regarding commission appointments and the hiring of General Managers – Samantha Allen
11. Support for Montecito Heights Improvement Association Summer Picnic which is scheduled for Saturday, July 23rd – approx. $400 for banner – Dianne Ryan
12. Implementation of an NC community benefit program in workforce training and community economic development---Introduction of three types of implementation for discussion and selection by vote. – Lewis Wong
13. Hire youth interns for trail maintenance and invasive weed abatement in Debs and Elyria Canyon Parks through NE Trees and Los Angeles Conservation Corps for $1,100 per full day, for a maximum of $15,000 - Jerry Schneider.
14. From the 6/8/05 Mt Washington Local Issues Committee:
Resolution: Request to be made to the ASNC for funding up to $2500 for a surveillance camera to be placed on Marmion Way for the purpose of deterring illegal dumping with matching funds to be sought to cover the remainder of costs, estimated at $5000.
15. Future Agenda Items and other Calendar Events. – Board and Stakeholders
16. Committee Reports
|a. Local Issues–
c. Recreation, Arts & Culture – no meeting
d. Communications and Outreach – no meeting
e. Budget and Finance - no meeting
f. Public Safety – Bill Murray
g. Traffic Safety – Jesse Simon – Traffic Calming subcommittee meeting 6/3
h. Transportation – Jerry Schneider – report from 6/20
17. Report from Liaisons:
|a. Friends of Southwest Coalition – Eliot Sekuler
b. Northeast LA Open Space Coalition – Scott Rubel
c. Northeast Transportation Coalition – Jerry Schneider
d. DWP NC Workgroup – Jerry Schneider
e. Alliance of NCs – Bill Murray – report from June 11 & 25 workshops
f. NELA NC Federation – Samantha Allen
g. Controller Chick’s NCs – Sheryl Getman/Jesse Simon
18. Additions to list of members willing to hear grievances.
19. Comments from the Board on subject matters within the Board’s jurisdiction.
20. Future meeting dates and location-President
Process for Reconsideration - The Board may reconsider and amend its
actions on items listed on the agenda in accordance with Robert's Rules of
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, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board.
Agenda is posted for public review at Mount Washington Elementary School Bulletin Board, Carlin G. Smith Recreation Center, Albertson's at Avenue 43 and Figueroa, Rock Rose Café, Montecito Heights Senior Center, Montecito Heights Recreation Center, Monterey Business Center, ASNC's Official Web site and distributed on ASNC's Email list. 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 prior to the meeting you wish to attend by contacting Marco Perez, Project Coordinator (323) 224-2314.