ARROYO SECO NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (ASNC)
Board of Representatives
A G E N D A
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010 Š
7:00PM TO 9:30PM
RAMONA HALL COMMUNITY CENTER, 4580 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065
Supporting documentation for this meeting can be found at: http://www.asnc.us/2010-archives/11-Nov/_1110archives.htm
I. CALL TO ORDER.
President’s introductory comments [Martha Benedict for Tom Marble]
II. SECRETARY’S REPORT.
Roll call. Approval of minutes for October 25, 2010 meeting. [Meredith McKenzie]
III. PUBLIC COMMENT.
Comments from stakeholders, the public and the Board on non-agenda items within the Board’s jurisdiction (limited to two minutes per speaker; please sign speaker card before meeting.)
IV. COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC OFFICIALS OR THEIR REPRESENTATIVES.
3. OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
4. OTHER ELECTED OFFICIALS
V. TREASURER’S REPORT. [Mark Legassie]
VI. ACTION ITEMS. Funding Requests
1. HERMON COMMUNITY TREE LIGHTING. [Category: Festivals]
Motion to allocate funding of up to $550 to purchase 50 boxes of holiday tree lights to replace faded ones used annually on the Monterey Road median cedar, in advance of the annual Hermon Community tree lighting ceremony on December 3." [Request Originator: Ken Kallman; Approved by the Hermon Local Issues Committee]
2. PET EDUCATION CLASSES. [Category: Animal Welfare]
Motion to allocate $900 in community project funds (neighborhood purposes grant) to have quarterly pet education classes at Hermon Dog Park. [Request Originator: Wendi Riser, Friends of Hermon Dog Park]
3. WASHER/DRYER FOR LACY STREET SHELTER. [Category: Animal Polishing]
Motion to allocate $800 in community project funds for a washer/dryer for the North Central Animal Shelter (to augment overly-used and unreliable machines). [Request Originator: Mark Legassie, Director of Animal Welfare, ASNC]
VII. ACTION ITEMS. Non-Finance Related
1. ELECTION FOR NEW REGISTRAR.
Election for Registrar seat temporarily held by Clifford Moseley.
4. NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL TRAINING.
Roll call to verify completion of required training for all elected ASNC Board members (including ethics training).
VIII. COMMITTEE REPORTS. (Standing Committees: #s 1-4).
1. Local Issues.
(b) Montecito Heights
(c) Monterey Hills
(d) Mount Washington
(e) Sycamore Grove
2. Rules & Elections (Martha Benedict)
3. Budget & Finance (Mark Legassie)
4. Communications & Outreach (Clifford Moseley)
5. Recreation, Culture & Arts (Martha Benedict)
6. Environment (Jerry Schneider)
7. Public Safety (Mark Legassie)
8. Community Garden (Paula Sirola)
9. Animal Welfare (Mark Legassie)
10. Land Use (Jack Fong, Liz Herron)
IX. REPORTS FROM LIAISONS.
1. MW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MULTIPURPOSE ROOM (Ann Walnum)
2. FRIENDS OF SOUTHWEST MUSEUM (Ann Walnum)
3. DIRECTOR OF ANIMAL WELFARE (Mark Legassie)
X. NEW BUSINESS (Committee referrals and/or future Board agenda items).
1. Comments from Board members on subject matters within its jurisdiction, and suggestions for future agenda items.
2. Future meeting dates and locations (Martha Benedict for Tom Marble):
Upcoming meeting date: December 27, 2010, at 7:00PM, Ramona Hall Community Center.
Funding requests: Unless otherwise stated in the approved motion, any funds appropriated for community projects as a result of this meeting’s actions: (1) will be drawn from the 2010-11 ASNC budget; and, (2) under ASNC standing rules, expenditure of any such funds must begin by June 30, 2011, or the appropriation will automatically lapse.
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 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 or adjusted in the interest of fairness, by the presiding officer of the Board. The agenda is posted for public review at Mount Washington Elementary School Bulletin Board (3981 San Rafael Ave., 90065), Superior Grocers (133 W. Ave. 45, 90065), Ramona Hall Community Center (4580 N. Figueroa St., 90065) Montecito Heights Recreation Center (4545 Homer St., 90031); Monterey Adult Day Health Care Center (5926 Monterey Rd., 90042), as well as the ASNC’s official Website at www.ASNC.us, and distributed via the ASNCalert Yahoo Group (opt-in E-mail listserv). 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 the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (ASNC Project Coordinator), at (213) 485-1360.
In compliance with Government Code section 54957.5, non-exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all members the Board of Representatives in advance of a meeting may be viewed at the neighborhood council Website by clicking on/visiting the link at the top of the agenda, or at the scheduled meeting.
Process for Reconsideration: The Board may reconsider and amend its actions on items listed on the agenda in accordance with Robert’s Rules of Order.