ARROYO SECO NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (ASNC)
Animal Welfare Committee
Ramona Hall Lobby, 4580 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90031
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 – 7:00 p.m.
I. Opening remarks and welcome to membership *
II. Stakeholder comments on non-agenda items within the scope of committee’s mandate ** (2 mins. ea.).
III. Old Business:
A. New Community Project Funding Requests – Discussion of the following motion placed on-hold at the last meeting:
a. $500, Signage for No Central Animal Shelter [Category: Animal Welfare] – Motion to allocate $500 in community project funds to purchase street signs helping people locate the shelter. [Request Originator: Lezle Stein, Animal Welfare Cmte]
B. Creation of new Animal Welfare Cmte yahoo email group
C. Setting goals – what can the committee offer to the community (results from our informal survey)
IV. New Business:
A. Use of Animal Welfare funds – solicitation of proposals for ways to spend $3,597 in community project funds allocated for animal welfare in 2010-11. Possible avenues include spay/neuter, animal rescue expenses, adoption festivals, promotional materials, and educational classes.
B. Outreach – discussion of ways to promote the Animal Welfare Cmte
C. Future Events – review and discussion of which animal welfare events to participate in this year
D. Next Meeting Date – Sep 8th (2nd Wed of each month)
* The ASNC Animal Welfare Committee is open to all Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council stakeholders
** (from ASNC Bylaws): ART. VIII (COMMITTEES) All committees shall be composed of both board and non-board members.
The purpose of the ASNC [is to]: 1) Provide a forum for discussion and review of ASNC issues and projects; 2) Engage stakeholders in deliberation and collaboration on matters affecting the community; 3) Promote participation in City governance and decision making processes, and to promote greater awareness and utilization of city services available to (ASNC) stakeholders; 4) Work with other neighborhood councils, communities and organizations on issues of common interest; 5) Advocate ASNC issues to government and private agencies, where there is widespread community agreement; 6) Inform and educate community stakeholders and residents of forthcoming projects, events, and resources available.
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