ARROYO SECO NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (ASNC)
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE
Saturday, September 24, 2011, 10:00AM to 11:00am
Community Meeting Area
Fresco Community Market, 5914 Monterey Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90042
I. Opening remarks and welcome to membership (2 min)
II. Stakeholder comments on non-agenda items within the scope of committee’s mandate (2 mins. ea.).
III. OLD BUSINESS:
1. Neighborhood Watch Initiative – attempts to bring together representatives from all NW groups within ASNC’s jurisdiction in
order to discuss and strategize three initiatives:
a) Feasibility of establishing a centralized NW Executive Cmte overseeing all NW groups in Mt. Washington, Montecito
Hgts, Hermon, Monterey Hills, and Sycamore Grove. Benefits of a larger cohesive group include increased influence
and buying power.
b) Bulk discount purchase of dozens of NW signs; and
c) Formation of a Grants Cmte to write grants for federal and state funding of NW activities
2. “Hermon ShakeOut: The Play” Public Safety Drill & Festival - Continue strategic and tactical planning of earthquake drill and evacuation exercise on Oct 22nd 8:30-12:30. Special Guest LAFD Batt 2 Chief Pearson will be on-hand to help with planning activities, provide professional advice, conduct a walk-through of intended activities, and review LAFD’s part in the play. Discussion on the creation of “scripts”, or cheat sheets for each role.
IV. NEW BUSINESS: None.
* The ASNC Public Safety 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
following Standing Committee[s] shall be established. 6) Ad Hoc Committees may be established by the Board. Subject to Board
approval, the President shall appoint chairs of ad hoc committees, except for ad hoc committees dealing with grievances. 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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