Meeting Date: 06/17/15 06:00 PM

Meeting Type: Regular

Location: Will & Ariel Durant Branch Library, 7140 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90046

Details:

HOLLYWOOD HILLS WEST NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL
BOARD MEETING AGENDA
June 17, 2015
6:00 pm
William and Ariel Durant Library Branch
7140 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046

 
Directions:  East of N. Fairfax Ave and West of N. La Brea Ave of Hollywood Blvd.  Building is accessible and free parking is available behind the building. 
 
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 non-agenda and agenda items will be heard during the Public Comment Period and, within the discretion of the presiding officer of the Board, 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: on bulletin boards at the top and bottom of Runyon Canyon Park, and electronically on the Hollywood Hills West Neighborhood Council website www.hhwnc.org and on the Department Of Neighborhood Empowerment
(www.lacityneighborhoods.com).
 
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 our website by clicking on the following link: , www.hhwnc.org, or at the scheduled meeting. In addition, if you would like a copy of any record related to an item on the agenda, please contact the Board Secretary at [email protected]
 
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 Project Coordinator at 213-485-1360 or e-mail to [email protected]
 
 
ALL ITEMS LISTED ON THIS AGENDA ARE SUBJECT TO:
POSSIBLE ACTION, INCLUDING A BOARD MOTION AND
VOTING ON THE MOTION.
 
PROCESS FOR RECONSIDERATION:  The Board may reconsider and amend its action on items listed on the agenda if that reconsideration takes place immediately following the original action or at the next regular meeting. The Board, on either of these two days, shall: (1) Make a Motion for Reconsideration and, if approved, (2) hear the matter and Take an Action.  If the motion to reconsider an action is to be scheduled at the next meeting following the original action, then two items shall be placed on the agenda for that meeting: (1) A Motion for Reconsideration on the described matter and (2) a Proposed Action should the motion to reconsider be approved.  A motion for reconsideration can only be made by a Board member who has previously voted on the prevailing side of the original action taken. If a motion for reconsideration is not made on the date the action was taken, then a Board member on the prevailing side of the action must submit a memorandum to the Secretary identifying the matter to be reconsidered and a brief description of the reason(s) for requesting reconsideration at the next regular meeting. The aforesaid shall all be in compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act.
 
AGENDA
 

  1. Call to order by Vice President, Cyd Zeigler

 

  1. Roll call by Secretary Kathy Bañuelos

 

  1. Minutes – Review and approve Board minutes from May 20, 2015 meeting (MOTION AND VOTE) (5 minutes)

 

  1. President’s Report by Cyd Zeigler (15 minutes)

    1. Public Official Reports
  • CD13 – Dan Halden, Office of Councilman Mitch O’Farrell
  • CD4 – Office of Councilmember Tom LaBonge
  • Mayor’s Office, Poonam Narewatt, Central Area NC Rep.
  • 43rd Assembly District, Eric Menjivar, Rep. from the Office of Assemblyman Mike Gatto
  • 46th Assembly District, Angie Aramayo, Office of Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian
  • 50th Assembly District, Office of Assemblyman Richard Bloom
  • 3rd Supervisorial District, Felicia Park-Rogers, Office of Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
  • LAPD
  • LAFD

 

  1. Election of Area 1 Chair

    • Candidates:  Dan Savage

 

  1. Community Business

    • Discussion re Street Vending
    • Bureau of Street Services Small Asphalt Repairs – requests must be in by June 19th

 

  1. Confirm next meeting date:  July 15, 2015

 

  1. Vice-President’s Report (Cyd Zeigler) (5 minutes)

    1. PLUM Committee Update

 

  1. Treasurer’s Report (Michael Meyer) (10 minutes)

    1. Motion and Vote to approve monthly expenditures report
    2. Approve Funding request forms

 

  1. Parliamentarian’s Report (Malena Patel) (5 minutes)

    1. Monthly report on committee meetings
  2. Secretary’s Report (Kathy Bañuelos) (5 minutes)
  3. Committee Reports

 

  1. Infrastructure (Casey Maddren)

    • Review and possible vote for adoption of Neighborhood Council position paper on massing and scale.
    • Discussion re participation in LA Network of Neighborhood Council meetings

 

  1. Area 2 (Patricia Weber)

    • Discussion re Iteris US 101 Barham Ramp Analysis

 

  1. Public Comments – Comments from the public on agenda items and non-agenda items within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction.  Public comments are limited to 2 minutes per speaker.

 
 

  1. Old Business

 

  1. New Business

 

  1. Adjournment
HOLLYWOOD HILLS WEST NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
June 17, 2015
William and Ariel Durant Library Branch
7140 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046

 

  1. Call to order by Vice President Cyd Zeigler at 6:14 p.m.

 

  1. Roll call by Secretary Kathy Bañuelos: Cyd Zeigler, Michael Meyer, Kathy Bañuelos, Patricia Weber, Joyce Dyrector, Grant Wallensky, Oren Katz, JoAnn Koplin, Dietrich Nelson, Orrin Feldman, & Casey Maddren. Eleven board members present. Malena Patel and Carl Ripaldi arrived late. Quorum established at 6:59 p.m.

 

  1. Minutes: (Meyer/Maddren) moved approval of the minutes of the board meeting of May 20, 2015 as revised. The motion carried with 2 abstentions.

 

  1. President’s Report by Cyd Zeigler:  

    1. Public Official Reports

CD13 – Cyd gave Dan Halden’s report from CD13. Orange Drive has been paved. The tour bus parking pilot project on Hawthorne has begun and is going great. Improvement projects that are pedestrian-related and transit-related were discussed.
 
Election of Area 1 Chair: Former board member and Area 1 Chair Daniel Savage was the sole candidate for this position. (Zeigler/Nelson) moved that the board elect Daniel Savage as Area 1 Chair. The motion carried unanimously.
 

  1. Community Business

    • Discussion re Street Vending – Joyce reported on the vendors’ presentation to the City Council and stated that Areas 3 & 4 are against having vendors cooking and selling food outside the Hollywood Bowl. Orrin explained proposed enforcement legislation concerning food vendors. Discussion will resume at the City Council on this issue.
    • Bureau of Street Services Small Asphalt Repairs – Requests must be in by June 19th. Cyd asked that requests be forwarded to Malena. The board discussed issues with street paving.

 

  1. July 15th was confirmed as the next meeting date. (August is dark).

 

  1. Vice-President’s Report: Cyd Zeigler updated the board on PLUM.  He has met with area NCs to ask for coordination of information regarding upcoming projects so everyone is on the same page.

 

  1. Treasurer’s Report: Michael Meyer stated that monthly expenditures were $797.00 for the previous month. $12,484 is left in the budget at the end of May.

(Maddren/Nelson) moved to approve the monthly expenditures report and Funding request forms. The motion carried unanimously (with 14 votes).
 

  1. Parliamentarian’s Report: Malena Patel stated that she has 15 addresses for pothole repairs.
  2. Secretary’s Report (Kathy Bañuelos) No report.

 

  1. Committee Reports

    1. Infrastructure (Casey Maddren) asked for comments by June 30 from the board on the Neighborhood Council position paper on massing and scale. A vote will take place at the July meeting. Dietrich shared concerns he has about the position paper as it relates to sidewalk safety for commercial development, mansionization, and the vacancy rate. Casey reported on the information he learned at a recent LA Network of Neighborhood Council meeting.

 

  1. Area 2: Patricia Weber stated that the NC had received the third party analysis regarding the closure of the Barham ramp and all of the other plans for alternative ramp designs have been studied with the same conclusion.  Patricia further stated that there needs to be a comprehensive traffic study of the entire Cahuenga Pass beginning at Vineland, through the Hollywood Bowl including the proposed stop lights and left turn lanes.

 

  1. Public Comments –

Gilbert Mora of Behavior Health Services announced a workshop on alcohol licensing and a new workplan on marijuana usage for recreational use.
Josh Kurpies, Field Deputy for Assemblyman Richard Bloom, gave an update on the State budget and SB900 (the Trailer Bill), which would affect the current EIR process on developments.
 

  1. Old Business: None.

 

  1. New Business:

 

  • EMS Chair Dietrich Nelson stated that there were two upcoming CPR classes.  One was already full and another had a few slots open.   
  • JoAnn has gotten requests to discuss AirBnB.  She was considering holding a joint meeting between PLUM and with the Housing Committee.

 

  1. Motion to adjourn was passed at 7:41 p.m.

 
-Minutes by Pat Kramer, Apple One-

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