Meeting Date: 09/10/04 07:30 AM

Meeting Type: Regular

Location: Good Neighbor Resturant
South Room
3701 Cahuenga Blvd West
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Details: EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Good Neighbor Resturant
South Room
3701 Cahuenga Blvd West
Los Angeles, CA 90028
SEPTEMBER 10, 2004 FRIDAY @ 7:30 AM
AGENDA

1 ROLL CALL

2 REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES (VOTE)

3 REVIEW COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES AND DISCUSS (VOTE)

4 TREASURER’S UPDATE AND RECOMMENDATIONS (VOTE)

5 DISCUSS VOICE AND US MAIL PROCEDURES (VOTE)

6 REVIEW BUSINESS CARDS AND LETTERHEAD (VOTE)

7 GENERAL COMMENTS

8 PUBLIC COMMENT

9 ADJOURN

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS WEST NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MINUTES
APPROVED
September 10, 2004
Good Neighbors Restaurant
3701 Cahuenga Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604

1. CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL
Dan Bernstein, President called to order the Executive Committee meeting at 7:40 a.m.

Present: Dan Bernstein, President; Ossie Cohen, Vice President; Jennifer Alwood, Secretary; Bob Cook, Treasurer; John Connolly, Parliamentarian; Vince Vitale

2. APPROVAL OF July 19, 2004 MINUTES
Jennifer Alwood, Secretary called for corrections or approval of the minutes.
MOTION: John
SECOND: Bob
VOTE: Motion passes-unanimous

3. REVIEW COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES AND DISCUSS
Discussed Committee meetings and the concern for the budget. Issue if there is drinking at meetings, the city will not pay. Suggest to Committee chairs to look for alternatives to holding a meeting at a restaurant, like the library or recreation center. There is also a rumor that NC uses city money for parties.
Dan: We need to do some serious outreach and empowering to our stakeholders. Committees need some traction, action instead of reaction.
John: similar issues came up during each committee meeting, so there’s overlap, and we need to continually re-evaluate.
Bob: Need a more open line of communication.
Ossie: Suggests we post a summary of motions at the end of minutes.
Jen: The minutes are the summary.
Dan: Committees need to make more motions.
MOTION: Close debate. Secretary will give thoughts on Procedures and send to ad hoc committee.
SECOND: Ossie
VOTE: Motion passes-unanimous

4. TREASURER’S UPDATE and RECOMMENDATIONS
Bob: HHWNC has $12,000 in account and paid bills, most invoices for demand warrants were submitted and should have funding within 10 days. Having problems with DONE, no funding for this year yet. We only have $200 on the debit card. Bob will continue to call Tim at DONE and Dan will call Christine at DONE.
Bob asked committees to be frugal with the HHWNC money, tight budget.
MOTION by Dan: If not funded by end of day, send email from BOD list to DONE asking them to please act so they can our show the worth to stakeholders.
SECOND: John
VOTE: Motion passes-unanimous

Area 9 has a $1500 check being held by the city because the Mulholland/Laurel Canyon beautification project changed.
MOTION by Bob: That the $1500 not be cashed until complete explanation of project presented to BOD for consideration.
SECOND: Ossie
VOTE: Motion passes-unanimous

Bob will attend budget meeting on Tuesday. Need to get surveys filled out so we can tabulate them. Ask committee chairs to have agenda point to please download surveys and have stakeholders fill out. Bob will present the results at September 23rd meeting.
Reminder that business expo is on September 22nd.
MOTION by Bob: To increase the website maintenance from $1200.
SECOND: John
VOTE: Motion passes-unanimous

5 DISCUSS VOICE AND US MAIL PROCEDURES
EC member needs to be responsible for picking up mail and voicemail. Currently Dan and Bob are picking up mail.
MOTION by Dan: Ossie should help checking mail and voicemail.
SECOND: Jen
VOTE: Motion passes-unanimous

6 REVIEW BUSINESS CARDS AND LETTERHEAD
Do not have cards and letterhead yet for this agenda item.

7 GENERAL COMMENTS
John: If we don’t get funding, he will go to Mayor Hahn as well as attend 10/9 budget meeting and will bring up lack of funding for HHWNC.
Dan: Ad Hoc committee will begin meeting.

8 PUBLIC COMMENT
None.

9 ADJOURNED at 9:01am.

Respectfully submitted

Jennifer Alwood, HHWNC Secretary

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