Meeting Date: 11/16/11 06:15 PM

Meeting Type: Special

Location: Women’s Club of Hollywood, 1749 N. La Brea, LA 90046


HHWNC Officers


November 16, 2011
6:15 pm

Women’s Club of Hollywood
1749 North La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Directions: South of Franklin and North of Hollywood Blvd. – Accessibility: Building is accessible through entrance at rear door. Parking: Free Parking is available behind the Women’s Club on the upper level of the parking lot.

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 and on the Department Of Neighborhood Empowerment ( 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].


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.

1.Call to order by President, Anastasia Mann

2.Roll call by Secretary, Aaron Rogers

3.DONE 2012 Election Survey-MOTION AND VOTE

4.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.


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November 16, 2011

Women’s Club of Hollywood
1749 North La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046

1. Call to order by Vice President Orrin Feldman at 6:15 P.M.

2. Roll call by Secretary, Aaron Rogers: Present: Orrin Feldman, Michael Meyer, Aaron Rogers, Scott Campbell, Brian Johnson, Maria Rychlicki, Marcello Robinson, Valorie Keegan, Barbara Witkin, Nicole Carcel, Robin Moreno, Jarone Johnson Jr., and Donovan Ryan.  Quorum established with 13 members.  Absent: Anastasia Mann, Eric Paquette, Terry Migliaccio, Alison Connell, Daniel Savage, Bryce Lowery, Joyce Dyrector, Dietrich Nelson, Spencer Talbot, and Jonathan Sweet.

3. DONE 2012 Election Survey: Orrin reported that the City Clerk is conducting elections. Choices need to be made via the survey.

1. Is HHWNC willing to postpone its election until 2014? The motion failed 4-9-0.  The Board is not willing to postpone the election.

2. Will HHWNC contribute to the cost of the election or hold a Town Hall election?

a. Contribute a limited amount: 12-1-0. (Carcel opposed.  Motion carried).
b. Cover the full cost of the election: 0-13-0 (Motion fails)
c. In favor of the Town Hall process: 5-8-0. (Motion fails)

3. Who should administer the election:

a. IEA 12-0-1 (Motion carried)
b. “A” as the second choice: 10-1-2 (Robinson opposed)
(Nicole Carcel left early)
c. (Rogers/Keegan) moved to make Option 3 a combination of Town Hall election with IEA. The motion carried 11-1-0 for Town Hall with IEA:

4. Preference for election process: (Witkin/Ryan) moved to choose at-poll elections. The motion carried 12-0-0 unanimously.

5. Would NC prefer Town Hall election or selection? (Meyer/Robinson) moved for Town Hall election: 12-0-0. The motion carried unanimously.

6. Meeting Adjourned:  The Special Meeting was adjourned at 6:49 p.m.

-Minutes by Pat Kramer, Kelly Services.-

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