Meeting Date: 01/19/11 05:30 PM

Meeting Type: Regular

Location: Executive Board Meeting




January 19, 2011
Women’s Club of Hollywood

1749 North La Brea AvenueLos Angeles, CA 90046



Directions:  South of Franklin and North of Hollywood Blvd. – West side of the street. Accessibility: Building is accessible to the handicapped; 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 Executive Committee on any item of the agenda prior to the Executive Committee 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 Executive Committee, when the respective item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters not appearing on the Agenda that is within the Executive Committee’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 Executive Committee. 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].
In compliance with Government Code section 54957.5, non-exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all of the Executive Committee in advance of a meeting may be obtained at the meeting and also viewed at our Office located at 1755 North Highland Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90028, Executive Offices. In addition, if you would like a copy of any record related to an item on the agenda please contact Peggy Sun at 323.856.1214.
  1. Call to order by President (Anastasia Mann)
  1. Roll call by Secretary (Khaled Kaawar)
  1. Minutes – Review and approve prior August 23, 2010 minutes (5 minutes)
(See attachment)
  1. Review of Agenda for upcoming Full Board Meeting, January 19, 2011 at 6:30pm (5-10 mins)
(See attachment)
  1. Treasurer’s Report by Michael Meyer (10 minutes)
a.      Updates
b.      Adoption of FY 10-11 HHWNC Budget (in new City format).  Motion and vote.
c.       Possible Motion & Vote– Neighborhood Council Grant Approval
d.      Possible Motion & Vote – Review and approve Treasurer’s Report
  1. By Laws- Discussion of revision process
  1. Discussion re: Candidates forum pre March city elections.
  1. Review of Committees
  1. Positions on city issues (i.e.  garage leases, libraries, etc)
  1. OTHER – Topics from Exec Committee members
11. Old Business

  1. New Business
  1. Public Comments
  1. Adjournment

PROCESS FOR RECONSIDERATION: The Executive Committee 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 Executive Committee, 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 an Executive Committee 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 an Executive Committee 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.


January 19, 2011
Women’s Club of Hollywood
1749 North La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046



  1. Call to order by President Anastasia Mann at 5:40 p.m.  
  1. Roll call by Secretary: Anastasia Mann, Orrin Feldman, Khaled Kaawar, Michael Meyer, and Aaron Rogers. Full board was in attendance.
  1. Minutes – (Mann/Rogers) moved to accept the Executive Board meeting minutes of August 23, 2010 as revised. The motion carried.
  1. Review of Agenda for upcoming Full Board Meeting, January 19, 2011: Anastasia informed the board that Wayne Johansson has submitted his resignation. The executive committee accepted his resignation. The opening for his seat will be posted for 60 days. The board also reviewed additions and changes to the Board Meeting agenda. 
  1. Treasurer’s Report: Michael Meyer informed the Executive Board that there is $51,873 available for the fiscal year minus three items that have been approved for expenditures.
Items to be discussed at the Regular Board meeting include Neighborhood Council Grant Approval and review and approval of the Treasurer’s Report.
  1. By Laws- The Board discussed the Bylaws revision process and potential changes that may be needed under DONE.
  1. Candidate’s forum pre March city elections. Anastasia suggested HHWNC host candidates at the regular board meeting in February rather than holding a separate event. Each candidate will get five minutes to speak.
  1. Review of Committees: Committee issues were reviewed.
  1. Positions on city issues (i.e. garage leases, libraries, etc): Anastasia asked the Executive Board whether they were in favor of taking a stand on hot button issues. The Executive Board felt HHWNC should take a stand on issues such as the proposed garage leasing by the City as it would affect Hollywood.
  1. OTHER – Topics from Exec Committee members:
Anastasia talked about the Hollywood Women’s Club’s lack of service in not helping set up the room for the HHWNC meetings even though they are charging rent for the room. She said the board has never asked for complimentary rental of the Hollywood Women’s Club.
11.    6:22 p.m.     Meeting Adjourned:
-Minutes by Pat Kramer, Kelly Services-