Celebrating the Creative Community of Venice.
Rules & Elections Committee Meeting
Agenda Rec agenda 141125
Oakwood Park Rec Center
767 California Street
Venice, CA 90291
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
1. Call to Order and Roll Call (7:00) PM.
Ira Koslow – Chair
Mike Newhouse (ex-officio)
2. Approval of the Agenda
3. Review & approval of any outstanding minutes (141028)
4. Public Announcements and Comments on items not on the Agenda (15 minutes, no more than 2 minutes per person)
5. New Business
All items for discussion and possible action.
A. Agenda motion Request: Revision of Education Committee Mission Statement : The Venice Neighborhood Council Education Committee provides a sounding board for the Venice Family of Schools and parents to keep neighborhood students in the Venice "pipeline", enhance student performance through strengthening ties to community agencies and organizations, and continuing to advise elected officials on policies affecting the quality of education in the Venice Family of Schools.
B. Add Standing Rule 29 : All 24 Hour Notice "Special Meetings" require written pre-approval by the VNC President or Vice President.
C. Replace SR 18 with: The Venice Neighborhood Council MAY publicize the events, activities, announcements and information from the Departments, Agencies and Officeholders of the City of Los Angeles, the County of Los Angeles, the State of California and the Federal Government of the United States of America. Publicity of events and activities of other organizations is permitted if the event is free, open to the public, and with approval of the
President of the VNC. Click here for VNC Standing Rules
6. Old Business
All items for discussion and possible action.
A. Discussion about Bylaws adjustments. Click here for VNC Bylaws.
7. Announcements & Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (15 minutes, no more than 2 minutes per person)
8. Adjourn (approximately (8:30 PM)
In compliance with Government Code section 54957.5, non-exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all of the board members in advance of a meeting may be viewed at the Venice Library, 501 S. Venice Blvd.; Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd.; and at our website by clicking on the following
link: http://venicenc.org/ , or at the scheduled meeting. In addition, if you would like a copy of any record
Who will repair tree damaged sidewalks? The City, the property owner, or both? Join the Empowerment Congress Southwest Area Neighborhood Council with guests, Councilman Bernard Parks, Public Works Bureau of Street Services, Urban Forestry Division, the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative (LANI) and the stakeholders of South LA as we have a conversation about sidewalks, tree roots, permits, contractors and developing a sustainable plan to pay for sidewalk repair.
PACIFIC AREA COMMUNITY POLICE ADVISORY BOARD
Potluck Dinner Meeting
Wednesday, 7pm, November 19, 2014
Playa Vista Center Pointe Club,
6200 Playa Vista Drive, Playa Vista, CA 90094
Join us for our last meeting but first potluck dinner of the year as we gather to review the year and plan for 2015!We’ll review the presentation given today at the LA City Police Commission about Pacific LAPD, discuss our upcoming holiday appreciation meals, distribute the Santa Sleigh route information, solicit for volunteers for our upcoming Winter Wonderland event and make some plans about how we want to make the Pacific CPAB 2015 the most engaged, impactful and community based organization on the Westside of Los Angeles! Rob will bring a roast pork dish, plates, napkins, cups and silver ware. The rest of the menu is up to you!
WEST LOS ANGELES PLANNING COMMISSION
200 North Spring Street, Room 272
Los Angeles, CA 90012
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
OWNERS AND OCCUPANTS
Concerning property at
259 South Hampton Drive
Case No.: ZA-2012-1770-CDP-CUB-1A
The West Los Angeles Planning Commission invites you to attend a hearing regarding the property highlighted above. The law requires that owners and renters near this site be notified of this hearing. If you do not wish to attend the hearing, you may ignore this notice.
The hearing involves an appeal of the Zoning Administrator’s decision, pursuant to the Los Angeles Municipal Code Section 12.20.2, to Approve a Coastal Development Permit authorizing the conversion, construction, use and maintenance of a take-out restaurant and retail establishment into a sit-down restaurant located within the single jurisdiction of the California Zone, and, pursuant to Los Angeles Municipal Code Section 12.24-W,1, to Approve a Conditional Use to permit the sale and dispensing of a full line of alcoholic beverages for on-site consumption in conjunction with a proposed restaurant in the M1-1 Zone, and to adopt the action of the lead agency in issuing the Mitigated Negative Declaration ENV-2013-2592-MND as the environmental clearance for this project.
APPLICANT: Richard J. Gottlieb, Dunes Development LLC
APPELLANT: Ilana Marosi
AGENDAS are posted for public review in the Main Street lobby of City Hall East, 200 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, California, and are accessible through the Internet World Wide Web at http://www.lacity.org/pln/index.htm
Representative: Stephen Vitalich, Stephen Vitalich Architects
TESTIMONY: Written testimony may be submitted prior to the hearing (see instructions below); however, oral testimony can only be given at the hearing and may be limited due to time constraints. Sign language interpreters and assistive listening devices may be provided if you contact our office at least three (3) business days before the hearing.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS ON SUBMITTING TESTIMONY SEE BELOW
DECISION: The Commission’s decision will be based on the merits of the case and the applicable law. The Commission can consider the entire action even if only a portion has been appealed. A report of the Commission’s action will be mailed upon request after the hearing. Pursuant to Government Code Section 65009(b)(2), any court challenge of the Commission’s action may be limited to those issues considered at the public hearing.
FILE REVIEW: The complete file, including the determination is available for public inspection in the Commission office, Suite 272, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call (213) 978-1300 several days in advance to assure file availability.
CORRESPONDENCE AND EXHIBITS
The Commission members are not City employees. They are citizens who have been appointed by the Mayor. They function in a quasi-judicial capacity and therefore, cannot be contacted before the hearing. Any written testimony which you wish them to see may only be submitted to our office using the following guidelines:
1. If you wish to submit materials to the Commission for their consideration, they should be a in the Commission office ten days prior to the date of the hearing. If Monday is a holiday, they should be received by noon of the preceding Friday.
2. Please provide an original and fourteen (14) copies (15 sets) of all correspondence or received exhibits (for the file, (5) Commission members, Director of Planning, Chief Zoning Administrator, Associate Zoning Administrator, City Planner, Commission Executive Assistant and City Attorney). All fifteen copies/sets may be mailed in the same envelope.
3. Correspondence must be on letter size or legal size paper (8 2 " x 11" or 8 2 " x 14").
4. All oversized exhibits (photos, plans, artists’ renderings) must be able to fit in a legal size folder. Therefore, they should be mounted on foldable paper or a file size copy must be provided. Photo exhibits must be mounted on light cardboard or foldable paper.
5. Write the ZA case number on all communications and exhibits (for Parcel Map, Private Street and Certificate of Compliance appeals use the original case number, for Coastal Development Permit appeals, write the CDP number).
6. ALL materials submitted to the Commission become City property and cannot be returned. This includes any correspondence or exhibit used as part of your testimony to the Commission.
As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate. The meeting facility and its parking are wheelchair accessible. Sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or other auxiliary aids and/or other services may be provided upon request. To ensure availability of services, please make your request not later than three working days (72 hours) prior to the meeting by calling the staff person referenced in this notice.