MONDAY, May 20th, 2017, 6:30pm

1800 N. BRONSON AVENUE, L.A., CA 90028
Second Floor Conference Room

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  1. Roll Call (2 minutes)
  2. Approval of Minutes (5 minutes)
  3. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each) (5 minutes)
  4. Jack Humphreville, Budget Advocate (5 minutes)
  5. Announcements from any City, County, State or Federal representatives in attendance (5 minutes each) (10 minutes)
  6. PLUM
    1. Motion to approve: Project: 6230 W. Yucca, 6226 Yucca, 1751 N. Argyle. Argyle Apts Projecting Sign. 1′-8″ (W) x 10′-2.75″(H). Illuminating projecting Sign reading Argyle House/Parking. Action(s) Requested: Ordinance 181340 Hollywood Signage. The ordinance request that all projecting signs be approved through a project permit compliance process in Sec. 6.C. (10 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion for a letter to the City concerning the lack of notification regarding the public comment period for the proposed Hollywood Center by the Millenium Partners (10 minutes)
  7. Discussion and possible motion to move HUNC website to the new WordPress platform (15 minutes)
  8. Finance
    1. Discussion of budget to date and vote to approve Monthly Expense Reports for submission (5 minutes)
    2. Review of Neighborhood Council Funding Program Policies and Guidelines 2018 and requirements for agendizing funding items for Board review, review status of Board Member compliance with Funding training (10 minutes)
    3. Discussion and vote to approve up to $1000 for Tree/Plant Give-Away at Franklin Ivar Park on Saturday, June 9. Previous vote to approve for same at April 16 Board did not identify specific date for event. (5 minutes)
    4. Discussion and vote to approve Application for Neighborhood Purposes Grant from A Million Drops, a 501c3 for conducting two self-defense classes for $2000 to be held at Hollywood Sacrament Church June 23 and July 14 to include, but not be limited to venue rent, instructor (Jean Morrison) services, food, beverages and incidentals. HUNC will be mentioned in AMD promotional materials and will host an Outreach table at each class. Similar vote to approve for same at April 16 Board did not meet Funding approval. A NPG applicant with revised schedule of classes for May 19 and June 16 should meet approval requirements. (10 minutes)
    5. Discussion and vote to approve funding for up to $3000 for CERT Training course beginning July 2018 to include, but not be limited to food, beverages, incidentals and branded emergency back-packs. Previous vote to approve for same at April 16 Board indicated classes would begin in June. (5 minutes)
    6. Discussion and vote to approve funding for up to $1000 for the Budget Advocates group (5 minutes)
    7. Discussion and vote to approve funding for up to $1500 for branded first aid kits (5 minutes)
    8. Discussion and vote to approve reimbursement to Tom Meredith for $12.22 for incidentals purchased at Smart and Final used with food provided at HHWNC/HUNC sponsored DWP Town Hall (2 minutes)
    9. Discussion and vote to approve up to $500 for a HUNC organized Stop the Bleed class that is taught by Children’s Hospital (5 minutes)
    10. Discussion and vote to approve reimbursement to Luis Saldivar for $40.00 for keys duplication. (2 minutes)
  9. Review status of Board member compliance on required trainings including Ethics, Funding, Code of Conduct (10 minutes)
  10. Review of Board member assignments as Liaisons and to Committees (5 minutes)
  11. Review of City Attorney Brown Act for Neighborhood Councils (5 minutes)
  12. Review of 2019 HUNC Election (10 minutes)
  13. Committee Reports on items not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  14. HUNC Committee & Liaison announcements on items not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  15. Board Member announcements on items not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  16. Old/Ongoing Business (2 minutes)
  17. New/Future Business (2 minutes)


A simple majority vote by the Board members present, not including abstentions, at a meeting at which there is a quorum, shall be required to take official action, unless specified otherwise in the Bylaws (  ) Reconsideration: The Board may reconsider and amend its action on items listed on the agenda if that reconsideration takes place before the end of the meeting at which it was considered 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 Recording 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.