BOARD MEETING
Monday, September 17, 2018, 6:30 PM

Fire Station 82 Annex
1800 N. BRONSON AVENUE, L.A., CA 90028
Second Floor Conference Room

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Welcome

  1. Roll Call (1 minutes)
  2. Approval of Minutes (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each) (10 minutes)
  4. Comments from any City, County, State or Federal representatives in attendance (5 minutes each) (20 minutes)
  5. HUNC Committee & Liaison announcements on items not on the Agenda (10 minutes)
  6. Executive Committee (5 minutes)
    1. Report by the President
  7. PLUM Committee
    1. Report by Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Motion to approve: Project: 6141 Franklin Avenue: Continued sale of a full-line of alcohol in conjunction with the operation of an existing 649 s.f. bar located within a hotel in the R3-1 zone. Current grant is ZA 2010-3215 ZV. Hours of operation 10am to 2am daily. Action(s) Requested: Per LAMC 12.27-B.1, Applicant is requesting a Zone Variance (ZV) to allow the continued sale of a full-line of alcohol at a 649 s.f. bar located within an existing hotel located within the R3-1 zone. Operation is currently permitted alcohol under case ZA 2010-3215 (ZV)(A1). Hours of operation 10am-2am daily. (5 minutes)
    3. Project: 2415 San Marco Drive: ZAD to permit the construction of a single-family dwelling fronting onto as Substandard Hillside Limited Street where a minimum 20-foot wide continuous paved roadway is not provided from the driveway apron to the boundary of the Hillside area. ZAD for increased by right Grading (1,584 c.y. total plus 217 c.y. under driveway exempted). ZAD for haul route to allow excess export equal to grading amount. ZAD(s) for over-in-height retaining walls, Zone Variance for additional floor area (1,781.9 s.f. RFA allowed, 3,231 s.f. RFA requested). Action(s) Requested: (5 minutes)
      1. ZAD for increased by right Grading (1,584 c.y. total plus 217 c.y. under driveway exempted). This request withdrawn as applicant states that a new survey shows the total c.y. to excavate is less than 1,000 c.y. which is below the requirement for a ZAD.
      2. ZAD for haul route to allow excess export equal to grading amount. No motion as, per number 1 above, there is no excess amount of dirt. This “no motion” is Conditioned that there be no dirt hauling on trash pickup day due to the narrowness of the streets.
      3. Motion to approve with Condition: A ZAD to permit two retaining walls in lieu of the otherwise permitted single retaining wall of 12 feet in height or of two retaining walls 10 feet in height each with a separation of 3 feet. The height of the walls to be permitted are Wall #1 at 10 feet, and Wall #2 varying between 0 and 22 feet 4 inches in height. The walls to be clad with non-plant coverings in such a way that they will not be offensive to the eye and not leave a blank wall that is viewable by all those who walk or drive by the project.
      4. A ZAD for building height over 45 feet. Motion not required as applicant states that the height is not over 45 feet.
    4. Update on Hollywood Center project and the Scoping meeting held on September 12 (5 minutes)
  8. Community Impact Statements
    1. Discussion and possible motion to approve HUNC CIS support of Council File 18-0045, Council and Committee Meetings to be held in evening hours. (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to approve HUNC CIS support of Council File 12-1681-S3, NC Subdivision Reform. Subdivisions to occur no more often that once every 4 years (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve HUNC CIS support of Council File 18-0053, Straws-on Request Ordinance. Bureau of Sanitation report, dated September 12, 2018, referred to Energy, Climate Change, and Environmental Justice Committee (5 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to approve HUNC CIS supportive of Council File 18-0737, Plastic Utensils-on-Request Ordinance. Motion document(s) referred to Energy, Climate Change, and Environmental Justice Committee. (5 minutes)
    5. Discussion and possible motion to approve HUNC CIS supportive of Council File 03-1459-S3, Koretz and Bonin motion to strengthen and amend the City’s Protected Tree Ordinance No. 177404 to protecting indigenous Oak, Southern California Black Walnut, Western Sycamore, and California Bay (5 minutes)
  9. PSW&T Committee
    1. Report by Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Discussion of A Million Drops creating a community cleaning crew to be hired by HUNC that would post a sign after cleanups that would indicate the cleanup was sponsored by HUNC (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion as to whether HUNC consider submitting a letter of endorsement for Brian White for SLO (5 minutes)
  10. Outreach Committee
    1. Report by Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Update on the upcoming Halloween Fair on Garfield (5 minutes)
  11. Non Profit Arts & Education Committee
    1. Report by Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to approve $1000 to help pay for the costs of movie nights in the park, October, January, February. (5 minutes)
    3. Motion to approve Violet Williams for the Youth Representative Seat (5 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to approve $2500 for paint, brushes and other supplies for an art mural to be painted on the Bronson bridge over the freeway (5 minutes)
    5. Discussion and possible motion to approve $1000 for a community participation event to be held during the painting of an art mural on Bronson bridge (5 minutes)
  12. Renters and Housing Issues Committee
    1. Report by Committee Chair (2 minutes)
  13. Finance
    1. Discussion and possible motion to extend portable showers NPG to Showers of Hope at Hollywood Adventist church for 8 weeks for $2500.00. (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to approve $1000 to purchase underwear, t-shirts, sweatshirts, socks and waterproof tarps for 100 homeless. Items will be purchased by A Million Drops on behalf of other agencies and will be distributed by Sheila Irani. $1000 to purchase underwear, t-shirts, sweatshirts, socks and waterproof tarps for 100 homeless. Items will be purchased by A Million Drops on behalf of other agencies and will be distributed by Sheila Irani. (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve $1200 for the Sunstock Music Festival (10 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to reapprove $1000 for TAP cards to be immediately distributed to unhoused individuals in the area through local organizations (5 minutes)
  14. Board Member announcements on items not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  15. Old/Ongoing Business
  16. New/Future Business

Adjournment

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  (http://hollywoodunitednc.org/wp/bylaws-standing-rules-and-financial-procedures/). 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.