BOARD MEETING
Monday, November 19, 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
  2. Approval of Minutes (5 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) (15 minutes)
  5. HUNC Committee & Liaison announcements on items not on the Agenda
  6. Introduction and motion to approve Andrew Chadsey to fill the vacant Business Area C seat for the remainder of the term through 2021 (15 minutes)
  7. Budget Advocates (10 minutes)
    1. Report by Jay Handal
    2. Discussion and possible motion to appoint another Budget Advocate
  8. Executive Committee
    1. Report by the Vice President
    2. Review of calendar and conflicts with the holiday season
  9. PLUM Committee (30 minutes)
    1. Report by Committee Chair
    2. Review and discussion of proposed new Restaurant Beverage Program Ordinance (a new Subdivision 32 added to Subsection A of section 12.22 of the LA Municipal Code) and potential motion and Community Impact Statement.
      Draft Ordinance: https://planning.lacity.org/ordinances/docs/RestaurantBeverageProgram/Ordinance.pdf
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): https://planning.lacity.org/ordinances/docs/RestaurantBeverageProgram/FAQ.pdf
      Hearing Notice: https://planning.lacity.org/ordinances/docs/RestaurantBeverageProgram/HearingNotice.pdf
  10. Government Affairs and Community Impact Statements (20 minutes)
    1. Discussion of and possible motion to provide a HUNC CIS on Council File 18-0988: Community Forestry Division / Bureau of Street Services (BSS) / Staffing Requirements. https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=18-0988
    2. Discussion of and possible motion to provide a HUNC CIS on Council File 15-0499-S1: City Tree and Biodiversity
      https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=15-0499-S1
    3. Discussion of and possible motion to provide a HUNC CIS on Council File 15-0467-S8: Current Hiring Efforts / Bureau of Street Services (BSS) / Planting, Maintenance and Care Services / City Street Trees
      https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=15-0467-S8
    4. Discussion of and possible motion to provide a HUNC CIS on Council File 14-1635-S2: Short-Term Rentals / Preparation of Ordinance / Home Sharing Ordinance
      https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=14-1635-S2
  11. Outreach Committee (15 minutes)
    1. Report by Committee Chair
    2. Presentation, discussion, and possible motion to recommend funding of NPG application from the Cheremoya Foundation for up to $600 for the Cheremoya Elementary ArtFest event on December 8
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $500 for updated brochure to reflect new committees
  12. Homelessness & Social Services Committee (15 minutes)
    1. Report by Committee Chair
    2. Discussion and possible motion to approve $750 from our Special Account Funds to purchase/fund METRO TAP cards for people experiencing homelessness to utilize
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve $500 to pay for 100 laundry vouchers specifically to be utilized by people experiencing homelessness within the HUNC region
    4. Discussion and possible motion to approve $1500 to retain “The Shower of Hope” for an additional 8 weeks of services
  13. Renters and Housing Issues Committee (10 minutes)
    1. Report by Committee Chair
  14. NC Elections (15 minutes)
    1. Report on current election activities
    2. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $100 for a banner to be hung at Cheremoya
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $4000 for a direct mailer card to the area promoting elections and a call for candidates
    4. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $1500 for step/lawn signs promoting elections and call for candidates
    5. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $250 for one sheet flyer promoting elections and call for candidates
    6. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $400 for a candidate information trifold
  15. Finance (10 minutes)
    1. Discussion of current fiscal year budget and possible motion for adjustment
    2. Discussion and vote to approve pending Monthly Expense Report for submission
    3. Discussion and motion to approve up to $150 for the annual renewal of HUNC P.O. Box rental
  16. Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee (5 minutes)
    1. Report by Committee Chair
  17. Transportation & Works Committee (5 minutes)
    1. Report by Committee Chair
  18. Board Member announcements on items not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  19. Old/Ongoing Business
  20. 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.