BOARD MEETING

Monday, August 12, 2019, 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 minutes)
  2. Approval of Minutes (5 minutes)
  3. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each) (5 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 (5 minutes)
  6. Community Updates
    1. Update on Civic U by Andrew Chadsey (5 minutes)
    2. Update on the Fonda Theater (5 minutes)
    3. Report on the National Night Out (5 minutes)
  7. Executive Committee
    1. Report by the President (5 minutes)
  8. PLUM Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Motion to support Lake Hollywood Homeowners Association’s request for the city to study installing a cell tower in the Lake Hollywood park area to assist Park Rangers and residents to make calls out of their homes for disasters and enforcement against violations. All relevant cell phone carriers to be considered. (5 minutes)
    3. 1718 N. Vine Street – citizenM Hollywood & Vine: Project and Draft EIR Presentation and Review. (The draft EIR is available at http://planning.lacity.org (click on the “Environmental Review” tab on the left-hand side, then click on “Draft EIR” and click on the Project title). Copies are also available at the following Library Branches: Central Library, Francis Howard Goldwyn Hollywood Regional Library and John C. Fremont Branch Library).
      Motion to approve sending the following to the city planning department and city councilmember’s office: The Hollywood Neighborhood Council requests that in light of concerns raised to the neighborhood council by local residents that the relevant city departments review:
      1. The appropriateness of a Vesting Zone/Height District Change from C4-2D-SN to (T)(Q)C4-2D-SN to allow for a FAR of 6:1 in lieu of 3:1.
      2. The appropriateness of a Zoning Administrator’s Adjustment to allow reduced side and rear yard setbacks.
      3. The appropriateness of granting a Master Conditional Use Permit for the sale and/or dispensing of alcoholic beverages for a maximum of three (3) on-site full line permits.
      4. The appropriateness of a request that the City Council reduce the Project’s parking requirement by 20 percent.
      5. A thorough review of the Geology and Soils issues presented by the Hollywood Fault line located 100 feet from the project. This should be reviewed in conjunction with the Hollywood Center Plan (Millennium) as there may be a conflict between the two projects as to where the fault line is and the appropriateness of any building being built at or on the fault line.
      6. The sound level, alcohol and general use proposed for a roof-top lounge area situated next to residential building residences . (10 minutes)
    4. 5959 W. Franklin Avenue (Villa Carlotta). Present Use: Multi-Family Residential. Proposed Use: Mixed-Use (Multi-Family Residential and Restaurant). Project Description: The change of use of an existing residential apartment building to a mixed-use building with a ground-floor 1,146 square foot café/restaurant outdoor dining area with a 378 square foot prep kitchen with 49 total seats, a Zone Variance to allow the sale and dispensing of a full-line of alcoholic beverages for on site consumption. Hours of operation requested from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m., daily, and a Zone Variance for to allow 49 total seats in lieu of the otherwise 25-seat maximum for restaurants in a historic building.
      1. Discussion and possible motion to deny change of use to Mixed-Use (Multi-Family Residential and Restaurant). (5 minutes)
      2. Discussion and possible motion to deny a Zoning Administrator’s Determination to permit a restaurant with 25 or fewer seats in a historic building in the R3 zone. (5 minutes)
      3. Discussion and possible motion to deny a Zone Variance to allow a 1,146 square foot café/restaurant and outdoor dining area with 49 total seats, in lieu of the otherwise 25-seat maximum for restaurants in a historic building in the R3 zone. (5 minutes)
      4. Discussion and possible motion to deny a Zone Variance to allow the sale and dispensing of a full-line of alcoholic beverages in conjunction with a proposed 1,146 square-foot café/restaurant outdoor dining area, with 49 outdoor seats, and hours of operation from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily. (5 minutes)
  9. Outreach Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
  10. Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
  11. Homelessness and Social Services Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion for a CIS to support CF 19-0450 Homeless Encampment Clean-Up Efforts Report / Comprehensive Homelessness Strategy
      https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=19-0450 (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $750.00 for additional Homeless Resource Guides (5 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $1000.00 for future laundry vouchers. (5 minutes)
    5. Discussion of Homeless Stakeholder Resource bundle assembly. (5 minutes)
  12. Transportation & Works Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Update on Franklin Ave. planters (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve Adam Miller as Vice Chair of Transportation & Works (2 minutes)
  13. Non Profit, Education & Arts Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Report by the Youth Representative (2 minutes)
  14. Renters and Housing Issues Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
  15. Finance
    1. Report by the Treasurer (2 minutes)
    2. Discussion of current fiscal year budget and possible motion for adjustment (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion and vote to approve the July Monthly Expense Report for submission (5 minutes)
    4. Update on rollover funds from FY 2018-19 (2 minutes)
  16. Board Member announcements for items not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  17. Old/Ongoing Business (2 minutes)
  18. New/Future Business (2 minutes)

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.