Executive Committee

Wednesday, September 04, 2019, 6:30 PM
Fire Station 82 Annex
1800 N. BRONSON AVENUE, L.A., CA 90028
Second Floor Conference Room

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  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each)
  4. Update on vacant HUNC Board seats
  5. Discussion and possible motion to recommend the board appoint Julia Eschanasy as the Youth Representative
  6. Discussion and possible motion to recommend the board appoint James Rich as the Business Area A
  7. Discussion and possible motion to recommend the board appoint Stephanie C. Rowe as a stakeholder committee member to the Ad Hoc Bylaws committee and consideration for a position on a standing committee
  8. Discuss having Controller Ron Galperin address our October Board Meeting and having a reporter from NPR covering the event
  9. Discussion and possible motion to recommend the board approve up to $750 for additional wireless microphones and other AV accessories
  10. Discuss board member decorum, board member advocacy at public events, adherence to HUNC bylaws and the Code of Conduct
  11. Review NC event requirements in terms of process and paperwork
  12. Discuss a HUNC retreat for goals and timing
  13. Review office space organization and possible items for disposition
  14. Discuss changing the Homelessness and & Social Services committee name to Social Services & Homelessness
  15. Discuss streamlining committee issue assignments and corresponding agenda items to make the board process more efficient and reduce duplication of efforts
  16. Discuss possible conversation with Council Offices on a fund matching program for beautification projects
  17. Discuss methods to possibly track project completion
  18. Discuss forming a list of formal organizations within and closely surrounding HUNC boundaries
  19. Committee Member announcements on items not on the Agenda
  20. Old/Ongoing Business
  21. New/Future Business


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.