BOARD MEETING

Monday, October 14, 2019, 6:30 PM
Fire Station 82 Annex
1800 N. BRONSON AVENUE, L.A., CA 90028
Second Floor Conference Room

The public is requested to fill out a "Speaker Card" to address the Board on any item of the agenda prior to the Board taking action on an item. Comments from the public on Agenda items will be heard only when the respective item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters not appearing on the Agenda that is within the Board's subject matter jurisdiction will be heard during the Public Comment period. Public comment is limited to 2 minutes per speaker, for a maximum of 20 minutes total for Public comment, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board. Agenda is posted for public review at Counterpoint Records and Books 5911 Franklin Ave, on our website at www.MyHUNC.com, and with EmpowerLA. In compliance with Government Code section 54957.5, non-exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all of the board in advance of a meeting may be viewed at the scheduled meeting (or location noted in the Agenda item) or by making arrangements with our office (contact information above). As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. Sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or other auxiliary aids and/or services may be provided upon request. To ensure availability of services, please make your request at least 3 business days (72 hours) prior to the meeting you wish to attend by contacting the Neighborhood Council Support Help Line (213) 978-1551 or email info@myhunc.com. Note: Agenda items may be taken out of order or merged as deemed appropriate by the Board. Action may be taken on all items. To subscribe directly to our Agendas, go to http://hollywoodunitednc.org/wp/newsletter/

Welcome

  1. Roll Call (5 minutes)
  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 (5 minutes)
  6. Executive Committee
    1. Report by the President (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to recommend the board appoint Fouzia Burfield as the Business Area A representative. (10 minutes)
    3. Discuss the admonition letter from the City Clerk and financial training for board members (5
  7. PLUM Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair
    2. Discussion and possible motion to deny all Action(s) Requested for 1775 N. Ivar Avenue: Project Description: Restaurant with dancing and live entertainment. Plan Approval to continue sale of a full line of alcoholic beverages for on-site consumption in an existing restaurant with modification to conditions 5, 10 and 29. Action(s) Requested: Pursuant to Los Angles Municipal Code Section 12.24 M, and Condition 7 of ZA-2017-CUB-CUX-1A, a Plan Approval to review compliance and to permit modifications in conditions 5, 10 and 29. Modification of 5 to allow operations 6am to 2am and Modification of 10 allowing the required number of guards to be based on time and business level. 3. Modification of 29 to allow up to 10 private events in December and 5 in other months. (10 8. Outreach Committee
  8. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
  9. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $1,000 in Facebook advertising for general NC outreach (5 minutes)
  10. Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Update on the Take Down the Tents petition (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion of October 8th Evacuation Exercise Town Hall and ideas for outreach for upcoming town halls and resource fairs (10 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $250 for food and beverages for an upcoming seminar from Dr. Deborah Schleicher from the Rape Treatment Center to be held in early December (5 minutes)
  11. Transportation & Works Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
  12. Non Profit, Education & Arts Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Report by the Youth Representative (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $2,000 to purchase books for every K-2 student as part of an author reading at Cheremoya (10 minutes)
  1. Homelessness and Social Services Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion of co-sponsoring a large joint meeting on the topic of homelessness with CHNC, HSDNC, and LFNC (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File 19-1020 Commission on Lived Experience with Homelessness: https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=19-1020
      First: Bonin (CD 11), Second: Harris-Dawson (CD 8); Currently in: Homelessness and Poverty Committee; Last Action: 2019.09.04 Summary: Makes recommendations to the City Council on the most effective way to establish a Commission on Lived Experience with Homelessness, composed entirely of people who are currently, or have been in the recent past, homeless in Los Angeles (10 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File 19-0973 Exempt Positions to Civil Service: https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=19-0973
      First: Smith (CD 12), Second: Krekorian (CD 2); Currently in: Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee; Last Action: 2019.10.01
      Summary: Reports on the feasibility of establishing a process by which exempt Council or Mayoral staff with five years of service or more to the City of Los Angeles can transfer to a Civil Service Position within one of the many City Departments (10 minutes)
    5. Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File 19-0002-S157 HR 1384/The Medicare for All Act/Medicare/Affordable Care Act: https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=19-0002-S157
      First: Wesson (CD 10), Second: CDs 3, 11, 8, 5, 6, 4; Currently in: Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee; Last Action: 2019.10.10
      Summary: …Los Angeles hereby includes in its 2019-2020 Federal Legislative Program SUPPORT for HR 1384, the Medicare for ALL Act, which would expand health care coverage, eliminate health care
    6. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $2500.00 for End Homelessness California to be utilized for shower services for people experiencing homelessness (10 minutes)
  2. Renters and Housing Issues Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to write letter to relevant magazine publishers advising of the Villa Carlotta’s RSO restriction (10 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to support Council File 19-0002-S6 / Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act / Reform (10 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to support Council File 14-1635-S8 Short-Term Rental Units / Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) Buildings / Department of City Planning / Home Sharing Ordinance (HSO) Unit / Non-Compliant Status / Notification Process (10 minutes)
  3. Finance
    1. Report by the Treasurer (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion of current fiscal year budget and possible motion for adjustment (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion and vote to approve pending September Monthly Expense Report for submission (5 minutes)
  4. Board Member announcements of items not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  5. Old/Ongoing Business (3 minutes)
  6. 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.