BOARD MEETING

Monday, November 11, 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) (10 minutes)
  5. Community Updates
    1. Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File 19-0600 recommending recommends that the Mayor present his Proposed Budget on February 1st, 80 days earlier than the charter mandated date of April 20th (5 minutes)
  6. HUNC Committee & Liaison announcements on items not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  7. Executive Committee
    1. Report by the President (10 minutes)
  8. PLUM Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (2 minutes)
  9. Outreach Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (2 minutes)
  10. Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Update and discussion of upcoming survey (using SurveyMonkey) in regard to crime and LAPD experiences in the HUNC area. (5 minutes)
    3. Update on Hollywood Hills Evacuation Exercise on November 16 (5 minutes)
  11. Homelessness and Social Services Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Update by Committee Members on local homelessness and social service related events happening in the HUNC or greater Hollywood area (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File 19-1090 Families Experiencing Homelessness / Hotels: https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=19-1090
      First: Rodriguez (CD 7), Second: Harris-Dawson (CD 8); Currently in: Homelessness and Poverty; Last Action: 2019.09.18
      Summary: Requests the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) provide a report that identifies the services offered across motels currently being used to provide shelter to families experiencing homelessness, and to provide practical recommendations to ensure greater consistency of services in these motels. (5 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File 19-1177 Encampment to Home Program / Citywide Expansion: https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=%2019-1177
      First: Bonin (CD 11), Second: Price (CD 9); Currently in: Homelessness and Poverty; Last Action: 2019.10.02
      Summary: Asks for a report on the Encampment to Home program, including an analysis of factors that contributed to its success, recommendations for further refinements, and recommendations
  12. Transportation & Works Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Update on St. Andrews Stairs; report on current project feasibility and the possibility of alternative locations (2 minutes)
    3. Discussion of possible Metro Bike Share locations in HUNC area to pass on to CD13 roll out of Metro Bike Share Program to Hollywood (5 minutes)
    4. Update on Dockless Transportation Meeting at Durant Library (5 minutes)
    5. Discussion and possible motion in support of a Letter of Recommendation to the Department of Transportation (LA DoT) for the placement of a ‘No U -Turn’ sign on Eastbound Franklin Qt Bronson (5 minutes)
    6. Discussion and possible motion to request the bureau of street lighting to add a utility light across from 1909 N Beachwood Dr. on the Cheremoya Elementary School side of street (5 minutes)
    7. Discussion and possible motion to write a letter to CD4 in support of additional light figure and / or tree trimming on Beachwood Dr near Cheremoya Elementary (5 minutes)
    8. Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File 19-1002 (18-0091) and discussion and possible motion in favor of a Letter of Recommendation to CD 4, the Mayor, and the appropriate Departments requesting a review of feasibility for a similar program in Griffith Park http://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2019/19-1002_mot_08-30-2019.pdf
      First: Martinez (CD 6), Second: Krekorian (CD 2), Rodriguez (CD 7); Currently in: Passed by Council; Last Action: 2019.10.02
      Summary: Nine (9) City of Los Angeles parks would be improved to capture and divert up to 2,912 acre-feet of stormwater and urban runoff per year into subterranean infiltration galleries to recharge the San Fernando Groundwater Basin. (5 minutes)
    9. Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File CF 19-0986: Micro-trenching for Utilities https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=19-0986
      First: Blumenfield (CD 3), Second: Rodriguez (CD 7); Currently in: Passed by Council; Last Action: 2019.09.13
      Summary: Decrease the minimum installation depth requirements for substructure utility placement and to make an applicable adjustment to the Street Damage Restoration Fee for substructure utilities placed via micro-trench and other similar installation methods. (5 minutes)
    10. Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File 19-0885 Next Gen Bus Study / Operational and Infrastructure Improvements / Reliable Service https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=19-0885
      First: Bonin (CD 11), Krekorian (CD 2), Second: Blumenfield (CD 3); Currently in: Passed in Council; Last Action: 2019.09.18
      Summary: LADoT should report back with a list of priority bus-supportive infrastructure projects needed to support the NextGen bus service plan, with an emphasis on near-term improvements that can be implemented concurrently with each phase of NextGen, and that LADoT form a NextGen Bus Speed Engineering Working Group co-chaired by the Metro CEO and the LADoT General Manager, or their designees, and establish a regular meeting schedule, at least monthly. (5 minutes)
    11. Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File 19-0002-S163 SB127 Wiener Complete Streets for Active Living – https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=19-0002-S163
      First: Koretz (CD 2), Second: Bonin (CD 11); Currently in: Passed in Council; Last Action: 2019.09.20
      Summary: SUPPORT for SB 127 (Wiener), Complete Streets for Active Living, which would make significant changes to Caltrans’ programming, planning and capital improvement processes to incorporate complete street elements into projects in specified areas by providing safe mobility for
      L) Discussion and possible motion to recommend a CIS in support of Council File (CF 19-1213) WAZE GPS Navigation: https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=19-1213
      First: Krekorian (CD 2), Second: Koretz (CD 5); Currently in: Transportation Committee; Last Action: 2019.10.08
      Summary: Asks the City Attorney to prepare and present an ordinance that would amend the Los Angeles Municipal Code to expressly prohibit the use of digital applications and digital infrastructure to re-route vehicular traffic that is inconsistent with office City street designations.
  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 (2 minutes)
  15. Finance
    1. Report by the Treasurer (2 minutes)
    2. Discussion of current fiscal year budget and possible motion for adjustment (2 minutes)
    3. Discussion and vote to approve pending Monthly Expense Report for October for submission (5 minutes)
  16. Board Member announcements of items not on the Agenda (2 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.