Monday, December 09, 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 minutes)
  2. Approval of Minutes (5 minutes)
  3. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each) (6 minutes)
  4. Community Updates
    1. Introduction of the new General Manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment Raquel Beltran as part of her listening tour among the 99 neighborhood councils and the alliances in order to share her initial goals and strategy for the first 100 days (15 minutes)
    2. 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 (10 minutes)
  6. Executive Committee
    1. Report by the President (2 minutes)
  7. PLUM Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair
    2. Discussion and possible motion: 1841 N. Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA: Project Description: Action Requested: Existing parking count is 85. Code allows for the same to exist in new site layout. Per code, we added 2 additional parking based on the NEW NET increase in building SF (2 per 1000 SF). Beyond the 87, we, the client would like to increase parking by applying for an “adjustment” process for an additional 9.9% increase, for a total of 95 parking stalls and the eliminate the wall on Western Ave as required by the SNAP conditions. (10 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion for comments: Hollywood Community Plan (HCP) Update: Review of the Partially Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report regarding Sections 4.15, Transportation, Chapter 5.0 and new Appendix N ONLY. Deadline for comment regarding the draft EIR update is December 16, 2019. See attached sections to be reviewed and commented on. Prior HUNC comments sent to the LA Planning Department regarding the HCP Draft EIR is attached. (15 minutes)
  8. Outreach Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion approve up to $3,000 for rentals, food, beverages, flyers, swag and other incidentals in sponsoring a CD4 candidate forum in coordination with other NCs (10 minutes)
    3. Discussion of board member participation in HUNC and various community events (5 minutes)
    4. Discussion of possible meet and greet with stakeholders at Everly Hotel in upcoming months (5 minutes)
  9. Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $400 for an FRS (Family Radio Service) or GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) device to be kept in the Annex and used in conjunction with the LFNC for monthly safety check-ins (10 minutes)
    3. Report on the recent sexual assault seminar with Officer Ben Thompson and discussion of possible follow-up seminar in early 2020. (10 minutes)
  10. Homelessness and Social Services Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Discuss Homelessness Neighbors Resource Bundles (5 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $2000.00 for METRO Tap cards to be distributed in the Homeless Neighbors Resource Bundles (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 (2 minutes)
    2. Report by the Youth Representative (2 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $1,000 for Cheremoya School murals (10 minutes)
  13. Renters and Housing Issues Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (2 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to file a CIS in support of Council File 19-1127 Tenants in Common (TIC) / Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) Units / Ellis Act Eviction / Inventory and Monitoring System
      First: O’Farrell (CD 13) Second: Martinez (CD 6); Currently In: Housing Committee; Last Action: 10/8/19
      Summary: Requesta report within 60 days on the feasibility of creating an inventory and monitoring system for units subject to the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) that have been vacated by the Ellis Act and have become, or are suspected to become, Tenants-in-Common units, in order to enforce the regulations of the City’s RSO and the Home-Sharing Ordinance; the report should
  14. 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 November Monthly Expense Report for submission (10 minutes)
  15. Board Member announcements of items not on the Agenda (5 minutes)
  16. Old/Ongoing Business (2 minutes)
  17. New/Future Business (2 minutes)


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.