BOARD MEETING

Monday, January 13, 2020, 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 (2 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 (10 minutes)
  6. Community Updates
    1. Presentation by Daniel Tamm from LA Sanitation (15 minutes)
    2. Report by the Youth Representative (2 minutes)
  7. Executive Committee
    1. Report by the President (10 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to approve Sheila Irani and Erin Penner as Co-Chairs of the Social Services and Homelessness committee (5 minutes)
  8. PLUM Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
  9. Outreach Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible vote to approve $1,000 for a direct mail campaign to locate a renter’s representative for Area A (10 minutes)
    3. Update on the upcoming CD4 candidate forum and current coordination with other NCs (5 minutes)
  10. Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to approve funding for up to $2,500 for CERT Training course beginning in either March, April or May to include, but not be limited to food, beverages, incidentals and branded emergency back-packs
  11. Homelessness and Social Services Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to have the board write a letter of support for the Kingdom Warriors plan of addressing homelessness to City Council (10 minutes)
  12. Transportation & Works Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
  13. Non Profit, Education & Arts Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to spend up to $2000 for a mural near the Bronson Canyon Playground (10 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $1,300 for a Tai Chai Association NPG (10 minutes)
  14. Renters and Housing Issues Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to recommend the board file a CIS in support of Council File 19-1381 Asset Management Framework / Zoning Entitlement Changes / Affordable Housing Opportunity Sites / Affordable Housing Development / Optimization http://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2019/19-1381_mot_11-08-2019.pdf
      Summary: The Council instructs the City Administrative Officer to integrate into the City’s Asset Management Framework a process to initiate proactively and secure any necessary zoning entitlement changes for Affordable Housing Opportunity Sites to optimize housing density, increase certainty and enhance project delivery (10 minutes)
  15. Finance
    1. Report by the Treasurer
    2. Discussion of current fiscal year budget and possible motion for adjustment (2 minutes)
    3. Discussion and vote to approve pending December Monthly Expense Report for submission (2 D) Discussion and vote to approve pending January Monthly Expense Report for submission (2 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to update the Standing Rules Financial procedures (http://hollywoodunitednc.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Standing_Rules_12-17-18.pdf) item number 2 to say:
      The Treasurer may spend at his or her discretion up to $350 for Board Meeting Outreach per Board Meeting (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.