BOARD MEETING

Monday, May 11, 2020, 6:30 PM

Webinar ID: 948 6973 0733
 
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GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON AGENDA ITEMS

THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT - 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 and 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 Department of Neighborhood Empowerment by email: NCSupport@lacity.org or phone: (213) 978-1551.

PUBLIC ACCESS OF RECORDS – 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 Agenda is posted for public review at Counterpoint Records and Books 5911 Franklin Ave or Bourgeois Pig 5931 Franklin Ave, on our website at www.MyHUNC.com, and with EmpowerLA or at the scheduled meeting. In addition, if you would like a copy of any record related to an item on the agenda, please contact Erin Penner at email: secretary@myhunc.com.

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. 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 https://www.lacity.org/city-government/subscribe-meeting-agendas-and-more/neighborhood-councils and make your choice.

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Welcome

  1. Roll Call (2 minutes)
  2. Approval of Minutes (2 minutes)
  3. Comments from any City, County, State or Federal representatives in attendance (5 minutes each) (10 minutes)
  4. Community Updates
    1. Report by the Youth Representative (2 minutes)
  5. Executive Committee
    1. Report by the President (2 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to approve the emergency authorization of $1,500 for the LAFD Foundation to purchase grabber tools (2 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to approve the emergency authorization of $1,000 for the Center of the Blessed Sacrament foundation to purchase snacks and other items for homeless outreach (2 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to approve the emergency authorization of $500 for My Friends Place to purchase tents (2 minutes)
    5. Discussion and possible motion to approve the emergency authorization of $500 for LALGBT Center’s Senior Angel program (2 minutes)
    6. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $1,000 for the Budget Advocates (2 minutes)
  6. PLUM Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (1 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to request that the Los Angeles City Planning Department extend the public comment period for the Hollywood Center Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (ENV-2018-2116-EIR) until August 1, 2020 (2 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to request that the Los Angeles City Planning Department extend the public comment period for the 6220 West Yucca Draft Environmental Impact Report (ENV-2014-4706-EIR) until August 1, 2020 (2 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to request that the Los Angeles City Planning Department extend the public comment period for the Restaurant Beverage Program until August 1, 2020 (2 minutes)
  7. Bylaws Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (1 minutes)
    2. Review, discuss and vote to approve revised HUNC Bylaws, including, but not limited to:
  • Removing redundant language and extraneous words
  • Clarifying acronyms when first used
  • Editing boundary descriptions
  • Adopting Stakeholder definition according to current City Council approval
  • Composing Board of 20 Stakeholder representatives:
    • 5 Geographic
    • 3 Renters
    • 2 Homeowners
    • 2 Unclassified
    • 1 At-large (no geographic requirement)
    • 1 Educational
    • 2 Non-Profit or Faith Based
    • 3 Business
    • 1 Youth (age 14 – 19)
  • Revising language regarding absences, censures, removals and resignations
  • Cleaning-up language regarding Executive positions’ roles and responsibilities (25 minutes)
    1. Review, discuss and vote to approve appointed board seats not to exceed a period of two years or until the term of the appointed seat ends, whichever is the lesser. (5 minutes)
  1. Outreach Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (1 minutes)
    2. Motion to approve up to $3000 more for additional HUNC promotional materials to include but not limited to pens, safety reflectors and bags (2 minutes)
  2. Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (1 minutes)
  3. Homelessness and Social Services Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (1 minutes)
  4. Transportation & Works Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (1 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to support mobility & open space access in Los Angeles during the COVID-19 pandemic (2 minutes)
  5. Non Profit, Education & Arts Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (1 minutes)
    2. Discussion and possible motion to approve an NPG for up to $2,000 for the East Hollywood Certified Farmers’ Market/ Thai Community Development Center (2 minutes)
    3. Discussion and possible motion to reapprove a Punk Rock Martha’s NPG for $2,000 purchase books for every K-2 student as part of an author reading at Cheremoya (2 minutes)
    4. Discussion and possible motion to reapprove a Punk Rock Martha’s NPG for $2,000 purchase books for students for grades 3-5 as part of a summer reading program (2 minutes)
    5. Discussion and possible motion to approve an NPG for up to $500 for A Million Drops for a Laundry Voucher program (2 minutes)
    6. Discussion and possible motion to approve an NPG for up to $2500 for Hollywood PAL to provide food to kids and families who have lost food security due to COVID 19 (2 minutes)
    7. Discussion and possible motion to approve up to $2500 for Hollywood PAL to provide additional tools and supplies for online and virtual tutoring, mentoring, and enrichment programming for Hollywood kids ages 7-17 (2 minutes)
    8. Discussion and possible motion to approve an NPG for up to $500 for End Homelessness California to purchase towels (2 minutes)
    9. Discussion and possible motion to approve an NPG for up to $5000 for Independent Shakespeare Company so that they may convert and present their summer’s plays via livestream (2 minutes)
  6. Renters and Housing Issues Committee
    1. Report by the Committee Chair (1 minutes)
  7. Finance
    1. Report by the Treasurer (1 minutes)
    2. Discussion of current fiscal year budget and possible motion for adjustment (1 minutes)
    3. Discussion and vote to approve the January Monthly Expense Report for submission (2 minutes)
    4. Discussion and vote to approve the February Monthly Expense Report for submission (2 minutes)
    5. Discussion and vote to approve the March Monthly Expense Report for submission (2 minutes)
    6. Discussion and vote to approve the April Monthly Expense Report for submission (2 minutes)
  8. Board Member announcements of items not on the Agenda
  9. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each)
  10. Old/Ongoing Business
  11. New/Future Business

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.