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GWNC Candidate Forum - Tuesday, March 18

Submitted by lizfuller on Mon, 03/17/2014 - 18:34.

On Tuesday, March 18, The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council will be holding a Candidate Forum to introduce the candidates for our 21 board seats to our stakeholders. If you're a candidate, please come to make a brief statement and answer questions from our voters...and if you're a stakeholder, please come to meet your candidates and hear their positions on our community issues and the reasons why they should be elected to the Neighborhood Council Board. Everyone is welcome. (Candidates who cannot attend are welcome to submit statements to be read at the event. Please send your statements to election@greaterwilshire.org.) The forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Wilshire United Methodist Church, 4350 Wilshire Blvd. (SW corner of Wilshire and Plymouth). Free parking is available in the lot on the west side of the church (enter from Wilshire Blvd.).

Agenda for Wednesday, March 12, GWNC Board Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:38.

The Ebell of Los Angeles
4400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90005
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
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PUBLIC Comment: The public is requested to fill out a Speaker Card to address the Board on any item on the agenda. Comments from the public on the agenda items will be heard only when that item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters, not appearing on the agenda but within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction, will be heard during the Community Concerns and Public Comment periods. Public comment is limited to two (2) minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board.

1. Call to Order (Owen Smith)

2. Roll Call (Jeffry Carpenter)

3. Approval of the Minutes (Jeffry Carpenter) (5 mins)*

   A. Approval of the Minutes of the February 12, 2014 General Meeting

Agenda for Monday, March 10, GWNC Transportation Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 16:27.

Wilshire United Methodist Church, 4350 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, California 90005
Monday, March 10, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

PUBLIC Comment: The public is requested to fill out a Speaker Card to address the Board on any item on the agenda. Comments from the public on the agenda items will be heard only when that item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters, not appearing on the agenda but within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction, will be heard during the Public Comment period. Public comment is limited to two (2) minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board.

1) Call to Order
2) Roll Call & Approval of Minutes*
3) LADCP’s My La to report on Mobility Element Update*
4) “Save Our Streets LA” information and update*
5) Metro’s Complete Streets workshop (Jeff Carpenter)
6) Safe Routes to School Initiative (Jeff Carpenter)

Agenda for Tuesday, February 25, Land Use Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 17:40.

Land Use Committee Meeting Agenda
Wilshire United Methodist Church
Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
______________________________________________________________________
PUBLIC Comment: The public is requested to fill out a Speaker Card to address the Committee on any item on the agenda. Comments from the public on the agenda items will be heard only when that item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters, not appearing on the agenda but within the Committee’s subject matter jurisdiction, will be heard during the Community Concerns and Public Comment periods. Public comment is limited to two (2) minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Committee.

1. Call to Order (Jim Wolf)

2. Roll Call and Approval of Minutes * (Greg Wittmann)

3. Review of Recent Notifications for Possibility of Further Study/Action (GWNC Mail & Early Notifications Report – see handout)

4. Old Business

Agenda for Saturday, February 22, Outreach Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:00.

Outreach Committee Agenda
Bricks & Scones
403 N. Larchmont Blvd.
Saturday, February 22, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
______________________________________________________________________
PUBLIC Comment: Comments from the public on the agenda items will be heard only when that item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters, not appearing on the agenda but within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction, will be heard during the Public Comment period. Public comment is limited to two (2) minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board.

1. Call to Order (Fred Mariscal)
2. Roll Call & Approval of Minutes (Patty Lombard)
3. Election Outreach (Barbara Savage)
    A. Printing & distribution of election publicity materials
        i. Flyers
        ii. Door hangers

Agenda for Wednesday, Feburary 12, GWNC Board Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 02/07/2014 - 19:27.

The Ebell of Los Angeles
4400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90005
Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
______________________________________________________________________
PUBLIC Comment: The public is requested to fill out a Speaker Card to address the Board on any item on the agenda. Comments from the public on the agenda items will be heard only when that item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters, not appearing on the agenda but within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction, will be heard during the Community Concerns and Public Comment periods. Public comment is limited to two (2) minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board.

1. Call to Order (Owen Smith)

2. Roll Call (Jeffry Carpenter)

3. Approval of the Minutes (Jeffry Carpenter) (5 mins)*

   A. Approval of the Minutes of the January 8, 2013 General Meeting

4. President’s Report (Owen Smith) (15 mins)

Last Call for GWNC Community Project Grants in This Fiscal Year!

Submitted by lizfuller on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 19:04.

Do you have or know of a community project that needs funding? See http://www.greaterwilshire.org/site/files/guidelines100611.pdf for our funding guidelines, and then http://empowerla.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/NeighborhoodPurposesGrant-application-Nov2012.pdf for the city's rules and application form.

Return the form to treasurer@greaterwilshire.org by THIS THURSDAY, Feb. 6, to be considered. Our board will hear presentations from applicants at its meeting on February 12, and will make the final funding decisions at its March meeting. This will be our last chance this fiscal year to fund projects, so now is the time to apply!

Agenda for Tuesday, January 28, Land Use Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Thu, 01/23/2014 - 19:40.

Land Use Committee Meeting Agenda
Wilshire United Methodist Church
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
______________________________________________________________________
PUBLIC Comment: The public is requested to fill out a Speaker Card to address the Committee on any item on the agenda. Comments from the public on the agenda items will be heard only when that item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters, not appearing on the agenda but within the Committee’s subject matter jurisdiction, will be heard during the Community Concerns and Public Comment periods. Public comment is limited to two (2) minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Committee.

1. Call to Order (Jim Wolf)

2. Roll Call and Approval of Minutes * (Greg Wittmann)
   a. Voting on new Committee member Dorian Shapiro*

Agenda for Saturday, January 25, Outreach Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:03.

Bricks & Scones
403 N. Larchmont Blvd.
Saturday, January 25, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
______________________________________________________________________
PUBLIC Comment: Comments from the public on the agenda items will be heard only when that item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters, not appearing on the agenda but within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction, will be heard during the Public Comment period. Public comment is limited to two (2) minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board.

1. Call to Order (Patty Lombard)
2. Roll Call & Approval of Minutes (Patty Lombard)
3. Election Outreach (Barbara Savage)
    A. Distribution of printed materials
        i. Flyers
            a. In areas with neighborhood associations

GWNC Candidate Registration Now Open!

Submitted by lizfuller on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 09:27.

Do you have ideas, opinions and a desire to be part of an amazing experience? The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council is seeking qualified Candidates to serve the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Community as members of the GWNC board. All 21 of our board seats will be up for election on Sunday, March 30. To qualify as a candidate, you must live, work or own property within one of our 15 GWNC neighborhoods...OR document your involvement with a Business, Non-Profit, Religious or Educational institution within the GWNC boundaries. We also have a seat just for Renters...and our At Large seat is open to anyone with any of the above qualifications, or who claims some other kind of factual basis stake in the area.



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