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Agenda for June 30 GWNC Ad Hoc Land Use Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Tue, 06/30/2009 - 09:54.

GWNC Ad Hoc Land Use Committee
Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
Wilshire United Methodist Church – Assembly Room

1. Call to Order

2. Old Business:

- Mobil Station, 4605 W. Beverly (R.D. Charleston)
- See’s Parking Lot, 132 N. Manhattan Pl. (Mr. Lee)
- Larchmont Grill, 5750 Melrose (Robert Fedor)
- BRE Wilshire/La Brea Update (Liz Fuller)

3. New Business:

- Duplex variance (Charlie Shanian)

4. Committee Member Comments and Reports

- Umami Burger patio, 850 S. La Brea (Liz Fuller)
- Group home, 800 block of S. Sycamore (Liz Fuller)

Notice of Exploratory Drilling Along Wilshire Corridor

Submitted by lizfuller on Wed, 05/20/2009 - 13:34.

ATTENTION RESIDENTS, EMPLOYEES, BUSINESSES, CUSTOMERS AND/OR VISITORS

Metro contractors will be conducting exploratory drilling as a part of the planning and environmental analysis for the proposed Westside Subway Extension.

Where/When:
• Wilshire/Lorraine, Wilshire/Arden (Monday, May 18, 2009 – Tuesday, May 19, 2009)
• Wilshire/Hudson, Wilshire/LaBrea (Wednesday, May 20, 2009 – Thursday, May 21, 2009)
• Wilshire/Highland (Thursday, May 21, 2009 – Friday, May 22, 2009)
• Wilshire/LaBrea (Friday, May 22, 2009 – Tuesday, May 26, 2009)

News from the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 05/08/2009 - 16:33.

NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL FUNDING CUTS:

Agenda for May 13 GWNC Board Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 05/08/2009 - 14:40.

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 (Charles Dougherty)

2 Roll Call (Elizabeth Fuller)

Agenda for May 5 GWNC Ad Hoc Land Use Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Mon, 05/04/2009 - 16:10.

GWNC Ad Hoc Land Use Committee
Tuesday, March 5, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
Wilshire United Methodist Church - Library

1. Call to Order

2. Old Business:

- Mozza To Go, 6610 Melrose (Brett Engstrom)
- Dover Apartments, 4649 W. Beverly (Patti Carroll)
- Cell phone tower update (Patti Carroll)
- BRE Wilshire/La Brea Update (Liz Fuller)

3. New Business:

- Larchmont Grill, 5750 Melrose (Robert Fedor)
- Bulldog Cafe (Cindy Chvatal)
- Ogamdo Café, 842 S. La Brea (Liz Fuller)

4. Committee Member Comments and Reports

5. Public Comments

Public Scoping Meeting for Westside Subway Extension

Submitted by lizfuller on Mon, 03/30/2009 - 13:37.

You are invited to a public scoping meeting to initiate the Westside Subway extension project, the next phase of Metro’s study evaluating ways to improve mobility on the Westside of Los Angeles.

These meetings start the Draft Environmental Impact Study/Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIS/EIR) process. Moving forward for analysis in the Draft EIS/EIR are two Build Alternatives – a Wilshire Subway (Alternative 1) and a Wilshire/West Hollywood Subway (Alternative 11) – as well as a No Build alternative and a Transportation Systems Management alternative.

Burglary Prevention Tips

Submitted by lizfuller on Wed, 03/18/2009 - 14:54.

Since there have been several high-profile burglaries and attempted break-ins in the Greater Wilshire area in the last couple of months, it's a good time to think about crime prevention. This useful set of Burglary Prevention Tips is provided by the Crime & Violence Prevention Center of the California Attorney General's Office.

Wilshire Boulevard Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project Update

Submitted by lizfuller on Wed, 03/18/2009 - 12:07.

This past summer, the City of Los Angeles and Metro began work on an Initial Study/Environmental Assessment (IS/EA) of the Wilshire Boulevard Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project. The purpose of the IS/EA is to examine the feasibility of implementing bus lanes during the morning and afternoon peak travel periods in the curb lane of Wilshire Boulevard between Downtown Los Angeles and the Santa Monica City line, excluding the portions of Wilshire Boulevard within the City of Beverly Hills. The IS/EA will also determine whether any further environmental assessment is necessary.

Public Workshop on New Zoning Tools

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 03/13/2009 - 07:53.

The City of Los Angeles Planning Department invites you to a Public Workshop concerning proposed Code Amendments to create three new Zoning tools. The potential new zoning tools will be introduced and explained, with a chance for questions, answers, and feedback.

The workshop will be held:

March 19, 2009, 5-7 PM

Los Angeles City Hall, Room 1010
200 N. Spring Street, 90012

Agenda for March 11 GWNC Board Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 03/06/2009 - 11:36.

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 (Charles Dougherty)

2 Roll call (Elizabeth Fuller)



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