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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)

March News from the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 02/27/2009 - 17:26.

In this issue:

* January GWNC Board Meeting Wrap-up
* March GWNC Meeting Previews
* Other News & Announcements
* Upcoming Area Events

JANUARY GWNC BOARD MEETING WRAP-UP

At its January 14 meeting, the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council passed resolutions...

Agenda for March 3 GWNC Ad Hoc Land Use Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Thu, 02/26/2009 - 17:17.

GWNC Ad Hoc Land Use Committee
Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
Wilshire United Methodist Church - Assembly Room

1. Call to Order

2. Old Business:

- Cuvee Wine Lounge – 322 S. La Brea (Bill Bergstrom, et. al.)
- 303 S. Highland (Jim Wolf)

3. New Business:

- Dover Apartments, 4649 W. Beverly (Brendan McDermott)
- Mike Feuer Digital Billboard Moratorium (Ted Holmquist)
- City Council’s Proposed Sign Ordinance
- Mozza CUP, 6610 Melrose
- Hancock Park HPOZ Board Nomination
- Mobil Station, 4605 W. Beverly

NUSA Is Accepting Submissions for the 2009 Neighborhood of the Year Awards

Submitted by lizfuller on Thu, 01/29/2009 - 11:34.

Neighborhoods, USA (NUSA) is accepting submissions for its competition for the 2009 Neighborhood of the Year Award. The 2009 Neighborhood of the Year Awards program will recognize exceptional accomplishments by neighborhood organizations during 2008. Awards will be given in three categories:

1) Physical Revitalization/Beautification in a Single Neighborhood

2) Social Revitalization/Neighborliness in a Single Neighborhood

3) Multi-Neighborhood Project Partnerships.

Save the Date for LADWP Town Hall Meetings!

Submitted by lizfuller on Thu, 01/29/2009 - 11:32.

The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power will be hosting town halls on the City's Comprehensive Solar Plan and how it relates to the Green Energy Good Jobs Initiative (Measure B). The following dates are confirmed:

Tuesday 2-17-09 @ 7:00 p.m.
Daniel Webster Middle School in West Los Angeles

Wednesday 2-18-09 @ 7:00 p.m.
Kennedy High School in Granada Hills

Thursday 2-19-09 @ 7:00 p.m.
Byrd Middle School in Sun Valley

Saturday 2-21-09 @ 9:30 a.m.
LADWP Headquarters JFB Downtown Los Angeles



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