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Agenda for Tuesday, November 26, SPECIAL Board Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 18:08.

Board of Directors Special Meeting Agenda
Wilshire United Methodist Church 4350 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90005
Wednesday, November 26, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
Please Note - This meeting will be convened immediately prior to our previously scheduled Land Use Meeting, in the same location.
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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)

Volunteers Needed for Hollywood Christmas Parade

Submitted by lizfuller on Sun, 11/24/2013 - 18:27.

The Hollywood Christmas Parade is looking for grandstand ushers, parade route guides, and parade production assistants. For more info or to volunteer, contact Linda Lee at lrlee@prodigy.net

Agenda for Tuesday, November 26, Land Use Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 17:08.

Land Use Committee Meeting Agenda
Wilshire United Methodist Church
Tuesday, November 26th, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
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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 members Dorian Shapiro and Alan Bernstein*

Metro Utility Relocations Along La Brea in November & December

Submitted by lizfuller on Sat, 11/09/2013 - 08:27.

As part of the advanced utility relocation activities for the Purple Line Extension, Metro contractors will be performing improvements to existing utilities along La Brea Ave., between 6th and 8th Streets, over the next two months, to make room for the future Wilshire/La Brea Station of the Metro Purple Line. Please see http://www.metro.net/projects/westside/utility-work-notice-labrea-2013-nov-9/ for dates, times and details.

Agenda for Wednesday, November 13, GWNC Board Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 16:17.

The Ebell of Los Angeles
4400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 90005
Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 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 September 11, 2013 General Meeting

Rec & Parks Community Feedback Meetings

Submitted by lizfuller on Sat, 11/02/2013 - 08:34.

LA’s Department of Recreation and Parks is looking for feedback from the many neighborhoods it serves and they have scheduled a series of community meetings to discuss the department’s budget, the services it provides, and prospective sources of revenue.

LA’s City Council directed Recreation and Parks (Council File 13-0807) to engage the community and create an opportunity for input and comments on the restoration of the Department’s operations and maintenance budget, beginning in Fiscal Year 2018/2019.

The two meetings relevant to the GWNC area are:

CD4 – November 20, 2013
Friendship Auditorium
3201 Riverside Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027

CD5 – November 12, 2013
Cheviot Hills Recreation Center
2551 Motor Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Mid-City West Harvest Festival - Sunday, November 3

Submitted by lizfuller on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 17:38.

The Mid City West Community Council is hosting its first annual MCW Harvest Festival!

Sunday, November 3rd from 11am - 3pm
Pan Pacific Park - 7600 Beverly Blvd.

FREE Admission
FREE Food (including Kosher options)
LIVE entertainment including the
Bob Baker Marionette Theater
FUN Activities for the whole family!

See the official event flyer for more details.

Metro Purple Line Extension Advisory Group Meeting - Tuesday, October 29

Submitted by lizfuller on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 09:25.

Please join Metro for the Purple Line Extension’s first Section I Advisory Group meeting of the fall! Metro will provide updates on the project’s status and activities as they prepare for construction.

Please note new location:

Tuesday, October 29, 2013; 5:30-7:30PM
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Blvd - 4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036
This location is served by Metro lines 20, 720, 217, 780

Validated parking is available in the structure behind the museum. Please enter the parking structure from Fairfax and bring your parking ticket with you.

Residents, businesses and property owners near Wilshire/La Brea, Wilshire/Fairfax and Wilshire/La Cienega are especially encouraged to attend.

Free Street Trees Available from the City

Submitted by lizfuller on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 20:19.

The City of Los Angeles currently has a federally grant funded program in which free street trees are being planted along the parkway. The only requirements are that participants must agree to water their tree(s) and they must live within the City. For more information please go to http://www.environmentla.org/treeplanting.cfm or call (213) 485-3954. Also, please help spread the word to residents and business owners. Together we can beautify the neighborhood and create a more sustainable City!

Agenda for Tuesday, October 22 GWNC Land Use Committee Meeting

Submitted by lizfuller on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 20:42.

Land Use Committee Meeting Agenda
Wilshire United Methodist Church
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013, 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. New Business



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