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GREATER CYPRESS PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (GCPNC)
GENERAL /SPECIAL/ ELECTIONS COMMITTEE BOARD MEETING – AGENDA
TUESDAY; FEBRAURY 18, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
CYPRESS PARK RECREATION CENTER
2630 PEPPER AVENUE, LOS ANGELES, CA 90065
The public is requested to fill out a “Speaker Card” to address the Board on any item of the agenda prior to the Board taking action on an item. 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, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board. Agenda is posted for public review at the Cypress Park Public Library, 1150 Cypress Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90065; Super A Food Supermarket, 2925 Division Street, Los Angeles, CA 90065; Cypress Park Community Center, 929 Cypress Ave., Cypress Park Recreation Center, 2630 Pepper St. and Cypress Park Job Center at Home Depot, San Fernando at Figueroa. In addition, the members of the public may request and receive copies without undue delay of any documents that are distributed to the Board, unless there is a specific exemption under the Public Records Act that prevents the disclosure of the record. (Govt. Code § 54957.5) 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 by contacting the Board 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 the Board. 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 GCPNC Board.
I. CALL TO ORDER: WELCOME ALL STAKEHOLDERS PRESENT & TAKE ATTENDANCE OF PRESENT BOARDMEMBERS.
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
III. COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC OFFICIALS: (IF AVAILABLE)
a. COUNCIL DISTRICT 1 FIELD DEPUTY
b. ASSEMBLY MEMBER 51 DISTRICT
c. NELA POLICE DEPT
d. LAFD FIRE STATION 44
i. INFORMATION, DEMONSTRATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, Q&A (IF APPLICABLE)
IV. PUBLIC COMMENT: COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD, STAKEHOLDERS, AND THE PUBLIC ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS WITHIN THE BOARDS JURISDICTIONARE LIMITED TO TWO (2) MINUTES PER SPEAKER AND THE SPEAKER MUST COMPLETE AND SIGN A SPEAKER CARD BEFORE THE MEETING.
V. TREASURER’S REPORT: TREASURER IS TO PROVIDE EACH MEMBER OF THE BOARD WITH COPIES OF THE MOST RECENT AND UP TO DATE FINANCIAL REPORTS ON APPROVED ITEMS.
VI. ACTION ITEMS: (NEW AGENDA ITEMS)
a. CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LA PRESENTING ON RETAIL AVAILABILITY WORKGROUP THAT IS WORKING ON A CONDITIONAL COMPLIANCE UNIT PERTAINING TO CONDITIONAL USE BEVERAGE (CUB) RETAILERS IN THE CITY OF LA.
b. RUBI FREGOSO OR REPRESENTATIVES ON BEHALF OF KCET PRESENTATIONS ON KCET DEPARTURES YOUTH VOICES.
c. MR. OR MRS. PINEL ON BEHALF OF ARROYO HALL LOCATED AT 2806 N. FIGUEROA ST REQUESTING VARIANCE TO ALLOW THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, DANCING, AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT AT THE EXISTING RECEPTION/BANQUET HALL.
d. GCPNC REQUESTING AN UPDATE OR PRESENTATIONON TAYLOR YARD PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE FROM WITH POSSIBLE BOARD ACTION.
e. JACOB OR REPRESENTATIVE ON BELHALF OF “NEXTDOOR” AN ORGANIZATION HELPING NC’s WITH UPCOMMING ELECTION OUTREACH.
f. ELECTIONS COMMITTEE REPORT AND BUDGET ALLOCATION OF UP TO $10,000 FOR UPCOMING GCPNC ELECTIONS.
g. ELECTIONS COMMITTEE PROCEDURES AND CANDIDATE FILING INFORMATION FOR UPCOMING GCPNC ELECTIONS.
h. GCPNC OUTREACH & ELECTIONS COMMITTEE REQUESTING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $2000 TO COVER THE COSTS INCURRED DURING A GCPNC RESOURCE FAIR AND TOWNHALL MEETING. THE LOCATIONA AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED DEPENDING ON AVAILABILITY OF NIGHTINGALE MIDDLE SCHOOL, CYPRESS PARK REC CENTER, OR CYPRESS PARK COMMUNITY CENTER.
i. PEACE IN THE NORTHEAST MARCH REQUESTING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $3000 FOR PARTICIPATION AND SPONSORSHIP DURING THE EVENT ON APRIL 5, 2014.
VII. OLD ACTION ITEMS: (UP FOR RECONSIDERATION)
a. GCPNC TO RECONSIDER PREVIOUS APPROVED FUNDING REQUESTS, DEMAND WARANTS, NPG’S, AND BOARD MEMBER REINBURSEMENTS. THESE ITEMSWERE APPROVED BY PAST BOARD MEMBERS AND CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS BUT THE FUNDS HAVE NOT BEEN AVAILABLE AND WILL BE PAYED WITH THE 2013-2014 BUDGET.
i. “BLEND” A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WITHIN THE NELA POLICE DEPT STATION REQUESTING FUNDS UP TO $1500 FOR CADET / EXPLORER PROGRAM.
ii. “GLAD” A NON-PROFIT AGENCY HELPING THE DEAF REQUESTING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $2000 FOR THE PARTICIPATION IN OUTREACH DURING A HEALTH FAIR HELD IN EAGLE ROCK.
iii. LA ANIMAL SERVICES REPRESENTED BY PAUL DARRIGO REQUESTING FUNDS OF UP TO $1500 FOR THE TRAINING OF NEW VOLUNTEER STAFF TO AID IN THE ANIMAL SERVICES DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS.
iv. LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL REQUESTING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1547 IN ORDER TO PURCHASE PRACTICE HELEMTS FOR THE STUDENT TO USE DURING PREGAME WARMUPS AND PRACTICES. A GCPNC BANNER WILL BE DISPLAYED AT ALL HOME GAMES.
v. LINCOLN HEIGHTS YOUTH ASSOCIATION A NON-PROFIT AGENCY REQUESTING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1217.75 FOR THE PURCHASE OF A HYDRATION SYSTEM TO BE USED BY THE ASSOCIATION YOUTH PARTICIPANTS DURING ALL GAMES. THE GCPNC LOGO WILL BE DISPLAYED ON THE HYDRATION SYSTEM.
vi. LUMMIS DAY 2013 REQUESTING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $1500 FOR OUTREACH DURING THE EVENT IN WHICH THE GCPNC PARTICIPATED AND HAD A BOOTH SET UP DURING THE ENTIRE EVENT FOR OUTREACH.
vii. NIGHTINGALE MIDDLE SCHOOL REQUESTING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $5000 IN ORDER TO PURCHASE NEW INSTRUMENTS FOR THE STUDENTS.
viii. “PEACE IN THE NORTH EAST” EVENT REQUESTING FUNDS OF UP TO $1500 FOR PARTICIPATION AND OUTREACH DURING THE EVENT IN WHICH THE GCPNC HAD A BOOTH SET UP DURING THE ENTIRE EVENT.
ix. BELEN ELLER, CINCO DE MAYO CHAIR PERSON, FUND REINBURESEMTS OF UP TO $2000 FOR EXPENDITURES INCURRED DURING THE 2012 & 2013 CINCO DE MAYO EVENT.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS: (NON- ACTION ITEMS)
a. COMMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS ON SUBJECT MATTERS WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS.
b. FUTURE BOARD MEETING DATES AND LOCATIONS:
i. BRAEKFAST CLUB W/ ASSMBLYMEMBER GOMEZ ON 2/21/14 @ 8AM AT PICO HOUSE (EL PUEBLO DE LA); 424 N. MAIN STREET, LA, CA; 90012.
ii. GENERAL BOARD MEETING: MARCH 18, 2014 AT CYPRESS PARK REC CENTER @ 2630 PEPPER AVE @ 7 PM.
PROCESS FOR RECONSIDERATION: The Board may reconsider and amend its action on items listed on the agenda if that Reconsideration takes place immediately following the original action or at the next regular meeting. The Board, on either of these two days, 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 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 Brown Act.
GREATER CYPRESS PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL OFFICERS
GREATER CYPRESS PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL
929 CYPRESS AVE.
LOS ÁNGELES, CA 90065
TELEPHONE: (323) 221-4740
FAX: (323) 226-1687