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31103GREATER CYPRESS PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL SPECIAL BOARD MEETING GENERAL AGENDA TUESDAY; APRIL 15

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  • asncalert
    Apr 14, 2014

      GREATER CYPRESS PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (GCPNC)

      SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

      GENERAL AGENDA

      TUESDAY; APRIL 15, 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 AND IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER)

      a. COUNCIL DISTRICT 1 FIELD DEPUTY

      b. ASSEMBLY MEMBER 51 DISTRICT

      c. NELA POLICE DEPT (SLO)

      d. LAFD FIRE STATION 44

      e. D.O.N.E.

      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.

      a. GCPNC TO REVIEW AND VOTE ON MONTHLY EXPENDITURE REPORTS (MER’S) THRU APRIL 2014 AS PRESENTED BY THE TREASURER.

       

      VI. ACTION ITEMS: (NEW AGENDA ITEMS)

      a. SUSAN ROCHA REQUESTING A LETTER TO BE SENT OUT TO THE NELA POLICE DEPT TO ENFORCE THE NOISE LAWS PRODUCED BY DIVINE SAVIOUR CATHOLIC CHURCH. SUSAN IS TO PRESENT THE GCPNC BOARD A WRITTEN PETION SIGNED BY AFFECTED GCPNC STAKEHOLDERS AND DRAFT A SAMPLE LETTER SO THAT THE BOARAD MAY CONSIDER THIS REQUEST AS THIS PREVIOUS MOTION WAS POSTPONED ON THE AMRCH 2014 MEETING.

      b. LOT TO SPOT PRESENTATION AND REQUEST OF FUNDS OF UP TO $2000 FOR THE CONVERSION OF A VACANT LOT TO A GREEN SPACE INSIDE CYPRESS PARK BOUNDRIES.

      c. RIVER PROJECT REQUESTING UP TO $2000 FOR MEMORIAL DAY EVENT IN MAY 2014 FOR OUTREACH, ADVERTISEMENT, PRINTED MATERIAL, REFRESHMENTS.

      d. RUBY DE VERA TO SUBMIT OUTSTANDING INVOICES FOR VETERANS DAYS NOV 2013 EVENT.

      e. OUTREACH CHAIR REQUESTING UP TO $200 FOR “WHEEL OF FORTUNE” TYPE APPARATUS TO BE USED DURING OUTREACH EVENTS.

      f. GCPNC TO DISCUSS THE POSSIBLE PARTICIPATION IN “THE BIG BELLY SOLAR PANEL TRASH RECEPTACLE PROGRAM WITH CD1 OFFICE VIA THE 50/50 PARTICIPATION PROGRAM WITH EACH UNIT TO BE APPROX $2000 TO INCLUDE UNIT, SHIPPING, TAX, ANSD ADVERTISEMENT.

      g. GCPNC TO PAY THE OUTSTANDING AT&T BILL FOR PREVIOUS HELD TELEPHONE LINE OF $500.

      h. GCPNC TO PAY THE OUTSTANDING ARROWHEAD WATER DELIVERY SERVICE BILL OF $500.

      i. GCPNC TO REQUEST TRANCPERANCY AS TO THE DESCISION ON THE CLOSURE OF THE CYPRESS PARK FAMILY SOURCE CENTER WITH POSSIBLE BOARD ACTION OR WRITTEN LETTER TO CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS AND MAYOR’S OFFICE.

      VII. OLD ACTION ITEMS: (UP FOR RECONSIDERATION)

      a. GCPNC TO RECONSIDER PREVIOUS APPROVED FUNDING REQUESTS, DEMAND WARANTS, NPG’S, AND BOARD MEMBER REINBURSEMENTS. THESE ITEMS WERE 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. 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.

      ii. 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.

      iii. NIGHTINGALE MIDDLE SCHOOL REQUESTING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $5000 IN ORDER TO PURCHASE NEW INSTRUMENTS FOR THE STUDENTS.

      iv. BELEN ELLER, CINCO DE MAYO CHAIR PERSON, FUND REINBURESEMTS OF UP TO $2000 FOR EXPENDITURES INCURRED DURING THE 2013 CINCO DE MAYO EVENT.

      1. PAYMENT OF THE BAND “SUENO ETERNO” FOR $300

      2. PAYMENT FOR THE BAND “THE REBEL FAMILY” FOR $300

      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. GCPNC ELECTIONS: APRIL 26, 2014 BETWEEN 10 AM TO 4 PM AT CYPRESS PARK RECREATION CENTER.

      ii. GENERAL BOARD MEETING: MAY 20, 2014 AT CYPRESS PARK REC CENTER @ 2630 PEPPER AVE @ 7 PM.

      IX. ADJOURNMENT.

      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

      OMAR MEJORADO

      CHAIR

      PATTY HEIDEMAN

      VICE CHAIR

      RORY OLSEN

      TREASURER

      PATTY HEIDEMAN

      VICE CHAIR

      RORY OLSEN

      TREASURER

      GREATER CYPRESS PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL

      929 CYPRESS AVE.

      LOS ÁNGELES, CA 90065

      TELEPHONE: (323) 221-4740

      FAX: (323) 226-1687