31934ASNC) RECREATION, CULTURE & THE ARTS COMMITTEE Wednesday, August 20
- Aug 19, 2014ARROYO SECO NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (ASNC)RECREATION, CULTURE & THE ARTS COMMITTEE
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • 7:30 p.m. • Pasta Fresca • 4017 N. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, Ca. 90065
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1. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS - Eric Pierson, chair.
2. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT (10 min.) The public may provide comments to the committee on nonagenda items within the Neighborhood Councils subject matter jurisdiction. However, please note that under the Brown Act, the committee is prevented from acting on the issue you bring to its attention until the matter is agendized for discussion at a future public meeting. (Limited to 2 minutes per speaker.)
3. CHAIR APPOINTS COMMITTEE MEMBERS (5 min.) To include a co-chair to assist with presenting findings to other ASNC committees and a secretary to take the minutes. Members remain on the committee until they resign, have two unexcused absences and/or a new Board is seated. Quorum shall be 50% plus one as required to hold a meeting. A simple majority of the quorum present may pass motions. Committees have no authority, except when specified by the Board, other than to make recommendations to the ASNC Board. ASNC Standing Rules specify three to eleven members on a committee.
Items for discussion and possible action:
4. PROP K FUNDING Where can these funds be put to use within the ASNC, who should be encouraged to apply.
5. LUMMIS HOME’S FUTURE Jim Tranquada will seek community input at ASNC’s August 25 meeting to guide Occidental College’s negotiations with Rec & Parks as the possible next tenant of the historic site. Identify priorities for Mr. Tranquada to enhance his understanding of our community’s vision of the Lummis Home.
6. FUTURE OF THE SOUTHWEST MUSEUM With the recent celebration of its 100th anniversary, what the next century holds for the City’s first museum needs to be articulated by this Committee.
7. UTILITY BOXES There are 17 drab utility boxes within ASNC boundaries that could become visual assets through a collaboration with a community arts group such as LA Commons to work with local artists, volunteers and students to beautify these features with appropriate artwork.
8. SYCAMORE GROVE PARK AS A PERFORMANCE VENUE CD1’s upcoming two-day Latin jazz festival may be the beginning of an ongoing performance space serving the Arroyo Seco Community. Identify needs and process to keep the party going throughout the year.
9. INPUT ON FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS (5 min.)
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Joyce Garber, Hermon
Hassan Nicholas, Hermon
Orville McKinley, Montecito Heights
Roy Payan, Montecito Heights
Richard Schwanbeck, Monterey Hills
Lynda Valencia, Monterey Hills
Valerie Harragin, Mount Washington
Padraic Cassidy, Mount Washington
Eric Pierson, Mount Washington
Tamar Rosenthal, Mount Washington
Brenda Ibañez, Sycamore Grove
Sergio Vidal-Echeverria, Sycamore Grove
AT LARGE REPRESENTATIVES
Teresa “Teri” Bonsell, At Large
Lenora Bejarano, At Large
Harv Woien, Community Non-Profits
Erica Bowen, Education & Youth
Loyd Kattro, Environment
Margaret Barto, Faith-based Organizations
Raul Esquivel, Healthcare & Seniors
Martha Benedict, Recreation, Culture, & Arts
Lynn Moses, Retail, Wholesale, & Service Business