Planning and Land Use Committee on Aug 21, 2018

Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa

Planning and Land Use Committee

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 6:30pm

Meeting Place: 
Westchester Municipal Building Community Room / 7166 W Manchester Avenue, Westchester, CA 90045

Discussion/Action (Motion): 
  1. Welcome and Introduction

  2. Minutes Review and Approval - 17 July 2018 meeting minutes.

  3. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

  4. Informational / Traffic Studies; how are they developed and evaluated?

    Background - Mr. Hirsch will join us to discuss Traffic Studies and how the City and Developers look at the impact on communities. We will review and discuss the parameters that define the rating of an intersection and where, when and how accomodations are made to projects and traffic flows. 

    • Presenter(s): Ron Hirsch, Principal Partner, Hirsch/Green Transportation Consulting, Inc
    • Committee Discussion
  5. Informational / Community Plan Update; what is the Community Plan Update process (CPU)? 

    Background - Westchester Playa Community Plan Update Team assigned to CD11 from the Los Angeles City Planning Department will join us for an in-depth presentation on the CPU process, timeline and outreach strategies for development of a broad-based Community Committee to involve Stakeholders from all areas and interests of our Community. 

    • Presenter(s): Jonathan Hershey, Senior City Planner and Team
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion
    • Possible Committee Action: Motion to detail approach to develop a Community Committee in coordination with the Neighborhood Council of Westchester Playa which will work with the LA City Planning team. 
  6. Discussion / Community Plan Update; Next steps to move forward on Community Plan Update 

    Background - Review 2004 Community Plan Update (CPU) and dialogue with Stakeholders who were involved in the past to understand criteria and approach.

  7. Announcements - Next PLUC Meeting: Tuesday, September 13, 2018

  8. Meeting Adjourned

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