NCWP Board Meeting on Oct 1, 2019

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 6:30pm

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

  1. Call to Order 
  2. Salute the Flag 
  3. Introductions
  4. Consent Calendar: (The following items will be treated as one item and enacted with one vote unless a Board member or a stakeholder requests that an item be placed on the Discussion Calendar.)
    1. Approval of Minutes of previous Board meeting
    2. Receive and file the Treasurer's Report and MER
    3. Motion to approve letter supporting WSIA's final phase of Sepulveda Boulevard landscaping improvements including removal of all ficus and bottle brush trees on the east side between 78th and 79th Streets.  
    4. Motion to approve expenditure of $1080 for monthly power washing of sidewalks in and around the Westchester Municipal Building. (B&F)
    5. Motion to sponsor a table for LAUSD school choice and Neighborhood Council Outreach at the LAX Coastal Education Foundation School Expo on Oct. 24 for the amount up to $124.00. (Ed Comm)
    6. Motion to support the Neighborhood Council Campus Buddy Bench program for local schools. (Ed Comm)
    7. Motion to approve expenditure not to exceed $1000 for LA City Approved Temporary services for in-meeting note taking services for the NC fiscal year 2019-2020 and approve revision to NCWP 2019-2020 budget to reclassify $1000 from NPG to Operations/Temporary Staff. (PLUC)
  5. Announcements from Governmental Representative (limit to 3 minutes please)
  6. Reports from Congress of Neighborhood Councils
  7. Announcements from Board Members
  8. Presentations
    1. Kevin James, President Public Works Commission, will share what the public works department does for the residents of the City of Los Angeles
    2. Playa del Rey Stairs Art Project, David Russell, OTIS College
    3. LAX Northside Open Space Community Outreach Recap – Presentation by Lisa Trifiletti, representing Los Angeles World Airports
    4. LAX-it Lot – Presentation on LAX-it” –  a new centralized pick-up lot dedicated for use by ride app and taxi companies servicing passengers leaving the airport – Angela Jamison, Los Angeles World Airports
  9. Discussion Calendar and related Public comment
    1. Motion to approve Community Impact Statement re Playa del Rey dunes (PLUC) 
  10. Public Comment - non-agenda items (limited to 2 minutes per speaker unless otherwise declared by the President or presiding director.  Public comment on agendized items will be called as each agenda item is brought forward.) 
  11. Committee Reports
  12. Adjourn

Next Meeting: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 6:30pm

Public Comment Request

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