NCWP Board Meeting on Sep 1, 2020

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 6:30pm

IN CONFORMITY WITH THE GOVERNOR'S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-29-20 (MARCH 17, 2020) AND DUE TO CONCERNS OVER COVID-19, THE BOARD OF NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL WESTCHESTER / PLAYA MEETING WILL BE CONDUCTED ENTIRELY TELEPHONICALLY.

Zoom Meeting Online or By Telephone
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Meeting Place: 
Zoom Meeting Online or By Telephone

  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 Treasurer's Report and MER for July 2020.
    3. Motion to re-approve recurring expenditure of up to $600 per month for Moore Business Results for website and social media management for NCWP for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
    4. Motion to re-approve recurring expenditure of up to $35 per month for Mailchimp for NCWP website email service for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
    5. Motion to re-approve recurring expenditure of up to $875 per month for Hometown News for NCWP monthly newsletter for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
    6. Motion to re-approve expenditure of up to $1,080 for monthly pressure washing of the sidewalk in and around the Westchester Municipal Building for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
    7. Motion to approve revised FY 2020-21 budget with rollover funds of $7350.43.
    8. Motion to approve WPV Cares grant request of $1,880.
    9. Motion to approve NCWP promotion and hosting of a virtual concert performed by Front Porch Quartet to be streamed via FB Live September 6, 2020 and saved to NCWP website and FB page as a community resource for continued viewing.
    10. Motion to support the applicants request for a Conditional Use Permit to allow the sale of a full line-line of alcoholic beverages for off-site consumption in conjunction with a new 25,312 sq. ft. Target retail store, with hours of operation from 7am-11pm daily in a (Q)C2-2D zone.
    11. Motion to appoint Sylvia Wilson to the Outreach Committee.
    12. Motion to accept the resignation of Sue Fisher from the Religious Seat effective September 2, 2020.
  5. Announcements from Governmental Representative (limit to 3 minutes please)
    1. I would like to welcome Councilman Mike Bonnin to give us an update and take quesitons from the Board. 
    2. Clean Water Program Outreach Team: Venice Dual Force Main Sewer Project, City of Los Angeles, LA Sanitation & Environment, NOTICE OF UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY VDFM-Shaft 1 (Pacific Ave at Vista del Mar) to Vista del Mar at Waterview St, Mobilization & Micro Tunneling 8.19.2020starting on Thursday, August 20, 2020 and continuing through February 2021.  Hours of construction will be Monday – Friday 7 am -7 pm and Saturdays 8 am – 6 pm.
    3. Kortley Norris, Senior Recreation Director II, Westchester Recreation Center announcing the Westchester Recreation Center - Alternative Learning Center & After School Program.
  6. Announcements from Board Members
  7. Presentations 
    1. Allen Wang, PE, Bureau of Engineering, Clean Water Division, Department of Public Works will provide us with a construction update on the Argo Drain Project.  
    2. Stacy Burmaster, Homelessness Coordinator at LAWA will provide us with an update on their Homelessness efforts.
    3. Kathryn Pantoja, Airport Environmental Manager at LAWA will provide us with an update on the new Noise Portal.
  8. Discussion Calendar and related Public comment 
    1. Discussion and possible motion in support of WAM outreach opportunity.
  9. 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.) 
  10. Committee Reports
  11. Adjourn

Next Meeting: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 6:30pm

Public Comment Request

THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT - 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, and 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 Department of Neighborhood Empowerment by email: NCSupport@lacity.org or phone: (213) 978-1551.

PUBLIC ACCESS OF RECORDS – 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 at our website: www.ncwpdr.org 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 committee chairperson at (213) 473-7023 or email through website at www.ncwpdr.org 

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PUBLIC POSTING OF AGENDAS – Neighborhood Council agendas are posted for public review as follows: