Governing Board Meeting - May 2021


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May, 18th 2021 – 7:30 PM

Via Zoom: https://bit.ly/LFNCGBZoom

Via Phone: (669) 900‑6833 Meeting ID: 970 3471 3481 Via Facebook Live: www.facebook.org/losfeliznc


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  • [1] going to LFNC Zoom

  • [2] Calling: (669) 900 6833 or (346) 248 7799 or (929) 205 6099 or (253) 215 8782 or (301) 715 8592 or (312) 626 6799 Webinar ID: 970 3471 3481

  • [3] on the Council’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/losfeliznc.


  • SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENT – Members of the public may submit public comment for any agenda item or on matters not appearing on this Agenda within the Council’s jurisdiction either prior to the meeting or during the period allotted for public comment.

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  • [1] emailing info@losfeliznc.org

  • [2] by leaving a voicemail at (213) 973‑9758

  • [3] by clicking the ‘raise hand’ button via Zoom during the period allotted for public comment by dialing *9 (if joining the meeting via telephone) during the period allotted for public comment.

  • [4] by dialing *9 (if joining the meeting via telephone) during the period allotted for public comment.


Public comment for multiple agenda items is limited to a cumulative total of 3 minutes. General public comment shall be limited to a cumulative total of 1 minute.

AGENDA

  1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL

  2. GENERAL WELCOME

  3. SEATING/SWEARING IN OF NEWLY ELECTED BOARDMEMBERS

  4. PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

  5. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

  6. COMMENTS FROM ELECTED OFFICIALS AND STAFF

  7. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT (10 min) a. President b. Vice President, Administration c. Vice President, Communications d. Treasurer e. Secretary

  8. ELECTION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS (20 min) a. President b. Vice President, Administration c. Vice President, Communications d. Treasurer e. Secretary

  9. ELECTION OF STANDING COMMITTEE MEMBERS (IF NECESSARY)

  10. Budget and Finance

  11. Rules and Administration

10. COMMITTEE REPORTS (10min)


11. COMMITTEE BUSINESS (2 hours)


A. Youth

i. MOTION: Approve a Community Impact Statement in support of 21–0002-S110 — Foster Youth Healthcare Coverage (Grossman) (Board Packet) ii. MOTION: Approve a letter in support of the transgender community (Grossman) (Board Packet)

B. Education

i. FUNDING MOTION: Approve a Neighborhood Purpose Grant of $2,000 to Marshal High School for Graduation Assistance and Senior Walk (Vilardi- Espinosa) (Board Packet) ii. FUNDING MOTION: Approve a Neighborhood Purpose Grant of $500 to Friends of Franklin for back-to-school safety supplies for Franklin Elementary (Vilardi-Espinosa) (Board Packet)

C. Recreation

i. MOTION*: Approve a letter of support of Griffith Park/Fern Dell Water Recirculation, Trail Rehabilitation, and Stormwater Capture Project (Ellingboe) (Board Packet) ii. FUNDING MOTION: Approve a Neighborhood Purpose Grant of $4,200 to the Los Feliz Improvement Association for outdoor table tennis table in Griffith Park (Ellingboe) (Board Packet)

D. Cultural Affairs

i. FUNDING MOTION: Approve a Neighborhood Purpose Grant of up to $5,000 to Odd Lot Foundation to support the Los Feliz Flea (Blide) (Board Packet)

E. Ad Hoc Committee on Public Safety on Hollywood Blvd. at Lyman and Berendo

i. MOTION: Approve a letter “In support of request to CD 4 to use swift legal action to restore safety for Los Feliz residents (housed and unhoused) whose safety is compromised by gang and criminal activity” (Deutsch/ Collins) (Board Packet) ii. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: Future of Ad Hoc Committee on Public Safety on Hollywood Blvd. at Lyman and Berendo

F. Transportation and Mobility

i. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in support of CF 21- 0002-S77: “AB 550 (Chiu) / Speed Safety System Pilot Programs / California Vehicle Code Amendment / Street Safety Tool / Speed-Related Fatalities”/letter in support of AB 550 (Grossman) (Board Packet)

ii. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in support of CF 21- 0002-S80: “SB 735 (Rubio) / Traffic Speed Safety System / Speed Limits Enforcement / School Zone”/letter in support of SB 735(Grossman) (Board Packet) iii. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in support of CF 21- 0002-S70: “AB 122 (Boerner Horvath) / Safety Stop Bill / California Vehicle Code / Bicycles and Electric Vehicles / Yield the Right-of-Way”/letter in support of AB 122 (Grossman) (Board Packet) iv. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in support of CF 21- 0002-S75: “H.R. 1019 (Pancetta-Blumenauer) / Electric Bicycle Incentive Kickstart for the Environment (E‑BIKE) Act / AB 117 (Boerner Horvath) / Electric Bicycle Rebate Pilot Project”/letter in support of H.R. 1019 and AB 117 (Grossman) (Board Packet) v. FUNDING MOTION: Approve up to $500 for 50 high visibility vests to hand out to local cyclists.

G. Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM)

i. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in support of CF 17–1432- S1: Interim Motel Conversion Ordinance Expansion / Commercial Office Buildings / Supportive and Transitional Housing / Supportive Services / COVID-19 Pandemic / Homelessness Crisis (Board Packet) ii. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in support of CF 11–1973- S2: Adaptive Reuse Ordinance / Supportive Housing / Transitional Housing / Dwelling Uses / Los Angeles Municipal Code / Amendment (Board Packet)

H. Housing

i. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in support of CF 14–0268-S13: Tenant Anti-Harassment / Ordinance (Kraus) (Board Packet) ii. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in support of CF 19–1127: Ellis Act / Right-of-Refusal / Purchase Apartment Buildings / Property (Kraus) (Board Packet) iii. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in opposition to CF 21- 0002-S21: “SB 10 (Wiener) / Midrise, Medium-Density Housing / Public Transportation / Jobs-Rich neighborhoods”/letter in support of SB 10 Kraus) (Board Packet) iv. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in support of CF 21- 0002-S81: “AB 854 (Lee) / Apartment Building Ownership / Five Year Minimum / Ellis Act”/letter in support of AB 854 Kraus) (Board Packet) v. MOTION*: Approve a Community Impact Statement in opposition to CF 21- 0002-S106: “AB 1401 (Friedman) / Minimum Parking Requirements Prohibition / Major Transit Stops / High-Quality Transit Corridor”/letter in support of AB 1401 Kraus) (Board Packet)


I. Ad Hoc Committee on Los Feliz Helps

i. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: Future of Los Feliz Helps


12. NEW BUSINESS (30min.)


A. FUNDING MOTION**: Approve an expenditure of up to $100 for LFNC name badges for new boardmembers (McNamara)


B. FUNDING MOTION: Approve a payment of up to $2000 to Jonathan Schute for Graphic Design Services in the 2020/2021 Fiscal Year (McNamara)


C. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: Starting LFNC Governing Board meetings earlier in the evening


D. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: Policy regarding audio/video recordings of LNFC Governing Board and committee meetings


E. MOTION*: Approve a letter in support of using Prop. K funds to rehabilitate ‘Residence A’ in Barnsdall Park (Deutsch) (Board Packet)

F. MOTION: Approve a resolution in support of Los Feliz being chosen as the next site for CicLAvia (Grossman) (Board Packet)

G. MOTION: Approve a Community Impact Statement in opposition to 21–0002-S18 “SB 9 (Atkins) / Housing Development Ministerial Approval / Duplex and Parcel Map Division / Environmental Review Exemption” (Miller) (Board Packet)

H. MOTION: Approve a letter condemning CD 13’s sweep/closure of Echo Park Lake (Prather) (Board Packet)

I. MOTION*: Approve a resolution of commendation and thanks to Homelessness Chair Josh Scarcella (Blide) (Board Packet)


13. GENERAL BUDGET & FINANCE AND FUNDING MOTIONS (5mins.)

A. FUNDING MOTION**: Approve the April 2021 Monthly Expenditure Report (Board Packet)

B. FUNDING MOTION**: Approve an expenditure of $384 for Apple One- GB April meeting minutes taker

C. FUNDING MOTION**: Approve an expenditure of $780.74 for Copy Cat printing services for 2020–2021 fiscal year

14. MOTION: Approve the consent calendar for non-funding item

15. MOTION: Approve the consent calendar for funding item

16. MOTION: Approve the April 20th, 2021 Governing Board Meeting Minutes subject to correction. (LeGrande) (Board Packet)

17. GENERAL COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

18. ADJOURN


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