Neighborhood Councils Convene

Over 500 Neighborhood Council representatives attended the 2011 Congress of Neighborhoods Saturday 9/24 at City Hall.  Welcomed by the Congress Chair, Cindy Cleghorn, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and DONE General Manager BongHwan Kim, the Congress got off to a rousing start with a roll call of the 93 Neighborhood Councils. This…

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WILSHIRE CENTER-KOREATOWN NC AUG/SEPT 2011

-  533 S. Western Ave. Conditional Use Permit to allow on-site sale and consumption of Beer and Wine in an existing 2,000 sq. ft. restaurant with occupancy of 83 seats. Land Use originally approved the support of project. Nathan Freeman submits floor plans. Friday through Sunday open to 2:00AM - …

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United NeighborhoodS Neighborhood Council UNNC AUG/SEPT 2011

- The Board voted unanimously to allow the sitting members of the executive board to retain their positions. Steve Stern President, Billie Green Vice President, Norman Gilmore secretary and Wesley Todd treasurer. - Chris Carlson reported a large scale palm tree theft. Two trees were removed from the CalTrans slope…

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Olympic Park Neighborhood Council AUG/SEPT 2011 OPNC

- Neighborhood Clean Up Proposal. Betty Bryant from MINC presented an opportunity for OPNC and MINC to jointly clean up Pico Blvd.  Several years earlier, MINC undertook the cleanup of 16-blocks of Pico “southside”. Betty encouraged OPNC to clean up the Pico “northside”.  A Representative from the Cryliss Non-Profit Program…

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Mid City Neighborhood Council MINC AUG/SEPT 2011

Motion approved: the MINC Inventory Policy and Checkout Procedure changes as drafted by Allan DiCastro. Policy was implemented when no objections were raised by the City Attorney’s office. - waiting to hear from Carmen Hawkins of the City Attorney’s Office about the termination of 2 board members who have missed…

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PICO NC AUG. SEPT. 2011

Motions approved: - Allison Diamant, for the Religious/Social Services position on the Board. She lives in the Mar Vista area and is a member of the BCC (Beth Chayim Chadashim). - to support the Fresh and Easy at 18th and La Cienega, including beer and wine sales and delivery variance.…

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Olympic Park Neighborhood Council July/Aug 2011

Sam Joo was accepted as a Board Member.   Mr. Yoo is also currently with the KYCC Youth Center (LA). The LAPD Officers presented OPNC Board with a plaque regarding the Boards continued support of Wilshire’s Youth Programs and donations to the LAPD Community. OPNC Postcards:   Peter Schulberg led…

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United Neighborhoods Neighborhood Council (UNNC) JUNE/JULY 2011

Norman Gilmore presented a funding request for up to $600 to rent a webserver for a year. Passed Roy Amemiya made arequest for up to $125 to provide refreshments to an upcoming Wilshire Community Police Advisory Board. Passed Brian Jett for Western Heights Neighborhood Association presented a funding request for…

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WILSHIRE CENTER-KOREATOWN NC JUNE/JULY2011

Each month, Koreatown Youth Center removes over 50,000 square feet of graffiti. Most graffiti is removed within a 24-hour time frame from both public and private locations. However, due to the City’s budget shortfall, KYCC is in dire need of support from the community to purchase paint in order to…

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Neighborhood Council Territory Tussle

Mid City Neighborhood Council (MINC) has emerged the victor in a territory tussle with South Robertson Neighborhood Council (SORO). In 2009 when the Department of Neighborhood Councils  (DONE) discovered various Neighborhood Council (NC) boundaries did not include some local neighborhoods, they alerted the appropriate NC’s and gave them an opportunity…

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