Olympic Park Neighborhood Council OPNC June 2012

APRIL: --San Vicente Medium Project – CRA disbanded, funds made available for the project can’t be touched because there is no entity to receive funds.  It is unknown if the project will be completed. --Queen Anne Recreation Center Easter event scheduled April 7, 2012 --Eastside board member absences – we…

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P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council June 2012

APRIL: Mr. Joe Gathier informed the board of his desire to volunteer for a vacancy on the Pico Neighborhood Council.  Mr. Gathier has lived on Hayworth for 8 years in Carthy Square.  There were no positions available for his area. -  Ms. Liz Carlinreported on the new Farmers Market at…

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Mid City Neighborhood Council MINC 10th Anniversary

Congratulations to Mid City Neighborhood Council MINC celebrated its 10th Anniversary  with a presentation of certificates from Mayor’s Office- Fabiola Vilidiez, CD 10-John Harmon, Office of State Senator Price-Lauren Mains, and LAPD-Capt. Davis. The following city entities sent certificates to be read: Controller’s Office-Wendy Gruel, and Office of 2nd Supervisory District-Mark Ridley Thomas.

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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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-  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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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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