Official Political Website for Charlotte Laws - Member of the Greater Valley Glen Council



Charlotte Laws
Member of the 
Greater Valley Glen Council

21781 Ventura Blvd., Suite 633
WH, CA 91364
Tel.  818.346.5280
Fax.  818.985.1690

Photo of Charlotte Laws in March 2005

GVGC Agenda - Feb. 6, 2006

Monday, February 6, 2006, 7:00 PM

Los Angeles Valley College, Faculty Lounge

5800 Fulton Avenue

Valley Glen, CA 91401


The public is requested to fill out a “Speaker Card” to address the Board on any item of the agenda prior to the Board taking action on an item.  Comments from the public on Agenda items will be heard only when the respective item is being considered.  Comments from the public on other matters not appearing on the Agenda that is within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction will be heard during the Public Comment period.  Public comment is limited to 3 minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board. 

Agenda is posted for public review at: Karabagh Market, 13747 Victory Blvd., Valley Glen, CA  91401; Vallarta Market, 13302 Victory Blvd., Valley Glen, CA; Erwin Street School, 13400 Erwin Street, Valley Glen, CA; L. A. Valley College Administration Building, 5800 Fulton Street, Valley Glen, CA; Cambridge Farms, 12431 Burbank, Valley Glen, CA; Monlux Elementary School, 6051 Bellaire, Valley Glen, CA; Kittridge Street Elementary, 13619 Kittridge Street, Valley Glen, CA. 

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, or 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 Neighborhood Council Project Coordinator at (866) LA-HELPS  or e-mail to

1.       Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, and Roll Call


2.       Distribution of Election Monitor’s Final Report


3.       Discussion and possible motion regarding Community Organization Caucus Election Violations filed by Diana Lipari on January 9, 2006- by Sharon Anton (10 min)


4.       Thank outgoing board members; Swearing In of Board Members by Council member Greuel’s representative Rosalind Stewart (5 min)


5.       Election of president, acceptance of nominations, 1 min. speech by candidates - by Larry Hanna (10 min)


6.       Election of other officers, acceptance of nominations, 1 min. speech by candidates -  by new president (10 min)


7.       Treasurer’s Report – Vic Viereck ( 5 min)


8.       Discussion and possible motion regarding recording/transcription equipment for council meetings - Laurie Lavine (5 min)


9.       Transition team- for documents and council assets from outgoing to incoming board – Laurie Lavine (5 min)

10.    NC office space at the Braude Center – by Laurie Lavine (5 min)


11.    Discussion and possible motion regarding the Valley Glen Neighborhood Block Grant/TNI – by Mickey Jannol (5 min)


12.    Discussion and possible motion re: Mayor’s budget proposal – by                  (10 min)


13.    Discussion and possible motion re: cell tower on Vanowen – by Mickey Jannol (5 min)


14.    Discussion and possible motion re: Mayor’s day of service – by Sharon Anton (5 min)


15.   Discussion and possible motion re: supporting Grant High student – by Matthew Shapiro (5 min)


16.   Public Comments - Comments from the public on non-agenda items within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction.  Public comments are limited to three minutes per speaker.  (10 minutes)


17.   Next meeting date and time


18.   Adjournment


A written complaint regarding the Greater Valley Glen Council shall be submitted to the Board of Directors. The Board will than refer the matter to an ad hoc grievance panel comprised of 5 Stakeholders randomly selected by the Council Secretary from a list of stakeholders who have expressed an interest in serving on such a panel. The Secretary will coordinate a time and place for the panel to meet with the person(s) submitting a grievance and to discuss dispute resolution. Thereafter, a panel member shall prepare a written report within two (2) months to be forwarded by the Secretary to the Board outlining the panel's recommendations for the resolving the grievance. The matter shall be heard at the next regular meeting of the Board pursuant to the Brown Act.

The formal grievance process is intended to address matters involving procedural disputes, e.g., the Board's failure to comply with Board Rules or these Bylaws, or its failure to comply with the Plan, local ordinances and/or State and federal law. If the grievance cannot be resolved through the grievance process then the complainant has the right to appeal to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (Plan, Article 5 Section 4).