Monday, February 13, 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.       Review of Minutes 2/6/06 – Laurie Lavine (2 minutes)


       3.   Treasurer’s Report and possible motion regarding second signator – Chris Ueland


4.   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.


 5.   Appointment of Parliamentarian and possible motion (1 minute)


 6.   Appointment of Sergeant-at-Arms and possible motion  (1 minute)


 7.   Discussion on Possible Committees and Assignments (Sign Up sheets) and 

             Possible Motions  (15 minutes)


        8.   Discussion and possible appointments to Neighborhood Congress and to the Valley 

      Alliance of Neighborhood Councils and possible motions (5 minutes)                         

                                                                                                                  Continued ►►

9.    President’s Report (5 minutes)


     10.    Update from DONE Project Coordinator Deanna Stevenson (5 minutes)


     11.    Board Member Comments – Comments from Board on non-agenda subject matters

              within the Board’s jurisdiction (5 minutes)


     12.    Discussion and possible motion regarding web site – Chris Ueland (5 minutes)

               -discussion will include example as seen at


     13.    Discussion and possible motion regarding logo for GVGC – Linda Wehrli (2 minutes)


     14.    Discussion and possible motion regarding business cards for GVGC (2 minutes)


     15.    Discussion and possible motion regarding adjournment time of meetings – Terry             

       Anderson (2 minutes)

     16.    Next Meeting March 6, Future Agenda Items and other Calendar Events


      17.    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).