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Charlotte Laws, Ph.D.
Member of the
 Greater Valley Glen Council
21781 Ventura Blvd., Suite 633
WH, CA 91364
Tel.  818.346.5280
Fax.  818.985.1690
drlaws@adelphia.net
 

Dr. Charlotte Laws - Councilperson Valley Glen

GREATER VALLEY GLEN COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, November 1 - 7:00 PM

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; Valley College, 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 lcampos@mailbox.lacity.org.

 

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

 

2.      Review of Minutes, 10/04/04 meeting – Charlotte Laws            (2 minutes)

 

3.       Guest Speaker – Orange Line Busway and Environmental Impact Report – Diana Lipari   (15 minutes)

 

4.       Guest Speaker – Upcoming Sewer Rate Increase – Bureau of Sanitation  (15 minutes)

 

5.      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)

 

6.      LAPD Report   (10 minutes)

 

7.      President’s Report – Hallie Kemper  (5 minutes)

 

8.      Discussion and Possible Motion regarding Swearing-In of New Board Member(s) – Hallie Kemper  (10 minutes)

 

9.      Treasurer’s Report – Vic Viereck  (5 minutes)

 

10.  Board Member Comment - Comments from Board on non-agenda subject matters within the Board’s jurisdiction  (10 minutes)

 

11.  Committee Reports – Committee Chairs (optional)   (5 minutes)

 

12.   Report, Discussion and possible Motion regarding Bylaws change to Annual Meeting and Election procedure – Larry Hanna   (5 minutes)

 

13.   Report, Discussion and possible Motion regarding Public Safety Committee letter concerning Quality of Life enforcement suggestions – Sharon Anton    (5 minutes)

 

14.   Report, Discussion, and possible Motion regarding Council Website content – Max Bulwa   (5 minutes)

 

15.   Report, Discussion and possible Motions regarding Beautification / Event Planning Committee outreach in regards to first planting date and upcoming Holiday Party preparation.  – Scott Halliburton and Mickey Jannol  (10 minutes)

 

16.   Report, Discussion and possible Motions regarding Government Relations Committee proposal for possible Mayoral Debate, No-Kill Animal Shelter Proposal, Political Reform Act & Financial Disclosure, Brown Act requirements/ exemptions, “Eyes on the Neighborhood Program” – Charlotte Laws   (20 minutes)

 

17.   Report, Discussion and Possible Motion regarding the status of the non-profit organization associated with the interim Valley Glen Community Council – Lloyd Nelson   (5 minutes)

 

18.  Next Meeting, Future Agenda Items and other Calendar Events (5 minutes)

 

19.   Adjournment

 GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

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).

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