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

Dr. Charlotte Laws - Councilperson Valley Glen


Monday, January 31 - 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, 1/03/04 meeting – Charlotte Laws       (2 minutes)

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

 4.       Discussion and possible Motion regarding Swearing-In of New Board Member(s) – Hallie Kemper (5 minutes)

 5.       Guest Speaker – LAPD Deputy Chief Ron Bergman  (10 minutes)

 6.       Report from Councilmember Wendy Greuel’s Office – Deputy Patricia Davenport (5 minutes)

 7.      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)

 8.      LAPD Report   (10 minutes)

 9.      Board Member Comment - Comments from Board on non-agenda subject matters within the Board’s jurisdiction  (5 minutes)

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

 11.   Report and Possible Motion regarding Committee Appointments – Larry Hanna (5 minutes)

 12.  Report and Possible Motion regarding Treasurer’s Report – Vic Viereck  (5 minutes)

 13.   Report, Discussion and Possible Motion regarding signage for EuroTech Auto Body, Q Conditions Pamphlets for local merchants, Town House units on Ethel Avenue, and other possible Land Use issues in the Greater Valley Glen Area – Lloyd Nelson (20 minutes)

 14.   Report, Discussion and Possible Motion regarding Ad-Hoc Non-Profit Committee – Terry Anderson (10 minutes)

 15.   Report, Discussion and Possible Motion regarding letter concerning “Alliance of Neighborhood Councils” Debates, new Director of Animal Welfare issue, and Grievance Committee report – Charlotte Laws (10 minutes)

 16.   Report, Discussion and Possible Motion regarding Election Procedures – Larry Hanna (30 minutes)

 17.   Report, Discussion and Possible Motion regarding upcoming Newspaper, Budget and change of Posting Places – Max Bulwa (10 minutes)  

18. Report, Discussion and Possible Motion regarding the Public Safety Committee’s letter to Councilmember Wendy Greuel concerning anti-graffiti requirements in approving commercial variances and conditional use permits, support of Councilmember Greig Smith’s proposal to add police officers,  and possible funding request to support CTS police support project – Terry Anderson (15 minutes)

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

 20.   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).