GREATER VALLEY GLEN COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, March 6, 7:00 PM

Los Angeles Valley College, Cafeteria Conference Room

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 dstevenson@mailbox.lacity.org.

 

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

    

       2.    Update from DONE Project Coordinator Deanna Stevenson and farewell

 

       3.    Transcription service proposal and motion – Terry Anderson

 

4.    Review of Minutes 2/6/06 – Charlotte Laws, Secretary of record

 

5.    Review of Minutes 2/13/06 – Laurie Lavine

      

       6.   Treasurer’s Report and Treasurer’s Training update and possible motion(s) regarding   

              signators for credit card and demand warrants for checking account – Chris Ueland

 

       7.    Motion regarding Business Seat Appointment, Barry Pezzner

                    

       8.    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.

 

       9.    Discussion and possible motion regarding the Election Violations Ad hoc committee - Terry Anderson            

       10.   Discussion and motion regarding Stakeholders on Committees

 

       11.   Committees and assignments – Possible motion(s)

                                        

       12.   Discussion and possible motion(s) regarding Committee meeting locations and agenda 

                    postings for all meetings

 

       13.   Committee Reports:

·   Land Use and Planning Committee Report – Gary Popenoe, Chair

Ø Presentation by Christopher Alan of Dasher Lawless and motion regarding Dasher Lawless development

Ø Motion regarding joint Mansionization Committee with VGNA and Community meeting

 

·   Beautification Committee Report and motion regarding monument signs –       

                             Arline Simon, Chair

 

·   Government Relations and Services Committee Report and possible motion(s) regarding business cards, GVGC signs for meetings, office/storage space, GVGC rep to Valley Alliance – Terry Anderson, Chair

 

·         Finance Audit Committee Report and possible motion(s) – Mickey Jannol, Chair

 

·         Arts and Education Committee Report and possible motion(s) – Linda Wehrli, Chair

 

·         Communications Committee Report and possible motion on web site - Chris Ueland, Chair

 

        14.  Discussion and possible motion(s) for bylaw violations pertaining to Article V, section 6         

                                                                                                                                     and section 7

        15.  Update on Directors of Animal Welfare (DAWS) – GVGC rep, Charlotte Laws

       

        16.  President’s Report

 

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

               within the Board’s jurisdiction

 

        18.  Next meeting April 3, future Agenda Items and other Calendar Events

         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).