Greater Valley Glen Council



Hallie Kemper



Larry Hanna



Charlotte Anne Laws



Victor Viereck





13659 Victory Blvd., #136

Valley Glen, CA  91401



FAX: (818) 780-3926




                                                                Monday, October 4 – 7:00 PM

Los Angeles Valley College, Cafeteria

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; 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 (818) 756-9177 or e-mail to


1.      Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call – Hallie Kemper (3 minutes)


2.      Review of Minutes, 9/13/04 meeting – Charlotte Laws       (2 minutes)


3.      Neighborhood Prosecutor Report – Tamar Galatzan  (5 minutes)


4.      Guest Speaker – Director of Bureau of Street Services – William Robertson (15 minutes)


5.      Report, Discussion and Possible Motion regarding Business Tax Reform package proposed by L.A. City Councilmember Wendy Greuel  – Councilmember Greuel and Vic Viereck (10 minutes)


6.      LAPD Report (10 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.      President’s Report – Hallie Kemper  (5 minutes)


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


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


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


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


13.  Report, Discussion and Possible Motion regarding Mayor’s Budget Survey results – Hallie Kemper (3 minutes)


14.  Report, Discussion and Possible Motion regarding Board approval of future Communication Committee outreach such as newspaper approval, business cards, etc. – Hallie Kemper and Max Bulwa (5 minutes)


15.   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)


16.  Report, Discussion and possible Motion regarding Beautification / Event Planning Committee outreach in regards to T-shirt design, signs design, first planting date and upcoming Holiday Party preparation.  Also Discussion and possible Motion regarding budget for Valley Glen Freeway Signs and Neighborhood Matching Funds  – Scott Halliburton and Mickey Jannol  (15 minutes)


17.  Report, Discussion and possible Motion regarding November ballot initiative “Measure A” for ½ cent sales tax increase – Terry Anderson (5 minutes)


18.  Report, Discussion and possible Motion regarding letter to encourage use of renewable energy by DWP – Charlotte Laws   (5 minutes)


19.   Report, Discussion and possible Motion regarding Bylaws clarifications, Board duties, and changes to future number of Board members – Larry Hanna and Valerie Olive   (30 minutes)


      NOTE: Original Bylaws and proposed changes are available on our website:


20.  Next Meeting, Future Agenda Items and other Calendar Events (3 minutes)


21.   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).