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Charlotte Laws, Ph.D.
Member of the
 Greater Valley Glen Council
21781 Ventura Blvd., Suite 633
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Tel.  818.346.5280
Fax.  818.985.1690
drlaws@roadrunner.com 

Dr. Charlotte Laws - Councilperson Valley Glen


Agenda for GVGC Council Meeting of March 7, 2005


 

CITY OF LOS ANGELES

 

Greater Valley Glen Council

OFFICERS

LLarry Hanna

PRESIDENT

 Charlotte Anne Laws

SECRETARY

Victor Viereck

TREASURER

CALIFORNIA

GREATER VALLEY GLEN COUNCIL

 

www.Greatervalleyglencouncil.org

www.GVGC.us

 

13659 Victory Blvd., #136

Valley Glen, CA  91401

 

TELEPHONE: (818) 772-GVGC

FAX: (818) 780-3926

 

 

GREATER VALLEY GLEN COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, March 7, 2005, 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 lcampos@mailbox.lacity.org.

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

2.       Review of Minutes, 1/31/05 meeting – Charlotte Laws       (2 minutes)

 3.       Nominations and Election for Vice-President

 4.       Guest Speaker – Carmel Vela-Madady, Erwin Street School (10 minutes)

 Discussion regarding proposal from Public Safety committee agenda item re: student drop-off

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

 6.      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)

 7.      LAPD Report   (10 minutes)

 8.       President’s Report – (5 minutes)

 9.      Report and Possible Motion regarding Treasurer’s Report – Vic Viereck  (10 minutes)

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

 11.   Guest Speaker – Tom Ibarra, Crown Disposal

 12.   Public Safety – 1.) Possible endorsement of Crown Disposal recycling proposal;  2.) Motion regarding Erwin Street School drop-off - Sharon Anton, Chairwoman ( 10 min.)

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

14.   By-laws Committee – Possible revisions per DONE’s request – Carlos Ferrerya (15 min.)

 15.   Communications Committee – Newsletter recap and Web-site revamp motion – Max Bulwa, Chairman (10 min.)

16.   Land Use Committee – 1. Euro Tech / Committee Needs to look at pole sign;  2. 6016 Ethel Ave. / Zone change for part of property R-1 to R-3;  3. 6061 Fulton Ave. / Zone change for part of property from R-1 to R-3 conforms with rest of neighbors;  4. Q conditions  -  Lloyd Nelson, Chairman ( 20 min.)

 17.   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).