Planning and Land Use Committee on Feb 18, 2020

Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa

Planning and Land Use Committee

Julie Ross

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 6:30pm

Meeting Place: 
Westchester Municipal Building Community Room / 7166 W Manchester Avenue, Westchester, CA 90045

Call to order: 

Call to order and Introductions

Discussion/Action (Motion): 
  1. Meeting Called to Order 

    • Welcome
    • Salute the Flag
    • Introductions
  2. Minutes Review and Approval - 21 Jan 2020 PLUC Meeting

  3. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

  4. Action: Proposed Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project 

    Background: California Dept of Fish and Wildlife department's final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) has been released. See full document here:

    • Presenters:
      • Richard Brody, California Dept of Fish and Wildlife
      • Marcia Hanscom representing The Ballona Institute and The Sierra Club
    • Documents: if any, provided at meeting
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion 
    • Chair Discussion Recap 
    • Possible Committee Action: Motion to Support / Deny / Modify
  5. Update on Projects in Community

    Background: Ongoing report on status of Planning projects and known upcoming projects. 

    • Presenter: Committee Chair
    • Related Documents: if any, provided at meeting. 
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion
  6. Announcements 

Public Comment Request

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