NCWP Board Meeting on Aug 1, 2017

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 6:30pm

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

  1. Call to Order
  2. Salute the Flag
  3. Introductions
  4. Announcements from Governmental Representative (limit to 3 minutes please)
  5. Announcements from Board Members
  6. Public Comment - non-agenda items (limited to 2 minutes per speaker unless otherwise declared by the President or presiding director.  Public comment on agendized items will be called as each agenda item is brought forward.  Comments are limited to 2 minutes, unless otherwise declared by the President or presiding director.)
  7. Presentations -
    1. Star of the Neighborhood Award - Denny Schneider
    2. Update re construction and traffic impacts from LADWP Scattergood-Olympic Cable A Transmission Line on Lincoln Boulevard (LADWP)
    3. Residential Food Waste In-Sink Disposal Pilot Program to be conducted in a portion of North Kentwood  (LASanitation)
  8. Motions/Actions Items and Related Public Comment
    1. Consent Calendar: (The following items will be treated as one item and enacted with one vote unless a Board member or a stakeholder requests that an item be placed on the Discussion Calendar.)
      1. Approval of Minutes of previous Board meeting
      2. Receive and file the Treasurer's Report
      3. Motion to approve proposed NCWP budget for fiscal year 2017-2018
      4. Motion to approve letter re NCWP position to oppose the Home Sharing ordinance in Los Angeles. (PLUC)
      5. Motion to approve letter to LA City Planning requesting that the City's General Plan review remain open and transparent. (PLUC)
      6. Motion to support the postion of Westside Regional Alliance of Councils (WRAC) to recommend to Assemblymember Autumn Burke to oppose SB 649, which removes from cities the discretionary regulation of "small cell" cell phone towers in the public right-of-way and on city property.  Exceptions for historic zones and Coastal Zone are included, but scenic highways and R zones are not included.  Local control should be maintained.  Cities have capability to properly analyze applications within existing laws and balance protection of neighborhoods with the need for increased wireless capacity.” (WRAC)
      7. Motion to recommend and fully endorse Southern California Gas Company’s continued safe and efficient operation of its Playa del Rey storage location. (GA)
      8. Motion to approve letter to Councilman Bonin and LADOT re Playa del Rey "Road Diet" pilot program (AdHoc)
    1. Discussion Calendar
  9. Committee Reports
  10. Committee Assignments
  11. Announcements
  12. Adjourn

Next Meeting: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 6:30pm

Public Comment Request

In compliance with Government Code section 54957.5, non-exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all of the board in advance of a meeting, may be viewed on our website at, or at the scheduled meeting. In addition, if you would like a copy of any record related to an item on the agenda please contact committee chairperson at (213) 473-7023 or by email through our website at 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 Boards subject matter jurisdiction will be heard during the Public Comment period. Public comment is limited to 2 minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board. 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 (213) 978-1551.