Agenda for Tuesday March 15 2016

Westwood Community Council Meeting
A G E N D A
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 ▪ 7:00 p.m.
Belmont Village Westwood ▪ Town Hall community room
10475 Wilshire Boulevard ▪ Westwood ▪ Los Angeles, CA 90024

1. Call to Order: Steve Sann, Chair
2. Reading of the WCC’s Mission Statement: Stephen Resnick, Westwood Homeowners Association
3. Welcome and Introductions of Board members, guests, and members of the public
4. Certification of Quorum
5. Consideration of the Agenda (Note: items below may not be heard in the order listed.)
6. Reports from Government and Public Agency Liaisons (3-5 minutes per report)
A. LAPD West Los Angeles Community Police Station: Christopher Ragsdale, LAPD Senior Lead Officer
B. Office of Congressman Ted Lieu: Janet Turner, Field Representative & Constituent Services
C. Office of Councilmember Paul Koretz: Jasmine Shamolian, Westwood Field Deputy
D. Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti: Daniel Tamm, Westside Area Representative/Chief Service Officer
E. UCLA Community & Local Government Relations: Carmen Healey, Assistant Director
i. Update on current UCLA projects and issues
ii. Report on UCLA Grand Challenges – Undergraduate Research Scholars Program and Spring 2016
focus on sustainability and environmental projects in Westwood Village (part of overall research
into how to help Los Angeles County thrive despite climate change)
7. Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer’s Report: Dr. Jerry Brown, Treasurer/CFO
A. Reminder about Voluntary Dues for 2016
8. Announcements and Concerns from Board Members
A. Upcoming public hearings, meetings, and other events of interest to the Westwood Community
(information only, no action)
i. Whole Foods Market 5% Day: Wednesday, March 16, 7:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.; 1050 Gayley Avenue;
5% of the day’s profits will be donated to the Westwood Village Improvement Association (BID)
ii. Westside Regional Alliance of Councils (WRAC) Board: Wednesday, March 16, 8:30 a.m. (third
Wednesday every month); Lenny’s Deli, 2379 Westwood Boulevard
iii. West L.A. Area Planning Commission: Appeal of Rocco’s Tavern DRB case, Wednesday, March 16, 4:30 p.m.; Henry Medina Parking Enforcement Building, 11214 Exposition Boulevard, Second Floor
iv. Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, March 16, 6:00 p.m. –CANCELED (due to appeal at West L.A. Area Planning Commission)
v. Westwood Village Improvement Association Board (Business Improvement District): Thursday,
March 17, 8:30 a.m. (third Thursday every month); Skylight Gardens, 1139 Glendon Avenue
vi. Cava Mezze Grill: Opening Community Free Food Day, Thursday, March 17; 1073 Broxton Ave.
vii. Author’s Club at Westwood Library, sponsored by West L.A. Chamber of Commerce and Friends
of Westwood Library: Monday, March 28, 6:00-8:00 p.m. (last Monday every month); author Mark
Rogo presenting and reading from “23 Hours”; Westwood Library, 1246 Glendon Avenue
viii. Napa Valley Grille Westwood Community Grand Opening Celebration: Tuesday, March 29, 7:00-10:00 p.m.; 1100 Glendon Avenue (invitation only)
ix. Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, April 6, 6:00 p.m. – (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Blvd.
x. Re:Code LA Public Forum on rewrite of Los Angeles City Zoning Code: Wednesday, April 6, 6:00-
9:00 p.m.; Iman Foundation Center, 3376 Motor Avenue (Palms)

xi. Westwood Neighborhood Council (WWNC): Wednesday, April 13, 7:00 p.m. (second Wednesday every month); Westwood Presbyterian Church, Hoffman Hall, 10822 Wilshire Blvd.
xii. Concert Series at Westwood Library: Sunday, April 17, 2:30 p.m. – The Upside (classical/jazz crossover trio featuring flute, double bass, and vibraphone/percussion), 1246 Glendon Avenue
xiii. Westside Regional Alliance of Councils (WRAC) Board: Wednesday, April 20, 8:30 a.m. (third Wednesday every month); Lenny’s Deli, 2379 Westwood Boulevard
xiv. Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, April 20, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Blvd.
xv. Westwood Village Improvement Association Board (Business Improvement District): Thursday, April 21, 8:30 a.m. (third Thursday every month); Skylight Gardens, 1139 Glendon Avenue
B. Other Announcements or Concerns from Board Members
9. Reports from Standing and Ad-Hoc Committees/Liaisons
A. Report on Homeless Count in Westwood – Wednesday, January 27, 2016 – Steve Sann
10. Old Business – None
11. New Business
A. WRAC Motions – recommended by the Westside Regional Alliance of Councils:
i. Conditional Use Beverage Permits for Alcohol, and Alcohol-Specific Conditions
ii. Enforcement of all Zoning and Building Codes
iii. Amendment to Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance
iv. LADWP Ballot Measure
v. Recommendation to Modify Neighborhood Council “Community Stakeholder” Definition
12. General Public Comment (on non-agendized topics of interest to the public, within the subject matter and jurisdiction of the WCC) (10 minutes maximum, 2 minute per speaker)
13. Next Regular WCC Meeting: Tuesday, May 5, 2016, 7:00 p.m., Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall community room, 10475 Wilshire Boulevard
14. Motion to Adjourn
In accordance with its Bylaws, the Westwood Community Council (WCC) shall provide an opportunity in open meetings for the public to address items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter and jurisdiction of the WCC. Individual testimony within the Public Comment period shall be limited to two (2) minutes per person and up to ten (10) minutes per subject. However, the WCC Chair has the discretion to modify the time allotted on each subject, to each speaker, and the number of speakers per subject. Items may be called in any order at the discretion of the WCC Chair. EVERY PERSON WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD DURING THE MEETING MUST COMPLETE A SPEAKER’S CARD AND SUBMIT IT TO THE CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL. The agenda is posted for public review at the Westwood Branch Public Library, 1246 Glendon Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024, and at http://www.westwoodcommunitycouncil.org online. Belmont Village Westwood provides free covered self-parking in its underground garage, accessed from the driveway at 10475 Wilshire Boulevard, and also is accessible via public transportation by all bus lines serving Wilshire Boulevard. Belmont Village Westwood, including its Town Hall Community Room, is an ADA accessible facility.

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