WCC Board Sets Agenda for September 17, 2019 Meeting

Westwood Community Council Meeting

AGENDA

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 ▪ 7:00 p.m.

Belmont Village Westwood ▪ Town Hall community room (ground floor) 10475 Wilshire Boulevard ▪ Westwood ▪ Los Angeles, CA 90024

1. Call to Order: Steve Sann, Chair

2. Reading of the WCC Mission Statement: David Lorango, Senior Director – Digital Marketing, The Wonderful Company; Westwood community multi-family residential stakeholder

3. Welcome and Introductions of Board members, guests, and members of the public

4. Certification of Quorum

5. Consideration of the Agenda (Note: items may not be heard in the order listed below.)

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, Senior Field Representative & Constituent Services

C. Office of County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl: Erin Schneider, Metro/West L.A. Field Deputy

D. Office of California State Senator Ben Allen: David Lorango, Office Ambassador

E. Office of Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager, Jamie Kennerk, Field Representative

F. Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti: Ami Fields-Meyer, West Los Angeles Representative

G. Office of Councilmember Paul Koretz: Jasmine Shamolian, Westwood Field Deputy

H. UCLA Government and Community Relations: Carmen Healey, Assistant Director

7. Announcements and Concerns from Board Members

A. Upcoming public hearings, meetings, and other events of interest (Information only, no action; see

calendar of meetings, public hearings, and events of interest at end of this Agenda).

8. Reports from Standing and Ad-Hoc Committees/Liaisons

9. Old Business

A. Proposal for Second Synthetic Soccer Field at Westwood Park – Linda Blank: “Motion to SUPPORT

development of a new synthetic soccer/multipurpose field at a suitable and appropriate location; to OPPOSE the proposed construction of this second synthetic soccer field at Westwood Park, which is the only park in the area that has an existing artificial turf soccer field, and which would require removal of at least 15 trees and destruction of six existing lighted tennis courts and two existing lighted basketball courts, and which would cost an estimated $3,900,000 in Quimby/Park Fees to replace just two of the six destroyed tennis courts and the two basketball courts, of which only $1,200,000 is bring provided by donor TM23 Foundation to construct the synthetic soccer field only, resulting in a needless and massive waste of public funds; to urge the Recreation and Parks Commission to direct its Department of Recreation and Parks staff to conduct a thorough, objective, and evidence-based analysis of possible alternative locations, including possibly Cheviot Hills Recreation Center as well as other possible sites including Stoner Park, Palms Park, Barrington Park, Palisades Park, Daniel Webster Middle School, and other possible sites; and to call on the Department of Recreation and Parks staff to use its best efforts to renew, repair, and continuously maintain the open grass field at Westwood Park, including using Department resources for a possible new irrigation system, new soil underlay, and/or regular reseeding to ensure the ongoing maintenance, operation, and use of the open grass field.”

10. New Business

A. Proposal to call for expansion of Westwood Recreation Center property – Steve Sann: “Motion to call on the Department of Recreation and Parks Commission and management staff, Councilmember Paul Koretz, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and any other elected officials who can assist this cause to use their best efforts to

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negotiate with the Department of Water and Power management to acquire the use of the property (either by purchase, lease, land swap, or other means) located at 1394 South Sepulveda Boulevard and surrounding acreage, for the Department of Recreation and Parks, including the DWP billing office, surrounding storage yard and staging facility located directly south of Westwood Recreation Center, as an expansion site to meet current and projected increased recreational needs of the growing Westwood community, and especially given the urgency arising from the fact that the Department of Recreation and Parks will be losing use of leased property located on the grounds of the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration, including MacArthur Soccer Field, possibly the Barrington Dog Park, and other facilities, which may result in the relocation of substantial athletic programs and activities from the Barrington Recreation Center to the Westwood Recreation Center.”

11. 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)

12. Next Regular WCC Meeting: Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m., Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall community room, 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

13. 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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Westwood Calendar of Upcoming Meetings, Public Hearings, Holidays, and Events of Interest:

Department of Recreation and Parks Facility Repair and Maintenance Commission Task Force: Vote on proposed second synthetic soccer field and related improvements at Westwood Park and Recreation Center; Wednesday, September 18, 8:30 a.m.; Algin Sutton Recreation Center, 8800 South Hoover Street

Westside Regional Alliance of Councils Board (WRAC): Wednesday, September 18, 8:30 a.m. (third Wednesday every month); West L.A. Municipal Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1645 Corinth Avenue Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, September 18, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Westwood Village Improvement Association Board (WVIA) (Business Improvement District “BID”):

Thursday, September 19, 8:30 a.m. – (third Thursday every other month); Skylight Gardens, 1139 Glendon Avenue Cultural Heritage Commission: vote to recommend to City Council that they declare the Kelly Music Building (aka Alice’s Restaurant building/Tanino Ristorante building) at 1041-1043 Westwood Boulevard a Historic-Cultural Monument; Thursday, September 19, 10:00 a.m.; City Hall; 200 North Spring Street

Metro Purple Line Extension Transit Project Section 3 Pre-Construction Community Meeting:

Thursday, September 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Third Annual Westwood Village Block Party (for incoming UCLA Freshmen, incoming Transfer Students, and Westwood community members): Sunday, September 22, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 a.m., Broxton and Weyburn Avenues UCLA Fall Quarter (First Day of Instruction): Thursday, September 26

UCLA Centennial Volunteer Day: Saturday, September 28; 100 sites around the globe

Rosh Hashana: Sunday sunset, September 29-Tuesday sunset October 1

Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, October 2, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

North Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (NWNC): Tuesday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.; (first Wednesday every month); UCLA Weyburn Commons, Village View Room (4th floor), 11020 Weyburn Drive

Yom Kippur: Tuesday sunset, October 8-Wednesday sunset, October 9

Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (WWNC): Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 p.m. (second Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Indigenous People’s Day (fka Columbus Day): Monday, October 14

Westside Regional Alliance of Councils Board (WRAC): Wednesday, October 16, 8:30 a.m. (third Wednesday every month); West L.A. Municipal Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1645 Corinth Avenue Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Halloween: Thursday, October 31

End of Daylight Savings Time: Sunday 2:00 a.m., November 3

Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, November 6, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

North Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (NWNC): Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 p.m.; (first Wednesday every month); UCLA Weyburn Commons, Village View Room (4th floor), 11020 Weyburn Drive Westwood Village Improvement Association Board (WVIA) Annual Meeting: Keynote presentation by Planning Director Vince Bertoni; Thursday, November 7, 8:30-10:00 a.m.; Nimoy Studio, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard

Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (WWNC): Wednesday, November 13, 7:00 p.m. (second Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Westwood Community Council Board (WCC): Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m. (third Tuesday every other month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall, 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 ▪ 7:00 p.m.

Belmont Village Westwood ▪ Town Hall community room (ground floor) 10475 Wilshire Boulevard ▪ Westwood ▪ Los Angeles, CA 90024

For more information about the Westwood Community Council (WCC) please visit: http://www.westwoodcommunitycouncil.org

1. Call to Order: Steve Sann, Chair

2. Reading of the WCC Mission Statement: David Lorango, Senior Director – Digital Marketing, The Wonderful Company; Westwood community multi-family residential stakeholder

3. Welcome and Introductions of Board members, guests, and members of the public

4. Certification of Quorum

5. Consideration of the Agenda (Note: items may not be heard in the order listed below.)

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, Senior Field Representative & Constituent Services

C. Office of County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl: Erin Schneider, Metro/West L.A. Field Deputy

D. Office of California State Senator Ben Allen: David Lorango, Office Ambassador

E. Office of Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager, Jamie Kennerk, Field Representative

F. Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti: Ami Fields-Meyer, West Los Angeles Representative

G. Office of Councilmember Paul Koretz: Jasmine Shamolian, Westwood Field Deputy

H. UCLA Government and Community Relations: Carmen Healey, Assistant Director

7. Announcements and Concerns from Board Members

A. Upcoming public hearings, meetings, and other events of interest (Information only, no action; see

calendar of meetings, public hearings, and events of interest at end of this Agenda).

8. Reports from Standing and Ad-Hoc Committees/Liaisons

9. Old Business

A. Proposal for Second Synthetic Soccer Field at Westwood Park – Linda Blank: “Motion to SUPPORT

development of a new synthetic soccer/multipurpose field at a suitable and appropriate location; to OPPOSE the proposed construction of this second synthetic soccer field at Westwood Park, which is the only park in the area that has an existing artificial turf soccer field, and which would require removal of at least 15 trees and destruction of six existing lighted tennis courts and two existing lighted basketball courts, and which would cost an estimated $3,900,000 in Quimby/Park Fees to replace just two of the six destroyed tennis courts and the two basketball courts, of which only $1,200,000 is bring provided by donor TM23 Foundation to construct the synthetic soccer field only, resulting in a needless and massive waste of public funds; to urge the Recreation and Parks Commission to direct its Department of Recreation and Parks staff to conduct a thorough, objective, and evidence-based analysis of possible alternative locations, including possibly Cheviot Hills Recreation Center as well as other possible sites including Stoner Park, Palms Park, Barrington Park, Palisades Park, Daniel Webster Middle School, and other possible sites; and to call on the Department of Recreation and Parks staff to use its best efforts to renew, repair, and continuously maintain the open grass field at Westwood Park, including using Department resources for a possible new irrigation system, new soil underlay, and/or regular reseeding to ensure the ongoing maintenance, operation, and use of the open grass field.”

10. New Business

A. Proposal to call for expansion of Westwood Recreation Center property – Steve Sann: “Motion to call on the Department of Recreation and Parks Commission and management staff, Councilmember Paul Koretz, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and any other elected officials who can assist this cause to use their best efforts to

negotiate with the Department of Water and Power management to acquire the use of the property (either by purchase, lease, land swap, or other means) located at 1394 South Sepulveda Boulevard and surrounding acreage, for the Department of Recreation and Parks, including the DWP billing office, surrounding storage yard and staging facility located directly south of Westwood Recreation Center, as an expansion site to meet current and projected increased recreational needs of the growing Westwood community, and especially given the urgency arising from the fact that the Department of Recreation and Parks will be losing use of leased property located on the grounds of the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration, including MacArthur Soccer Field, possibly the Barrington Dog Park, and other facilities, which may result in the relocation of substantial athletic programs and activities from the Barrington Recreation Center to the Westwood Recreation Center.”

11. 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)

12. Next Regular WCC Meeting: Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m., Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall community room, 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

13. 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.

Westwood Calendar of Upcoming Meetings, Public Hearings, Holidays, and Events of Interest:

Department of Recreation and Parks Facility Repair and Maintenance Commission Task Force: Vote on proposed second synthetic soccer field and related improvements at Westwood Park and Recreation Center; Wednesday, September 18, 8:30 a.m.; Algin Sutton Recreation Center, 8800 South Hoover Street

Westside Regional Alliance of Councils Board (WRAC): Wednesday, September 18, 8:30 a.m. (third Wednesday every month);

West L.A. Municipal Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1645 Corinth Avenue Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, September 18, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Westwood Village Improvement Association Board (WVIA) (Business Improvement District “BID”):

Thursday, September 19, 8:30 a.m. – (third Thursday every other month); Skylight Gardens, 1139 Glendon Avenue

Cultural Heritage Commission: vote to recommend to City Council that they declare the Kelly Music Building (aka Alice’s Restaurant building/Tanino Ristorante building) at 1041-1043 Westwood Boulevard a Historic-Cultural Monument; Thursday, September 19, 10:00 a.m.; City Hall; 200 North Spring Street

Metro Purple Line Extension Transit Project Section 3 Pre-Construction Community Meeting:

Thursday, September 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Third Annual Westwood Village Block Party (for incoming UCLA Freshmen, incoming Transfer Students, and Westwood community members): Sunday, September 22, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 a.m., Broxton and Weyburn Avenues

UCLA Fall Quarter (First Day of Instruction): Thursday, September 26

UCLA Centennial Volunteer Day: Saturday, September 28; 100 sites around the globe

Rosh Hashana: Sunday sunset, September 29-Tuesday sunset October 1

Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, October 2, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

North Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (NWNC): Tuesday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.; (first Wednesday every month); UCLA Weyburn Commons, Village View Room (4th floor), 11020 Weyburn Drive

Yom Kippur: Tuesday sunset, October 8-Wednesday sunset, October 9

Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (WWNC): Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 p.m. (second Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Indigenous People’s Day (fka Columbus Day): Monday, October 14

Westside Regional Alliance of Councils Board (WRAC): Wednesday, October 16, 8:30 a.m. (third Wednesday every month); West L.A. Municipal Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1645 Corinth Avenue

Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Halloween: Thursday, October 31

End of Daylight Savings Time: Sunday 2:00 a.m., November 3

Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, November 6, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

North Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (NWNC): Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 p.m.; (first Wednesday every month); Westwood Community Council Meeting AGENDA

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 ▪ 7:00 p.m.

Belmont Village Westwood ▪ Town Hall community room (ground floor) 10475 Wilshire Boulevard ▪ Westwood ▪ Los Angeles, CA 90024

For more information about the Westwood Community Council (WCC) please visit: http://www.westwoodcommunitycouncil.org

1. Call to Order: Steve Sann, Chair

2. Reading of the WCC Mission Statement: David Lorango, Senior Director – Digital Marketing, The Wonderful Company; Westwood community multi-family residential stakeholder

3. Welcome and Introductions of Board members, guests, and members of the public

4. Certification of Quorum

5. Consideration of the Agenda (Note: items may not be heard in the order listed below.)

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, Senior Field Representative & Constituent Services

C. Office of County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl: Erin Schneider, Metro/West L.A. Field Deputy

D. Office of California State Senator Ben Allen: David Lorango, Office Ambassador

E. Office of Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager, Jamie Kennerk, Field Representative

F. Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti: Ami Fields-Meyer, West Los Angeles Representative

G. Office of Councilmember Paul Koretz: Jasmine Shamolian, Westwood Field Deputy

H. UCLA Government and Community Relations: Carmen Healey, Assistant Director

7. Announcements and Concerns from Board Members

A. Upcoming public hearings, meetings, and other events of interest (Information only, no action; see

calendar of meetings, public hearings, and events of interest at end of this Agenda).

8. Reports from Standing and Ad-Hoc Committees/Liaisons

9. Old Business

A. Proposal for Second Synthetic Soccer Field at Westwood Park – Linda Blank: “Motion to SUPPORT

development of a new synthetic soccer/multipurpose field at a suitable and appropriate location; to OPPOSE the proposed construction of this second synthetic soccer field at Westwood Park, which is the only park in the area that has an existing artificial turf soccer field, and which would require removal of at least 15 trees and destruction of six existing lighted tennis courts and two existing lighted basketball courts, and which would cost an estimated $3,900,000 in Quimby/Park Fees to replace just two of the six destroyed tennis courts and the two basketball courts, of which only $1,200,000 is bring provided by donor TM23 Foundation to construct the synthetic soccer field only, resulting in a needless and massive waste of public funds; to urge the Recreation and Parks Commission to direct its Department of Recreation and Parks staff to conduct a thorough, objective, and evidence-based analysis of possible alternative locations, including possibly Cheviot Hills Recreation Center as well as other possible sites including Stoner Park, Palms Park, Barrington Park, Palisades Park, Daniel Webster Middle School, and other possible sites; and to call on the Department of Recreation and Parks staff to use its best efforts to renew, repair, and continuously maintain the open grass field at Westwood Park, including using Department resources for a possible new irrigation system, new soil underlay, and/or regular reseeding to ensure the ongoing maintenance, operation, and use of the open grass field.”

10. New Business

A. Proposal to call for expansion of Westwood Recreation Center property – Steve Sann: “Motion to call on the Department of Recreation and Parks Commission and management staff, Councilmember Paul Koretz, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and any other elected officials who can assist this cause to use their best efforts to

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negotiate with the Department of Water and Power management to acquire the use of the property (either by purchase, lease, land swap, or other means) located at 1394 South Sepulveda Boulevard and surrounding acreage, for the Department of Recreation and Parks, including the DWP billing office, surrounding storage yard and staging facility located directly south of Westwood Recreation Center, as an expansion site to meet current and projected increased recreational needs of the growing Westwood community, and especially given the urgency arising from the fact that the Department of Recreation and Parks will be losing use of leased property located on the grounds of the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration, including MacArthur Soccer Field, possibly the Barrington Dog Park, and other facilities, which may result in the relocation of substantial athletic programs and activities from the Barrington Recreation Center to the Westwood Recreation Center.”

11. 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)

12. Next Regular WCC Meeting: Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m., Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall community room, 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

13. 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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Westwood Calendar of Upcoming Meetings, Public Hearings, Holidays, and Events of Interest:

Department of Recreation and Parks Facility Repair and Maintenance Commission Task Force: Vote on proposed second synthetic soccer field and related improvements at Westwood Park and Recreation Center; Wednesday, September 18, 8:30 a.m.; Algin Sutton Recreation Center, 8800 South Hoover Street

Westside Regional Alliance of Councils Board (WRAC): Wednesday, September 18, 8:30 a.m. (third Wednesday every month); West L.A. Municipal Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1645 Corinth Avenue Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, September 18, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Westwood Village Improvement Association Board (WVIA) (Business Improvement District “BID”):

Thursday, September 19, 8:30 a.m. – (third Thursday every other month); Skylight Gardens, 1139 Glendon Avenue Cultural Heritage Commission: vote to recommend to City Council that they declare the Kelly Music Building (aka Alice’s Restaurant building/Tanino Ristorante building) at 1041-1043 Westwood Boulevard a Historic-Cultural Monument; Thursday, September 19, 10:00 a.m.; City Hall; 200 North Spring Street

Metro Purple Line Extension Transit Project Section 3 Pre-Construction Community Meeting:

Thursday, September 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Third Annual Westwood Village Block Party (for incoming UCLA Freshmen, incoming Transfer Students, and Westwood community members): Sunday, September 22, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 a.m., Broxton and Weyburn Avenues UCLA Fall Quarter (First Day of Instruction): Thursday, September 26

UCLA Centennial Volunteer Day: Saturday, September 28; 100 sites around the globe

Rosh Hashana: Sunday sunset, September 29-Tuesday sunset October 1

Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, October 2, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

North Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (NWNC): Tuesday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.; (first Wednesday every month); UCLA Weyburn Commons, Village View Room (4th floor), 11020 Weyburn Drive

Yom Kippur: Tuesday sunset, October 8-Wednesday sunset, October 9

Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (WWNC): Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 p.m. (second Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Indigenous People’s Day (fka Columbus Day): Monday, October 14

Westside Regional Alliance of Councils Board (WRAC): Wednesday, October 16, 8:30 a.m. (third Wednesday every month); West L.A. Municipal Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1645 Corinth Avenue Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Halloween: Thursday, October 31

End of Daylight Savings Time: Sunday 2:00 a.m., November 3

Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, November 6, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

North Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (NWNC): Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 p.m.; (first Wednesday every month); UCLA Weyburn Commons, Village View Room (4th floor), 11020 Weyburn Drive

Westwood Village Improvement Association Board (WVIA) Annual Meeting: Keynote presentation by Planning Director Vince Bertoni; Thursday, November 7, 8:30-10:00 a.m.; Nimoy Studio, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard

Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (WWNC): Wednesday, November

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Westwood Community Council Board (WCC): Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m. (third Tuesday every other month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall, 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

UCLA Weyburn Commons, Village View Room (4th floor), 11020 Weyburn Drive

Westwood Village Improvement Association Board (WVIA) Annual Meeting: Keynote presentation by Planning Director Vince Bertoni; Thursday, November 7, 8:30-10:00 a.m.; Nimoy Studio, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard

Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (WWNC): Wednesday, November 13, 7:00 p.m. (second Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

Westwood Community Council Board (WCC): Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m. (third Tuesday every other month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall, 10475 Wilshire Boulevard