Agenda – July 18, 2017

Westwood Community Council Meeting

A G E N D A

Tuesday, July 18, 2017  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

 

  1. Reading of the WCC’s Mission Statement: Joyce Foster, Westwood Homeowners Association

 

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

 

  1. Certification of Quorum

 

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

 

  1. Special Presentation on construction overview and timetable for Metro Purple Line Subway Extension, and current design plans and proposed changes to Westwood/UCLA Station and Portals: Eric Geier, Metro Community Relations Manager, and Michael Cortez, Metro Community Relations Administrator

 

  1. Report on status and process for possible revisions to Westwood Village Specific Plan Restaurant and Fast Food Uses and Definitions: Faisal Alserri, Senior Planning Deputy, Office of Councilmember Paul Koretz

 

  1. Reports from Government and Public Agency Liaisons (3-5 minutes per report)
  2. Office of Congressman Ted Lieu: Janet Turner, Senior Field Representative & Constituent Services
  3. Office of California State Senator Ben Allen: David Lorango, Office Ambassador
  4. Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti: Daniel Tamm, Westside Area Representative/Chief Service Officer
  5. Office of Councilmember Paul Koretz: Jasmine Shamolian, Westwood Field Deputy
  6. LAPD West Los Angeles Community Police Station: Christopher Ragsdale, LAPD Senior Lead Officer
  7. UCLA Government and Community Relations:  Carmen Healey, Assistant Director

 

  1. Announcements and Concerns from Board Members
  2. 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).
  3. Other Announcements or Concerns from Board Members

 

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

 

  1. Old Business – Update on Westwood Village Farmers’ Market, meeting with Councilmember Koretz, and Westwood BID (WVIA) Board vote to terminate contract with Emmanuel Bautista

 

  1. New Business
  2. Seating of new WCC Board members – UCLA Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC) Representative and Graduate Students Association (GSA) Alternate Representative
  3. Westside Regional Alliance of Councils (WRAC) Recommended Motions – Steve Sann
    1. Support for a Memorandum of Understanding with L.A. Department of Public Works
    2. Proposal to extend Neighborhood and Community Council Notice for City Measures
  • Transparency in General Plan development process
  1. Permit Streamlining Act compliance with deadlines
  2. Sepulveda/Pico/Exposition station mixed-use project
  3. Temporary offsite advertising signs on construction sites

 

  1. 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)

 

  1. Next Regular WCC Meeting: Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 7:00 p.m., Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall community room, 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

 

  1. 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, and Events of Interest

 

 

Westside Regional Alliance of Councils Board (WRAC): Wednesday, July 19, 8:30 a.m. (third Wednesday every month); Lenny’s Deli, 2379 Westwood Boulevard

Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, July 19, 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): Thursday, July 20, 8:30 a.m. (third Thursday every month); Skylight Gardens, 1139 Glendon Avenue

Hammer REBEL 2017 Summer Concert Series: Thursday, July 20 (every Thursday evening in July), Hammer Courtyard, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard; live performances by Amber Mark and Maria Del Pilar; KCRW DJ Liza Richardson; 6:30 p.m. cash bar, food trucks, music begins at 7:30 p.m., galleries open until 9:00 p.m.

Hammer REBEL 2017 Summer Concert Series: Thursday, July 27 (every Thursday evening in July), Hammer Courtyard, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard; live performances by Elohim and Suzi Analogue; KCRW DJ Marion Hodges; 6:30 p.m. cash bar, food trucks, music begins at 7:30 p.m., galleries open until 9:00 p.m.

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

Hammer JazzPOP 2017 Summer Concert Series: Thursday, August 3 (first three Thursday evenings in August), Hammer Courtyard, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard; live performance by Mark Dresser Quintet; 8:00 p.m., galleries open until 9:00 p.m.

Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (WWNC): Wednesday, August 9, 7:00 p.m. (second Wednesday every month); Westwood Presbyterian Church, Hoffman Hall, 10822 Wilshire Boulevard

Hammer JazzPOP 2017 Summer Concert Series: Thursday, August 10 (first three Thursday evenings in August), Hammer Courtyard, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard; live performance by Roberto Miranda Quartet; 8:00 p.m., galleries open until 9:00 p.m.

Westside Regional Alliance of Councils Board (WRAC): Wednesday, August 16, 8:30 a.m. (third Wednesday every month); Lenny’s Deli, 2379 Westwood Boulevard

Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, August 16, 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): Thursday, August 17, 8:30 a.m. (third Thursday every month); Skylight Gardens, 1139 Glendon Avenue

Hammer JazzPOP 2017 Summer Concert Series: Thursday, August 17 (first three Thursday evenings in August), Hammer Courtyard, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard; live performance by Steuart Liebig’s Men-Tot Six; 8:00 p.m., galleries open until 9:00 p.m.

Geffen Academy at UCLA (in Westwood Village) – First Day of Instruction: Tuesday, September 5

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

Westwood Neighborhood Council Board (WWNC): Wednesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m. (second Wednesday every month); Westwood Presbyterian Church, Hoffman Hall, 10822 Wilshire Boulevard

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

Westside Regional Alliance of Councils Board (WRAC): Wednesday, September 20, 8:30 a.m. (third Wednesday every month); Lenny’s Deli, 2379 Westwood Boulevard

Westwood Community Design Review Board (DRB): Wednesday, September 20, 6:00 p.m. (first and third Wednesday every month); Belmont Village Westwood, Town Hall; 10475 Wilshire Boulevard

UCLA Fall Quarter 2017 – First Day of Instruction: Thursday, September 28

UCLA 2017 Volunteer Day: Saturday, October 7; Volunteer Day Leaders needed, visit volunteer

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