Commission Updates 6.20.14

On Monday, June 16th the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners held their regular meeting at City Hall. We had the pleasure of meeting LAFD Captain John Ignatczyk the new commander of the department’s Disaster Preparedness Division. He spoke about the Division’s responsibilities and his desire to cooperate with neighborhood councils. He responded to questions from the [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:30+00:00 June 20th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Commission Updates 6.20.14

Municipal Election Reform Commission Releases Report

Faced with the low voter turnout of the 2013 municipal elections, the Municipal Elections Reform Commission instituted by Mayor Garcetti and City Council President Herb Wesson sought public input as to how to increase voter awareness and civic engagement in Los Angeles. The Commission invited all Angelenos to share their ideas on how to increase [...]

By | 2014-06-12T15:09:51+00:00 June 12th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Municipal Election Reform Commission Releases Report

NC Agenda Posting Policy Has Been Updated

The posting policy for Neighborhood Council agendas has been updated by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners. As before, Neighborhood Councils are required to post meeting agendas for Board and Committee meetings in compliance with the Brown Act. Highlights of the new policy: Neighborhood Councils must post at least ONE Brown Act compliant agenda at a [...]

By | 2014-05-09T23:24:11+00:00 May 9th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on NC Agenda Posting Policy Has Been Updated

Report from Board of NC Commissioners’ Last Meeting

On the agenda at the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners’ April 21st meeting were several policy issues to address neighborhood council boundaries, posting and improper conduct by council members. Stakeholders Can Be Members of Both NCs that Share Major Transportation Corridor as Boundary There has been some concern within the system that people who live on [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:37+00:00 May 2nd, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Report from Board of NC Commissioners’ Last Meeting

John Walker joins City’s Quality & Production Commission

Studio City Neighborhood Council President John Walker was appointed Tuesday to the city’s Quality and Production Commission which will help improve productivity and work measurement within the city government. Walker was appointed to the position after a meeting with Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian. “I’m very happy to be part [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:39+00:00 April 11th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on John Walker joins City’s Quality & Production Commission

Commission Meeting Review

On Tuesday April 1st the Commission met in Hollywood United NC territory. During our first public comment period we heard from stakeholders on issues ranging from the effect bylaws may have had on recent elections to matters involving C4C. After conducting some Commission business we broke from our traditional meeting format for the start of [...]

By | 2014-04-04T17:33:07+00:00 April 4th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Commission Meeting Review

Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed Eli Lipmen to the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners!

Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed--and the City Council approved this week--Palms resident Eli Lipmen to serve on the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners, representing the West Los Angeles Region. Eli is the President of the Palms Neighborhood Council and previously served as its Secretary. While on the board, he oversaw a neighborhood clean up and outreach [...]

By | 2014-03-21T23:11:38+00:00 March 21st, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed Eli Lipmen to the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners!

Neighborhood Commissioners

At the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners’ meeting on March 17th, the Neighborhood Council Elections were a central topic of discussion. Adding to the report by General Manager Grayce Liu addressing the elections and other operational and budget issues, Commission members discussed their experiences in supporting the NC election process. Commissioner Lydia Grant is leading the [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:40+00:00 March 21st, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Neighborhood Commissioners

Commission Updates – 2.28.14

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners’ February 24th meeting was the start of what the commissioners expect will be a busy and productive year. After hearing from General Manager Grayce Liu regarding elections, staff changes and budget challenges, they moved on to commission business. The main emphasis of the meeting was on their three ad hoc [...]

By | 2014-02-28T17:33:47+00:00 February 28th, 2014|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Commission Updates – 2.28.14

Commission Adopts Six NC Plan Review Committee Recommendations

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014, LA’s Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (Commission) voted unanimously to adopt six (6) of the Neighborhood Council Plan Review committees’ recommendations and officially forward those recommendations to LA City Council’s Education and Neighborhoods committee. The recommendations if adopted by the City Council and signed by the Mayor would impact how Neighborhood [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:50+00:00 January 10th, 2014|Blog, Commission, NC Plan|Comments Off on Commission Adopts Six NC Plan Review Committee Recommendations