All About Meetings: How to Run One, Regular vs Special Meetings, Agenda Posting & Public Comment

HOW TO RUN A MEETING Parliamentary procedure is the set of rules and customs governing how meetings and voting are conducted. There are different parliamentary authority models, such as Robert’s Rules of Order, but each Neighborhood Council should select one and proceed accordingly, or else projects don’t get finished and meetings get out of hand [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Blog, How-To, Neighborhood Council Presidents, Tool Box, Videos|Comments Off on All About Meetings: How to Run One, Regular vs Special Meetings, Agenda Posting & Public Comment

Setting up a Polling Location – with Video!

Neighborhood Council elections take place in libraries, schools, recreation centers, farmers markets, churches, shopping centers, parks, and even in local museums and cultural centers. While the wide variety of polling locations reflect the unique personalities and character of each community, all polling places have several things in common. They need to accommodate a large number [...]

By | March 14th, 2014|Blog, Videos|Comments Off on Setting up a Polling Location – with Video!

Shoot a Video, Win an iPad Mini, Protect Your Home!

Yes, you can do all three, if you participate in the City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department's Home as Your Kit community outreach video contest! The Emergency Management Department wants you and your family to know how to protect yourselves in the case of an emergency or disaster, and they want YOU to show [...]

By | February 21st, 2014|Blog, Videos|Comments Off on Shoot a Video, Win an iPad Mini, Protect Your Home!

GM’s Roundtable features LA’s City Librarian

LA’s City Librarian, John Szabo, was featured at EmpowerLA’s Leadership Academy as part of the General Manager’s Roundtable, offering Neighborhood Council boardmembers and stakeholders an opportunity to talk about LA’s Public Library. LA’s Central Library, with its 72 branches and a budget of $107 million, serves the largest population of any library in the United [...]

By | April 26th, 2013|Blog, Education, Videos|1 Comment