North Hollywood West

Neighborhood Council

 (NoHoWest NC)


Regular Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

6:30 p.m.

Saticoy Elementary School Auditorium

7850 Ethel Avenue.

North Hollywood, 91605


Note: Some previous announcements listed MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL as the location.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

The public is requested to fill out a “Speaker Card” to address the Board on any item of the agenda prior to the Board taking action on an item.  Comments from the public on Agenda items will be heard only when the respective item is being considered. Comments from the public on other matters not appearing on the Agenda that is within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction will be heard during the Public Comment period.  Public comment is limited to 3 minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Board.  Agendas are posted for public review at: Saticoy Elementary School, 7850 Ethel Avenue, North Hollywood; Valley Community Clinic, 6801 Coldwater Canyon, North Hollywood; Valley Plaza Library, 12311 Vanowen Street, North Hollywood; San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, 13422 Saticoy Street, North Hollywood; Quizno’s Sub, 12643 Sherman Way, Unit A, North Hollywood.

As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services and activities.  Sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, and other auxiliary aids/or services may be provided upon request. To ensure the availability of services, please make your request at least 3 business days (72 hours) prior to the meeting you wish to attend by contacting the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment at (213) 485-1360 or by e-mailing

All items on agenda are subject to discussion and possible action.

1.  Call to Order

2.  Approve Minutes at the last monthly meeting Wednesday, May 25, 2011.

3.  General Public Comment on items not listed on today’s agenda (3 min. per speaker).

4.  Approve participation in Councilmember Paul Krekorian’s “Inauguration Celebration” on Saturday, July 2, 2011.

5.  Approve participation in “National Night Out” on Tuesday, August 2, 2011.

6.  Thank Principal Roger Avilla for his efforts and accomplishments at Saticoy Elementary School and support of North Hollywood West.

7.  Establish selection process to fill two (2) vacant council seats: Community-Based Organizations and Youth categories.

8.  Adopt practice of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of monthly meetings.

9.  Begin referring city Zoning & Planning requests to members of Zoning & Planning.

10.  Discuss logo choice process and assign research and development to the Outreach Committee.

11.  Assign website research and development for Outreach Committee.

12.  Discuss Councilmember Paul Krekorian’s proposed changes to the Neighborhood Council system.  

13.  Discuss creating a Beautification Committee.

14.  Add the word “Communication” to the Outreach Committee titled, renamed Outreach and Communication Committee.

15.  Board member comments on subject matter within the board’s jurisdiction.

-Comments on board members’ own activities/brief announcements.
-Brief response to questions or statements made posed by person’s exercising their general right to public comment.
-Introduce new issues for consideration by the Board at its next meeting.
16.  AdjournmentPlease be advised that the bylaws of the North Hollywood West Neighborhood Council provide a process for reconsideration of actions as well as a grievance procedure. For your convenience, the bylaws are available during every meeting.  In compliance with Government Code section 54957.5, non-exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all of the board in advance of a meeting, may be obtained from Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, 213-485-1360.


Coffee provided by Starbucks!

(Sherman Way and Whitsett location)