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Joint VNNC Planning and Land Use Committee Meeting – May 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

 Joint VNNC Planning and Land Use Committee

Meeting Agenda

May 17, 2017 (Wednesday 6:30- 9:30 pm)

Van Nuys Community Police Station

6240 Sylmar Ave. Conference room

Van Nuys, CA 91401

  1. WELCOMING REMARKS:                     (10 minutes)
    • Call to order
    • Pledge of allegiance
    • Committee roll call
  2. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS:
  3. PRESENTATIONS:                                                                                                         (10 minutes)
    • I. None
  4. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:                                                                                       (5 minutes)
    • I. Review and adoption of minutes
  5. MOTIONS & RESOLUTIONS:                                                                                              (2 hours)
    • I. Discussion and Possible Action. 14306 Oxnard Street, So Cal Collision Center. Conditional Use Permit. Allow continued maintenance and operation of automotive repair with spray paint booth. Asking the board to reconsider their decision from last general board meeting. Case no#: ZA-2016-3146. (Antonio Peurtas/ SoCal Collision Center.) Supporting Documents: 14306 OXNARD NC EXHIBITS
    • II. Discussion only.6852 Tyrone Ave. Development for 6-unit Apartment Complex. Agent to the owner is requesting feedback from council for a development to convert a single family lot into a 6-unit apartment complex . Case no#: No case number (Ramon Baguio/ RBCAS inc. Design and Process.) 
    • III. Discussion and Possible Action .14558 Erwin Street, 27-unit Apartment Building, Density Bonus for a 27-unit apartment with 24 market rate units & 3 very low income units with on menu incentive for 35% increase in the FAR Case no#: DIR 2017-0094-DB-CDO. (Jacques Mashihi Architect/ West Pacifica Design-Construction Inc.) Supporting documents: MLU Application Planning Referral Form Photoboard Density Bonus Findings Arch Drawings
    • IV. Discussion and Possible Action. A Discussion to examine the board structure of the Van Nuys Planning and Land Use Committee and how it should be consist of board members.
  6. ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                     (5 minutes)
  7. ADJOURNMENT

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VNNC Outreach Committee Meeting – May 16, 2017, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Van Nuys Neighborhood Council

www.VNNC.org

Outreach Committee Meeting Agenda

Tuesday May 16, 2017

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Van Nuys State Office Building

6150 Van Nuys Blvd,

Van Nuys, CA 91401

Auditorium

1. Call to Order

2. General Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items (Up to two minutes per speaker)

3. Discussion and Possible Action re: revamping of Outreach Committee website

4. Discussion and Possible Action re: May as Teacher Appreciation Day and nomination to honor one teacher and one student

5. Discussion and Possible Action re: Program development and funding for Saturday Night Lights program at Delano park

6. Discussion and Possible Action re: Developing Community Plant Give-a-Way program and budget to provide education and promote healthy eating in the community.

7. Discussion and Possible Action re: Developing VNNC Back to School supplies Give-a-Way program.

8. Discussion and Possible Action re: Committee structure and membership

9. Adjournment

5.16.17 Outreach Meeting Agenda

Draft of Janurary & April Minutes of VNNC General Board Meeting

Attached are minutes taken from the General Board Meeting on the months of January and April for tonight’s Board meeting which the board will vote on the approval of the minutes.

Draft january 2017 minutes general meeting

4.12.17 VNNC Minutes

Van Nuys Neighborhood Council General Board Meeting – Wednesday, May 10, 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Van Nuys Neighborhood Council

www.VNNC.org

General Board Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Marvin Braude Constituent Service Center

6262 Van Nuys Blvd.,

Van Nuys, CA 91401

  1. Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America and Roll Call
  2. President’s Report – Recruiting to Fill Vacancies & Board responsibilities
  3. Vice President’s Report – BONC Recognition & Civic University: Homelessness
  4. Treasurer’s Report and Approval of MERS – April 12, 2017
  5. Presentation of Promotional Videos for Community of Van Nuys
  6. Reports from Public Officials/Departments/Community Agencies/Budget Advocate (15 minutes)
  7. Report from Department of Neighborhood Empowerment
    • i. Continued discussion and possible action of Work Plan
    • ii. Discussion and possible action: Approval of Minutes – April 12, 2017 VNNC General Board Meeting
  8. Consent Calendar (5 minutes) PLUM Committee Recommendations:
  9. Non-Consent Items and Items pulled from Consent Calendar: (30 minutes)
    • a. Discussion and Possible Action re: The VNNC to create an ad-hoc committee for movie night at Van Nuys Civic Center.
    • b. Discussion and Possible Action re: The VNNC to create a Drop-Box account for transferring large size file for posting links of supporting documents & information, and exchange of files with board members.
    • c. Discussion and Possible Action re: Office Space for the VNNC. Discussion of Filling Board Vacancies for June.
  10. Discussion and Possible Action re: NC Election Timing (15 minutes)
  11. Discussion and Possible Action for the VNNC to support with conditions CF:16-1320 (Wesson/ Cedillo/Huizar) to take a position of solidarity and collaboration with our community members who have been adversely affected by ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) activity in our neighborhoods, and with community organizations who are advocating for undocumented members of our community.

    Draft CIS/Letter of Support: https://www.dropbox.com/s/xry53vhuy6c8rj0/VNNC%20CIS%20on%20Immigration%20and%20Sanctuary%20Cities%20text.docx?dl=0

  12. General Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items within the Board’s Jurisdiction (up to two minutes per speaker)
  13. Board Comments on Non-Agenda Items (10 minute)
  14. Adjournment

5.10.17 Agenda

VNNC PLUM Committee Meeting – April 19th @ 6:30 pm

VNNC Planning and Land Use Committee Meeting Agenda

April 19, 2017 (Wednesday, 6:30- 9:30 pm)

Van Nuys Community Police Station

6240 Sylmar Ave. Conference room

Van Nuys, CA 91401

  1. WELCOMING REMARKS: (10 minutes)
    • a. Call to order
    • b. Pledge of allegiance
    • c. Committee roll call (The Board is composed of 7 members. A quorum of at least 3 members present is required to hold official Board meetings.)
  2. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS:
  3. PRESENTATIONS: (10 minutes)
    • a. None
  4. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS: (5 minutes)
    • a. Review and adoption of minutes
  5. MOTIONS & RESOLUTIONS: (2 hours)
    • A. Discussion and Possible Action. 6500 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Development of a 160-unit apartment complex, the development of a 160-unit apartment complex within a 156,288-sq. ft. building including 7 very low income units & 21,780 sq. ft. of open space. Case No#: DIR-2016-4380. (Eric Lieberman/QES, Inc.) Supporting Docs.: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/elg8avz6br36uvn/AACWW-NnZffcG8QFLZ6AblTba?dl=0
    • B. Discussion and Possible Action. 7128 Van Nuys Blvd, ACYE (All You Can Eat). Conditional Use Permit & Beverage. Conditional Use Permit to allow the installation of +/- 20 pinball game machines as an ancillary use to an existing restaurant and the expansion of the restaurant to serve alcohol. Case no#: ZA-2017-327-CUB-CU (Michael Morgan) Supporting Docs.: Arch Drawings Planning Application EAF Photo boards Special Instructions for Alcohol
    • C. Discussion and Possible Action.14530-14544 Erwin Street. Development for a 48-unit apartment complex. On menu incentive to increase the building height by 11 feet from 45 feet to 56 feet. Density Bonus for a 48 unit, 5-story residential building. Case no#: DIR-2017-1079-DB-CDO (Varoosh Abedi/ GA Engineering Inc.) Supporting Docs.:  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6osyayks649w7w5/AACpKp02yej2atKdQL7ZyRpta?dl=0
    • D. Discussion and Possible Action.14831 Burbank Blvd., Brother’s Pizza, Conditional Use Beverage, Application to allow the onsite sale of beer and wine to an existing restaurant. Case no#: ZA-2016-4989-CUB. (Patrick E. Panzarello/ Patrick E. Panzarello Consulting Services) Supporting Docs: bradius CUB FINDINGS BROTHERS PIZZA CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FINDINGS BROTHERS brotherssite24x18 Brothersfloor24x18 mluanotarized
    • E. Discussion and Possible Action. 7745 & 7747 Sepulveda Blvd., Avio Coach Craft, Conditional Use Permit, Application to allow to add spray booths within fully enclosed structure in full compliance with the provisions of Article 7, Chapter 5 of LAMC, Section122.22.A28 and AQMD Rules 1132 & 1151. Case no#: ZA-2017-340-EAF. (Michael Kirillos/ MK Designs) Supporting Docs.: Planning Appilcation Arch Drawings & Photos Vin Map
  6. ANNOUNCEMENTS (5 minutes)
  7. ADJOURNMENT

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PUBLIC INPUT AT NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL MEETINGS – The public is requested to fill out a “Speaker Card” to address the Board on any agenda item before the Board takes an 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 are within the Board’s jurisdiction will be heard during the Public Comments period. Please note that under the Brown Act, the Board is prevented from acting on a matter that you bring to its attention during the Public Comments period; however, the issue raised by a member of the public may become the subject of a future Board meeting. Public comment is limited to 1 minute per speaker, per item, unless adjusted by the facilitator.

THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT – As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate based on 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 and/or services, may be provided upon request. To ensure availability of services, please make your request at least 3 business days (72 hours) prior to the meeting you wish to attend by contacting NC Support by calling: (818) 374- 9898 or via email at: NCsupport@lacity.org

**PUBLIC POSTING OF AGENDAS – VNNC agendas are posted publicly near the front door to the conference room of the Marvin Braude Constituents Building, 6262 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91401 and online at www.vnnc.org. You can also receive our agendas via email by subscribing to L.A. City’s Early Notification System at https://www.lacity.org/subscriptions

*PUBLIC ACCESS OF RECORDS – In compliance with Government Code section 54957.5, non-exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all the board in advance of a meeting may be viewed at the following:

  • 6262 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91401,
  • our website: http://www.vnnc.org/
  • at the scheduled meeting.

In addition, if you would like a copy of any record related to an item on the agenda, please contact NC Support by calling: (818) 374-9898 or via email at: NCsupport@lacity.org

**RECONSIDERATION AND GRIEVANCE PROCESS – For information on the PNC’s process for board action reconsideration, stakeholder grievance policy, or any other procedural matters related to this Council, please consult the PNC Bylaws. The Bylaws are available at our Board meetings and our website http://www.vnnc.org

**SERVICIOS DE TRADUCCION – Si requiere servicios de traducción, favor de avisar al Concejo Vecinal 3 días de trabajo (72 horas) antes del evento. Por favor contacte a NCSupport, al (818) 374-9898 o por correo electrónico NCsupport@lacity.org para avisar al Concejo Vecinal.

 

VNNC General Meeting Agenda – Wednesday, April 12 @ 7:00 pm

Van Nuys Neighborhood Council

www.VNNC.org

General Board Meeting Agenda Wednesday, April 12, 2017 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Marvin Braude Constituent Service Center 6262 Van Nuys Blvd.,

Van Nuys, CA 91401

  1. Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America and Roll Call
  2. Treasurer’s Report and Approval of MERS – November, December 2016 & January, February, March 2017
  3. Reports from Public Officials/Departments/Community Agencies/Budget Advocate
  4. Workplace Violence/Harassment/Bullying Training – City Attorney’s Office
  5. Report from Department of Neighborhood Empowerment
    • a. Continued discussion and possible action of Work Plan: Establishment of roles and responsibilities and tasks needed to accomplish
    • b. Discussion and possible action: Approval of Minutes – March 8, 2017 VNNC General Board Meeting
  6.  Reports from Outreach Committee Chair
    • a. Recognition of Community Leaders
    • b. Homelessness Update
  7. Discussion and possible action of concept to support movie night event in partnership with Councilmember Nury Martinez’s office and Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition in Van Nuys for August 2017
  8. Discussion and possible action of concept to support Van Nuys Community Block Party and Movie Night in partnership with Councilmember Paul Krekorian’s Office and Mid Valley Police Council
  9. General Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items within the Board’s Jurisdiction (up to two minutes per speaker)
  10. Board Comments on Non-Agenda Items
  11. Adjournment

4.12.17 VNNC Agenda

Controller Galperin’s Financial Planning for Tax Season Workshop

Controller Galperin’s Financial Planning for Tax Season Workshop

Are you prepared for the tax season?
There is more to filing your taxes. Learn about:
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
  • Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA)
  • Tax Deferred Retirement Accounts
  • Start your savings with your income return

Goal: Financial Planning for Tax Season Workshop – will provide resources to the community how to be prepared for tax season. There is more to just filling income taxes. The workshop will include Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and Individual/Tax-Deferred Retirement Accounts.

 

Date:April 1, 2017

Time:9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location: Mark Ridley-Thomas Constituent Service Center, Community Room – 8475 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044

Jobs Notices

SPA 1: KeyPoint Government Solutions in Lancaster is hiring a Background Investigator. Work from home opportunity with laptop provided. Must have good driving record. https://careers-keypoint.icims.com/jobs/5991/job?rx_campaign=indeed0&rx_group=103502&rx_job=5991&rx_source=Indeed&rx_source=Indeed&mobile=false&width=940&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-480&jun1offset=-420

SPA 1: TransDev is hiring a Parts Clerk in Lancaster. HS Diploma or GED & Valid DL required. Must be eligible to obtain forklift driving certification. Must submit to drug testing and background check. Apply online: http://transdevna.jobs/lancaster-ca/parts-clerk-lancaster-ca/E952DC84E8D342C9B16BCA20AE141C27/job/?utm_campaign=Indeed&vs=1554&utm_medium=Job%20Aggregator&utm_source=Indeed-DE

SPA 2: Valley Interfaith Council has three positions currently available: Part Time Dining Coordinator, 4 hours/day Mon-Fri in Northridge Area.  Part Time Sub Homebound Driver,  4 hours/day Mon-Fri in Northridge and Pacoima Areas.  Part Time Assessment Aide,  4 hours/day Mon-Fri in Northridge Area. *See job descriptions attached and send resumes to: abd_nutrition@vic-la.org,

Assessment Aide

Homebound Meal Driver

HousingCoordinator_PositionDescription

Dining Coordinator

SPA 3: The Gill Corporation is hiring several positions in El Monte, including: Packer/Shipper, Machine Operator, Mechanical Inspector, Lay Up Operator (Graveyard Shift), Forklift Operator, and Safety Manager. Contact their Job Hotline at: (626) 258-2784. Link to job descriptions and application instructions: http://www.thegillcorp.com/careers_listing.php

SPA 4: U.S.VETS Bob Hope Patriotic Hall has an opening for Housing Coordinator. Candidates with experience in housing programs (SSVF and HMIS experience) is a plus. Veteran applicants preferred, but all may apply. A clean driving record is required, as the position requires a great deal of travel. Send resumes to: Maggie Cutler, mcutler@usvetsinc.org

SPA 4: Free legal clinic for veterans tomorrow 3.15.17 at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. *See flyer attached. Vets-Flyer-March-2017

SPA 4: Women’s Wellness Summit will be held on 3.24.17 from 10am-2pm at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. *See flyer attached. Flyer for women event

SPA 4: US Vets at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall is hosting a Bank of America recruitment on Thursday, 3.16.17. *See flyer attached. 3.16.17.BOA.Recruitment

SPA 6: Southeast LA WorkSource is hosting a recruitment event on Friday 3.17.17 at their location: 5849 Crocker Street (the HOPICS site). *See flyer attached. Southeast LA WorkSource 3.17

Job / Resource Fairs

Full-Time Positions

Government Positions

Part-Time / Temporary Positions

Internship/Entry Level

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