Category Archives: VNNC Outreach Committee

VNNC Outreach Chair Maria Skelton with Bob Hertzberg

Had a bless day at the MLK breakfast. It’s always great to see State Senator Robert Hertzberg at the event. He always take the time to embrace the people and listen to their opinions.

I’m holding a custom made shoe by Mr. Custom.

VNNC Outreach Committee Meeting – Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

VNNC Outreach Committee Meeting Agenda

January 26, 2017 (Thursday 7:00- 8:00 pm)

6150 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91401

at the Auditorium

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America.
  2. Roll Call (Quorum Call)
  3. Comments from the Chair — Speaker’s Times, Cell Phones, Conversations, Correspondence Received and approval of minutes. Introductions of first time attending stakeholders. *Speaker Cards: 2, minutes, 2 Public Comment Times. (This includes speaker cards on agenda items — a limit of 10 minutes for the entire meeting per stakeholder.)
  4. Public Comment (On matters within the VNNC Board’s Jurisdiction.)
  5. Old Business:
    • A. None
  6. New Business:
    • A. Puppetry Classes- A four (4) to six (6) week class to teach the youth how to make puppets
    • B. Design Classes – A four (4) to six (6) week class to teach the youth how to design on clothes.
    • C. Homeless Event in the Valley
  7. Public Comments
  8. Announcements
  9. Adjourn

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VNNC Outreach Committee Meeting – December 22, 2016

State Senate Bob Hertzberg of the 18th District speaking at the last VNNC General Meeting

 VNNC Outreach Committee Meeting Agenda

December 22, 2016 (Thursday 7:00- 8:00 pm)

6150 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91401

at the Auditorium

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America.
  2. Roll Call (Quorum Call)
  3. Comments from the Chair — Speaker’s Times, Cell Phones, Conversations, Correspondence Received and approval of minutes. Introductions of first time attending stakeholders. *Speaker Cards: 2, minutes, 2 Public Comment Times. (This includes speaker cards on agenda items — a limit of 10 minutes for the entire meeting per stakeholder.)
  4. Public Comment (On matters within the VNNC Board’s Jurisdiction.)
  5. Old Business:
    1. None
  6. New Business:
    1. Having a homeless event in Van Nuys in June 2017- Elder Binon
    2. Field Trips to movie sets for the kids-behind the scenes look
    3. Field Trip using our local Amtrak to show the community a better way to travel and to enjoy a new adventure.
    4. Discussion on having an event about the entertainment industry
  7. Public Comments
  8. Announcements
  9. Adjourn

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Video of Thanksgiving 2016 with VNNC Outreach Chair Maria Skelton

Here are good people of Van Nuys who donated food to the LAPD, LA Fire Department and the homeless in the spirit of Thanksgiving 2016. VNNC Outreach Chair Maria Skelton dedicated herself in putting this together for the community. With the help of the local business, it has become a successful event with everyone joining together in a day of thanks.

VNNC Outreach Committee Joint Meeting with Executive Board Meeting – December 5, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

VNNC Outreach Committee

Joint Meeting Agenda

December 5, 2016 (Monday 6:30- 8:00 pm)

Van Nuys Public Library, (Backroom of Library)

6257 Sylmar Avenue Van Nuys, CA 91401-2707
Stakeholders wishing to comment are requested to submit Speaker Cards and may not exceed Two (2) minutes Per Item, including speaker cards on agenda items; stakeholder and comment is limited to a total of 10 minutes for the entire meeting per stakeholder.

  1. Call To Order &Roll Call (Quorum Call)
  2. Comments From the Chair
  3. Old Business

    A. none

  4. New Business
    1. DiscussionandAction
      Crafting and clarification for events in December 2016 regarding the use

      of the $2,500 in funds approved at the VNNC General Board Meeting on November 9, 2016 for two (2) Holiday Parties to be held December 2016.

      1. Event for the children of Van Nuys
      2. Event for the Homeless Stakeholders of Van Nuys
    2. Funding Request: The VNNC to co-sponsor The Mayor’s Youth Council for local students to be provided with food while participating in the program until May 2017 (NTE $450).
    3. Funding Request: The VNNC to Co-Sponsor and provide food for a job fair hosted by Assemblymember Nazarian’s Office scheduled for January 2017

      (NTE $500)

  5. Public Comment on matters within the VNNC Board’s Jurisdiction) Not on the Agenda
  6. Announcements
  7. Adjournment 8:00PM

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VNNC December Executive Meeting – December 5th , 2016 – 6:30 pm

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Joint Meeting Agenda

December 5, 2016 (Monday 6:30- 8:00 pm)

Van Nuys Public Library, (Backroom of Library) 6257 Sylmar Avenue Van Nuys, CA 91401-2707

Stakeholders wishing to comment are requested to submit Speaker Cards and may not exceed Two (2) minutes Per Item, including speaker cards on agenda items; stakeholder and comment is limited to a total of 10 minutes for the entire meeting per stakeholder.

  1. Call To Order & Pledge Of Allegiance To the United States of America.
  2. Roll Call (Quorum Call)
  3. Executive Officer and Committee Chair Reports
    • A. President’s Report- Jeffrey Lynni. Comments from the Chair — Speaker’s Times, Cell Phones, Conversations,Correspondence Received and approval of minutes. Introductions of first time attending stakeholders. *)
    • B. Secretary’s Report — Jeremy Pessoai. Approval of the Minutes of all missing VNNC Executive Committee Meeting Minutes not approved from April 2016-November 2016
    • C. Treasurer’s Report — Stacey Rains and/or Howard Benjamin (Second Signatory)i. Approve Treasurer’s Report
    • D. Vice-Presidents Report – Jason Ackermani. MOTION: The Chairs of all VNNC Committees must submit written lists of all current Members of their respective committees to the Secretary, President and Vice-President of the VNNC by December 31, 2016 and hold Brown Act Compliant meetings no later than January 31, 2017. Failure to comply will result in the removal of said committee chair(s) pending approval of the General Board at the February 2017 Meeting.
    • E. Reports From Committee Chairs regarding Items NOT on the Agenda.
  4. Old Business
    • A. Planning and Land Use Management Committee
      • i. Call for reconsideration of approval of Zone Variance for 14306 Oxnard Street, So Cal Collision Center. Allow continued maintenance and operation of automotive repair with spray paint booth. The PLUM Committee is asking the board to reconsider their decision from last general board meeting. Case no#: ZA-2016-3146. (Antonio Peurtas/ SoCal Collision Center.) (Ackerman/ Benjamin)5.
  5. Items of New Business that Have Been Heard in Committees
    • A. Planning and Land Use Management
      • i. 6429 N. Van Nuys Blvd. CUB Renewal and live entertainment. Asking for the approval to continue the sale of beer and wine for on-site consumption in conjunction with an existing restaurant. Case no#: ZA-2010-261-CUB-PAI (Oscar Ensafi/ Approved Plans Inc.)
      • ii. Administration Item. Asking the VNNC to support the call close Aliso Canyon site from operation. Draft will be provided prior to general board meeting to be sent to Mayor Garcetti, City Council, County Supervisor and Governor Brown. Discussion and Action.
      • iii. VNNC to submit CIS on the proposed changes to DASH bus service and routes.VNNC PLUM Committee is currently discussing & drafting the proposed routes of LADOT DASH service within the Van Nuys jurisdiction. The board will take motion once the draft has been crafted, edited and approved to be sent to City Council. Discussion and action. (PLUM Committee Board members Jerry Martin and Jason Ackerman).
    • B. Outreach Committee
      • i. Approval of plans from session of Outreach CommitteeJoint Meeting regarding the use of $2,500 in funds approved at the VNNC General Board Meeting on November 9, 2016 for two (2) Holiday Parties to be held in December 2016.
    • C. Executive Committee
      • i. Request by State Senator Hertzberg’s Office to grant the Senator time to speak at the VNNC General Board Meeting on December 14, 20166.
  6. Items of New Business that Have Not Been Heard in Committees Submitted from the Floor (Items received in this section to be listed in the Minutes of this Meeting)
    • A. The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council declares that aside from the two (2) events being planned, this body holds the remainder of the year 2016 to be over, due to the excessive levels of bad and sad news that has warranted the title of Time Magazine’s Person of the Year to“Death”. #JustEndIt
    • B. TBD
  7. Public Comment on matters within the VNNC Board’s Jurisdiction) Not on the Agenda
  8. Announcements
  9. Adjournment 8:00PM

2016 Executive Committee Agenda

VNNC Special Outreach Committee Meeting – October 27, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

VNNC Special Outreach Committee Meeting Agenda

October 27, 2016 (Thursday 7:00- 8:00 pm)

Van Nuys Recreational Center

14301 Vanowen St, Van Nuys, CA 91405

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America.
  2. Roll Call (Quorum Call)
  3. Comments from the Chair — Speaker’s Times, Cell Phones, Conversations, Correspondence Received and approval of minutes. Introductions of first time attending stakeholders. *Speaker Cards: 2, minutes, 2 Public Comment Times. (This includes speaker cards on agenda items — a limit of 10 minutes for the entire meeting per stakeholder.)
  4. Public Comment (On matters within the VNNC Board’s Jurisdiction.)
  5. Old Business:
    • A. Discuss helping Van Nuys Recreational Center with the Halloween event
    • B. Discuss helping Van Nuys Recreational Center with the Thanksgiving event
    • C. Discuss helping Van Nuys Recreational Center with the Christmas event
  6. Public Comments
  7. Announcements
  8. Adjourn

2016 October Special Outreach Meeting

VNNC Outreach Committee Meeting – September 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

VNNC Outreach Committee Meeting Agenda

September 29, 2016 (Thursday 7:00- 8:00 pm)

Van Nuys Recreational Center

14301 Vanowen St, Van Nuys, CA 91405

  1. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America.
  2. Roll Call (Quorum Call)
  3. Comments from the Chair — Speaker’s Times, Cell Phones, Conversations, Correspondence Received and approval of minutes. Introductions of first time attending stakeholders. *Speaker Cards: 2, minutes, 2 Public Comment Times. (This includes speaker cards on agenda items — a limit of 10 minutes for the entire meeting per stakeholder.)
  4. Public Comment (On matters within the VNNC Board’s Jurisdiction.)
  5. Old Business:
    • A. None
  6. New Business:
    • A. Plans or events for the community.
    • B. Introduce new business owner to the board
    • C. Questions and answers.
  7. Public Comments
  8. Announcements
  9. Adjourn

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