West Los Angeles Community Plan Update Ad Hoc Committee -- Meeting Wed., Jan. 2, 2019 -- 7:00 PM


West Los Angeles Community Plan Update Ad Hoc Committee -- Meeting Agenda

Wed., Jan. 2, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

Felicia Mahood Senior Center (11338 Santa Monica Blvd. - Los Angeles, Calif. 90025)

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 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 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 Jay Ross, Board Member, at (310) 979-9255 or email JRoss@WLANC.com.

PUBLIC ACCESS OF RECORDS – 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 viewed at our website: www.WestLASawtelle.org, public dropbox at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rctc4um5vw08266/AADFXBHAA0LP0OTy4oAbYfmta?dl=0 , or at the scheduled meeting.  In addition, if you would like a copy of any record related to an item on the agenda, please contact Jay Ross, at (310) 979-9255 or email JRoss@WLANC.com.

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 General Public Comment 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 General Public Comment 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 2 minutes per speaker, unless adjusted by the presiding officer of the Board.

PUBLIC POSTING OF AGENDAS – Agenda are posted for public review as follows:

•  Website:  www.WestLASawtelle.org (see Committees tab).

•  Dropbox:https://www.dropbox.com/home/West%20L.A.%20Community%20Plan%20update
RECONSIDERATION AND GRIEVANCE PROCESS -  For information on the WLASNC’s process for board action reconsideration, stakeholder grievance policy, or any other procedural matters related to this Council, please consult the Bylaws. The Bylaws are available at our Board meetings and website www.WestLASawtelle.org  

RECORDING MEETINGS –Meetings may be sound or video recorded.

LOCATION – For questions, contact Zel Limenih (310) 479-4119 or Zel.Limenih@LACity.org.

SERVICIOS DE TRADUCCION – Si require servicios de traduccion, favor de avisar al Concejo Vecinal 3 dias de trabajo (72) horas) antes del evento. Por favor contacte a Jay Ross a JRoss@WLANC.com para avisar al Concejo Vecinal.

All items on the agenda are subject to discussion, possible action and filing of a Community Impact Statement to theOffice of the City Clerk.

  1. Call to Order

  2. Reasonable accommodations requests.

  3. Review of Minutes from past meetings: This is first meeting.

    1. Committee is 2 members (quorum is 2): J.Ross, D. Philadelphia.

  4. Public Comment (stakeholders and government agencies) - Items not on the Agenda: 1 minute minimum per speaker.

  5. Government/Agency updates:

    1. Council District #11 (Planning Deputies - Len Nguyen, Krista Kline. Field Deputy - Hannah Levien):

  6. Ex parte communications:

    1. Jay Ross: None.

  7. Administrative:

    1. Outreach: How to connect with stakeholder groups - , residents, business, school, elderly, student, poor, disabled

    2. Joint meetings with Westside NC (shares the area with WLASNC).

    3. Timeline: Is 3 years sufficient time for Planning Dept. to complete research.

    4. Walking tours: Proactively invite planners to our community and show them what we like.

    5. Population and zoning capacity: Current and projected, and what methodology will the Planning Dept. use? How will population be allowed across the 35 Community Plan areas?

  8. Tasks:

    1. TBD.

  9. New business: Community Plan sections

    1. Housing/buildings:

                                          i.    Development standards calculate to include density bonuses.

                                        ii.    Scooter nests, bike parking.

                                       iii.    FAR that corresponds to density/height.

                                       iv.    LID planters as part of landscaped area.

                                        v.    Roof decks as part of open space.

                                       vi.    Santa Monica Blvd. earthquake zone.

                                      vii.    Tree requirements, planting requirements (dirt, planters, pots).

    1. Transport

                                          i.    Bike lanes, bus lanes.

                                        ii.    Bus shelters, info boards.

                                       iii.    Connections to V.A. subway station, Expo stations.

                                       iv.    Evacuation routes.

    1. Public ROW

                                          i.    Sidewalk width, landscaped parkways, traffic calming, benches, street trees..

                                        ii.    Scooter nests, bike racks.

                                       iii.    Flashing crosswalks.

    1. Open space-public

                                          i.    Pocket parks.

                                        ii.    Bundy Triangle Park.

                                       iii.    West LA Civic Center.

    1. Open space-private

                                          i.    Plazas, courtyards along commercial corridors (not private dining), and around transit stations

    1. Affordable housing

      1. Level of affordable housing to receive TOC incentives.

      2. Inclusionary housing.

  1. Public Comment (stakeholders and government agencies) - Items not on the Agenda: 1 minute minimum per speaker.

  2. Member announcements

  3. Adjournment


Jay Ross, Boardmember representative (310) 979-9255 JRoss@WLANC.com     

Desa Philadelphia, Boardmember representative DPhiladelphia@WLANC.com  

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