Wilmington Neighborhood Council

1-25-2006 Meeting Minutes

Wilmington Senior Citizen Center, Wilmington, Ca


6:08 P.M. Meeting called to order by Jack Babbitt, Chair.

Jack introduced self and gave brief statement: “As provided by the Brown Act, person in the audience may address the committee in connection with any agenda item or during the public comments period.  Anyone desiring to speak please complete a speaker card and submit it to the secretary.”  Translation to Spanish Available


1-Pledge of Allegiance, Roll call of members, 19 present, quorum  


2- Public Comment on Non-Agenda items

LA PD report SLO Ron Johnson

Jacqueline Rodriguez-Community action board

Glenda Sands

Don Compton


3- Approval of Minutes for December 2005, MSA Dennis M/Cecilia M



  • Candelario Gonzalez on 100th birthday, various city officials
  • Warren E&P on Oil well relocation in Wilmington


5-Action Items:

  • From WNC PCAC subcommittee for Feb. PCAC items 1-4 were voted on and WNC representatives are to vote YES on all four items (1: PCAC recommends to the Board of Harbor Commissioners that PCAC be provided outside independent consultants in order to carry out its advisory responsibilities to the Board of harbor Commissioners. 2- PCAC recommends to the Board of Harbor Commissioners the adoption of the Air Quality Mitigation Proposals as recommended by the Technical Advisory Committee. 3- PCAC recommends to the Board of Harbor Commissioners that it require similar pollution control measure for all “Line-Haul” locomotives utilizing the proposed SCIG facility.  This may include, but not be limited to, immediate use of lower sulfur diesel fuel per measure 9 of the “NNI” plan, and the earliest possible introduction of electric locomotives as envisioned in the Port’s clear Air Program as presented at the November 21, 2005 meeting of the BHC. 4-PCAC recommends to the Board of Harbor Commissioners that the Port of Los Angeles set aside property located at the southeast corner of Anaheim and Alameda to be used as the site for al ILWU office building and a new joint Longshore Dispatch Hall.)
  • Appointment of City Attorney Liaison from WNC:  Jack appointed Lucia Moreno-Linares as WNC rep.
  • Motion submitted by Don Compton requesting letter be sent from WNC to Councilwoman Hahn and Supervisor Don Knabe regarding 445 Bus Stop on Figueroa, discussed, vote, 12 yes, 4 no, 4 abstain, Passed
  • Request for Prop O support from Council Office, MSA Dennis/Cecilia, discussion, vote, unanimous, Passed
  • Motion from By Laws committee on nomination of Dennis McCarbery as Parliamentarian, discussion, vote, Passed


6- Reports:

  • Patricia Castellanos from Mayor Villaraigoza’s office,
  • Jacob Haik from Councilwoman Hahn’s office gave report & Sergio Carrillo
  • DONE-Gabriela Quintana
  • ACTA- Dan Davis gave report




7-Report of officers

Chair:  Jack B passed out committee reports, other info.

Co-Chair: no report

Secretary- Lucia read correspondence

Treasurer- Patrick Wilson gave report. Presented motion to allocate funding in the amount of $975. to the 14 Under Wolf Pack Girls Team for the purchase of 13 uniforms. Discussion, vote, 17 Yes, 0 No, 0 Abstain, Passed. He presented motion to reimburse Fast Lane Transportation $250.38 for postage, discussion, vote, 17 yes, 0 No, 1 abstain (Patrick Wilson), passed. He presented motion for WNC to apply for permit from Post Office, discussion, vote, 19 Yes, 0 No, 0 Abstain, Passed.


8-Report of Standing Committees:


By Laws: Maricela Caraballo handed out reports for election process

Gateway beautification: Jack announced Grant from City and from Shell Refinery for Beautification of Gateways.

PCAC: Donna E gave report

Public Works: announced next meeting.


Stakeholder Reports:

 Residents: Lucy gave report,


9-Unfinished& New Business



Mtg closed 9:49 PM 20 Council members present

Minutes prepared by Lucia Moreno-Linares, Council Secretary


Approved by Jack Babbitt, Chair