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MINUTES of The Wilmington Neighborhood Council
Governing Board
April 28, 2004

6:10P.M. Meeting called to order by Toni O’Donnell.

Toni O. 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 available.

1-Pledge of Allegiance, Roll call of members, 15 present, quorum

2-LAPD/SLO report: Officers R Johnson, Casey, & Jaramillo

   Public Comment on Non-Agenda items

   Bill Schwab, Donald Compton, Ken Melendez, Art Hernandez

3- Approval of Minutes February, unanimous. (Done after Break)


- Councilwoman Janice Hahn, on Rec & Parks recommendation for fencing around Banning Park, comments & questions

- LAUSD-Roberta Jones Booker-new school site selection

- Carrie Roche-Public Art, on Sr. Citizen Center art

- Amerigas-Mark Thomas, on lease renewal for butane pipeline at LA PORT, Q&A, and Public Comments

5-Report of officers

Chair:  Toni O’ invited all to Neighborhood Congress scheduled for May and reminded all to be working on candidates for board elections.

Co-Chair: Jack Babbitt-no report

Secretary- Lucia Moreno – Correspondence- 8 letters read

Treasurer- Patrick Wilson gave finance report, balance $11,091.68 (including new funding)


Action Items

1-Motion from PCAC representatives for WNC to support the PCAC Wilmington Waterfront Development subcommittee resolution regarding the time line of work on Wilmington Waterfront development.,  Discussion, comments by board members, Vote, Unanimous, Passed

After discussion on request for zoning variance at 914 East “L” St., Public comments, interpreter interpreted for owner, MSA Lucia Moreno-Linares/Tony R Motion to send to committee, discussion, motion withdrawn, MSA Gary Kern/Eddie Greenwood for  WNC to support request for variance at 915 East “L” St,  discussion, Q&A, discussion, vote, 9 Yes, 5 No, 3 Abstain, Motion Passed

Motion to accept Code of Civility, discussion, vote, 18 Yes, Unanimous, Passed.

Motion from Executive & Finance committees to accept budget proposal for remaining funding for this fiscal year, $20,500 to Gateway/beautification committee to work with LANI, $2000 toward lighting the Vincent Thomas Bridge, $2500 to purchase sound system with 4 wireless microphones, discussion, vote 18 yes, unanimous, Passed.

Amerigas-MSA Jack Babbitt/Gary K for WNC to write letter to PORT of LA requesting extension of right of way until such a times as an alternate solution can be renegotiated. Discussion, Vote, 6 yes, 3 no, 9 abstain, Motion Passed.

6-Communications/Elected Officials

- Sergio Carrillo-Council office-gave various reports, Q & A

- Chad Molnar, Office of Congresswoman Jane Harman

- John Driscoll, City Attorney’s office,

- POLA-Sue White on transportation project

- DONE, Mark Lewis


7-Report of Standing Committees:

Executive Committee:  Toni O’ reminded everyone about need for outreach for elections

PCAC: Donna Ethington gave written report

Finance: Pat Wilson gave report and presented deadlines to apply for further funding, needs suggestions for projects to fund

Public Works: next meeting 12 noon municipal bld.

By Laws Committee: Maricela Caraballo handed out elections forms and procedures.  Reminded all that stakeholders need to be getting candidates.

8-Stakeholder committees:

Gateway Beautification: Jack Babbitt gave report

At Large-Skip Baldwin gave report

9-Unfinished & New Business none

Public Comments


Mtg closed 9:30.m.  19 Council members present

Minutes prepared by Lucia Moreno-Linares, Council Secretary


Approved by Toni O’Donnell, Chair

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