MINUTES of The Wilmington Neighborhood Council
July 24, 2002
6:40 P.M. Meeting called to order by Toni O’Donnell.
Patrick W. led pledge of allegiance.
Toni 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.”
Roll call of members, 16 present, quorum confirmed. (Attendance sheet
Agenda presented and accepted.
Toni thanked Will Hall Park staff for hosting meeting.
Minutes of June 02 meeting read, MSA Gary K/Dennis M, unanimous
1 - Public Comments given on Items not on agenda.
2 - Presentations of elected officials and representatives of city
A - Nora Pollock-City Ethics commission-conflict of interest code presentation.
*WNC needs to develop its own code of ethics and needs to get it approved
by city council.
B - Fernando Gonzalez-Dept Public Works-presentation on proposed special
*WNC members asked to inform their groups of this proposal and complete
Dennis M request that item be sent to public works committee for recommendation
C - Lt. Betty Harris-S. Parking Enforcement-presentation-abandoned
*WNC members asked to inform their groups of this service.
D - Sergio Carrillo-Council Office report and newsletter distribution
E - Evelyn Fierro-Rep. Harman’s office
F - Melissa Stafford- LAUSD board Lansing’s office
G - Justin M Houterman-District Attorney’s office-Harbor-“Catering
H - Officers Ron Johnson & Terri Casey on local crime
4 - Officers Reports
Chair-Toni O reported on recognition given to WNC by Chamber of Commerce
for Street Fair participation. Reminded all members of the Congress
of N C coming up and passed out signup sheet. Carpooling suggested.
Vice Chair - Gary K. distributed the list of proposed standing committees
and its members. (attached). Opportunity given to add oneself to other
committees & chairs were chosen.
Secretary’s Report - Lucia M. reminded everyone to sign attendance
list at arrival & explained the sheet to be used during motions
to count votes.
Treasurer’s Report - Patrick W. reported “no report” because we don’t
have any funds yet.
Land Use/Planning report: Gary K. reported no mtgs. were held because
of lack of time for “L” street property. Toni O. gave Gary K. report
sent by council office on items coming up in Wilmington.
PCAC report : Toni O. reported on PCAC meeting and gave handout.
Special Committee Report (Grievance): Patrick W. gave report on special
meeting held regarding grievances filed by council member Skip Baldwin.
Notes from meeting attached. Committee recommends to deny Skip’s grievance.
Motion to accept committee recommendation and to deny Skip’s 2 grievance’s
MSA: Connie C/Dennis M, Discussion held, vote taken, 11 yes, 0 no’s,
3 abs. Motion passed.
Comments from audience.
5 - Unfinished Business: none
6 - New business: Action Items
A - Ken Melendez-WBID-presentation and request for support form WNC
for proposed tree project in downtown are. Skip requested item be sent
to Land Use Committee.
B - Frank O’Brien-HWEDC-report on TNI project in East Wilmington. Mtg.
July 30th. Steering committee being formed, WNC members who
live in East Wilmington invited to join. Cecilia M. Lucia M, and Connie
C. will attend and join.
C - Mark Hurley-sailors union-presentation
E - Other Business- none
Agenda items for next meeting:
HCDC - Connie C to get speaker
Meeting closed 9.45 pm
Minutes prepared by Lucia Moreno-Linares, Council Secretary
Approved by Toni O’Donnell,Chair
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