MINUTES of The Wilmington Neighborhood Council
August 24, 2005
Wilmington Senior Citizen Center, Wilmington, Ca
6:10 PM - 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, 16 present,
· Ken Melendez gave report, Wilmington Waterfront Development,
· Chris Brown-LA Port Q&A
3- Public Comment on Non-Agenda items
Ed Fitzgerald, homeless advocate
4- Approval of Minutes for July 2005, MSA Gary K/Patrick
· Pier Pass Program-Marco Solo, DSO Consulting, Q&A
Public Works Committee: The WNC Public Works Committee recommends to
the WNC the nominations of Hank Osterhoudt and Arthur Hernandez, to
represent the WNC on the Banning park Volunteer Neighborhood Oversight
Committee. MSA Jack B /Helen Mora to accept recommendation, discussion,
vote, 13 Yes, 3 No, 0 Abstain, Motion Passed.
Executive Committee: The WNC executive committee recommends to the
WNC the continuing employment of Marie organ as office staff through
the services of PDQ Employment. MSA Jack B/Lucia M that WNC accept recommendation,
discussion, Vote, 16 Yes,0 No, 0 Abstain, Passed
PCAC Committee: Donna E gave report on information Jack had already
distributed to Council members.
On motion items 1-7, Skip moved to table and send to Land Use committee,
discussion, Vote 12 Yes, 4 No, 1 Abstain, Motion passed to Table
On item 6, PCAC motion to Board of Harbor Commissioners for effective
participation in the legislative process, MSA Donna E/Skip B, discussion,
Vote, 8 Yes, 5 No, 2 Abstain, Passed for WNC reps to Vote yes
On item 8 PCAC motion from Air Quality Subcommittee to support no net
increase plan, MSA Donna E/Skip B, discussion, Vote, 9 Yes, 4 No, 3
Abstain, Passed for WNC reps to Vote Yes
7-Report from Jacob Haik from Council Office
Report from Patricia Castellanos from Mayor’s Office
8-Report from Dan Davis on ACTA
9-Report of officers
Chair: Jack B gave report, snack assignments by committee, Organizational
Procedures that he is establishing as chair.
Co-Chair: no report
Secretary- Lucia Moreno-Linares – Correspondence for July.
Treasurer- Patrick Wilson gave report.
10-Report of Standing Committees:
Gateway beautification: Jack announced next meeting
PCAC: Donna E gave report
Transportation: Donna E announced next meeting
Public Works: Jack announced next meeting
Stakeholder Reports: Churches: Helen gave report, Residents: Lucy gave
11-Unfinished and New Business
Skip reported that he has not received a response from Bylaws Committee
regarding elections. MSA Skip B/Laura G to discuss this item of elections
at next WNC meeting, Discussion, Vote, 3 Yes, 8 No, 4 Abstain, Not Passed.
Jack offered to appoint committee to look at his request, Skip not willing.
Mtg closed 9:00 16 Council members present
Minutes prepared by Lucia Moreno-Linares, Council Secretary
Approved by Jack Babbitt, Chair