12-10-03 Meeting Minutes
6:13 P.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.”
1-Roll call of members, 13 present, quorum
2-Public Comment on Non-Agenda items
Donald Compton, Joe Cortez, Inez Limosnero
3- Approval of Minutes for October & November
Port of LA-Sal Zambrano, civic engineer & Jim_____ San Pedro Waterfront activities update, Q&A
5-Report of officers
Chair: Toni O’ reported and thanked governing board members for putting in time to volunteer and congratulated all on the 2nd anniversary of the WNC.
Co-Chair: Jack Babbitt thanked Toni O for her leadership of the WNC
Secretary- Lucia Moreno – absent, Correspondence- CEQUA actions notice, Cal Cartage Co opposed to BNSF ICTF, referred to Traffic Committee
Treasurer- Patrick Wilson gave finance report.
7-Report of Standing Committees:
Action Item: ITA motion tabled.
Attendance report of WNC members given to see who has missed more than 3 meetings.
PCAC: Donna Ethington gave report
Land Use: Skip Baldwin-no report because no items have come up from city planning.
Finance: Pat W gave report and presented Budget Revision Requests:
· Motion to approve expenditure from the Misc. Community Outreach funds $250 for postal permits and $500 for flier and mailing supplies. discussion, vote, unanimous passed 17
· Motion to approve expenditures to purchase Power Point equipment and Refreshment equipment and supplies for the Wilmington Family Picnic. Both items approved in 2nd quarter budget., discussion, vote, unanimous passed 17
· Motion to approve expenditure of $2000 to purchase sports equipment with WNC logo to distribute to youth groups who apply for sponsorship. Discussion, vote, unanimous passed 17
· Motion to approve final budget allotment (3rd & 4th quarters) to be spent on grounds maintenance and landscaping needed at the Wilmington Cemetery along with any funds left over from 1st & 2nd quarter budget allotments. Discussion, vote, 6 yes, 8 no, 2 abstain,
Transportation: Donna Ethington gave report
Public Works: Cecilia Moreno reported no mtg, nothing to report.
By Laws Committee: Maricela Caraballo no mtg, no quorum
Gateway Beautification: Jack Babbitt-next mtg 1-6 @ 12 noon
Publicity- Eddie Greenwood gave report-12-9 no quorum
Churches- Helen Mora reported that committee is sending a letter to churches in area to get representatives and to schedule mtg.
Motion for WNC to send letter to CDD regarding allocation of funds for Outreach Mental Health Social Worker to help deal with Homeless people. Discussion, vote, unanimous
PAB-Toni O reported from Park Advisory Board that a representative is needed from the community for Ken Malloy Board
Residents-Lucy Mejia reports that Wilmington citizens committee collected toys
At Large-Eddie Greenwood reports that Harbor Sports Ctr. Met at Harbor College
Action Item: Election of 5th member to Executive committee. Skip nominated Lucy, Dennis nominated by Jack. Discussion, tabled until parliamentarian is decided.
Action Item: request from Jaycees-Gary Kern will follow up with Toni with more information.
Mtg closed 9:12 p.m. 17 Council members present
Minutes taken by Cecilia Moreno, prepared by Lucia Moreno-Linares, Council Secretary
Approved by Toni O’Donnell, Chair