The meeting of the Wilmington Neighborhood Council (WNC) was
called to order by Chair Jack Babbitt at at the
Pledge of Allegiance led by Pat Wilson.
Roll Call of Governing Board Members confirming a quorum.
2. Public Comment
Public comment for non agenda items from
A.-Chris Ferragamo, Banning High School
C-Willie Robinson on Raceway near Harbor
D-Simie Seaman on Flags for PCH
E- Jessie Marquez
F-Ricardo Hong from the Mayor's office gave report and announced Big Sunday 4-28&429
G-Henry Rodgers from Laura Richardson’s office gave report
.H-ACTA – Dan Davis gave report.
Approval of December minutes MSA Gary K/Dennis M 17 Yes, 3 Abstain, Passed with correction on Haik(name).
b. COPPS: Mike Feyder gave presentation on changes for COPSS Committee on Port Safety and Security. Requesting a volunteer from WNC to be on Advisory board.
d. WNC Elections: Dennis McCarbery reported on elections procedures. Q&A from community
4. Action Items
a. Election Procedures Approval: Motion by WNC Executive Board for WNC Governing Board that the Election Procedures be approved. MSA Dennis/Socorro, discussion, Vote, 15 Yes, 0 no, 2 Abstain, (Socorro F & Lucy M) Passed.
b. Big Sunday Participation: Motion from WNC executive board recommending to WNC governing board that WNC support the Banning HS and Boys & Girls Club projects on Big Sunday. MSA Cecilia M/Lucy M, Discussion, Vote, 17 Yes, 0 No, 0 abstain. Passed.
c. WNC Website Management: Motion from WNC Executive Board for WNC Governing Board that the web site maintenance agreement with Kristina Smith at a rate of $300 per quarter ($100 initial set up fee) be approved. MSA Lucy M/Lucia M, discussion, Vote, 16 Yes, 0 abstain, 0 No. Passed.
Permit for 1131 W Anaheim St: Motion
for WNC to oppose the granting of Conditional Use Permit for 1131
2 abstain (Socorro, Patrick) Passed.
5. Information Items
a. Refreshments Schedule: Jan-Bus & Ind, Feb.-educ. Mar.-Residents, Apr.-Seniors, May-Churches, June-Labor.
b. AD Hoc Committee Report: Gary K gave report on meetings for mitigation projects.
c. LAUSD Meeting
d. Political Reform Program
e. LAPD Exodus
f. Request from 15th Council District
g. Bi Monthly clean ups
6. Report from DONE: Rosa Arcadia from DONE gave report
7. Report of Officers: Jack gave report
Vice: no report
Secretary-5 items of correspondence
Treasurer- Patrick asked to put on next moths agenda Motion for WNC to create a roll over account for $37,400, not spent, though allocated. Expenditures from this account will need to be approved by board motion.
8. Reports by Standing Committees
a. By Laws: already gave report
b. Gateway & Beautification: Jack gave report
c. Transportation: Donna E gave report
d. Public Works: Lucia reported on clean up by Churches
e. PCAC Report: Donna gave report
f. Publicity and Communications Committee – Lucia presented written report.
9. New Business: Donald Compton
Donna E will work WNC booth for Wilmington Family Picnic
10. Announcement from Governing Board Members
11. Adjournment – Co-chair adjourned the meeting at .
12. Minutes taken by Lucia Moreno-Linares, Secretary 17 present
13. Approved, Jack Babbitt, Co Chair