Wilmington Neighborhood Council

5-25-05 Meeting Minutes

Wilmington Senior Citizen Center, Wilmington, Ca


6:12 P.M. Meeting called to order by Toni O’Donnell, Chair.

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.”  Translation to Spanish Available


1-Pledge of Allegiance, Roll call of members, 19 present, quorum  

2-Public Comment on Non-Agenda items

·        Call for Candidates At Large Speeches, none given.

·        Don Compton, Arthur Hernandez


3- Approval of Minutes for April 2005



·        Boys & Girls Club_ Alex Escandon, Jim True, & Sherri on expansion of Wilmington branch Q&A.

·        Port of Los Angeles: Michael Chan & Phil Tandreault on port master plan overview, Q&A


5-Action Items: from Executive committee:

  • Motion from Finance committee to approve $1650 for sponsorship of pole clean up from Community clean up allocation, discussion, Tabled for lack of information on whom & when clean up would be done.
  • Motion from Finance Committee to approve expenditure of $5000 from Community Outreach/Communications for seed funding for digital sign at KM Harbor Regional Parka, discussion,

 Tabled until park has rest of funding needed for sign.

  • Motion from Finance committee to approve expenditure for $1400 from Postage/Office Supplies and Equipment for new computer hard drive, discussion, Vote, Passed, Unanimous
  • Motion from Gateway Committee to establish a non-Profit entity for the WNC,

 Discussion, Vote, Passed Unanimous

  • Motion from Public Works Committee to approve selection of streets in Wilmington for resurfacing,

Discussion, Vote, Passed, Unanimous

  • Motion from PCAC representative to amend proposed motion from the PCAC Port Master Plan Sub committee, MSA Luc My/Donna E discussion, Vote, 12 Yes, 1 No, 5 Abstain, Passed.
  • Motion from PCAC representative to approve additional proposed motions from PCAC, MSA Donna E/Gary K, Discussion, Vote, 14 Yes, 4 Abstain, Passed
  •  Motion from PCAC representative on CAN undeveloped Land landscaped with Grass, MSA Skip B/Lucy M, Discussion, Vote, 17 Yes, 1 Abstain, Passed.
  • Motion from PCA representative to approve motion from PCAC subcommittee on EIR no net increase policy, MSA Skip B/Lucy M, discussion, Vote, 6 Yes, 10 No, 3 Abstain, Not Passed.


6-Report from Jacob Haik from Council Office

7-Report from Dan Davis with ACTA




8-Report of officers

Report form Elections Committee, Q&A

Chair:  Toni O’ gave various reports.

Co-Chair: no report

Secretary- Lucia Moreno-Linares – Correspondence for 2 months.

Treasurer- Patrick Wilson gave finance report


9-Report of Standing Committees:


Gateway beautification: Jack gave report

PCAC: Donna E gave report

Transportation: Donna E announced next meeting

Public Works: Jack will ask Tim for report on graffiti program

Stakeholder Reports: Churches: Helen gave report, Residents: Lucy gave report


8-Unfinished& New Business


Announcements: need volunteers for booth at Wilmington Community picnic.

Jessie Marques gave report & asked for funding for ATV for police dept.

Mtg closed 9:19 19 Council members present

Minutes prepared by Lucia Moreno-Linares, Council Secretary


Approved by Toni O’Donnell, Chair