Wilmington Neighborhood Council

7-27--05 Meeting Minutes

Wilmington Senior Citizen Center, Wilmington, Ca


6:10P.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, 18 present, quorum  


2-   Toni explained that since this was the first meeting of the new term, she was opening meeting until new board was seated.  She called on Jacob Haik from Council Office to administer  the Oath of service to board members.

3-Election of new board was held. Nominations were held and by unanimous vote Jack Babbitt was selected Chair.  Cecilia Moreno was selected  Co-Chair. Lucia Moreno-Linares was voted secretary.  Patrick Wilson was selected treasurer. WNC PCAC representatives were selected as follows: Lenna McCarbery and Donna Ethington, delegates, and Lucy Mejia and Tony Ringor as alternates.  Ballots were counted by Mark Lewis of DONE and Toni O’.

4- Jack explained how standing committees are formed and asked board members and audience members to sign up on the sheets he handed out.


5-Public Comment on Non-Agenda items

·        LAPD-SLO Officer Ron Johnson gave report and Officer Steve Erickson of the reserve officer unit also gave report, Q&A

·        Dick Fleming, Simi Seaman, Robert Robbins, Sue Robins, Michael Napolitano


6- Approval of Minutes for June 2005, MSA Gary K/Tony R



·        Glenda Sands on proposed Neighborhood clean up Project, Q&A


8-Action Items:

  • Land Use Planning Committee: Skip presented a request from Amelia’s Bar for request for support of a conditional use permit without recommendation. Oowner David Aguirre explained his request to expand liquor license as part of overall expansion. Discussion, Q&A from board, comments from public, MSA Gary Kern /Helen Mora for WNC to oppose the granting of expanded use of conditional use permit for Amelia bar, discussion, vote, 17 Yes, 1 Abstain, Motion Passed.
  • PCAC representatives: On Motion from PCAC to board of Harbor Commissioners that EIR study should study both (2) plans presented (list of projects) MSA Jack Gary K/Cecilia M, that WNC PCAC representatives should vote to support the PCAC motion,  discussion, Vote, 17 Yes, 1 Abstain, Passed
  • Finance Committee: Patrick W presented motion for WNC to approve proposed budget for WNC for fiscal year 2005-2006, MSA Cecilia M/Arthur Hernandez, discussion, vote, 15 yes, 1 No, 2 Abstain, , Passed


9-Report from Jacob Haik from Council Office, presentation of certificates to outgoing board members: Toni O’Donnell, Terri O’Donnell, Brandon Williams, Eddie Greenwood, Jesse Marques, Trish Salas.

10-Report from Dan Davis on ACTA




11-Report of officers

Report form Elections Committee, Q&A

Chair:  None.

Co-Chair: no report

Secretary- Lucia Moreno-Linares – Correspondedse for June.

Treasurer- Patrick Wilson reported no changes.


12-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 report,


8-Unfinished& New Business



Mtg closed 9:00 18 Council members present

Minutes prepared by Lucia Moreno-Linares, Council Secretary


Approved by Jack Babbitt, Chair