Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, August 20

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 7 pm
Williams Hall, Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way

  1. Introductions and sign in
  2. Approve Minutes
  3. Schools & Civic:
    1. Van De Kamps/LACC-LACCD
    2. Seniors Issues
    3. LA Marathon 5K problems
    4. Liberty Street Cleanup between Montana & Reservoir
    5. New Business
  4. Land Use:
    1. Barlow Hospital-Proposed Entitlements and Development
    2. Morton Village complex
    3. Filming Committee
    4. SB1818 Letter
    5. Lot adjacent to Laguna Stairs
    6. Sunset/Everett Street Project
    7. Planet Home Bruce Court SF Development
    8. Rosebud SFR project
    9. Button Mash CUB
    10. Park Drive Street Vacation
    11. 1L Height District Downtown EP
    12. New Business
      1. The Park CUB Renewal
      2. Various Sunset Blvd by-right projects
  5. Parks:
    1. Echo Park Lake
      1. Restoration Project
    2. Elysian Park
      1. 18 Acres Elysian Park Expansion Public Safety Issues
      2. Northeast Little League Facilities
    3. New business
      1. City ordinance regarding vending in parks
  6. Public Works:
    1. Route 2 Terminus Improvement Project
    2. Mural Projects – EPIA Committee
    3. Dodgers issues
    4. Sunset Streetscape
    5. Academy Cut Cleanup
    6. Benches
    7. Farmers’ Market Wall Mural
    8. New Business
      1. Additional funds available through CD13 for streetscape improvements
  7. Policies, Procedures, & Administrative
    1. Standing Rules, Membership Dues
    2. Should we establish a quorum
    3. NIC as Outreach Tool
    4. EPIA Elections
    5. New Business
  8. Newsletter/Web Page
  9. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items
  10. Future Agendas Items
  11. Next Meeting Standing
  12. Adjourn

Echo Park Community Potluck

Bring your favorite dish to share, enjoy the company of your fellow Echo Park neighbors!

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Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, July 16

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 7 pm
Williams Hall, Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way

  1. Introductions and sign in
  2. Approve Minutes
  3. Schools & Civic:
    1. Van De Kamps/LACC-LACCD
    2. Seniors Issues
    3. LA Marathon 5K problems
    4. Lotus Festival
    5. New Business
  4. Land Use:
    1. Barlow Hospital-Proposed Entitlements and Development
    2. Morton Village complex
    3. Filming Committee
    4. SB1818 Letter
    5. Lot adjacent to Laguna Stairs
    6. Senor Fish CUB
    7. Sunset/Everett Street Project
    8. Planet Home Bruce Court SF Development
    9. Rosebud SFR project
    10. Button Mash CUB
    11. Park Drive Street Vacation
    12. New Business
  5. Parks:
    1. Echo Park Lake
      1. Restoration Project
    2. Elysian Park
      1. 18 Acres Elysian Park Expansion Public Safety Issues
      2. Northeast Little League Facilities
    3. New business
  6. Public Works:
    1. Route 2 Terminus Improvement Project
    2. Mural Projects – EPIA Committee
    3. Dodgers issues
    4. Sunset Streetscape
    5. Academy Cut Cleanup
    6. Benches
    7. Farmers’ Market Wall Mural
    8. New Business
  7. Policies, Procedures, & Administrative
    1. Standing Rules, Membership Dues
    2. Should we establish a quorum
    3. NIC as Outreach Tool
    4. EPIA Elections
    5. New Business
  8. Newsletter/Web Page
  9. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items
  10. Future Agendas Items
  11. Next Meeting Standing
  12. Adjourn

Join the Echo Park Business Family

The Echo Park Chamber of Commerce is active and accepting applications for membership!

The Echo Park Chamber of Commerce exists for the sole purpose of serving the business people and the residents of Echo Park. They promote economic growth and increase communications among all members of the community.

Why become a member?

The Chamber is the eyes, ears and voice of the business community. We work with local and regional government to protect business interests – your business interests – and to keep the community vibrant through a lively commercial sector.

Supporting the Echo Park Chamber of Commerce with a membership investment means supporting the total community. Echo Park’s Chamber is a major catalyst in the community, keeping it prosperous, safe and affordable. They are there for business as well as your customers.

To view meeting mintues, calendar, sign up for email announcements, or to join as a member, visit www.EPCC.la

Upcoming Echo Park Events

Small Lot Subdivision Informational Workshop
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 6:30 pm
Holy Virgin Mary Cathedral at 650 Micheltorena Street

How to Start a Business in LA workshop
Wednesday July 16 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Edendale Branch Library. RSVP at bit.ly/smallbizLA

CD13 Community Cleanup
Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 9:00 am – 12 noon
Morton and Academy in Echo Park

CD1 Community Cleanup
Saturday, . . . → Read More: Upcoming Echo Park Events

Echo Park neighborhood issues overview

Andrew Garsten, EPIA President

The EPIA Neighborhood Issues Committee (NIC) is the “activist” arm of the EPIA. On the 3rd Wednesday of every month, nine volunteers with many years of experience report on, or discuss issues concerning schools, special events, land use, parks and public works issues that impact our community.

When appropriate, NIC will formulate recommendations to . . . → Read More: Echo Park neighborhood issues overview

Elysian Heights Elementary: Growing as a Community One Step at Time

Article from ElysianHeightsElementary.com

On Saturday, May 3, 2014 Elysian Heights Elementary School hosted its first ever Elysian Heights 5K. On the surface the event was a robust activity to fundraise essential funds for classroom technology and student enrichment materials. However, the event served a greater purpose in building community and providing children and their families an opportunity . . . → Read More: Elysian Heights Elementary: Growing as a Community One Step at Time

Special summer 2014 issue of EPIAn Ways

To download a hi-res PDF, click here.

To view a version in your browser without downloading a . . . → Read More: Special summer 2014 issue of EPIAn Ways

Lotus Festival 2014

See you at the Lotus Festival!
Saturday & Sunday, July 12-13 from 9am-9pm
+ Echo Park Night Friday, July 11

Festivities include the return of the Dragon Boat races, food vendors, performances, music, and more. And of course, the newly renovated Echo Park Lake has blooming Lotus flowers at the festival for the first time in…. years!

Come say hi . . . → Read More: Lotus Festival 2014

Presentation by the Southern California Association of Government

The June Echo Park Town Hall featured representatives from SCAG, the Southern California Association of Government.

What is SCAG? Click here to download and view the . . . → Read More: Presentation by the Southern California Association of Government