Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, December 17

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Thursday, December 17, 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. Community Activist Memorial
    6. New Business
  4. Land Use:
    1. Barlow Hospital-Proposed Entitlements and Development
    2. Morton Village complex
    3. Filming Committee
    4. Sunset/Everett Street Project
    5. Planet Home Bruce Court SF Development
    6. Rosebud SFR project
    7. Button Mash CUB
    8. Park Drive Street Vacation
    9. The Park CUB Renewal
    10. Various Sunset Blvd by-right projects
    11. Lot 1 CUB
    12. Lake Shore Cafe – 1412 Glendale Blvd
    13. New Business
  5. Parks:
    1. Echo Park Lake
      1. Restoration Project
      2. City Ordinance Regarding Vending in Parks
    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. Clinton Stairway Project
    6. Farmers’ Market Wall Mural
    7. Crosswalk at Morton Academy
    8. New Business
  7. Policies, Procedures, & Administrative
    1. Standing Rules, Membership Dues
    2. NIC as Outreach Tool
    3. EPIA Elections
    4. New Business
  8. Newsletter/Web Page
  9. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items
  10. Future Agendas Items
  11. Next Meeting Standing
  12. Adjourn

Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Thursday, November 20

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Thursday, November 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. Sunset/Everett Street Project
    6. Planet Home Bruce Court SF Development
    7. Rosebud SFR project
    8. Button Mash CUB
    9. Park Drive Street Vacation
    10. The Park CUB Renewal
    11. Various Sunset Blvd by-right projects
    12. Lot 1 CUB
    13. Lake Shore Cafe – 1412 Glendale Blvd
    14. New Business
  5. Parks:
    1. Echo Park Lake
      1. Restoration Project
      2. City Ordinance Regarding Vending in Parks
    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. Clinton Stairway Project
    7. Farmers’ Market Wall Mural
    8. Sunset stretch between Lavita and Douglas on south side no street cleanup-trash
    9. Handicap parking on Preston
    10. Letter regarding request for crosswalk at Morton Academy, formal sidewalk on Academy from Morton into Elysian Park, ADA compliant curbs at Academy & Morton
    11. 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

Echo Park Holiday Potluck

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It’s that time of year again!
The EPIA holiday potluck takes place on…

Thursday, December 4, 2014

at 7:00 pm

Bring your favorite dish to share
& donate an unopened, unwrapped toy

Sign up for a dish! This is a just a guideline to make sure we have a well-rounded potluck. Click here.
Barlow Hospital – Williams Hall – 2000 Stadium Way

Quality of life issues in Downtown Echo Park

From trash to parking, nightlife, noise, traffic and development

We have invited representatives from Council Districts 1 and 13, Senior Lead Officers from Northeast and Rampart LAPD Divisions, Select Patrol, the City Attorney’s office, the Echo Park Chamber of Commerce and others to answer questions and discuss any future community plans.

Echo Park Town Hall

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7:00pm
Williams Hall at Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way

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Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, October 15

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 7 pm
Williams Hall, Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way

Introductions and sign in
Approve Minutes
Schools & Civic:

Van De Kamps/LACC-LACCD
Seniors Issues
LA Marathon 5K problems
Liberty Street Cleanup between Montana & Reservoir
New Business

Land Use:

Barlow Hospital-Proposed Entitlements and Development
Morton Village complex
Filming Committee
SB1818 Letter
Sunset/Everett Street Project
Planet Home Bruce Court SF Development
Rosebud SFR . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, October 15

Petition to install pedestrian crosswalks in Elysian Park

Ever done the dash of death over Academy to access Elysian Park Trails?

The Echo Park Gathering of Elders and Caregivers is circulating a petition to begin the process of installing pedestrian crosswalks on both Scott Avenue and Academy Road at Elysian Park Drive.

Click here to download the petition page, print, sign and distribute to your neighbors. . . . → Read More: Petition to install pedestrian crosswalks in Elysian Park

Echo Park & Elysian Park free walking tours

The Echo Park Gathering of the Elders and Caregivers is hosting a series of free, educational walking tours of Echo Park Lake and Elysian Park. The walks are open to everyone of all ages. Please dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring plenty of water and wear comfortable walking shoes.

Echo Park Lake

Learn about all the plants . . . → Read More: Echo Park & Elysian Park free walking tours

CicLAvia comes to Echo Park: Road closures and more

Our town hall yesterday featured a representative from the nonprofit organization CicLAvia to present their street closure plans for this Sunday. The event, a free, open streets event in which streets are closed in favor of bicycles and pedestrians, is coming to Echo Park for the first time since its start in Los Angeles . . . → Read More: CicLAvia comes to Echo Park: Road closures and more

Dodgers Postseason schedule, traffic and safety information

Dodgers Postseason

We attended a community meeting on Thursday, October 2 on the Dodgers postseason plans for traffic abatement and public safety in Echo Park and surrounding communities. While there wasn’t a lot of new news, they did present the postseason schedule, plans for ingress and egress traffic along with LADOT placement as well as LAPD deployment . . . → Read More: Dodgers Postseason schedule, traffic and safety information

Dodgers on Postseason Traffic & Public Safety Plans

Please join us at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, September 30 at 6:30 pm

The Dodgers are the NL West Champions! Time to chat about the postseason plans for the stadium and how the stadium activities will affect the surrounding neighborhood.

Representatives from LAPD, LADOT and City Council Districts 1 and 13 will be in attendance to address your . . . → Read More: Dodgers on Postseason Traffic & Public Safety Plans