Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, January 20

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, January 20, 2015, 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. Dodgers issues
      1. Cirque de Soleil Shows
      2. CUB Letter
    3. Seniors Issues
    4. LA Marathon 5K problems
    5. Community Activist Memorial
    6. County Sheriff’s Oversight Commission
    7. Filming Committee
    8. Brian de la Paz final project at the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture
    9. Homeless Count
    10. LA Helicopter Noise Coalition
    11. Clean ups: Baxter Street with CD13
    12. New Business
      1. National Night Out
  4. Land Use:
    1. Action Required:
      1. 1345 W. 1st Street Mixed Use Development (Bob Baker site)
      2. 712 N Alvarado St Apartment Development DIR-2015-3518-DB, ENV-2015-3519-CE
    2. Open
      1. Barlow Hospital
      2. Bruce Court SF Development
      3. Rosebud SFR
      4. 1650 Echo Park Ave. Cell Tower
      5. 1003 Everett Street demolition and new development
      6. 1625 West Palo Alto Street / Palo Alto Inn – APCW-2015-3313-HD-CU-SPR
    3. Action taken, awaiting conclusion
      1. Sunset/Everett Street Project
      2. 1936 Preston Avenue SLSD
      3. 1245 Innes Ave. Cell Tower
      4. Stories CUB
      5. Quintero SLSD
      6. Belmont Street SLSD
      7. Elysian CUB
      8. Temple and Glendale Apartment
    4. New Business
      1. Small Lot Ordinance Revisions
      2. Remodels vs Demolition
  5. Parks:
    1. Echo Park Lake
    2. City Ordinance Regarding Vending in Parks
    3. Elysian Park
      1. Northeast Little League Facilities
      2. Sand & Water feature at parks
    4. New business
  6. Public Works:
    1. Route 2 Terminus Improvement Project
    2. Mural Projects – EPIA Committee
    3. Clinton Stairway Project
    4. New Business
      1. Sunset Cut Retaining Wall
  7. Policies, Procedures, & Administrative
    1. Standing Rules, Membership Dues
    2. 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 Loves Animals!

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Animal Welfare Issues in Echo Park

Thursday, February 4 at 7:00 pm

Williams Hall at Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way

What do you do when you find a stray animal? How much is microchipping? Where are low-cost spay/neuter services available? What are the volunteer opportunities in the area?

We have invited representatives of local animal services organizations and businesses to chat about animal welfare issues and other services in the area. Join us!

Our town hall meetings are open to the public – so bring your neighbors!

Town Hall: Location filming issues in Echo Park

Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm.

Location filming is an important part of the Los Angeles economy and Echo Park is one of the industry’s favorite locations. Join us at our January Town Hall to learn what productions are required to do to get permission to film, what your rights are and how to engage the resources that are available to help you when you have concerns or problems

Guest will include representatives from FilmLA as well as our CD1 and CD13 City Council offices. Topics will include City of Los Angeles filming policy and procedure and the Echo Park Filming Guidelines.

Town Hall
Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm.
Williams Hall at Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way

Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, November 18

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 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. Community Activist Memorial
    5. County Sheriff’s Oversight Commission
    6. Filming Committee
    7. Brian de la Paz final project at the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture
    8. EP Holiday Parade
    9. New Business
  4. Land Use:
    1. Action Required:
      1. 1345 W. 1st Street Mixed Use Development (Bob Baker site)
      2. 1003 Everett Street demolition and new development
      3. 1625 West Palo Alto Street / Palo Alto Inn – APCW-2015-3313-HD-CU-SPR
      4. 712 N Alvarado St Apartment Development DIR-2015-3518-DB, ENV-2015-3519-CE
      5. 1650 Echo Park Ave. Cell Tower
      6. Temple and Glendale Apartment.
    2. Open
      1. Barlow Hospital
      2. Bruce Court SF Development
      3. Rosebud SFR
      4. Former El Batey CUB
    3. Action taken, awaiting conclusion
      1. Morton Village complex
      2. Sunset/Everett Street Project
      3. 1391 Sunset, Button Mash CUB:
      4. 1936 Preston Avenue SLSD
      5. 1650 Echo Park Ave. Cell Tower
      6. 1245 Innes Ave. Cell Tower
      7. Veritel’s Discretionary Approvals
      8. Prado CUB Renewal
      9. Stories CUB
      10. Quintero SLSD
      11. Belmont Street SLSD
      12. Elysian CUB
    4. New Business
      1. 1201 N. Alvarado Street – Ryan Afari, Dan Sayles presenting
      2. 1750 Glendale Boulevard Apartments
  5. Parks:
    1. Echo Park Lake
    2. City Ordinance Regarding Vending in Parks
    3. Elysian Park
      1. Northeast Little League Facilities
      2. Sand & Water feature at parks
    4. New business
  6. Public Works:
    1. Route 2 Terminus Improvement Project
    2. Mural Projects – EPIA Committee
    3. Dodgers issues
      1. Cirque de Soleil Shows
    4. Sunset Streetscape
    5. Clinton Stairway Project
    6. Baxter Street Cleanup w/ CD13
    7. 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 Wednesday, October 21

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 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. Community Activist Memorial
    5. County Sheriff’s Oversight Commission
    6. Filming Committee
    7. Brian de la Paz final project at the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture
    8. New Business
      1. 2015 EP Community Parade VIP reception
  4. Land Use:
    1. Action Required:
      1. 1345 W. 1st Street Mixed Use Development (Bob Baker site)
      2. 1003 Everett Street demolition and new development
      3. 1625 West Palo Alto Street / Palo Alto Inn – APCW-2015-3313-HD-CU-SPR
      4. 712 N Alvarado St Apartment Development DIR-2015-3518-DB, ENV-2015-3519-CE
    2. Open
      1. Barlow Hospital
      2. Bruce Court SF Development
      3. Rosebud SFR
      4. Former El Batey CUB
    3. Action taken, awaiting conclusion
      1. Morton Village complex
      2. Sunset/Everett Street Project
      3. 1391 Sunset, Button Mash CUB:
      4. 1936 Preston Avenue SLSD
      5. 1650 Echo Park Ave. Cell Tower
      6. 1245 Innes Ave. Cell Tower
      7. Veritel’s Discretionary Approvals
      8. Prado CUB Renewal
      9. Stories CUB
      10. Quintero SLSD
      11. Belmont Street SLSD
      12. Elysian CUB
    4. New Business
  5. Parks:
    1. Echo Park Lake
    2. City Ordinance Regarding Vending in Parks
    3. Elysian Park
      1. Northeast Little League Facilities
      2. Elysian Park Zip Line Proposal
      3. Sand & Water feature at parks
    4. New business
  6. Public Works:
    1. Route 2 Terminus Improvement Project
    2. Mural Projects – EPIA Committee
    3. Dodgers issues
      1. Cirque de Soleil Shows
    4. Sunset Streetscape
    5. Clinton Stairway Project
    6. New Business
      1. Baxter Street Cleanup w/ CD13
  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

Constituent Services: What you can get out of LA County and Federal Governments

Echo Park Town Hall

Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 7:00pm
Williams Hall at Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way

Our next Town Hall will focus on County and Federal Constituent Services as well as Holiday Safety.

Our November meeting ushers in the Holiday Season. We will hear from LAPD and LAFD on how keep yourself and your property safe during the holidays and beginning of these winter months.

To get the most from your government, you need to know where and who to go to for specific needs.Learn about the very important constituent services that LA County and the Federal Government can offer you from the field deputies of Supervisor Hilda Solis and Congressman Adam Schiff. Our LA City Council Offices will also be there as part of the discussion.

All are welcome!

Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, September 16

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 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. Community Activist Memorial
    5. County Sheriff’s Oversight Commission
    6. Brian de la Paz final project at the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture
    7. 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. Lake Shore Cafe – 1412 Glendale Blvd
    9. CitiBank Building Helipad CUP
    10. 1936 Preston Ave SLSD project
    11. Foursquare Properties
    12. Cell Tower – 1650 Echo Park Ave
    13. Cell Tower – 1245 Innes Ave
    14. Mohawk Bend CUB renewal
    15. 1345 W. 1st Street Mixed-Use development (Bob Baker site)
    16. Former El Batey CUB
    17. Veritel’s Discretionary Approvals Request
    18. Prado CUB Renewal
    19. Stories CUB
    20. Quintero SLSD
    21. New Business
      1. Bellview SLSD – Noah Ornstein Presenting
  5. Parks:
    1. Echo Park Lake
    2. City Ordinance Regarding Vending in Parks
    3. Elysian Park
      1. Northeast Little League Facilities
      2. Elysian Park Zip Line Proposal
      3. Sand & Water feature at parks
    4. New business
  6. Public Works:
    1. Route 2 Terminus Improvement Project
    2. Mural Projects – EPIA Committee
    3. Dodgers issues
      1. Cirque de Soleil Shows
    4. Sunset Streetscape
    5. Clinton Stairway Project
    6. Farmers’ Market Wall Mural
    7. 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 Wednesday, July 16

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, July 16, 2015, 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. Community Activist Memorial
    5. County Sheriff’s Oversight Commission
    6. New Business
      1. Brian de la Paz final project at the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture
  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. Lot 1 CUB
    9. Lake Shore Cafe – 1412 Glendale Blvd
    10. CitiBank Building Helipad CUP
    11. 1936 Preston Ave SLSD project
    12. Foursquare Properties
    13. Cell Tower – 1650 Echo Park Ave
    14. Cell Tower – 1245 Innes Ave
    15. Mohawk Bend CUB renewal
    16. 1345 W. 1st Street Mixed-Use development (Bob Baker site)
    17. Former El Batey CUB
    18. Veritel’s Discretionary Approvals Request
    19. Prado CUB Renewal
    20. Stories CUB
    21. New Business
  5. Parks:
    1. Echo Park Lake
    2. City Ordinance Regarding Vending in Parks
    3. Elysian Park
      1. Northeast Little League Facilities
    4. New business
  6. Public Works:
    1. Route 2 Terminus Improvement Project
    2. Mural Projects – EPIA Committee
    3. Dodgers issues
      1. Cirque de Soleil Shows
    4. Sunset Streetscape
    5. Clinton Stairway Project
    6. Farmers’ Market Wall Mural
    7. 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

Echo Park Murals & Public Art – Ideas and Issues

+ SoCalGas Advanced Meters Project presentation

We have a special town hall this month focusing on public art and murals in Echo Park. Often described as being a colorful representation of the many cultures of a diverse community, public art is reflective of a community and affect how residents and visitors view and experience that community.

Our special guests will discuss this narrative from a personal point of view as well as help explain some general issues revolving public art, including conservation efforts, new mural installations and any recent or future legal changes that may affect the status of existing and future public art.

We will also be welcoming special guest Mimi Goh, a representative from Southern California Gas Company, who will present on the SoCalGas Advanced Meter Project and Communications Infrastructure they are planning on building in Echo Park.

We have invited representatives from Council Districts 1 and 13, Senior Lead Officers from Northeast and Rampart LAPD Divisions, Select Patrol, and others to discuss your concerns and provide you with helpful information.

All are welcome! Bring yourself, your neighbors, your input, and join us at Barlow Hospital, located at 2000 Stadium Way, in Williams Hall.

Echo Park Town Hall
Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 7:00pm
Williams Hall at Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way

Neighborhood Issues Committee meeting agenda for Wednesday, April 15

ECHO PARK IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Neighborhood Issues Committee Agenda
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 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. Community Activist Memorial
    5. County Sheriff’s Oversight Commission
    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. Lot 1 CUB
    11. Lake Shore Cafe – 1412 Glendale Blvd
    12. CitiBank Building Helipad CUP
    13. Preston Avenue SLSD project
    14. Foursquare Properties
    15. New Business
      1. Cell Tower – 1650 Echo Park Ave
      2. Cell Tower – 1245 Innes Ave
      3. Mohawk Bend CUB renewal
      4. 1345 W. 1st Street Mixed-Use development (Bob Baker site)
      5. Chango CUB
  5. Parks:
    1. Echo Park Lake
      1. Restoration Project
    2. City Ordinance Regarding Vending in Parks
    3. Elysian Park
      1. 18 Acres Elysian Park Expansion Public Safety Issues
      2. Northeast Little League Facilities
    4. 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. 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