Next LANCC Meeting:
To achieve constructive change, the LANCC Working Group for Constructive Change (WG4CC) is requesting input from the 99 Neighborhood Councils, their Board and committee members past and present, and stakeholders on any and all concerns people had with the NC election process just completed.
While we are specifically interested in issues related to soliciting people to run for office and voter turnout, we would also very much appreciate opinions and suggestions about any other problems and challenges experienced from beginning to end. This would also include related matters such as the Board Affirmation process, the 2021 DONE Board Seating Policy and the 2010 BONC Loss of Quorum Policy and how each was implemented (if applicable).
Just a reminder that the City Clerk administers the NC elections (candidate filing, Vote By Mail, Polling Places, etc.) and DONE is responsible for outreach to Neighborhood Councils and Stakeholders. Please take a minute to collect your memories and reply to: LANCCwg4cc@gmail.com
LANCC Working Group for Constructive Change The Working Group for Constructive Change (WG4CC) is a city-wide steering committee, created under the auspices of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition (LANCC), to identify areas of concern within the Neighborhood Council (NC) system which impact NCs, their board members and stakeholders, and present them at LANCC to enable Neighborhood Councils to reach their fullest potential.
Neighborhood Councils in Los Angeles came about with the revision of the City Charter in 1999.Article IX, Section 901(c) of that Charter states that the Neighborhood Councils should come together as a Congress of Neighborhoods. Why a “Congress of Neighborhoods”? What did the members of the Revision Commission mean when they used that term? According to the members of the Revision Commission, it was envisioned that Neighborhood Councils would come together to communicate with one another and to discuss and decide major issues affecting the citizens of Los Angeles. The formation of the Congress was to be left up to the Neighborhood Councils themselves.
Now, that time has come! The Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition is intended to enhance the ability of NCs, as well as their clout and influence, giving a larger voice on issues affecting more than one neighborhood. The Coalition is not intended to usurp or interfere with the role of an individual Neighborhood Council in their own neighborhood.
Email the LANCC officers at LANCC@EmpowerLA.org