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Thursday, September 12, 2019   6:30 p.m. Promptly

Sherman Oaks Hospital, 4929 Van Nuys Blvd., Doctor’s Conference Room.   (Validated parking in the structure)

Mayor Garcetti’s Green New Deal

Angie Aramayo, Central Area Rep. Mayor’s Office

AGENDA

  1. Welcome and Introductions:             Jill Banks Barad –  Founder and Chair                   
  2. New GM of DONE, Raquel Beltran, starts 9/16: Invited to October meeting.
  3. DONE update. Semee Park
  4. Mayor Garcetti’s Green New Deal: Angie Aramayo, Central Area Rep., Mayor’s Office
  5. Census 2020 update: Beland Huang, LA Regional Census Center
  6. Council Files for your council’s consideration: (Glenn Bailey Northridge East)
  7. BONC update: proposed Memoranda: (Glenn Bailey)
  1. Additional training requirements for NC Board and officers
  2. Proposed BONC policy establishing uniform process for censure/removal of NC Board members
  1. Congress of Neighborhoods, Saturday, September 28, City Hall.  (Cindy Cleghorn, STNC)
  2. Victims Assistance Program:  Ifunanya Gwacham, coordinator
  3. NC Budget Advocates update: Brian Allen, Granada Hills North
  4. City Planning Update: Isaiah Ross
  5. Items from the floor 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

  • Next Regular VANC meeting, Thursday, October 10, 2019 
  • Congress of Neighborhoods, Saturday, September 28, City Hall
  • Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair, opportunities for NC support, Saturday, October 12, 9a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • VANC Planning Forum, Thursday, November 14, 2019, CBS Studio Center, Studio City, 6p.m.-9p.m. 

 

DRAFT
ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGED DOCUMENT

Section 8. Censure. The purpose of the censure process is to place a Board member on notice of misconduct and to provide the Board member with an opportunity to correct the misconduct. The Board may censure any Board member at a regular or special meeting open to the public following a good-faith determination by the Board that the member has engaged in conduct that is contrary to rules and regulations applicable to the Board or that impedes the orderly business of Board operations. Grounds for censure include, but are not limited to, persistent disruptive conduct at meetings, violations orabuses of the Board’s bylaws or rules, violations of the Code of Conduct, acting on behalf of the Board without authorization, and misuse or abuse of the censure or removal process. The Board shall use the following procedure when censuring a Board member:

  1. A motion to censure a Board member may be initiated by (3) Board members or by a majority vote of the Executive Committee. If initiated by three (3) Board members, the motion shall be delivered to any member of the Executive Committee. The motion shall be in writing and provide the specific facts and grounds for the proposed censure.
  2. The motion shall be placed on the agenda of a regular or special Board meeting scheduled at least thirty (30) days following the delivery of the motion request or vote of the Executive Committee.
  3. The Board member subject to censure shall be given a minimum of thirty (30) days prior written notice of any meeting at which a motion to censure will be considered. The notice shall provide the specific facts and grounds for the proposed censure. The Board shall also provide a copy of the notice to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment a minimum of thirty (30) days’ prior written notice of any meeting at which a motion to censure will be considered.
  4. The Board member subject to censure shall be given an opportunity to be heard atthe meeting, either orally or in writing, prior to the Board’s vote on a motion for censure.
  5. The Board shall decide by a majority vote whether or not the Board member should be censured. An abstention shall be considered a vote in favor of censure.

 

DRAFT
ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGED DOCUMENT

Section 9. Removal. Any Board member may be removed by the Board for cause, following a good faith determination by the Board that the member has engaged in conduct that is contrary to rules and regulations applicable to the Board or that impedes the orderly business of Board operations. A Board member shall not be subject to removal under this Section unless the member has been censured at least once pursuant to Section 8. Grounds for removal include, but are not limited to, persistent disruptiveconduct at meetings, violations or abuses of the Board’s bylaws or rules, violations of the Code of Conduct, acting on behalf of the Board without authorization, and misuse or abuse of the censure or removal process. The Board shall use the following procedure when removing a Board member:

  1. A motion to remove a Board member may be initiated by (3) Board members or by a majority vote of the Executive Committee. If initiated by three (3) Board members, the motion shall be delivered to any member of the Executive Committee. The motion shall be in writing and provide the specific facts and grounds for the proposed removal.
  2. The motion shall be placed on the agenda of a regular or special Board meeting scheduled at least thirty (30) days following the delivery of the motion request or vote of the Executive Committee.
  3. The Board member subject to removal shall be given a minimum of thirty (30) days’ prior written notice of any meeting at which a motion to remove will be heard. The notice shall provide the specific facts and grounds for the proposed removal. The Board shall also provide a copy of the notice to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment a minimum of thirty (30) days prior written notice of any meeting at which a motion to censure will be considered.
  4. The Board member subject to removal shall be given an opportunity to be heard atthe meeting, either orally or in writing, prior to the Board’s vote on a motion forremoval.
  5. The Board shall decide whether or not the Board member should be removed by an affirmative vote of two-thirds (2/3) of Board members present. An abstention shall be considered a vote in favor of removal.
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