AGENDA for Monday July 18, 2016 6:30pm – 8:40pm
Free parking in the Galpin Lot on the West side of Orion. Please do not park in the customer parking areas.
6:30 pm Networking
6:50 pm Introductions – Flag Salute
7: 00 pm Valley VOTE Committee reports – limited questions
Ralph Kroy Sunshine Canyon
Ernie Hilger Veterans Housing Update
7:40 pm Deputy Fire Chief Daryl Arbuthnott
Deputy Chief Arbuthnott is a native Angelino and a 35 year Veteran of the L.A. Fire Department. He has served in numerous positions including Assistant Bureau Commander of the Emergency Services Bureau when he managed the day to day operations of 106 fire stations and 2900 fire personal. He has served as both the North and South Division Commander command and control over 470 square miles of the Los Angeles area. He is about to retire. His report will update us on service improvements the San Fernando Valley since his last visit in January 2015.
8:10 pm David De Voss “Neighborhood Integrity Initiative
Everyone complains about traffic. Some people would like to do something about it and are proposing a ballot measure to limit permitted rezoning and variance approvals. This is expected to become an explosive ballot measure topic in the near future. Mr. De Voss has an extensive background as an international reporter of current events. He is a Valley VOTE Executive Board member who will be providing information about this topic.
8:35 pm SoundOff! Discussion lead by Michelle Dornfest
Valley Vote has added a public comment period at the end of the meeting to give members and guests an opportunity to briefly voice their opinions and concerns in brief two-minute presentations.
8:50 pm Adjourn
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If you have already paid your dues for 2016 we thank you for your support.
Member $25; Board Member-$50. Mail checks: Valley VOTE – 14622 Ventura Blvd. #424 Sherman Oaks CA. 91403
Valley VOTE Mission Statement
Valley VOTE is a diverse coalition of San Fernando Valley residents, business people, educators, community activists, and organizations, committed to exploring and fostering the implementation of programs that empower the people of the San Fernando Valley and the City of Los Angeles, to improve local governance, education and public participation on policy matters. We meet monthly to address key policy issues and hear reports from our standing committee chairs.
For additional information about Valley VOTE, for an upcoming meeting agenda, or for previous meeting reports and press releases, we encourage you to go to our web site – Valleyvote.org.
The press and public are encouraged to attend our meetings. Next meeting: Monday, September 19, 2016