Venice Neighborhood Council Meeting September 15th, 2009



The Venice Neighborhood Council Board will select a new board member at it’s meeting on September 15, 2009. Nominees for the position of Community Officer are Andre Bollinger, Jake Kaufman, Kristopher Valentine, Peter Thottam, & Roland Eavey. The answers to questions asked by VNC Board of the candidates have been posted to the VNC Website along with their resumes can be found here.

In other business, the Council will hear four motions from the Homelessness and Vehicular Occupancy Committee and alternatives proposed by Board Members. The motions to be considered include establishing an Ad Hoc Committee on Affordable Housing, encouraging permanent supportive housing in Venice, creation of a vehicle to housing transition program, and continuation of the Homelessness and Vehicular Housing Committee.

The Rules and Elections Committee will submit new bylaws required by the City for consideration. These bylaws support changes adopted by the city relating to stakeholder definition (“Factual Basis Stakeholders”), changes to Board makeup to accommodate factual basis stakeholders, and timing and administration of elections.

Snacks and coffee will be provided.

A detailed agenda is posted on the internet at ( and at posting places in the community.

There is no charge for this event. It is open to the public. Comments are encouraged.

What: Venice Neighborhood Council Board Meeting
Where: Westminster Elementary School Auditorium, 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd (enter from Westminster)
When: Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Time: 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM