2010 Annual Meeting
March 11, 2010
Meeting called to order
President asked for
attendees to wait to be recognized and please identify
yourself so Missy can include your remarks and questions in
approximately $3,000.00 in the bank.
Crime Report: Senior Lead
Officer Mike Shea handed out the Crime Statistics for week
02/17 – 02/17/10:
Two burglary theft from
vehicle, one on Beachwood and one in the Oaks area, a stolen
car from Argyle, over all. Two customers from Franklin
Strip restaurant were robbed and beaten on Canyon Drive by
four assailants. The victims did not supply complete
description of the assailants so, unfortunately, no arrests
have been made.
In Hollywood, we have met
the goal of lowering crime by 5%. Hollywood Division is
number 6 in the City of Los Angeles.
Mike Shea and Armen
Sevdahlian are hosting a Town Hall meeting at the First
Presbyterian Church on Gower and are inviting members of the
community to meet and speak with: Eric Garcetti, Captain Bea
Girmala, and Commander Michael Downing on Thursday, March
11, at 7:00PM
Lori asked about the
business trucks that collect recyclables – he said to get
their license plate and not to engage.
Mike Fuller asked if
there was a way to instruct emergency drivers how to get
around in our hillsides. No – they have a general book but
they don’t have the technology beyond maps.
Primrose and Vista del Mar are intersections needing the
attention of the West Traffic division. Mike will pass
those requests on.
Jack asked about the
targeted traffic intersections referred to Captain Lauer’s
letter to the community.
Sharon Shapiro of Tom
LaBonge’s office says that Pete of West Traffic will be in
our community at least one day a week to enforce stop signs
and speeding drivers coming down the hill.
Council District 4
Tom Labonge is soliciting
donations for Cahuenga Peak. Sharon has brought some
pamphlets explaining Tom’s desire for the purchase of the
Regarding tour busses in
the area, Sharon is meeting with the companies now to
discuss some limits and boundaries to curtail the intrusion
into residential community. Starline Tours has volunteered
to end their open air busses with amplified speakers in the
residential area. If residents are being “bothered” by the
tour busses on their street, please get the following
information: the company operating the bus, the license
number and the date and time of day of the intrusion so
Sharon can follow up.
Thomas Kwai is now
handling brush clearance for our area.
Leadership meeting was held on Monday, March 1.
Regarding the Dash Bus on
Beachwood, they are meeting with the City of West Hollywood
to maybe merge bus lines to improve service.
Phone pole is in trouble
on Glen Holly.
Pies for the Peak:
Elaine Michaels is
spearheading a fundraising for the Save the Peak campaign.
The pies will be sold and Elaine is hoping to get as much as
twenty to thirty dollars per pie. The sale will be at the
Beachwood Market on the 13th of March from 11Am
Missy Kelly and Lori
Michaels are surrendering their seats. George and Larry are
seeking re-election. George and Larry were re-elected. Two
seats remain open.
Gigi has become familiar
with treasurebox.org a foundation providing food to seniors
for approximately $30. So, if you know seniors in need
please check this website and foundation to see the
qualifications and requirements. It is operated through the
Hollywood First Pres church.
Vickie Komer – problem
with cell phone reception.
Lori moves to adjourn at
8:32PM. Seconded by Nina.