Council Recap

October 14, 2014 – Highlight of City Council Action:

  • Recognized and officially thanked those involved in the City’s 50th Anniversary activities including the Community Parade and Reception as well as the Time Capsule Ceremony
  • Received California State Senate Resolution commemorating City’s 50th Anniversary from Senator Fran Pavley
  • Recognized 27 Friends of Civic Arts Plaza volunteers for 20 years in service to the City and its theatres
  • Received Alliance for the Arts Update
  • Commended YMCA  celebrating its 50th Anniversary
  • Proclaimed October 2014 “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and November 2014 “End Domestic Violence Month” on behalf of Soroptimists International
  • Conducted public hearing regarding California Municipal Finance Authority Tax Exempt Loan Financing for California Lutheran University; adopted resolution approving issuance of loan in aggregate principal amount not to exceed $45,000,000 for purpose of financing and refinancing acquisition, construction, improvement and equipping of various educational and administrative facilities and certain other matters relating thereto and expressly providing that City has no responsibility or liability with respect to repayment or administration of loan
  • Conducted public hearing relating to amending User Fee for Graffiti Removal; amended User Fee charge to vandals for Graffiti Removal from per hour fee to fee based on square footage, while maintaining intent of current adopted user fee
  • Conducted public hearing regarding proposed 45-unit apartment complex; introduced ordinance amending municipal code relating to official zoning maps and changes in zoning classification; adopted resolutions approving Parcel Map Waiver, Residential Planned Development and Negative Declaration, and Oak Tree Permit; Located: 1815 and 1825 Los Feliz Drive; Applicant: Justus Commercial Group
  • Adopted resolution amending composition of 11 member ad hoc committee from three City residents, three representatives of business community in the City, two professionals in the field of oak and landmark trees, two members of Homeowners Associations Boards within the City, and one representative of a local public agency, to four City residents, two representatives of the business community in the City, two professionals in the field of oak and landmark trees, two members of Homeowners Associations Boards within the City, and one representative of a local public agency (other than the City itself); appointed Judy Lazar as fourth resident representative
     

Meeting adjourned to next City Council Meeting October 28, 2014, 6:00 p.m.

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