VENICE - The Venice Neighborhood Council (www.VeniceNC.org) called for the release of the video regarding the death of Brendon Glenn, a member of the Venice Beach homeless community.
By a vote of 13-0-1, the VNC approved the resolution, sponsored by member Mike Bravo (firstname.lastname@example.org), calling for release of the video recording.
The board also entertained discussion of the proposed Venice Coastal Zone Interim Control & Interim Control Internal Control Ordinance (http://www.venicenc.org/venice-coastal-zone-interim-control-ordinance/). The proposal was rejected by a 9-4-1 vote of the VNC.
In other board business, presentations were made by Venice Bike Share (Jessie.email@example.com), Los Angeles Library Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Spotball (email@example.com).
A resolution was also considered urging the Los Angeles City Council to endorse SB 277, which would remove the ability of parents to file a "personal belief exemptions" to receive vaccines for specific communicable diseases prior to admission to any private or public school, child care center, day nursery, nursery school, family day care home, or development center. After considerable public comment, the motion was defeated by a vote of 6-5-3.
An application for a change of use (3018-3025 Washington Blvd.) of an existing 762 square foot retail space with 4 existing parking spaces into a 1,454 square foot restaurant with a beer & wine conditional use (CUB) was also entertained by the board. The application was rejected by LUPC and the VNC voted 6-4-2 to recommend denial the project as well.
In other legislative and community presentations, President Mike Newhouse introduced Jesus "Chuy" Orozco (firstname.lastname@example.org) as the new field director for the 11th Council District Office who will represent Venice. Mr. Orozco replaces Cecilia Castillo, who served previously as the council office representative.
Senior Lead Officer Kristan Delatori of the Los Angeles Police Department (email@example.com) also urged those in attendance to lock their homes and vehicles, while reminding Venetians not to leave valuables such as phones, tablets, wallets and other items in vehicles.
The Venice Neighborhood Council holds its regular meetings on the third Tuesday of the month and may call special meetings in accordance with its Bylaws and the Brown Act. All Venice stakeholders are urged to attend.
The public is requested to fill out Speaker Cards to the address the board on any old or new items on the agenda.
For more information about the Venice Neighborhood Council, contact the VNC at info@VeniceNC.org or call (310.421.8627).
Refreshments are donated and served at each meeting of the VNC.