March 3, 2016
I t's Your Venice -- Get Involved!
Venice Neighborhood Council Elections!
Green Venice Expo 2.0!

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Sunday, March 6:  Rain is Expected!  Are you Prepared?
Monday, Mar 7:  Administrative Committee

The Administrative Committee sets the agendas for Board and Town Hall meetings. It consists of eight (8) Officers, including the President (chair), Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and four (4) Community Officers. It meets the 2nd Monday each month at the Canal Club..

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Wednesday, Mar 9:  Community Meeting - Big Blue Bus

A community meeting with Big Blue Bus has been scheduled by the City Councilmember's office on Wednesday, March 9th from 7-9 PM at Westminster Elementary School,  1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd .  The meeting will take place in the school auditorium.  

This meeting has been scheduled because of YOUR emails about the new routes the Big Blue Bus is using in Venice. Please come to the meeting on the 9th to present your concerns in a public forum and find out what the response will be. This is the opportunity many of you asked for - don't let it slip away without your input!

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Wednesday, Mar 9:  Education Committee

VNC Education Committee has general responsibility for addressing issues, concerns, programs and services related to education of children, youth, and adults and developing specific strategies and policies for influencing and achieving constructive outcomes within schools, classrooms, and other education/ learning centers that serve the Venice Community.

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Saturday, Mar 12:  VNC Candidate BBQ!

Come out from noon - 2pm at the Oakwood Recreation Center (767 California Av, Venice,CA 90291) for this festive Venice Neighborhood Council election event!

Enjoy food and refreshments with several VNC and community members... while learning what is required to run for a Board seat, the various positions and committees, and how to register as a candidate.

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Wall That Heals Visits Venice

Help Fix Venice Sidewalks - Walking Survey
Want to help fix the sidewalks in Venice? A truck is scheduled to be in Venice on 3/24/2016 to do small repairs to our sidewalks.  Your VNC Neighborhood Committee needs help to identify the repairs.   And we'd like your help!!
We'll be walking our neighborhoods over the next several weeks to identify mis-aligned sidewalk sections that can be repaired with a ramp from the lower section to the higher.

Will you help us with our survey?
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VNC working with NC Emergency Preparedness Alliance
Heal Healthy at Home - Meals on Wheels West
Receive Bi-Weekly City Planning Early Notification Reports
One way to avoid the surprise of sudden construction next door is to learn about it in advance.
You can make your voice known to the City and to building permit applicants before it's too late to appeal!

Sign up to receive the City Planning Department's bi-weekly email, which lists new applications filed for construction in Venice.  
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Your Venice Neighborhood Council Wants You!
The Neighborhood Council system is growing.  VNC is, too.  Learn more about us  here .

In addition to seeking new Board members and Committee Chairs, we are always looking for good people to serve on VNC committees.  

Now is the perfect time to get involved!  

For more information, contact  Mike Newhouse  or  Marc Saltzberg .              
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PO Box 550
Venice, CA 90294