February 11, 2016
I t's Your Venice -- Get Involved!
Tues., Feb. 16:  Your VNC Board of Officers Meets
Your Neighborhood Council Board of Officers will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, February 16, at 7:00 pm.

President Mike Newhouse will preside. The Board will consider a variety of issues, including recommendations about Emergency Preparedness planning, Venice Land Use Plan amendments, a public art installation and the Treasurer's monthly report. 

In addition, the Land Use and Planning Committee will seek Board consideration and recommendations on development proposals regarding an Ocean Front Walk apartment conversion to hotel use, an Oakwood duplex-to-condominium conversion and a Walk Streets demolition and construction of a new Single Family Dwelling.  

Local government and LAPD representatives will also provide updates on status of work in their respective departments and monthly law enforcement reports and issues.

Date: Tues., Feb. 16
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Place: Westminster School Auditorium                                         More. . .
1010 Abbott Kinney, enter on Westminster
Venice, CA 90291 

All Venetians and stakeholders are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Venice Neighborhood Council Election
Tonight:  Public Hearing - LA Consolidated Plan
Feb 1 - 14:  Happy Return Overdue Library Books Day!
Sun., Feb 21:  Big Blue Bus Major Service Changes

In anticipation of the opening of the Expo Light Rail Line in Spring 2016, BBB's next Service Change is scheduled for Sunday, February 21, 2016 and is the second phase of a major redesign of Big Blue Bus routes. Our goal is to provide greater service, better connectivity and more convenient transportation options for customers throughout the region.
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February:  Street Resurfacing/Striping - Rose Ave. Bike Lane
VNC working with NC Emergency Preparedness Alliance
El Nino is Here!  Are you Prepared?
Ending Venice Homelessness - Take the Survey
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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Venice Neighborhood Council
PO Box 550
Venice, CA 90294