EVNW Meeting Agenda – February 13, 2013

Dear Neighbor:

Please attend this month’s Neighborhood Watch Meeting.  There is a lot happening and your participation is key to improving the quality of life for all Elysian Valley residents.  Come meet your Senior Lead Officer (LAPD) representative, representatives from Council President Garcetti’s Office and neighbors.  Please bring your family, friends and neighbors.  Always remember to call 9-1-1 if you have an emergency.

Please attend Elysian Valley’s Neighborhood Watch meeting this Wednesday February 13, 2013


7:00 P.M.


1918 Riverside Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90039


      • Neighborhood Crime Report  (Officer Gina Chovan)

        • Official introduction to the neighborhood watch
        • Portable Video Surveillance Update
        • Crime report
      • CD-13 Council Eric Garcetti Report  (Oliver Delgado)

        • Marijuana Dispensary on Eads St. – Update of site visit
        • LA River Lights Continuous Operating Failure
        • Metrolink Clean-Up Efforts
        • New Items for 2013
      • Announcements

        • Review critical agenda items
        • Ad Hoc River Committee Public Access  announcement – Ms. Lupe Vela
    • Continued Agenda Items

      • January 19th, 2013 – “Share the Path” Outreach Event Summary

        • Thank volunteers
        • Report of Pledge Signatures
        • Review key factors that made the event a success
        • Collect comments on how to make the event better
      • February EV Beautification Day – Feb. 23, 2013

        • Neighborhood Clean up event. Agenda for event may change to focus on participants request
        • Three times a year: 2/23/2013, 6/22/2013, 10/26/2013
        • Feb. Event Agenda – Opportunity to get trash off the street
        • CD-13 will provide dumpsters (Oliver Delgado)
        • Time of the event: 9am till noon.
        • Meeting Location: TBD
        • Coordination needed with critical participants
      • Video Surveillance for Elysian Valley

        • Update from meeting Jan 24, 2013
        • Next Steps to purchase equipment
      • Area Emergency Preparedness Plan

        • Set Date for presentations – TBD
        • Presentation topics to be selected
      • Clean Water Beach Measure

      • Email Newsletter announcement

        • Review of newsletter
        • Review request to post the newsletter in the neighborhood. Taco stand, EV recreation center.
    • New Agenda Items

      • Illegal and undesired business uses in Elysian Valley

        • Reports of marijuana dispensary on Eads st.
        • Review ideas for a local ordinance that prevents dispensaries,  including legal ones, from operating within the boundaries of Elysian Valley.
        • Review ideas for a local ordinance that prevents liquor stores,  including legal ones, from operating within the boundaries of Elysian Valley.
        • Request for assistance from the newly formed EVRNC committee titled:
      • EVRNC Candidate Forum

      • Mitch O’Farrell meet and greet

      • LA Pedestrian/ Bike Path Improvements

        • Dallas Street Intersection with the LA Pedestrian/ Bike Path – MRCA email Update – City of LA River Office, new contact
    • General Information

We look forward to seeing you and thank you in advance for your much-anticipated participation and help in making our neighborhood safer.