Administrative Motions 2011

 APRIL

ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: The Mar Vista Community Council approves the involvement of the MVCC in the
organization and promotion of the 2011 Annual Mar Vista Fall Festival.
 
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: The Mar Vista Community Council approves the partnership with the Venice
Neighborhood Council to put on a 36th Congressional Special Primary Election Candidate Forum on April 27th.
 
MAY
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: The MVCC Board approves the following as the theme for the 2011 Annual Mar Vista Fall
Festival: “Our Children, Our Future”
 
JULY
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: The name of the “Bi-Monthly CD11/LADOT/LAPD/MVCC Committee” on the MVCC web
site shall be changed to “Mar Vista Bi-Monthly LADOT CD11 LAPD Traffic Committee.”
 
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: The MVCC approves the selection of Diana Rodgers to be the official honoree of the 2011
Annual Mar Vista Community Fall Festival. Additionally, the MVCC recommends that a commendation be presented
to the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market as part of the presentation ceremony at the Fall Festival.
 
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: The MVCC will partner with the Los Angeles Costume Swap and Green Halloween event in
October, 2011.
 
AUGUST
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION:The MVCC approves the use of the following survey for the MVCC
beekeeping pilot feasibility study:
The Mar Vista Community Council is considering conducting an Urban Beekeeping Pilot
Program to help support honey bees within the Mar Vista community. 1. How do you feel about legalizing beekeeping in residential (R1) areas?
a. support
b. do not support
c. no opinion
2. Mar Vista is considering a beekeeping pilot project.
a. I would like to participate in the project as a beekeeper
b. I would like to participate in other ways (monetary, volunteer, etc)
c. I support the project, but do not want to participate.
d. I do not want this pilot project in Mar Vista
3. Please share your thoughts:
Concern(s) about the project:________________________________
Reason(s) for participation/interest:________________________________
4. I am a Mar Vista Community Council stakeholder: yes/no
5. I am a resident of the City of Los Angeles: yes/no
 
OCTOBER
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: The MVCC approves the designation of At-Large Director
Sharon Commins to be the Board member to whom the MVCC Purchase Card is issued after the effective
date (October 30, 2011) of the current Treasurer’s resignation, and she will be responsible for its use
 
NOVEMBER
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: Mar Vista Community Council proudly salutes Daniel Buccieri, teacher at Mark Twain Middle School, for being honored by the Los Angeles Unified School District as a Teacher of the Year 2011-2010. MVCC thanks Daniel for his dedication to student success as a teacher of history and for exemplifying our community’s strong commitment to supporting excellence in education
 
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: To accept with deepest regret, with profound thanks for his years of dedication to the community, the resignation of Albert Olson from the Mar Vista Community Council Board of Directors tendered November 9, 2011 via email
 
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: To appoint First Vice Chair and Acting Chair Sharon Commins, who has taken the treasurer training mandated by DONE, as the required second Signatory for the MVCC account AND To appoint Community Director Alex Thompson, who has taken the treasurer training mandated by DONE, as the required second Signatory for the MVCC account
 
ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION: To direct the MVCC Election and Bylaws Committee to review policies and procedures regarding the appointment of board members and the election of officers, and to report back to the Executive Committee at the regular monthly meeting December 5, 2011