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Funding Motions Passed by MVCC Board
Approved funding motions for the current year
JANUARY - none
Spring GGS Newsletter, Layout Of Camera Ready Copy
Tickled Plum, not to exceed $375 (15 hours at $25 per hour)
Spring GGS Newsletter, Printing
Pacific Rim, $4000
Spring GGS Newsletter, Distribution
CBS Adv. Distributors, $1700
Green Garden Showcase
The Mar Vista Community Council authorizes $300 in support of the Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase for the following expenditures -
Bamboo poles (for flags)
Food, paper goods and utensils for Garden Hosts Welcome Event
Portable laptop battery charger
The Mar Vista Community Council authorizes the expenditure of up to $350 to purchase 17W Solar Charger Kit (http://www.voltaicsystems.com/17-watt-kit) and a 10’ extension cord from Voltaic. The kit includes a solar panel and battery capable of charging laptops and tablets. It will be used for presentations/displays at the Green Tent as well as at Showcase Central. And be available for use by other MVCC events.
Budget Fund Transfer
Transfer $3000 from the Community Improvement Grant budget to Neighborhood Purpose
Venice High School Neighborhood Purpose Grant
Wireless printer and ink for mobile language lab, $360.69
Beethoven Elementary School Neighborhood Purpose Grant
$2000 to encourage STEM:
· Storage unit for specialized science program, “Trash for Teaching,” materials: $1250
· Professional development materials, $750
Walgrove Elementary School Neighborhood Purpose Grant
“Seussical” production costs: $1,640
Mar Vista Elementary School Neighborhood Purpose Grant
Purchase and processing of 55 library-bound books for school library, $980.20
Palms Middle School Neighborhood Purpose Grant
Irrigation installation and repairs for large garden project, $2,000
Mark Twain Middle School Neighborhood Purpose Grant
Portable PA system for use at school and community events, $1,000
Richland Elementary School Neighborhood Purpose Grant
Six thermoplastic benches, $3000
Four ads in the Mar Vista Neighborhood Association newsletter over the course of 2015, $120
Spring GGS Newsletter, creation of Green Garden Showcase map
Tickled Plum, not to exceed $500 (20 hours at $25 per hour)
MVCC Speed Trailer battery replacement
DEKA model 8A27M, Sealed maintenance free deep cycle battery, not to exceed $350.00 (see Addendum A).
Mar Vista Community Council approves reimbursing Bill Scheding (not to exceed $30) for the purchase of postage to mail MERs.
Motion to approve by John Kutcha, 2nd by Melissa Stoller; motion carried unanimously.
BOD meeting printing
Mar Vista Community Council approves reimbursing Bill Koontz (not to exceed $30) for the printing of materials for the December BOD meeting.
MVNA Block Party
Motiontoapproveupto$300fortheMar VistaNeighborhoodAssociationAnnualblock partyonJune 7,2015. Themoneywillbeusedfortherentalof tables/chairs fromTriple A Rentals.
Motion to approve by Bill Scheding, 2nd by Michelle Krupkin; motion carried unanimously.
Green Committee printing & supplies
The Mar Vista Community Council authorizes the expenditure of up to $500 for Green Committee supplies and printing, budgeted as follows:
· Heavy duty display easel $60
· 100 sheets 8 ½ x 11 glossy photo paper $50
· 100 sheets 5 x 7 glossy photo paper $20
· Printing $300
· Misc. supplies $70
Spring GGS Newsletter, creation of Green Garden Showcase map
Tickled Plum, not to exceed $500 (20 hours at $25 per hour).
Mar Vista Community Council agrees to co-sponsor the LADWP’s California Friendly Landscape Planning scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Mar Vista Public Library and approves the expenditure of up to $200 for the purchase of food, beverages and serving supplies.
Resilience by Design community meeting
The Mar Vista Community Council agrees to co-sponsor with the Mayor’s office and provide refreshments for a Resiliency by Design community meeting on April 23 with Dr. Lucy Jones and approves the expenditure of up to $200 for refreshments for a projected attendance of 100.
Motion to approve by Bill Scheding, 2nd by John Kuchta; motion carried unanimously.
File of Life
File of Life (http://www.folife.org/) provides first responders with a more complete profile of a person in an emergency. It ensures that pets are not overlooked and left to starve when a patient is taken to the hospital. It gives responders complete and up to date information on meds, doctors, pharmacy and emergency contacts and is readily recognized. MVCC approves the purchase of approximately 1000 MVCC-sponsored File of Life refrigerator magnet card sets @ $.76 each (not to exceed $1,000 with shipping and tax).
National Night Out at Venice High School
MVCC grants $1,000 for equipment rental, publication printing, movie rights, and emergency kit equipment.
Ink for Venice High School printer
The Mar Vista Community Council authorizes the expenditure of up to $350forthepurchase of ink for Venice High School’s color printer.
Venice High School Spirit Campaign
The Mar Vista Community Council authorizes a $250 neighborhood purpose grant in support of a Venice High School Spirit Campaign that seeks to raise the profile of pride and awareness in the community support following the unwanted international attention at VHS in March.
Grand View/McBride Elementary School
The Mar Vista Community Council authorizes a neighborhood purpose grant not to exceed $510 for the purchase of playground equipment.
Allocate Bill Koontz $98.34 for refreshments purchased for the Mayor’s Resilience by Design forum.
Allocate CBS Distribution for up to 6 newsletters per year, not to exceed $3500 per issue. This is an annual funding request.
Allocate Pacific Rim Printers for up to 6 newsletters per year, not to exceed $4500 per issue. This is an annual funding request.
Allocate Tickled Plum for newsletter artwork for up to 6 newsletters per year, not to exceed $500 per issue. This is an annual funding request.
Allocate Debbie Rochlin for Mar Vista Neighborhood Association block party supplies, not to exceed $300.
Allocate Mar Vista Chamber of Commerce for ads and printing of their newsletter, not to exceed $1000.
Allocate North Westdale Neighborhood Association for talent show, not to exceed $500, pending submission of paperwork.
Mar Vista Community Council approves allocating Michelle Krupkin $31.17 for the photocopying of materials for a MVCC Great Streets survey authorized at the 11/12/2014 Board of Directors meeting.