Pending Motions

See below for updated status of pending motions (motions recommended by the WRAC Board, but not yet ratified or passed by the requisite majority of WRAC Member councils).

For motions formally adopted by WRAC, visit Adopted Positions.

For additional WRAC communications with officials/agencies (not included in Adopted Positions), see Other Communications.  

Support CF 24-0055 (enforcement of gas leaf blower ban)

Passage deadline: May 2024

Passed by

  • Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
  • Pacific Palisades Community Council

Motion

_____NC/CC, a member of the Westside Regional Alliance of Councils (WRAC), strongly supports the motion in Council File 24-0055 (Raman), requesting a report-back on measures to better enforce the City’s longstanding restriction on gas-powered leaf blowers within 500 ft. of residences, as well as development of an educational program and outreach to residents, landscapers and gardeners with information about the current regulations, the environmental impact and available rebate and trade-in programs.

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Request Compensation for Transfer of PROW Easements

Passage deadline: May 2024
Not yet passed by a member Council

Motion

The ____ NC/CC, a member of the Westside Regional Alliance of Councils (WRAC), requests that the city receives monetary compensation and/or receives community benefits for the transfer of easements in the public right of way, equivalent to the fair market value of the property transferred, and that this value received is invested in the Community Plan area affected.

“_____NC/CC further requests that Councilmembers representing WRAC member councils (CMs Park, Yaroslavsky, Raman and Hutt) bring a motion in Council or otherwise direct the Dept. of City Planning (DCP) to institute a DCP policy to effectuate this purpose.

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Request Cap on Waivers for ED1 and Affordable Housing Streamlining Projects

Passage deadline: May 2024
Not yet passed by a member Council

Motion

Refers to City Council file 23-0623

In regard to CF 23-0623, the ____ NC/CC, a member of the Westside Neighborhood Alliance of Councils (WRAC), requests that the city cap development waivers at five (5), with no more than one (1) of which may be related to the environment, for Executive Directive 1 (ED1) and Affordable Housing Streamlining Ordinance projects, and further requests that Councilmembers representing WRAC member councils (CMs Park, Yaroslavsky, Raman and Hutt) bring a motion in Council or otherwise direct the Dept. of City Planning (DCP) to institute a DCP policy to effectuate this purpose.

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Oppose Metro congestion pricing on the Westside without robust North/South transit options in place

Passage deadline: May 2024

Passed by

  • Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council (modified version)

Motion

The  ____NC/CC, a member of the Westside Regional Alliance of Councils (WRAC), strongly opposes the implementation of Metro’s Congestion Pricing pilot (aka the Metro Traffic Reductions Study (TRS) project) without first having robust transit options in place in the North/South direction through the Sepulveda Pass from the 101 to the 10 freeway.

Robust transit options are defined as either 1) enhanced bus service through the Sepulveda Pass as previously suggested by the Southern California Association of Governments (https://scag.ca.gov/sites/main/files/file-attachments/mobilitygozone_report_final.pdf?1604269434) and 2) the Sepulveda Transit Corridor project, which will provide either monorail or heavy rail subway service from the San Fernando Valley to LAX, with a station on the UCLA Campus and a direct seamless connection to the Purple Line on Wilshire Blvd.

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Request Amendment of LAMC 41.18

Passage deadline: April 2024

Passed by

  • Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
  • Brentwood Community Council
  • Mar Vista Community Council
  • Pacific Palisades Community Council (modified version)
  • West LA-Sawtelle Neighborhood Council
  • Westside Neighborhood Council
  • Westwood Neighborhood Council

Motion

____ NC/CC requests that the restriction in LAMC Sec. 41.18 on camping near sensitive uses be defined to include dwelling in vehicles of all sizes as well as all forms of camping within 500 feet of sensitive uses, including libraries, parks, schools and day-care centers, and that Councilmembers representing WRAC Member Councils (CMs Park, Yaroslavsky, Raman  and/or Hutt) bring a motion in City Council to amend LAMC 41.18 for this purpose.

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