Pending Motions

See below for updated status of pending motions (not yet passed by the requisite majority of WRAC Member councils).

For motions formally adopted by WRAC, visit Adopted Positions.

Support CF 20-1174 (Unfinished Development/Enforcement)

Passage deadline: January 2021

Passed by

  • Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
  • Westside Neighborhood Council

Motion

Refers to City Council file 20-1174

Motion to support Council File 20-1174 (Koretz and Ryu).  Whereas there are unfinished development projects citywide, which were issued building permits, in some instances, more than 8 years prior, such unfinished projects causing the building sites to become eyesores and a disturbance to abutting property owners and neighborhood residents, therefore the City Council is to instruct the Department of Building and Safety, in consultation with the City Attorney, to prepare a report with the department’s enforcement of Municipal Code 91.106.4.4.3 to provide remedies such as a completion bond, which sets time limits to complete projects.

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CF 20-1175 (Vacant Structures/ACE Citations)

Passage deadline: January 2021

Passed by

  • Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
  • Westside Neighborhood Council

Motion

Refers to City Council file 20-1175

Motion to support CF 20-1175. Whereas the city of Los Angeles has Notices to Abate Vacant Structures that are not being adhered to, therefore, the City Attorney, with the assistance of the Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) shall begin issuing ACE citations for violations of LAMC 91.8904 that notifies property owners and financial institutions that carry a mortgage on the property via written correspondence, that they could be subject to fines, criminal prosecution and recovery of city abatement costs through a lien on the property.

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Eliminate “Gut and Amend” Bill Process

Passage deadline: December 2020

Passed by

  • Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
  • Del Rey Neighborhood Council (modified version)
  • Mar Vista Community Council
  • Pacific Palisades Community Council
  • Westside Neighborhood Council

Motion

Whereas the Sacramento Legislative process known as “gut and amend” eliminates transparency and public participation by misleading the intent and content of the bill being considered,

The NC/CC _____________ recommends the following reform: Eliminate the “gut and amend” bill process and request the City of Los Angeles include in its Sacramento legislative priorities the elimination of the “gut and amend” bill process.

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Allow NCs to Communicate with Non-City Entities/Electeds

Passage deadline: December 2020

Passed by

  • Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
  • Del Rey Neighborhood Council
  • Westside Neighborhood Council

Motion

RESOLVED ____ NC/CC insists that Neighborhood Councils are not prohibited from communicating with non-City of Los Angeles government representatives and/or staff not with entities other than those within the City, regarding issues impacting their neighborhoods; and that Neighborhood Councils are free to discuss any issues of local concern.

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