In July 2020, the MVCC passed the new Bylaws that took the southern portion of Zone 6 to create a Zone 7. In addition to providing a director for Zone 7, another At-Large seat was added. Both positions will be seated tonight!
Don't miss this historic event--tonight at 7pm!
Directors will be seated on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 7pm, at the Board of Directors meetings. Join here: Board of Directors – Meeting ID# 946 5647 6371 (Webinar)
The Mar Vista Community Council is seeking candidates to fill the newly created Zone 7 Director and At-Large Director on its Board of Directors. This is a wonderful opportunity to engage with the community and to advocate for its interests. The appointment will last until the next election in June of 2021 at which time the selected candidate may, at his/her sole discretion, choose to run for re-election.Read More »
Don't miss tonight's meeting with the reading and final approval of the revised MVCC Bylaws that splits Zone 6 to create a Zone 7. This provides a vacancy for a Zone 7 Director and an At-Large Director--is this your call to serve? Also, the 2020-2021 Committee Appointments will be announced and a discussion regarding a Mar Vista Gateway Sign.
Other agenda items include Motions from:
Tomorrow Evening at 6pm! Join the T&I Committe for a Town Hall presentation! (View Agenda)
WaterTalks is a public program designed to generate and increase community involvement in planning a sustainable water future for California. Its goal is to explore the strengths and opportunities of 128 communities in the Los Angeles and Ventura counties facing ongoing economic and environmental distress, and to gather input to prioritize and recommend water-related projects based on issues of greatest concern.Read More »
Join the Leadership of the MVCC!
Described as "the founder of modern management," Peter Drucker wrote, "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."
Every June, the search for Mar Vista leaders begins.
Is this your year?Read More »
Last Monday, June 1, Mayor Eric Garcetti withdrew the Safer at Home Order, dated March 19, 2020 (Revised May 27, 2020) and superseded it with the Order dated June 1, 2020.
Some quotes from the eleven-page document:
During this unprecedented crisis, the Mar Vista Community Council is here to help. If you, or anyone you know, is in need of assistance with grocery shopping, prescription pick-up, etc., please call us at (424) 256-3633 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll do everything we possibly can to help.Read More »
We hope this finds everyone safe and well during this unusual time. Remember, if you need assistance (e.g., groceries/prescription pickup), we are here to help. [HELP LINK] Also, the Los Angeles County started a temporary program that provides Critical Delivery Services for older, disabled, and dependent adults 24/7. Click here for the information sheet.
Other news is that the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE), which oversees the MVCC, has approved the use of Zoom remote conferencing to hold virtual meetings. The first will be a Board of Directors' Meeting this coming Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 7pm.
The City Attorney’s Office has issued some guidelines regarding the use of teleconferencing and the Brown Act. You may read the guidelines here.
As always, everyone is invited and encouraged to join and participate in MVCC meetings. The Calendar and Agendas will have information needed to access the meetings. Of course, the Weekly Roundup and our social media will also have the information.
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In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the Office of the City Attorney recently issued guidelines allowing Neighborhood Councils to begin meeting virtually. Therefore the Mar Vista Community Council (MVCC) will resume meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m. on April 14th and the Executive and Finance Committee will resume meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m. on May 4th. After that, both bodies will resume their regular meeting cycles. For the duration of the crisis, meetings will be held online using Zoom. For those who are unfamiliar with the platform, instructions may be accessed here. The meeting details will appear on each meeting agenda and on the MVCC calendar. Members of the public will be able to join and observe the meetings as well as to offer comment, as appropriate.
For the time being, all MVCC committee meetings - other than those listed above - will continue to be suspended. Those meetings will resume when a process to conduct them is developed or when the COVID-19-related restrictions are lifted, whichever is earlier.Read More »