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Date: Monday Feb.16,2009
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30PM
Place:Galpin Ford - 2nd Floor meeting
Room,15555 Roscoe Blvd. [at the 405]
Parking: Free parking in the Galpin Lot on the West side of Orion
Please do not park in the customer service areas.
Reports by Valley VOTE Committees
(5 minutes maximum for each including Q&A )
Housing Vic Viereck
Sustainability Josh Jordahl
Transportation Bart Reed
Neighborhood Councils George Truesdell
Membership Joe Vitti
7:30 PM- 8:00PM Ron Kaye
Ron Kaye is the former editor of the Los Angeles Daily News where he spent 23 years helping to make the newspaper the voice of the San Fernando Valley and fighting for a city government that serves the people and not special interests. Twice in recent years, Los Angeles Magazine listed Kaye among the city’s most influential people, specifically in the area of politics. He is now committed to carrying on his crusade for a greater Los Angeles as an ordinary citizen. Previously, Ron also worked at the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, the Associated Press, and numerous other papers throughout his distinguished journalistic career. You can now find him at community events, on radio and TV or at meetings with other activists who are working hard for a greater Los Angeles. He firmly believes that Informed, involved and organized, the people can change L.A.
Ron will discuss Measure B that is on the March ballot and other current city issues. Check out his blog at http://ronkayela.com/
8:00PM - 8:30PM Sepulveda V.A. Facility Discussion
Representatives from New Directions, A Community of Friends, and the North Hills West Neighborhood Council will engage in a discussion of the proposed development for the Sepulveda V.A. Facility.
Equal time will be given to each side to present and question, using the following schedule.
Presentation time 6 minutes.
Rebuttal questions 6 minutes
Audience questions for each side 3 minutes
A coin toss will decide on which party speaks first.
Questions from the audience, as time permits, will follow each speaker's remarks.
The public and press are invited to the meeting.
The next Valley VOTE meeting will be on Monday, March 16,2009.
Valley VOTE Mission Statement
Valley VOTE, a diverse coalition of San Fernando Valley residents, business people, educators, community activists, and organizations, is committed to exploring and fostering the implementation of programs that empower the people of the San Fernando Valley and the City of Los Angeles, to improve local governance, education and public participation on policy matters.
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