LARABA Meeting Minutes September 2011
Board Meeting Minutes
Monday September 12, 2011
ArtShare L.A., 6:30 PM
I. Roll Call and Call to Order: 6:35 PM
II. Approval of July Minutes: Tim Moves, Paul seconds, unanimously approved
III. Public Announcements
a. City is completing cross-downtown bike lane that will extend along 7th Street east across 7th Street Bridge between Boyle Heights and MacArthur Park.
b. PRESENTATION: California High Speed Rail Authority: Route will pass through northern portion of Arts District. Follow-up presentations to AD/LT community TBA.
c. Tamar Fortgang described Medea Project. She is planning to request funding support ($1,500) at next month’s meeting. Project will include performances of Medea beneath the 7th St bridge to complement production staged in Greece.
IV. Old Business
a. Tyler Razor Wire initiative: Jonathan to survey razor wire locations in Traction area. Businesses that cooperate will be listed on our website.
V. New Business
a. Urban Design Charette: Tim proposes LARABA contribute $1,000 to support the charette (with like amounts to be contributed from the HCNC, LADADSPace and the BID. Vote postponed until target dates are finalized.
b. Treasury Report: Total cost of Bloomfest was $4,500. Current balance is $20,526.00
Green Neighborhood: Guy Zimmerman requests LARABA support to develop green community initiatives. He will follow up with specific proposals. No request for funding contemplated at this time.
VI. Public Comments, announcements: None
VII. Adjournment: 8:15