Welcome!  This is the official website of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition (LANCC).  We are a large coalition of Neighborhood Councils and welcome everyone to this open process.  Don't be left out!  Join the LA NC Coalition!  Send a delegate from your Neighborhood Council to represent you in this important process in Los Angeles.


About Us

Neighborhood Councils in Los Angeles came about with the revision of the City Charter in 1999.  Article IX, Section 901(c) of that Charter states that the Neighborhood Councils should come together as a Congress of Neighborhoods. Why a "Congress of Neighborhoods"? What did the members of the Revision Commission mean when they used that term? According to the members of the Revision Commission, it was envisioned that Neighborhood Councils would come together to communicate with one another and to discuss and decide major issues affecting the citizens of Los Angeles. The formation of the Congress was to be left up to the Neighborhood Councils themselves.

Now, that time has come!  The Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition is intended to enhance the ability of NCs, as well as their clout and influence, giving a larger voice on issues affecting more than one neighborhood. The Coalition is not intended to usurp or interfere with the role of an individual Neighborhood Council in their own neighborhood.

Chair:  Terrence Gomes
Vice-Chair:  David Uebersax
Secretary:  Adriana De La Cruz
Treasurer:  Glenn Bailey

Email the LANCC officers at LANCC@EmpowerLA.org

 

 Next LANCC Meeting: 

Saturday, February 5, 2022
10:00 am

Location:
This will be a virtual meeting held via Zoom which allows online and telephone access:

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Meeting ID: 998 8261 2542
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LA DWP Headquarters Building
Cafeteria Level
111 N. Hope St.
Los Angeles  90012

Free parking:  Enter from Hope Street, advise parking attendant that you are attending the Neighborhood Council meeting.

Bicycle racks are in front of the lower entrance.


Public Transit:  Civic Center Station of the Red and Purple subway lines is two blocks to the east. 

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Previous Meeting Agenda 12/4/2021

Agenda PDF

If you have questions for any of our speakers, send to terrencegomes@soronc.org before Friday, 5:00PM.

1. Approval of November 6, 2021 minutes. 

2. Update from the Ad hoc committee and their Year End Report for the purpose of examining the state of Neighborhood Councils (NCs) and their relationship to the City’s agencies that are intended to serve them. 

3. Discussion and possible action to set goals for LANCC for the new year and a back to basics agenda for LANCC to be a resource for the NC system. 

4. Update from the LGBTQ Plus Committee- Max Kirkham, Chair/Lauren Buisson, Vice Chair. 

5. Update from Budget Advocates – Co-Chairs Jennifer Goodie/Glenn Bailey 

6. Update from Congress of Neighborhoods 2021 Congress. 

7. Update from Mike Fong, BONC. 

8. Update from BONC Len Shaffer 

a. update on the proposed Digital Media Policy 

b. Grievances and the policy 

c. Code of Conduct 

8. Update from any other NC regional alliance 

9. Announcements 

10. Adjournment

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NOTE:  Next month the first Saturday is January 1st.  Happy New Year! 
Next LANCC and DWP meetings 
will be held on 
Saturday, February 5, 2022 
at the usual DWP location and times.  They will likely both be held as virtual meetings until further notice.  


And meeting just prior to LANCC:
8:30 am DWP MOU Oversight Committee (even months) or DWP Advocacy Committee (odd months)


The meeting link on NC-DWP meetings web page (meeting details and links will always be here) is:

https://www.ladwpnews.com/dwp-nc-mou-and-advocacy-committee-meetings/ 

The meeting will adjourn by 10 to allow participants time to join the LANCC meeting at 10:00 am via Zoom. 


Please submit comments by email:

for NC-DWP MOU meetings, to tonyw.civic@gmail.com    

for DWP Advocacy meetings, to jackh@targetmediapartners.com



LANCC is in the process of revising its Bylaws.  At the May 4, 2013 LANCC meeting, it was agreed that a revised version (Draft D dated May 2, 2013) would be forwarded to NCs for their approval. After your NC acts, please forward your meeting agenda and vote to: LANCC@EmpowerLA.org 

The current LANCC Charter dated February 2008 may be downloaded here.

(Updated 5/30/13)

Los Angeles Neighborhood Councils

There are presently 96 Neighborhood Councils in Los Angeles, with a few more in the works.  Click here to view the list of all NCs, then click on the individual NC name to view its EmpowerLA webpage including the list of Board members.





The City Charter endows our Neighborhood Councils
with the right and the responsibility
for holding periodic joint meetings
of all Neighborhood Councils.


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