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Welcome to The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council website. Your interest shows a commitment to your neighborhood and your city.

All meetings are open to the public and their times and locations are published on this page under Meeting Schedules. If you have an item you would like placed on a meeting agenda, please contact info@greaterwilshire.org or (323) 539-GWNC (4962), at least two weeks before the meeting. Meeting agendas are posted on this site and around the Greater Wilshire community at least 72 business hours before our meetings.

Owen Smith, President

GWNC Board Meeting 06-12-19

The agenda for the Wednesday, June 12th meeting of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council is now available. You can download a PDF version of the agenda here: 
https://greaterwilshire.org/pdf/2019/06/GWNC-Agenda_2019-06.pdf

The Board documents are available here:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1xc8oAEjKdFL2N1EZDrsyz6w4gOMDo_tA?usp=sharing

Our meeting will be held at: 

The Ebell of Los Angeles 
Dining Room
741 S Lucerne Blvd 
Los Angeles, CA 90005

Due to another event at the Ebell on the 12th, please enter the Ebell from the 743 S. Lucerne Blvd. entrance only. 

Free parking is available on Lucerne Blvd. and in the large lot to the east of the building on Lucerne Blvd. in between Wilshire Blvd. and 8th Street.  No bike parking is available. 

Everyone is welcome – please join us!

GWNC Sustainability Committee Third Water Wise Garden Tour

The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Sustainability Committee will be hosting its 3rd Water Wise Garden Tour on June 22, 2019, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This year’s Garden Tour will feature gardens in Windsor Square and Ridgewood Wilton.

Maps for the gardens will be distributed at LA High Memorial Park, 4625 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019. The garden tour is free.

For questions or more information, please email sustainability@greaterwilshire.org

Community Forum on Crenshaw Northern Extension

Metro is gathering input from our community on a proposed plan to expedite the Crenshaw Rail Northern Extension Project in time for the Olympics.

Attend this community forum to get informed on the alternative routes, station locations, and likely track configurations (underground, at-grade, or aerial).

GWNC will co-sponsor this free event, hosted by the Mid City West Community Council, with presenters from Metro and the City of West Hollywood.

Event: Crenshaw Line Northern Extension Community Forum
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Location: Pan Pacific Recreation Center – 7600 Beverly Blvd., LA 90036

Access:
Limited onsite car parking
Rideshare drop-off in Beverly lot
No onsite bike racks (parking meters on Beverly)
Metro Bus 14 (nearest); and 217, 218, 780, DASH Fairfax
ADA Compliant

For more information, please contact transportation@greaterwilshire.org.

Come to the January 28th GWNC Transportation Committee for a special panel discussion entitled “Working with LADOT and the City Council Office for Traffic Solutions”

Topics include traffic mitigations—from road narrowing to “bump-outs,” stop signs, center striping, and speed humps—as well as the review process and justification requirements, timelines, and funding.  We’ll also hear about recent successes with community-driven speed awareness campaigns

Event:              Transportation Committee Meeting
Date:                January 28, 7pm
Location:        Marlborough School – 250 S. Rossmore Ave., Collins Room (D-200), Los Angeles 90004
Guests:           Bhuvan Bajaj: Transportation Engineer, LADOT Hollywood-Wilshire District
                        Rob Fisher: Field Deputy/Community Planner for Councilmember David Ryu
Access:            Bike and Car Parking via 3rd Street.                                                                                                                                       Rideshare drop off at Rossmore Driveway.                                                                                                                           Metro Buses 16, 17, 316, 210
                          ADA Compliant

 For more information, please email transportation@greaterwilshire.org

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD: Run for the GWNC!

Candidate registration for the March 31, 2019 GWNC Elections opened on December 16, 2018 and will remain open until January 15, 2019.

Registration is open for all 21 board seats: 15 by geographic region and 6 by special interest category (representing Renters, Business, Education, Religion, Other Non-Profit groups, and At-Large). Those elected would serve a two-year term beginning in April 2019.

You can find more information at https://greaterwilshire.org/2019-elections/.

You can register as a candidate at https://clerkappsele.lacity.org/nccr/#/login.

 

GWNC Rain Harvesting Workshop

The GWNC Sustainability Committee and Rain Barrels Intl. will host a rain harvesting workshop on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10am-12pm. This FREE workshop will cover rain harvesting and rain barrel maintenance. A short demonstration on electric leaf blowers will follow the rain harvesting workshop.

Los Angeles Public Library
Memorial Branch
4625 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019.

Rain barrels eligible for the LADWP rebate may also be purchased at the workshop by ordering in advance of the workshop at: http://www.rainbarrelsintl.com under the EVENTS tab Rain Barrels Intl.

RSVPs to sustainability@greaterwilshire.org are strongly encouraged.

Everyone is welcome!