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Reseda Neighborhood Council Meetings & Happenings

Saturday, September 27, 2014
11:00 AM
Reseda NC Outreach Committee
Aura’s Restaurant
18401 Sherman Way
here’s the agenda <— click

Thursday, October 2, 2014
4:00 PM
Reseda NC Finance Committee
West Valley Public Library
19036 Vanowen St.

Monday, October 6, 2014
7:00 PM
Reseda Neighborhood Council General Meeting
Council District 3 Office
19040 Vanowen St.

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Our website continues to have new and updated information about YOUR Reseda community. This week, the latest Special Edition of SHOPRESEDA Card and Spend $25 on the 25th specials at about 200 Reseda Locations was posted. Also the Reseda Business Directory has been updated and has lots of information to help you shop in Reseda.

A special thank you to all of our gracious hosts for our various meetings, including American Legion Hall, Aura’s Restaurant, Cleveland High School, Continental Art Supplies, Reseda Park Rec Center, St. Catherine of Siena School and Parish Auditorium, VEDC Business Source Center, City Councilman Bob Blumenfield’s District Office, West Valley LAPD Station, Athenian Grill, West Valley Public Library and more locations to come. 


VACANT SEAT ON RESEDA NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL BOARD

Phil Merlin, the longest serving Reseda Neighborhood Council Board Member has offered his resignation effective on October 6 at the end of the scheduled Reseda NC Meeting.

He and his wife will be moving out of state next month. Phil has served on the Board since its beginning. He has also variously served as Parliamentarian and Treasurer, as well as heading the Reseda NC’s Senior Advocacy and Finance Committees. We will miss his insightful opinions on the various subjects that came before the Reseda NC Board.

This, however, provides an opportunity for a stakeholder in Reseda to become a member of the Board. In accordance with the bylaws an election will be held on October 20th to fill the vacant seat.

The vacancy is an At-Large Stakeholder seat and that means that anyone that fits the description of stakeholder is eligible. A stakeholder is one that lives, work, owns property or business or participates on a regular basis in an organization within the Reseda Neighborhood Council Boundaries.

If YOU have an interest in the future of Reseda, YOU might be the right person to join the Reseda NC Board!


VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCILS HOST DEBATE FOR CANDIDATES FOR STATE ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 45

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GREAT INFO FROM RESEDA NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL MEETING

At the September 22 meeting of the Reseda Neighborhood Council meeting, several presentations were made.

Garth Carlson reported that the community effort to raise funds to match the $4050 contribution of Revitalize Reseda to pay for the annual Holiday Decorations that are installed in mid November, had reached the total of $2200 so far from businesses and stakeholders. It costs a total of $8100 to install, remove and store the decorations for the rest of the year. If you like seeing them each year along Sherman Way and Reseda Blvd. do not hesitate to contact Garth at 818-419-2513 or garth.carlson@sbcglobal.net to make your contribution or offer help.

The Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) discussed the Zero Waste franchise system that is in the process of being implemented in Los Angeles. That will have 11 franchises for trash collection in Los Angeles. Each prospective franchisee must submit a proposal to handle trash collection with Zero Waste. This will eliminate the need for landfills.

Representatives of the Valley Economic Center (VEDC) Discussed the educational and financial programs that they offer to current business owners to improve their businesses and the services that they offer to those that wish to start a business. In addition they have ongoing classes than educate businesses and potential businesses on different aspects of the business world, such as marketing, bookkeeping, social media and more The cost for their services is covered from government grants and therefore is FREE.

They can help businesses secure loans from $1000 to $2,000,000. And can even set new businesses up with a zero interest loan. Check out the VEDC at 818-705-9977.

The Tarzana Treatment Center announced that of their 8 residential facilities in Reseda, 4 will be tobacco free by 2016 as part of a program to make all of their facilities tobacco FREE .

There is much to learn at the 2 meetings per month in Reseda. Make a point to join us and get connected!


RIDE RESEDA CRUISES RESEDA ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON

This Saturday, Ride Reseda meets at 4:00 PM in the parking lot behind the CD3 Office, 19040 Vanowen St. and does a 10-15 mile loop up to Tarzana. A small series of uphills then an easy downhill home.

Join them for some exercise and to see some sights that maybe you didn’t know were there.

Like Ride Reseda on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RideReseda


MONTHLY NEWSLETTER – SEPT EDITION ONLINE IN ENGLISH & SPANISH

If you haven’t had a chance to pick up the latest edition of the Reseda NC monthly newsletter at one of the many locations throughout the community, it’s available online.

English: http://www.resedacouncil.org/newsletter_archives/2014/ResedaNC_0914_Newsletter.pdf

Spanish: http://www.resedacouncil.org/newsletter_archives/2014/Spanish-Edition/rnc-news-spanish-Sept-2014.pdf

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REVITALIZE RESEDA SEEKS COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR YEARLY CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT HOLIDAY DECORATIONS TRADITION

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CURBED LOS ANGELES ARTICLE: “Six-Story Mixed-Use “Tower” Headed to the River in Reseda”

http://la.curbed.com/archives/2014/09/sixstory_mixeduse_tower_headed_to_the_river_in_reseda.php

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RESEDA NC BEAUTIFICATION TEAM TAKES THEIR TALENTS TO NEIGHBORING COMMUNITIES TO LEND A HAND

Saturday, September 27 from 9 AM – Noon
Sponsored By~
West Valley Warner Center Chamber of Commerce
Supplies Provided By~
Councilman Bob Blumenfield

                                          2 Locations:

Pavilions ~ 19800 Ventura Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA 91364
The Tarzana Community Center ~ 19130 Ventura Blvd. Tarzana, CA 91364

Items You Will Need To Bring With You: 

1. Work Clothes that are okay to get dirty.
2. Gloves
3. Hat
4. Sturdy Closed Toe Shoes which are okay to get paint on them
4. Bottle of Water

Activities:
1. Trash Pick-up
2. Weed Pulling
3. General clean up

For More Information Contact Sean McCarthy~ (818) 389-1876


ARE YOU ON NEXTDOOR.COM YET?

Check out the recent article in the LA Times “Nextdoor, A Free Social Network Site, Links Neighbor to Neighbor”

http://www.latimes.com/home/la-hm-nextdoor-20140628-story.html

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