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Joselyn Geaga-Rosenthal
04:04
Joselyn Geaga-Rosenthal NCSA
Lara Morrison
04:15
Lara Morrison Rampart Village NC long term interest in sustainability
cathy wayne
04:40
Hi Jasmine
Don Dwiggins
04:46
Hi all; Don Dwiggins here, from Northridge East NC and NCSA Board.
Conrad Starr
04:54
Conrad Starr, Greater Wilshire NC
Jessalyn Waldron
05:08
Jessalyn here from Palms NC
cathy wayne
06:30
Cathy Wayne, Laurel Canyon Assoc & Bel Air Beverly Crest NC
Julia Forgie
06:48
Julia Forgie, Los Feliz NC
Conrad Starr
07:53
Yay MINC
Dominique Hargreaves
08:57
what are I cooking Conrad?
Conrad Starr
09:23
bkfst
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
09:50
Hola and Hello! Montserrat, Mid City NC
Bob Gelfand
10:37
Dwig is that you? Bob G
Stacy Shure
12:52
Hi Lois!!
Julia Posin
12:57
Lois - I used to live in the LA Eco Village!
Wendy Thum
16:19
Hi Everyone! I have a lot of background noise, so cannot unmute, but howdy! I am Beautification Chair, Sun Valley Area NC.
Conrad Starr
17:02
Nice haircut, Bob!
Stacy Shure
17:21
Hi Howard! Good to see you. *kisses*
Bob Gelfand
18:29
Conrad, it took me 9 months to get this haircut.
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
18:36
Hi Bob! I'm working on rolling out a Resilience Plan and would love to connect with you on sharing best practices for emergency preparedness. Anyone interested in sharing best practices please reach out to me m.plascencia@mincla.org
Bob Gelfand
22:25
Montserrat — if it’s this Bob you are talking to — we have several emergency prep people here today including Conrad Starr and we could all chat by zoom if you like.
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
25:24
That would be great! I will reach out to both of you to run ideas and best practices! What is your NC?
Bob Gelfand
28:47
To Montserrat — Bob G try amrep535@sbcglobal.net and I am with the coastal San Pedro neighborhood council
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
30:47
Thanks Bob!
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
31:34
https://plan.lamayor.org/neighborhood-council/neighborhood_council.html
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
31:41
Here's the toolkit link!
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
31:50
Looks great!
Marivic Sabillo
31:54
Thank you!
Lisa Hart
34:47
https://plan.lamayor.org/neighborhood-council/neighborhood_council.html
Marivic Sabillo
34:53
This looks really great!
Nikita Jones-Houston
35:10
Hello Everyone. I will be leaving this message in all sessions. There was truly a missed opportunity to have all attendees attend all sessions. I am disappointed because I reserved this date to be a part of all discussions and now I am only able to attend one session. I was under the impression and was told on numerous occasions that the breakout sessions would occur for a brief time and would occur one session at a time so I could participate in all sessions.
Lisa Hart
35:40
Here's the pLAn--https://plan.lamayor.org/
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
36:56
Nikita , I heard they are recording all the sessions and sharing them out afterwards. I hear you and feel a similar way because I enjoy the in virtual engagement piece with folks.
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
38:45
Does each template have a lead person we can reach out for 1:1 feedback?
Laura Gonzalez (she/her)
43:45
These links within the PDF don’t appear to be live for me. is anyone else experiencing this issue?
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
45:23
The links are working for me, Laura.
Lisa Hart
46:04
Not for me
Sheryl Rosenbaum
46:34
Works ok for me
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
47:01
The links on the zoom share don't function, they work when you download them individually.
Laura Gonzalez (she/her)
47:32
i went to the link provided in this chat and downloaded the PDF. they are not live in that document I am accessing
Laura Gonzalez (she/her)
47:41
https://plan.lamayor.org/neighborhood-council/neighborhood-council-files/CityofLa_Toolkit_Waste.pdf
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
48:45
Oh your right Laura! Theyre not working for the food waste
Joanne Kim
48:50
Where do you send suggestions?
Marivic Sabillo
49:01
I am having the same issue with the links
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
52:08
Tool Kit: https://plan.lamayor.org/neighborhood-council/neighborhood_council.html
Don Dwiggins
55:30
Hi Bob (Gelfand) --- Yes, I'm that Dwig
Lois Arkin
56:12
hand raise
wesley chuang
56:19
Bokashi compost is the most effective efficient indoor compost IMO
Bob Gelfand
58:29
There is a curious link between home gardens and compost etc and the idea of emergency preparedness. The history books tell us about “victory gardens” during the 40s.
Bob Gelfand
01:00:44
I like the idea of having a (brief) template on resilience. The current book is extraordinarily long.
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:01:03
Mobility Justice Organization too! Yay for Car free!
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:01:55
great idea conrad!
Dan Kegel
01:03:25
Yes, GWNC’s also doing town hall meetings!
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:03:40
Ginny can you send more details about the Rylan townhalls?
Lois Arkin
01:03:55
Re the Tool Kit FOOD. Consider mentioning garbage disposals which are in most homes and apts. ALSO, CONSIDER having a tool kit item on ORGANIC PEST CONTROL
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:04:15
+1 ^
Conrad Starr
01:06:20
Julia, contact me at conradstarr@outlook.com. I know the Newberry Lofts manager and maybe they would be interested in being a test case.
Conrad Starr
01:06:35
And Monserrat, that’s my email per your previous question.
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:07:12
I can see a template on Community Value and Benefits Outreach Pitches - thanks for you input @Julie
Terry Saucier
01:07:47
Organic Pest Control is an excellent idea! Save our Bees also Senate passed ban on rodenticides
Sheryl Rosenbaum
01:08:11
More about soil: https://kissthegroundmovie.com/
Julia Posin
01:08:39
yes great film!
Conrad Starr
01:09:16
Safer at Home is a great opportunity to promote the tap water switch. I switched.
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:09:28
Water Safety and Conservation Template +1
Julia Posin
01:10:03
Here’s an example of the type of compost bin you can have without a yard. I had this in my parking lot for 6 years. https://www.gardeners.com/buy/tumbling-composter-with-dual-chambers/8590359.html?utm_campaign=PLA&utm_medium=googleshopping&utm_source=google&SC=XNET0146&gclid=Cj0KCQjwzbv7BRDIARIsAM-A6-3kSG0G5KVhGU9jlf2cgWMTywWTbz956KlZzHb6Nk0PjFubt_t37vwaAgT1EALw_wcB
Stacy Shure
01:10:14
Lisa - would the NCSA be interested in starting a self sufficiency/food justice group?
Laura Gonzalez (she/her)
01:10:48
@julia - i have that same tumbler in my yard and it’s incredibly easy to use
Elena Guevara
01:11:26
The email is sustainability@lacity.org
Ginny Hatfield
01:12:29
Creating a Sustainable Future -What's Possible is the theme of the virtual UNA Global Forum scheduled for October 14 from noon to 2:30 pm. For information and registration visit: una-socal.org
Bob Gelfand
01:12:33
There should be a page for each of the citywide alliances (including this one) on the EmpowerLA website. We’ve been asking for an emergency preparedness page for a couple of years now.
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:13:25
https://greenbiztracker.org/business/registration
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:13:53
oopps wrong link: https://greenbiztracker.org/
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:18:43
NC board members could learn how to do small green business outreach/checklist so we can build relationship with the community stakeholders first hand.
Dan Kegel
01:19:05
Is this document online somewhere already?
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:19:22
https://plan.lamayor.org/neighborhood-council/neighborhood-council-files/HelpBusinessesGoGreen.pdf
Laura Gonzalez (she/her)
01:19:22
https://plan.lamayor.org/neighborhood-council/neighborhood-council-files/HelpBusinessesGoGreen.pdf
Sheryl Rosenbaum
01:19:40
https://plan.lamayor.org/neighborhood-council/neighborhood_council.html
wesley chuang
01:20:25
https://greenbusinessca.org/about-us/ "This project has been funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under assistance agreement G14-EA-001 to the California Air Resources Board"
Dan Kegel
01:21:29
Hrm. The links in the “Helpful Links” section are broken...
Lisa Hart
01:21:50
that was identified earlier--they'll look into it
Marivic Sabillo
01:21:50
For the Los Angeles Green Business Program, LA Sanitation and Environment has been funding it. The EPA provides funding to communities throughout the State to start a Green Business Program
Dan Kegel
01:22:07
Thanks. I figured they probably knew already...
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:22:21
Is there a City contact whose role is to do an Initial Walk-Through and Consultation of the checklist and schedule/conduct audits ?
Lisa Hart
01:22:52
Maravic and Wendy are the contacts
Lisa Hart
01:23:04
Marivic
Marivic Sabillo
01:23:34
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PVwCTuHQetHb6jHxZvU7QVEdWZENYJwf/view
Marivic Sabillo
01:24:04
Here's the flyer we created for today. This can be modified as Dominique stated to add NC logos and contact information
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:24:16
Thank you!
Julia Posin
01:24:40
awesome Maravic!
Marivic Sabillo
01:25:13
You can contact us at san.greenbizla@lacity.org or through my direct email at marivic.sabillo@lacity.org
Dan Kegel
01:25:55
BTW I found a professional chef who loves induction cooking and is willing to help promote it...
wesley chuang
01:27:02
Do inherently greener biz like plant-based restaurants get extra points?
Marivic Sabillo
01:28:09
The City of LA is working on that
wesley chuang
01:28:19
I love those zero waste shops too.
Marivic Sabillo
01:28:48
Our restaurant checklist does have a measure related to offering vegetarian options.
wesley chuang
01:29:22
Just vegetarian or vegan too?
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:29:22
Foodware Ordinance resources: https://www.smcsustainability.org/waste-reduction/reduce-reuse-recycle/next-gen-foodware/
Jessalyn Waldron
01:29:48
if anyone is interested:https://www.reusablela.org/
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:30:01
http://www.rethinkdisposable.org/resources
Dan Kegel
01:30:40
Good question. Other languages seem really important!
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:30:48
https://www.smcsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/FACT-SHEET-REFILLING-REUSABLE-CUPS-AND-CONTAINERS-AT-FOOD-FACILITIES.pdf
Don Dwiggins
01:31:07
Does anyone here have a contact with LA Mas? I'm interested in their recent "left turn to community".
Marivic Sabillo
01:31:25
For the Green Business Program, we are looking to translate the checklists in several languages, starting with Spanish
Jessalyn Waldron
01:31:32
For Reusable LA we also have a facebook group if you’d like to join and learn about our business and community engagement and connect to other likeminded folks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/reusablela
Julia Posin
01:33:46
@laura G. happy to brainstorm with you on this, I own a startup zero waste company and am always looking for ways to get support / incentives.
wesley chuang
01:34:00
https://www.surfrider.org/coastal-blog/entry/Statewide-Law-Supports-Bring-Your-Own-Container-Cup-and-More
Dan Kegel
01:34:11
Oooh, is the efficiency checklist available online?
Dan Kegel
01:34:19
dank@kegel.com
wesley chuang
01:34:25
AB619 is signed into law last year.
Laura Gonzalez (she/her)
01:34:53
yes julia! my email is lgonzalez6489@gmail.com and also marivic! would love that checklist
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:35:18
Are there any Sustainability related Community Impact Statements NC should be reviewing to advise and advocate for sustainability practice and policies?
Conrad Starr
01:36:00
or pay $0.05 for utensils
Dan Kegel
01:36:18
Montserrat, fwiw, there’s a list of ALL THE CIS’s at http://kegel.com/los-angeles/cis/report-cis.html :-)
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:37:45
Thanks Dan!!!!
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:38:18
+1 Sheryl (Green jobs)
Dan Kegel
01:38:29
You can’t read them all, but at least you can see what CIS’s NC’s have been passing lately…
Marivic Sabillo
01:38:46
Efficiency Checklist: https://drive.google.com/file/d/12UHmk97OplxkWkehKAD7YgUBSO4obHfZ/view?usp=sharing
Bob Gelfand
01:39:02
Very small electric vehicles, about the size of a soap box derby car, so you can get from Westwood to downtown on a few milliwatt hours
Dan Kegel
01:39:10
Thanks. Is there also a carbon emissions checklist?
Marivic Sabillo
01:40:50
GHGs and reducing emissions are part of the measures within the various checklists
Raquel Beltran
01:40:53
Thanks for being part of this day everyone. This has been a super 2020 virtual Congress of Neighborhoods! I leave you in good hands. Thank you Jasmine.
Montserrat (laptop) Plascencia
01:41:13
Ginny what is the link to the event?
Julia Posin
01:41:43
I LOVE Sustainable Works, I led one of their student workshops 10 years ago and they’re one of my companies partners
Marivic Sabillo
01:42:43
Sustainable Works is really great to work with!
Julia Posin
01:42:52
can you re-post the event link Ginny?
Lisa Payne
01:43:02
I need to leave but am really inspired by all that all of you are doing and grateful for your partnership with the City. Looking forward to partnering with you in the months ahead.
Marivic Sabillo
01:43:06
Here is a short list of some of the checklist sectors
Marivic Sabillo
01:43:22
Event ProductionFood ManufacturerGarment CleaningGreek Chapter HouseGroceryHome OfficeJanitorial ServicesLaboratoryLodgingOffice / RetailRestaurantSalon ServicesSchoolsSmall Manufacturer
Julia Posin
01:47:39
It’s been a pleasure speaking with you all today! Excited to keep these efforts moving forward.
wesley chuang
01:47:52
Can we set up info booths at Farmers Market or any public gathering places?
Lisa Hart
01:49:05
Los Feliz was!
Loraine Lundquist
01:49:18
I think info booths at local libraries
Laura Gonzalez (she/her)
01:49:34
it’s a limited edition decal!!
Don Dwiggins
01:50:50
We've shared information about lots of good stuff underway! Keep the networking going, and find out how much can be done at the local and "interrlocal" levels. "If the people lead, the leaders will follow!"
Lisa Hart
01:52:29
https://www.ncsa.la/listening_session_on_the_future_of_our_neighborhoods
Helen Tocco
01:53:09
Is it open to the public? If so, I'll post it on the Palms NC events calendar
Loraine Lundquist
01:53:31
yes, it’s open to the public
Helen Tocco
01:53:41
Thanks!
Lisa Hart
01:54:20
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ksVoYfsE0GJ0_3VqaD9F19Vmev-_rUDARIaCMMnrWzA/edit#heading=h.40m2ldw5nw9g
Marivic Sabillo
01:54:45
I will ask my Division Manager about the status of this Council Motion related to the Plastic Utensils-On-Request ordinance. https://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2018/18-0737_mot_08-07-2018.pdf
Marivic Sabillo
01:55:58
I believe staff from division have been working on this
Marivic Sabillo
01:56:31
Stacy this is great
Bob Gelfand
01:58:59
I would like this alliance to think of itself as being a part of a global movement to save us from global warming and other problems. As such, this city will be one example among (we hope) many others. Perhaps the 100 cities in the resilience alliance will be such examples.
Laura Gonzalez (she/her)
01:59:09
this is an amazing resource thank you!
Howard Katchen
01:59:32
Stacy please provide information where to find the sustainable development document
Marivic Sabillo
01:59:36
I would love to take a look at the document, great job. I know it took a lot to put all of this information together
wesley chuang
02:01:09
Is this document a substitute for LEED, USGBC cert?
Lisa Hart
02:01:17
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfaJdBRx22v5t2qlC88GoqNK59lp2xoiakojSirrIDjiau4Tw/viewform
Stacy Shure
02:01:22
Stacy.Shure@MarVista.org
Stacy Shure
02:01:54
No, Wesley. It includes LEED and USGBC certification components and is just to be used as a “menu” of consideration in addition
wesley chuang
02:02:42
Great, so this is even better than LEED.
Stacy Shure
02:03:03
Thank you, Marivic
Stacy Shure
02:04:32
Thank you everyone. You can add comments to the document when you review it if you would like us to consider something to include. It’s a google document. All the pictures are not in the document right now, we are still working on final design.
Terry Saucier
02:05:42
I think CARB and South Coast AQMD is also suing?
Helen Tocco
02:07:02
Also the secretary, totally agree!
Bob Gelfand
02:07:22
Lisa: You might contact Richard Havenick who is the chair of our local sustainability group of 5 or 6 no’s.
Kevin Taylor
02:07:24
Ringing my favorite bell one more time… Imagine how our neighborhood councils evolve across the City through the next election cycle coming up if we focus on recruiting new potential members specifically using these tools and network.
Terry Saucier
02:07:32
Great Idea!
Conrad Starr
02:08:08
Save chat!
Kay Hartman
02:08:16
Thank you for this!
Marivic Sabillo
02:08:25
You're welcome Stacy! Everyone on this Zoom Meeting amazes me and I'm so grateful to be part of the discussion. Thank you everyone!
Jessalyn Waldron
02:08:32
Thank you everyone!
Terry Saucier
02:08:33
Thank you so Much! This was fabulous!
Laura Gonzalez (she/her)
02:08:46
thank you!!!