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The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Governing Board meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM. Meetings alternate between Ivanhoe Elementary School and Holy Virgin Mary Cathedral. Please check calendar for locations on specific dates. Note: All Silver Lake Neighborhood Council events are public, unless otherwise noted. Committee Meetings & Agendas are posted no later than 72 hours before the meeting date.
WHAT IS A NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL?
In June, 1999, the voters of Los Angeles approved a new City Charter which created the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE). Its purpose is to promote more citizen participation in government and to make government more responsive to local needs through a citywide network of neighborhood councils. Each council is responsible for representing the diverse interests of its “Stakeholders.”
WHO ARE SILVER LAKE’S “STAKEHOLDERS?”
In Silver Lake, a stakeholder is anyone who lives, works, owns property, or owns or operates a business within the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council boundaries; or who is a member of a community group, school, or religious institution in the community; or who works for an adjacent school or religious institution, which serves the community. To serve on the Governing Board of the SLNC, or to vote in Boardmember elections, stakeholders must be at least 14 years of age and fill out a stakeholder registration.
THE SILVER LAKE
NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL BOUNDARIES:
North: LA River/Riverside Terrace –
South: Clifford/Mayberry/101 Fwy
East: 2 Fwy/Glendale/Coronado/Waterloo –
OPEN TO ALL STAKEHOLDERS
Silver Lake Neighborhood Council was certified by the City in February, 2003. We elected our first 21-member Governing Board in September of that year. Boardmember elections are held each year in September. Members are elected to a two-year term. Any stakeholder 14 years of age or older is eligible to run for a seat on the Governing Board.
To get involved, we encourage you to attend and participate in our meetings of the Board and all committees. Much help is needed in all areas. To call attention to a community problem or suggest something for our agenda please visit the Contact page.
SILVER LAKE NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL BYLAWS
SLNC Bylaws are the rules that are adopted by this organization for the government of our members and the regulation of our affairs. Read and download our bylaws.
Read archived newsletters to learn about SLNC news and activities.
Declaración de Misión
El Consejo Vecinal de Silver Lake Consejo trabajará para honrar la diversidad, construir la comunidad, establecer lazos con las comunidades de vecinos, y promover la participación en el gobierno de la ciudad y la toma de decisiones para mejorar la calidad de vida de todos los sectores interesados de Silver Lake.
¿Qué es un Consejo Vecinal?
En junio de 1999, los votantes de Los Ángeles aprobaron una nueva Constitución de la Ciudad que creó el Departamento de Fortalecimiento de Vecindarios (DONE). Su propósito es promover una mayor participación ciudadana en el gobierno y para hacer al gobierno más sensible a las necesidades locales a través de una red en toda la ciudad de los consejos de barrio. Cada Consejo es responsable de representar los diversos intereses de sus “partes interesadas”.
¿QUIÉNES SON “LOS INTERESADOS” DE SILVER LAKE?
En Silver Lake, un “stakeholder” es alguien que vive, trabaja, tiene una propiedad, o es dueño u opera un negocio dentro de los límites del Consejo Vecinal de Silver Lake, o que sea miembro de un grupo de la comunidad, la escuela o institución religiosa en la comunidad, o que trabaja para una escuela adyacente o institución religiosa, que sirve a la comunidad. Para formar parte del Consejo de Administración de la SLNC, o para votar en las elecciones de los miembros del consejo, los interesados deben tener por lo menos 14 años de edad y llenar un registro de los interesados.
Si necesita asistencia en español, por favor contactar Secretary.
Traducción en las juntas también se puede solicitar con minimo tres dias de anticipo.
- SLNC Votes to Support Two Environmental Measures
- First Community Discussion on “How Words Can Help…and Hurt” Attracts Diverse Audience from Across L.A.
- Resource list for “Words can Help or Hurt: Life as An American Muslim,” prepared by Silver Lake Library Branch Manager Lisa Palombi
- New “No Dogs Allowed” Signs to be Installed at Rec Center and Meadow
- CD 4 Councilmember David Ryu Chairs Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee
- Fletcher Road Diet Meeting Postponed
- Words Can Help….and Hurt: Life as an American Muslim
- LACFD Taps Silver Lake Reservoir to Battle Wild Fires
- 51st Assembly Candidates Appear at Governing Board Meeting
- SLNC to Open Office at Rec Center
- More Road Diets Ahead?
- Saving Silver Lake’s History
- Board Votes to Continue Parking Requirements at Cliff’s Edge
- SLNC Will Provide Transparency on Reservoir Master Plan
- Sunset Lights Up
- Beautifying Silver Lake
- Sunset Blvd Tunnel to Close
- SLNC Board Funds “No Dogs” Signs at Meadow and Rec Center
- Spotlight on the SLNC Bylaws & Standing Rules Committee
- New Road Signs & Trash Cans to Make Silver Lake Safer & Cleaner
- Experts Address Challenges Faced by Wildlife and Humans Living Together
- Committee Addresses Staggering Increase in Homeless Counts
- SLNC Governing Board Re-elected
- SLNC Transportation and Safety Committees Merge
- Reservoir Town Hall: New Answers, More Questions
- Pothole Progress
- Animal Committee Addresses Dog Issues in Children’s Play Areas
- SLNC Ends Budget Year
- Illegal “Pot Speakeasy” Raises Concerns
- Community Tours Proposed Reservoir Walkway
- Spotlight on SLNC’s Homelessness in Silver Lake Committee
- Tenants of the Trees Complaints Mount
- Board Green-Lights “Green” Initiatives
Dakota Pipeline Protestors in Pershing Square, Nov. 15, 2016 (Photo by Julia Wick/LAist)
Read article here.
- Residents Ask for More Transparency in Future of Reservoir Complex
- Water Flows, Community Celebrates
- Congressman Schiff Names SLNC Co-chair Silver Lake’s Woman of the Year
- Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer Banned in Reservoir Areas
- Community Support Drives King Middle School Grant Win
- Have a Ball… or 400,000
- Community Voices Concerns about Proposed Development
- Spotlight on Urban Design and Planning Committee
- SLNC to Sponsor Taste of the Eastside
- Keeping Silver Lake Beautiful: Project Updates
- Owlets Hatch in Silver Lake
- Reminder: No Dogs In the Meadow
- SLNC-sponsored Wild Flowers in Full Bloom
- Thomas Starr King Heads to Finals for $25,000 Grant
- New Overnight Parking Restrictions on Silver Lake Boulevard
- Rowena: Let There Be Lights
- SLNC Funds Homeless Outreach Grant, Reinstates Adopt-A-Stair Program
- Standing Room Only at CD13 Candidate Forum
- SLNC Elects Terry Jackson Treasurer
- Community Issues Tackled in Vision & Goals Meeting
- Education and Friends of Animals Committees Elect New Co-chairs; SLNC Appoints New Secretary
- First Committee Meeting to Ensure HHH Homeless Funds Are Used Effectively
- Silver Lake LGBTQ Author and Historian Stuart Timmons Dies
- LAPD: Update on Silver Lake Burglaries
- SLNC Supports Free Legal Assistance for Immigrants Facing Deportation
- Volunteers Needed for Reservoir
- Rowena “Road Diet” Update
- SLNC Remembers 50th Anniversary of First LGBT Civil Rights Demonstration, Which Took Place in Silver Lake
- Silver Lake in the News
- SLNC Six-Month Report
- Homeless in Silver Lake Committee Supports PATH Initiatives
- Board Appoints New Board Member for Region 1, Appoints Aging and Film Liaisons
- Impact of Oakland Fire: Is Silver Lake Ready?
- SLNC Affirms Support of DWP Reservoir Commitments
- Fighting Out-of-Scale Development
- SLNC Tackles Potholes
- LADWP Confirms Reservoir Will be Refilled to Historic Level
- Past SLNC News and Articles
- Free Legal Services for Vets
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