CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD

BUSINESS LICENSE COMMISSION

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

6:00 P.M.

 

 

SPECIAL TELECONFERENCE MEETING

 

*IN AN EFFORT TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS), AB 361 HAS AUTHORIZED PUBLIC MEETINGS TO TAKE PLACE VIA TELECONFERENCE BECAUSE STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS ARE RECOMMENDING MEASURES TO PROMOTE SOCIAL DISTANCING.

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

TELECONFERENCE AUDIO MEETING & PROVIDING PUBLIC COMMENT BY TELEPHONE OR VIA THE ZOOM PLATFORM:

 

You are strongly encouraged to email Ana Hernandez at ahernandez@weho.org no later than 4:00 p.m. on Commission meeting day (Tuesday, October 12, 2021) to be added to the Public Speaker List for the meeting. Please include your name, the phone number from which you will be calling if applicable, and which item you would like to speak on.

 

To provide public comment via the Zoom Platform – When you enter the meeting, please make sure to turn off your video and mute your audio.

 

If you wish to make a public comment, please use the ‘raised hand’ feature in the Zoom application.  You will be called at the appropriate time.  Please turn on your video and audio to make your public comment.

 

Meeting ID:  835 4829 4558

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83548294558

 

To provide public comment via telephone, please call in and remember to place your phone on mute:

 

Dial-in phone number: (669) 900-6833

Meeting ID: 835 4829 4558; then press #

 

Dial-in 10 minutes prior to the start of the meeting (the meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.) You will be placed on HOLD in the Virtual Meeting Room until it is your turn to speak.

 

If special assistance to participate in this meeting is required, (e.g., an American Sign Language interpreter for people who are Deaf or hard of hearing), you must call or submit your request in writing to the West Hollywood Business License Commission Secretary at (323) 848-6896 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. The City TDD line for the hearing impaired is (323) 848-6496.

 

1.               CALL TO ORDER

 

2.               PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

3.               ROLL CALL

 

4.               APPROVAL OF AGENDA

SUBJECT: The West Hollywood Business License Commission is requested to approve the agenda.

 

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the West Hollywood Business License Commission Agenda of Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

 

5.               APPROVAL OF MINUTES

SUBJECT: The West Hollywood Business License Commission is requested to approve the Minutes of the previous Business License Commission Meeting on September 21, 2021.

 

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the West Hollywood Business License Commission Minutes of Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

 

6.               PUBLIC COMMENT

This time has been set aside for members of the public to address the West Hollywood Business License Commission on Consent Calendar items, other agenda items if the member of the public cannot be present later in the meeting at the time the item is heard by the Commission, and items of general interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission. Although the West Hollywood Business License Commission values your comments, pursuant to the Brown Act, it generally cannot take any action on items not listed on the posted agenda.

 

This comment period shall be limited to 20 minutes, with two minutes assigned for each speaker. Another period has been reserved for general public comment, later in the meeting, for those who could not be heard at this time. Testimony for public hearings will only be taken at the time of the hearing.

 

7.               PUBLIC HEARING

 

A.              APPLICATION BY MUTHATREE WEHO, LLC FOR A CANNABIS BUSINESS LICENSE FOR CONSUMPTION AREA (EDIBLES) FOR THE BUSINESS KNOWN AS MUTHATREE, TO BE LOCATED AT 7614 AND 7626 SANTA MONICA BOULEVARD  

SUBJECT: The West Hollywood Business License Commission shall conduct a public hearing to consider the application by MuthaTree WeHo, LLC for a Cannabis Business License for a Consumption Area (Edibles), for the business known as MuthaTree, to be located at 7614 and 7626 Santa Monica Boulevard.

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution No. BLC21-0018, “A RESOLUTION OF THE BUSINESS LICENSE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD APPROVING CANNABIS CONSUMPTION AREA (EDIBLES) BUSINESS LICENSE #CCE-000004 FOR THE BUSINESS KNOWN AS MUTHATREE WEHO, TO BE LOCATED AT 7614 AND 7626 SANTA MONICA BOULEVARD.” (Attachment A)

 

ATTACHMENT A                        ATTACHMENT B

                                                           

ATTACHMENT C                        ATTACHMENT D

 

LETTERS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

8.               SPECIAL ITEMS

None.

 

9.               NEW BUSINESS

None.

 

10.           UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

A.              UPDATE ON THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY HEALTH ORDER AND THE CONTINUED EFFORTS TAKEN BY THE CITY TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

SUBJECT: The West Hollywood Business License Commission will receive an update regarding the Los Angeles County Health Order and the City’s efforts to support local business affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file.

 

ATTACHMENT A                        ATTACHMENT B

 

ATTACHMENT C

 

11.           ITEMS FROM STAFF

Update to be provided by the Code Compliance Manager.

 

12.           PUBLIC COMMENT

This time is set aside for the public to address the West Hollywood Business License Commission on any item of interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission that could not be heard under Item 6 at the beginning of the meeting.

 

13.           ITEMS FROM COMMISSIONERS

This time has been set aside for the Chairperson and Members of the West Hollywood Business License Commission to bring non-agenda items to the attention of City staff and other members of the Commission. Items so presented cannot be acted upon by the West Hollywood Business License Commission at this time and may be referred to City staff to report on a future agenda, ordered received and filed, or referred to the proper department for administrative resolution.

 

14.           ADJOURNMENT

The West Hollywood Business License Commission will adjourn to its next special meeting, which will be on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., and to be held via teleconference.