CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION

 

MONDAY, JULY 13, 2020

 

6:30 P.M.

 

SPECIAL TELECONFERENCE MEETING

 

*IN AN EFFORT TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS), THE GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA HAS ORDERED ALL CALIFORNIANS TO STAY HOME AND AUTHORIZED PUBLIC MEETINGS TO TAKE PLACE VIA TELECONFERENCE.



PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

TELECONFERENCE AUDIO MEETING & PROVIDING PUBLIC COMMENT BY TELEPHONE

This meeting is available to attend via telephone ONLY. Please remember to place your phone on mute.

 

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

•  Meeting ID: 909 258 2509; then press #

 

To provide public comment via telephone, please do the following:

·       You are strongly encouraged to email kcook@weho.org no later than 4:00 p.m. on Commission meeting day to be added to the Public Speaker List for the meeting. Please include your name, the phone number from which you will be calling, and which item you would like to speak on.

 

·       Dial-in 10 minutes prior to the start of the meeting (the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.) You will be placed on HOLD in the Virtual Meeting Room until it is your turn to speak. 

 

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER

 

2.          PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

3.          ROLL CALL

 

4.          ADJOURNMENT REQUESTS

 

5.          APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

Recommendation:  The Public Safety Commission is requested to approve the agenda of the July 13, 2020 meeting.

 

6.          APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Recommendation: The Public Safety Commission is requested to approve the minutes of the March 9, 2020 meeting.

 

7.          PUBLIC COMMENTS

Members of the public shall be permitted to speak on each item of business on the agenda when the item is taken up and before action is taken on the item by the Commission.  Each speaker shall have a three (3) minute period to speak; time cannot be ceded to another speaker.  In order to facilitate the conduct of the meeting, the Chair or the Commission may lengthen or shorten the three minute period for all speakers on a particular agenda item based on the number of persons in attendance wishing to speak or the complexity of the matter under consideration.  The “Public Comments” item shall be limited to items on the Consent Calendar (and not pulled therefrom) and matters not on the agenda but within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission.  An individual may speak only once during “Public Comments”, either at the first or second public comments period. 

 

8.        COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND LIAISON REPORTS

This portion of the meeting has been set aside for general comments, announcements, requests, and/or other issues of concern from members of the Public Safety Commission.

 

9.          UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

9A.     COVID-19 UPDATE

Subject: Staff will share an update from the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management.

Recommendation: Receive and provide input.

 

9B.     REPORT FROM FIRE DEPARTMENT – MONTHLY REPORT

Subject: Fire personnel will present an oral report on Fire Department activity for the month of June 2020.

Recommendation: Receive and provide input.

 

9C.     SHERIFF’S REPORT: MONTHLY REPORT; REVIEW OF SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT DEPLOYMENT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021; PROPOSAL TO CONDUCT A REPORT ON POLICING IN WEST HOLLYWOOD; INFORMATION ON THE ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION WORK GROUP, THE OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL, AND THE SHERIFF CIVILIAN OVERSIGHT COMMISSION  

Subject: Sheriff’s personnel will present an oral report on Sheriff’s Department activity for the month of June 2020.  Staff and Sheriff’s personnel will present a summary of the Sheriff’s Department’s proposed deployment for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 and ask for Commissioner input.  Commissioners will discuss and provide input on the City Council’s direction to conduct a report on policing in West Hollywood.

Recommendation: Receive and provide input.

 

9D.     REPORT FROM BLOCK BY BLOCK SECURITY AMBASSADORS – MONTHLY REPORT

Subject: Block by Block personnel will present an oral report on Block by Block Security Ambassador activity for the month of June 2020.

Recommendation: Receive and provide input.

 

10.      NEW BUSINESS

 

10A.   ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

Subject: Commissioners will select a Chair and a Vice-Chair for 2020-2021.

Recommendation: Select a Chair and a Vice-Chair.

 

11.           ITEMS FROM SUBCOMMITTEES

            

12.           ITEMS FROM STAFF

 

13.      PUBLIC COMMENTS

This time is set aside for the public to address the Commission on any item of interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission that could not be heard under Item 7 at the beginning of the meeting.

 

14.      ITEMS FROM THE COMMISSION/COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

 

15.      ADJOURNMENT

The Public Safety Commission will adjourn to their next scheduled special meeting on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 6:30 PM via teleconference.