TRANSPORTATION & MOBILITY COMMISSION
CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD
November 15, 2023
COMMUNITY CONFERENCE ROOM
WEST HOLLYWOOD CITY HALL
8300 SANTA MONICA BOULEVARD
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
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 Office of the City Clerk at (323) 848-6800 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. The City TTY line is (323) 848-6496.
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The West Hollywood Transportation & Mobility Commission acknowledges that the land on which we gather and that is currently known as the City of West Hollywood is the occupied, unceded, seized territory of the Gabrieleño Tongva and Gabrieleño Kizh peoples.
1. CALL TO ORDER | ROLL CALL
Reminder to Speak Clearly into Microphone and to Turn Off All Cellular Phones and Electronic devices.
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA:
4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
SUBJECT: The Transportation and Mobility Commission is requested to approve the minutes of prior Transportation and Mobility Commission meeting.
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the draft action minutes of:
5. ITEMS FROM PUBLIC
Citizens are given the opportunity to address the Transportation & Mobility Commission on any item that is not set for public hearing or any item that is not on tonight’s agenda. In accordance with the Brown Act, public comment relating to business not appearing on the agenda cannot be acted upon or discussed by the Commission during the meeting but may be referred to staff for report on a future agenda, ordered received and filed, or referred to the proper department for administrative resolution. Staff requests that all persons wishing to address the Commission fill out a Speaker's Slip and give it to the Commission Liaison prior to speaking. The Commission requests that when you begin speaking you state your name and the name of the city where you reside. Individuals may address the Commission for up to two (2) minutes each, unless the Commission determines a different time limit.
6. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS: None.
7. CONSENT CALENDAR: None
8. PUBLIC HEARING: None.
9. NEW BUSINESS:
A. ALL-WAY PEDESTRIAN PHASE – SANTA MONICA BOULEVARD AT SAN VICENTE BOULEVARD: The Transportation Commission will provide feedback regarding the proposal to incorporate an all-way pedestrian phase at the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and San Vicente Boulevard to operate on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.
Staff: John Gilmour, City Engineer and Richard Garland, Principal Traffic Engineer
Recommendation: Recommend that the City Council direct staff to proceed with the implementation of an all-way pedestrian phase at the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and San Vicente Boulevard.
B. BICYCLE REPAIR STATION PILOT PROGRAM – The Transportation Commission will review the City Council’s directive to develop and implement an eighteen (18) month bicycle repair station pilot program in the City of West Hollywood to provide feedback.
Staff: Helen Collins, Manager and Erin Hamant, Senior Administrative Analyst
Recommendation: Provide feedback on preferences for site locations and station model features for the bicycle repair station pilot program.
10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None.
11. ITEMS FROM STAFF
12. ITEMS FROM COMMISSION
13. ITEMS FROM PUBLIC
This time has been set aside for members of the public who were unable to address the Commission during the public comment period provided in Agenda Item No. 5.
Written materials distributed to the Transportation & Mobility Commission within 72 hours of the Transportation & Mobility Commission meeting are available for public inspection immediately upon distribution at the West Hollywood Planning & Development Services Department at 8300 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, California, during normal business hours. They will also be available for inspection during the Transportation & Mobility Commission meeting at the staff liaison table.
Alexander Bazley, Commissioner Adam Darvish, Commissioner
David Mason Eichman, Commissioner Jessica Harris, Commissioner
Kimberly S.Winick, Commissioner
Bob Cheung, Senior Transportation Planner, Staff Liaison
Gabriele Gonzales, Transportation and Mobility Commission Secretary
City of West Hollywood, Community Development Department 8300 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069-4314 323.848.6475 (main) | 323.848.6569 (fax)
Current Transportation and Mobility Commission digital agenda packet is available on-line at www.weho.org
The Transportation and Mobility Commission considers a range of requests for matters concerning traffic circulation, parking, transit services, neighborhood traffic calming and traffic operations (i.e. traffic signals). The Commission makes every effort to proceed as expeditiously as possible; your patience and understanding is appreciated.
REQUEST TO SPEAK on an item must be submitted on a Speakers Request Form and submitted to the Transportation and Mobility Secretary. All requests to address the Transportation and Mobility Commission on Public Hearings items must be submitted prior to the Transportation and Mobility Commission’s consideration of the item.
CONSENT CALENDAR items will be acted upon by the Transportation and Mobility Commission at one time without discussion unless a Transportation and Mobility Commissioner pulls a specific item for discussion.
PUBLIC HEARINGS PROCEDURES on each Public Hearing item include presentation of a staff report; Transportation and Mobility Commission questions of staff; a ten (10) minute presentation by the project applicant or applicant’s representative or team, if any; Transportation and Mobility Commission questions of the applicant; three (3) minutes for each member of the public wishing to speak to the item; five (5) minutes for the project applicant to respond to the public or clarify issues raised by the public; Transportation and Mobility Commission deliberations and decisions. To facilitate a fair and proper hearing the Chair or Commission may lengthen or shorten the time allotted per speaker on a particular agenda item based on the number of persons in attendance wishing to speak or the complexity of the matter under consideration.
PRESENTATIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC should begin with the speaker stating his or her name and city of residence, followed by a statement regarding the item under consideration. Please speak to the Transportation and Mobility Commission as a whole.
COMMISSION should clearly identify their status, such as “attorney”, “paralegal”, “architect”, “designer”, or “landscape architect”. Instances of misrepresentation of professional status may be referred to the City Attorney for possible prosecution.
LETTERS OR WRITTEN MATERIALS regarding agenda items may be submitted to the Long Range Planning Division staff prior to or at the Transportation and Mobility Commission meeting; written materials submitted at least eight (8) days in advance of the meeting will be included in the Transportation and Mobility Commission’s meeting packet. Materials submitted after the deadline may be difficult for the Transportation and Mobility Commission to adequately review.
ASSIGNING OF TIME is not permitted.
ACTION OF THE TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY COMMISSION on most matters
occurs with the affirmative votes of at least four (4) Transportation and Mobility Commissioners