Chatsworth Neighborhood Council
The Chatsworth Roundup
Breaking News from your Chatsworth Neighborhood Council
Election Issue / Thursday, September 25, 2008
Meet the Chatsworth Neighborhood Council Candidates Wednesday, Then Vote on Nov. 1
Tomorrow is the deadline if you want your name on the ballot

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About the Council

The mission of the Chatsworth Neighborhood Council is to provide an open forum for public discussion of issues concerning the Chatsworth community and to facilitate communication between the City of Los Angeles and Community Stakeholders.

Map of Chatsworth Neighborhood Council boundaries.  Click here.

When We Meet

All volunteer committees meet monthly.  Meetings begin at 7 p.m. at the Chatsworth Train Depot at  10038 Old Depot Plaza Road, Chatsworth, unless otherwise noted.

  • 1st Wednesday:
  • CNC Board at Lawrence Middle  School.

  • 2nd Tuesday:
  • Beautification.

  • 3rd Tuesday:
  • Equestrian.

  • 3rd Wednesday:
  • Enhancement.

  • 3rd Thursday:
  • Land Use.

  • 4th Tuesday:
  • Outreach.
     
  • 4th Wednesday:
  • Public Safety & Transportation at Rockpointe Club House, 22300 Devonshire St.

  • Election Committee, TBA

    Check the CNC website for last-minute changes.

  • Quick Links
    Quick Phones

    Neighborhood Council

    (818) 464-3511

    West Valley Alliance (graffiti removal)
    (818) 885-8885

    Police Tipoff Line
    (818) 832-0563

    L.A. City Infoline
    311

    City Services

    Zero Waste
    The City has a Zero Waste team soliciting opinions on how to reduce solid waste. Find out how you can participate. Zero waste brochure.

    Bureau of Sanitation
    The BOS is working to convert our solid waste into renewable energy. Read the brochure.

    Be Prepared for
    the 'Big One'

    This is the 150th anniversary of the last great San Andreas Earthquake. Dare to Prepare is a campaign to prepare for the next big quake. Find out what you can do at the Dare to Prepare site. Read the LAFD letter.

    Free Shade Trees
    You can get free shade trees through DWP. Read about the Trees for a Green LA program

    DWP Residential Energy and Water Saving Programs
    The DWP offers incentives to recycle your old refrigerator and buy an energy efficient one. Other appliance incentives are available too. Receive $100 towards an ultra low flush toilet. Read about DWP rebates.
     
    Online Service Requests
    You can place service requests for street repair, tree trimming, downed trees or palm fronds in the street online.
    This is a service provided by the  Bureau of Street Services.

    Property Activity Reports
    Did you know that you can view all permit requests for a property online? Click here to access the City's online reporting system. Enter in the address and view the permits.
    This is a service provided by the Department of Building and Safety.
     
    --Adapted from the PRNC newsletter.
    Greetings!

    It is election time in our unique community.  How you vote will affect the way the City of Los Angeles responds to stakeholder needs in Chatsworth.  This election to fill 10 Chatsworth Neighborhood Council seats is local.  The national election will come a few days later.Vote button

    Can I meet the candidates? On Wednesday, Oct. 1, your Council will be holding a Candidates Forum during the regular 7 p.m. Council meeting. Meet and question the community volunteers who are running to represent you on city issues. Candidates will speak beginning  8 p.m. at Lawrence Middle School, 10100 Variel Ave. A question and answer session will follow.

    What if I want to run? If you are interested in running for the Council Board you have until 5 p.m., tomorrow, Sept. 26, to submit an application and stakeholder form. These forms are located on the Council website, or click for the Candidate Filing Form and Stakeholder Registration Form. Tomorrow is the last day to be included on the official election day ballot. Candidates are encouraged to campaign and leaflet throughout the area.

    The Neighborhood Council also will accept write-in applications until Oct. 25.

    When's the balloting? Vote on Saturday, Nov. 1. Balloting will be 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Chatsworth Train Depot, 10038 Old Depot Plaza Road. Unlike national and state elections, advance registration is not required.  Just register at the polling place, or fill out this form and bring it with you to save time. So come out and elect your representatives for the 2008 - 2012 Board of Directors.

    If you have additional questions please email info@chatsworthcouncil.org or call (818) 464-3511.

    Thank you,

    Allen Glazer
    Election Committee Chairman
     
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    ACTION CALENDAR

    StarburstJoin the 11th annual Great Los Angeles Ice Cream Party at the Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round to celebrate Los Angeles and its great communities, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m .   There will be prizes, activities, merry-go-round rides, and FREE ice cream.

    The Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round is at 4730 Crystal Springs Drive.   For more information and to RSVP, visit The Great LA, celebrating what is great about Los Angeles.

    StarburstThe North Valley clean-up day is Saturday, Sept. 27, from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m., beginning with a kick-off at Northridge Park. There is one planned project in Chatsworth. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Megan Cottier at (818) 756-8501 or email Megan.Cottier@lacity.org.

    StarburstLearn how to prepare, protect, and care for yourself, your family and your neighborhood in this free 17 hour CERT Course. The course will be taught on Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 by L.A. Fire Department EMS Battalion Capt. Stacy Gerlich. Sign in 7:30 a.m. The class runs from 8 a.m. -  5 p.m. at Lake Balboa Studios, 7412 Balboa Blvd, Lake Balboa.

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    Chatsworth Neighborhood Council Candidates Forum begins at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Lawrence Middle School, 10100 Variel Ave.  Regular Council meeting begins at 7 p.m.  Refreshments are served. Details HERE.

    StarburstThe Chatsworth Historical Society's annual Pioneer Day will be 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Homestead Acre in Chatsworth Park South, 10385 Shadow Oak Drive.

    Free parking is available at the Chatsworth Train Depot. Free shuttles going to Pioneer Day depart every 15 minutes. The Train Depot is located at  10038 Old Depot Plaza Road.

    A $4 donation per adult, and $1 for children is requested. Children under 5 years old are free.  All proceeds go to the upkeep of The Homestead Acre.

    For more information call the Chatsworth Historical Society at (818) 341-3053 and leave a message.

    StarburstEnjoy an all-you-can-eat Pasta Dinner, sponsored by S.O.L.I.D., to support the Devonshire police, 5 p.m. -7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at the St. Nicholas Church at the corner of Balboa and Plummer.  Tickets are $6.  For information, call (818) 756-9011.

    StarburstJoin Boy Scout Troop 921 as they clean up Stoney Point Trails at the north end of Topanga Canyon Boulevard below the 118 freeway, 8 a.m. - noon on Saturday, Oct. 25.  For information, email scoutingus@aol.com.

    FlagSaturday, Nov. 1 is election day in Chatsworth.  Vote to fill 10 open seats on the Chatsworth Neighborhood Council. Balloting is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Chatsworth Train Depot, 10038 Old Depot Plaza Road. Details HERE.

    StarburstMore than 3.4 million people in earthquake-endangered Southern California are currently registered to participate in the Great California ShakeOut Drill on Nov. 13, and 1.8 million are from Los Angeles County. Register HERE.

    CNC Contact

    Chatsworth Neighborhood Council
    Post Office Box 3395
    Chatsworth, CA 91313-3395

    Ph:  (818) 464-3511
    Fax: (818) 464-3585

    Email:
    info@chatsworthcouncil.org
    Web:
    http://www.chatsworthcouncil.org

    Complete CNC activities calendar:
    http://www.chatsworthcouncil.org/activities.php

    Complete community events calendar:
    http://www.chatsworthcouncil.org/events.php

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