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Run for a Seat on the Neighborhood Council

Run for your neighborhood Council

We’re looking for neighbors passionate about building community and positive momentum in Harbor Gateway North.

The Neighborhood Council is our community’s voice with LA City Hall and our community’s collective power. We need your ideas and energy to bring attention to Harbor Gateway North and improve our neighborhoods!

Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council has 17 seats. Eight of them are for each of 8 internal Districts and the remaining seats are officers and other types of Board seats, including a Youth Representative seat for those ages 14-17. You can find the details of each seat and which seats you can run for and vote for below.

Candidate’s must file their candidacy from February 13 to March 30th. The election for our Council is June 15. You file your candidacy with the City Clerk here.

This year is all vote by mail! You can request your ballot starting April 16.

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Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council Seat Descriptions 2021

Our Council has distinct boundaries- please refer to the map below to make sure you are a stakeholder in our Neighborhood Council and if running for a District seat, make sure you reside within the District. If you have any questions about whether you do or do not qualify for a seat, please contact the City Clerk: (213) 978-0444 or by email at Clerk.Electionsnc@lacity.org.

Seats Available for Any Stakeholder in the Neighborhood Council Boundaries:

Chairperson: The Chairperson shall act as the chief executive of the Neighborhood Council and shall preside at all Neighborhood Council meetings. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives, works, or owns real property within the Neighborhood Council boundaries.

Vice Chairperson: Shall serve in place of the Chairperson if the Chairperson is unable to serve. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives, works, or owns real property within the Neighborhood Council boundaries.

Secretary: Shall keep minutes of all Council meetings and all meetings of the Board. The Secretary is responsible for publishing the minutes to the public. The Secretary is responsible for the issuance of all Council or Board meeting notices. The Secretary shall preserve the Council and Board’s records and documents. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives, works, or owns real property within the Neighborhood Council boundaries.

Treasurer: Shall maintain the records of the Council’s finances and books of accounts and perform other duties in accordance with the Council’s Financial Management Plan and the Department’s policies and procedures. The Treasurer shall prepare and submit a monthly report to the Board of Directors and whenever requested, an account of any or all of his/her transactions as Treasurer to the Board of Directors. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives, works, or owns real property within the Neighborhood Council boundaries.

Community Organization Representative: A member of a faith-based, neighborhood watch, nonprofit, etc and eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives, works, or owns real property within the Neighborhood Council boundaries.

Youth Advocate: Member of a HGNNC youth organization or an advocate for youth. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives, works, or owns real property within the Neighborhood Council boundaries.

Youth Representative: Represent the needs and interests of youth in the HGNNC community. Must be between the ages of fourteen (14) and seventeen (17) on the day of the election.

Outreach/Communications Representative: Helps to coordinate outreach activities/communication efforts of the Neighborhood Council. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older and lives, works, or owns real property within the Neighborhood Council boundaries.

At-Large Representative: Represents the community at large who is eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives, works, or owns real property within the Neighborhood Council boundaries or who declare a stake in the neighborhood as a Community Interest stakeholder, defined as an individual who is a member of or participates in a Community Organization within the boundaries of the Neighborhood Council. “Community Organization” is an entity that has continuously maintained a physical street address within the boundaries of the neighborhood council for not less than one year, and that performs ongoing and verifiable activities and operations that confer some benefit on the community within the boundaries of the neighborhood council. A for-profit entity shall not qualify as a Community Organization. Examples of Community Organizations may include Chambers of Commerce, houses of worship or other faith-based organizations, educational institutions, or non-profit organizations. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.

Seats Available Only to Residents of Specific Geographic Districts:

District 1 Representative: Represents the stakeholders of District 1. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives within the boundaries of District 1 (north side of Artesia Boulevard on the south, Vermont Avenue on the west, south side of Alondra Boulevard on the north, and Figueroa Street on the east.)

District 2 Representative: Represents the stakeholders of District 2. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives within the boundaries of District 2 (North side of Alondra Boulevard on the south, Vermont Avenue on the west, south side of Redondo Beach Boulevard on the north, and Figueroa Street on the east.)

District 3 Representative: Represents the stakeholders of District 3. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives within the boundaries of District 3 (North side of Redondo Boulevard on the south, Vermont Avenue on the west, south side of Rosecrans Avenue on the north, and Figueroa Street to the County of Los Angeles boundary on the east.)

District 4 Representative: Represents the stakeholders of District 4. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives within the boundaries of District 4 (North side of Rosecrans Avenue on the south, Vermont Avenue on the west, south side of El Segundo Boulevard on the north, and Figueroa Street to the County of Los Angeles boundary on the east.)

District 5 Representative: Represents the stakeholders of District 5. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives within the boundaries of District 5 (North side of El Segundo Boulevard on the south, Vermont Avenue on the west, south side of 120th Street on the north, and Figueroa Street to the County of Los Angeles boundary on the east.

District 6 Representative: Represents the stakeholders of District 8. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives within the boundaries of District 6: North side of 120th Street on the south, Vermont Avenue on the west, south side of 110th Street on the north, and Grand Avenue ( between 110th Street and Imperial) and Figueroa (between Imperial Highway and 120th Street) on the east.

District 7 Representative: Represents the stakeholders of District 7. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older who lives within the boundaries of District 7: (North side of 120th Street from the County of Los Angeles boundary on the south, Figueroa Street on the west, south side of Imperial Highway on the north, and San Pedro Street on the east.)

District 8 Representative: Represents the stakeholders of District 8. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older and who live within the boundaries of District 8: (North side of 120th Street from the County of Los Angeles boundary on the south, San Pedro Street on the west, south side of Imperial Highway on the north, and to the County of Los Angeles boundary on the east.)

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2021 NC Election Documentation Guide

File on the NC Candidate Filing Portal from February 13 – March 30

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Any questions? Contact the City Clerk elections: Phone: (213) 978-0444
Email: Clerk.Electionsnc@lacity.org

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