About MHNC

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About MHNC2018-07-06T18:45:49+00:00

Mission Hills Neighborhood Council (MHNC) is an officially recognized advisory council, and part of the Los Angeles citywide system of neighborhood councils.

Purpose

The PURPOSE of the MHNC is to participate as an advisory body on issues of concern to the MHNC and in the governance of the City of Los Angeles and to bring together all stakeholders within the community.

Mission

Our MISSION is to serve all members as the coordinating and information clearinghouse for community issues. The issues to be addressed will be determined by the MHNC Board of Governors (Board) with input from the stakeholders; and to provide an inclusive open forum for public discussion of strategic issues concerning City governance, the needs of this community, the delivery of City services to the Mission Hills area, and on matters of a citywide nature.

Policy

  • to respect the dignity and expression of viewpoints of all individuals, groups, and organizations involved in the MHNC;
  • to remain non-partisan with respect to political party affiliations and inclusive in operations including, but not limited to the election process for governing body and the appointment of committee members;
  • to utilize the Early Notification System to inform the Stakeholders of matters involving the City of Los Angeles and Mission Hills in a way that is tailored to provide opportunities for involvement in the decision-making process;
  • to encourage all Community Stakeholders to participate in all activities of the MHNC;
  • to prohibit discrimination against any individual or group in the operations, policies, recommendations and actions of the MHNC on the basis of race, color, creed, religious affiliation or belief, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation,
    age, disability, marital status, gender, financial situation and/or economic status, sex, income, or political affiliation or belief, or perception of any of the aforementioned;
  • and to have fair, open, and transparent procedures for the conduct of MHNC business.

Meetings

All our meetings are open to the public. We meet on the first Monday of the month at 7pm, Mission Community Police Station, Falco Room, 11121 Sepulveda Blvd. You are invited to come and share your comments and suggestions. If you want the Board to take action on an item, you must request it be put on the agenda well before the next meetings. Agendas are posted at least 72 hours in advance per the Brown Act.

Funding

Mission Hills Neighborhood Council uses a portion of its budget to support community events that help our outreach efforts. To apply for funding complete the Neighborhood Purposes Grant form and submit it to the board for discussion at the agenda setting meeting. It can then be placed on the agenda for the Council meeting. We can only vote on items on the agenda at the Council meeting.

Please plan ahead, it can take 2-3 months or more to approve and process a funding request before payment is sent.

Neighborhood Council Funding System Dashboard

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