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