Agenda, related board reports and attachments are available on-line at the BPW website at: http://bpw.lacity.org/ or via link below.
BPW meetings can be listened to by dialing:
213-621-CITY (Metro), 818-904-9450 (Valley),
310-471-CITY (Westside), 310-547-CITY (San Pedro Area); or
Live audio on-line at https://www.lacity.org/your-government/departments-commissions/boards-and-commissions/board-public-works-meetings
As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services and activities. Assistive listening devices are available at the meeting; upon advance notice, other accommodations, such as sign language interpretation, and translation services can be provided. Contact the Executive Officer's office at 213-978-0262. TDD available at 213-978-2310.
Written material supporting agenda items can be reviewed prior to each Board meeting at the public counter, 200 North Spring Street Room 355, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
PUBLIC INPUT AT BOARD MEETINGS:
An opportunity for the public to address the Board on public interest items will be provided for up to two (2) minutes per person for a cumulative total of twenty (20) minutes. Testimony shall be limited in content to matters which are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. The Board may not take any action on matters discussed during the public comment period.
The Board will also provide an opportunity for the public to address the Board on agenda items before or during consideration of the item for up to two (2) minutes per person for a cumulative total of up to ten (10) minutes.
Members of the public who wish to speak under public comments or on any item are required to complete a speaker card for each item they wish to address, and present the completed card(s) to the Executive Officer prior to the time the item is announced by the Chair. Speaker cards are available at the back of the Board Hearing Room. Failure to submit the speaker card in a timely manner may preclude a member of the public from speaking during the subject comment period.
VOTING AND DISPOSITION OF ITEMS - Items require a majority vote of the entire membership of the Board (3 votes) for approval.
Any member of the Board may move to "reconsider" any vote on any item on the agenda, except to adjourn, suspend the Rules, or where an intervening event has deprived the Board of jurisdiction, providing that said member originally voted on the prevailing side of the item. The motion to "reconsider" shall only be in order once during the meeting, and once during the next regular meeting. The member requesting reconsideration shall identify for all members present the Agenda number, meeting date and subject matter previously voted upon. A motion to reconsider is not debatable and shall require an affirmative vote of three members of the Board.
The Board rules provide that all items adopted by the Board will not be distributed or presented to the Mayor, or other designated office, until the adjournment of the regular Board meeting following the date of the Board action. A motion to send an item "forthwith", if adopted by three (3) votes, suspends these rules and requires the Board Secretariat to forward the matter to the Mayor, or other office, without delay.