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ACONA Meeting History

November 28, 2017  
Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
Starting a Neighborhood Watch/A map of current Watch groups in Altadena
  Speakers: Jeff Sed!ik, Neighborhood Watch volunteer
    Captain Vicki Stuckey, Altadena Sheriff's Station

Parking/traffic issues at Altadena schools due to child pick-up
  Speakers: Officers Bejar & Ulloa, CHP, Capt. Vicki Stuckey, Altadena Sheriff's Station
    Anne Lee, Alma Fuerte
    Lauren O'Neill, Odyssey Charter School
    Benita Scheckel, Altadena Elementary School
    Douglas Garrett, Pasadena Waldorf School

September 26, 2017  
Meeting NotesPowerPoint AgendaResources
• Altadena Library Update
  Speaker: Mindy Kitty, Director, Altadena Library District
• Altadena Town Council Update
  Speakers: Pat Sutherlen, Vice Chair, Okorie Ezieme, Chair, Altadena Town Council
• California Waterfix: Modernizing the System
  Speaker: Christine Frey, Metropolitan Water District


May 23, 2017  
Meeting NotesPowerPoint AgendaResources
• Drones in Altadena
  Speaker: Deputy Dan Paige, Altadena Sheriff's Station
• Summertime Activities
  Speaker: Mary Gothart
• Neighborhood Associations/Neighborhood Watches
  Speakers: Neighborhood Block Captains

March 28, 2017   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Pasadena Humane Society Services to Altadena
  Speaker: Elizabeth Richer-Campo, Sr. VP, Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA
• What's All the Shooting About?
  Speaker: Capt. Vicki Stuckey, Altadena Sheriff's Station
  
Speaker: Chief Phillip Sanchez, Pasadena Police Department
  
Speaker: Natalie Salazar, Crimestoppers

January 24, 2017   Meeting NotesPowerPoint AgendaAltadena Library Presentation
• Altadena Library, Past Present Future
  Speaker: Mindy Kittay, Director, Altadena Library District

• Pasadena Unified School District Update
  Speaker: Kim Kenne, District 1 representative

November 22, 2016   Meeting NotesPowerPoint AgendaCSD Presentation
The Teams & People who will work together to Keep us Prepared in Altadena for any Fire or Earthquake Disaster
• CERT - Community Emergency Response Team
  Speaker: Deputy Dan Paige, Altadena Sheriff's Station
• MYN - Map Your Neighborhood
  Speaker: Steve Reagan
• Radio & ALERT FM
  Speaker: Nancee Darling
• Drones - The facts of what you can and can't do with Drones in an emergency situation
  Speaker: Dty Dan Paige
• Community Standards District (CSD) Update- What are the facts and pending changes affecting Altadena
  Speaker: Jim Osterling, Vice Chair, CSD Committee
  Speaker: Richard Marshalian, Regional Planning Assistant II, Department of Regional Planning, Advance Planning

September 27, 2016   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Altadena Sheriff's Station: new staff, comments on recent shootings
  Speaker: Captain Vickie Stuckey
• Traffic and Lighting and Road Maintenance (including speed bumps)
  Speakers:
  Edward Lee, Associate Civil Engineer, LA County (road and sidewalk maintenance)
  John Ickis, LA County Traffic & Lighting (speed humps)
  Carl Pederson III, LA County Department of Traffic and Lighting will answer questions.
• The Hahamonga/Eaton Wash Altadena to Pasadena water pipeline
  Ken Zimmer, Water Conservation Planning, LA County

May 24, 2016   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Statewide Drought: Supplies and Conservation Actions
  Daniel Drugan, Water Program Technician, Foothill Municipal Water District
• Bike and Pedestrian Traffic Safety in Altadena
  Captain Steve Strull, California Highway Patrol
  Officer Xavier Bejar, California Highway Patrol
• Fireworks in Altadena
  Captain Vicki Stuckey, Altadena Sheriff's Station
  Lt. Rob Lewis, Altadena Sheriff's Station
• Fire Danger Is Early This Year!
  Stephanie English, Community Services Liaison, Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Div. 3

March 29, 2016   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• NASA Groundwater Cleanup at JPL • Presentation Slides
  Merrilee Fellows, NASA Manager for Community Involvement
  Steve Slaten, NASA Management Office, Facilities and Environmental Manager
  David Conner, Senior Geologist
• Devil's Gate to Eaton Pipeline Project •
Presentation Slides
  Keith Lilley, Department of Public Works, County of Los Angeles
• Water Projects & Panel Discussion •
Presentation Slides
  Bradley R. Boman, Engineering Manager, City of Pasadena
  Lisa Yamashita-Lopez, General Manager, Rubio Canyon Land and Water Association
  Robert Hayward, General Manager, Lincoln Avenue Water Company
  Nina Jazmadarian, General Manager, Foothill Municipal Water District
  Melvin Matthews, General Manager, Kinneloa Water District


January 26, 2016  
Meeting NotesPowerPoint AgendaEl Niño Presentation
• Altadena Town Council Update
  Diane Marcussen, ATC Chairman
• Fire Danger and Preparation
  Stephanie English, Community Services Liaison, LA County Fire Department Division III
• El Niño and the Drought
  J. Lopez, Assistant Chief, LA County Fire Department Forestry Division

November 3, 2015  
Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• New Captain at the Altadena Sheriff's Station
  Captain Vicki Stuckey
• El Niño
  Jeff Reeb, Director of the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management
  Keith Lilley, Los Angeles County Public Works Dept. Water Resources Div
• Barking Dogs in Altadena
  Sheri Koenig, Animal Control Manager, Baldwin Park Animal Care Center
  Sgt. Zeke Morales, LA County Animal Control
• LA County Concerns
  Sussy Nemer, Senior Deputy for Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich

September 29, 2015
  Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Feeding Ourselves and Our Neighbors during the Drought
  Rachael Maysels, Food Forward Back Yard Harvest Program
  Rachel Surls, Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program

May 26, 2015
  Meeting NotesPowerPoint AgendaFMWD Presentation
• The Drought & Conservation Measures
  Nina Jazmadarian, Daniel Drugan, Foothill Municipal Water District
• Robocalls and the Do Not Call List
  Gerald Phillips, Field Representative for Assemblymember Chris Holden

March 24, 2015   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Code enforcement in Altadena   (See Resources for Q&A)
  Alex Garcia, Zoning Enforcement, LA County
  Tim Grover, Building and Safety, LA County
 • Five-minute updates on:
  • Nixel: How do you subscribe to get Altadena Station Alerts?
  • CAC [The Sheriff's Community Advisory Committee]
  • Map Your Neighborhood [MYN]
  •  Rainfall

January 27, 2015   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Map Your Neighborhood
  Steve Reagan, MYN Committee Chair
  Liz Giordano, CERT's Red Cross Liaison
  Deb Halberstadt, Facilitator Trainer
  Nancee Darling of ALERT

November 4, 2014   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Sheriff’s Report on Shooting/Killing at Fair Oaks Burger & Gangs
  Deputy Mike Spina, Altadena Station LASD
  Natalie Salazar, Crime Stoppers
• Fire Season—Safety and Preparation
  Stephanie English, Community Services Liaison, LA County Fire Department
• The Drought/ What We Can/Should Do
  Shan Kwan, Assistant General Manager, Pasadena Water & Power
  Jennifer Guess, Public Information Coordinator, Pasadena Water & Power

September 23, 2014   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• The Drought/ What We Can/Should Do (See Resources page for water company responses)
  Lisa Yamashita-Lopez Rubio Canon Land and Water Association, Operations Manager
  Robert J. Hayward Lincoln Avenue Water Company, General Manager
  William Kimberling Las Flores Water Co, General Manager

May 6, 2014   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Pasadena Unified School District Update
  Kim Kenne PUSD Board, District 1 (West Altadena)
• Walkability Study Follow-up
  Barbie Ishida from NBBA (Neighbors Building a Better Altadena)

March 4, 2014   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• “Foreboding Weather: Live it up while you can” (see Resources page for this presentation)
  Robert Haw Senior Member of the Engineering Staff, SMAP project, JPL
• Alternate Water Systems
  Carlos Borja, Chief Environmental Specialist, L.A. County Department of Public Health

January 7, 2014   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Traffic & Parking in Altadena: CHP
  California Highway Patrol Officers Thomas Miller & Xavier Bejar
  Tommy Muttaraid, Traffic and Lighting Division, Los Angeles County Public Works

November 5, 2013   Meeting Notes
• Recent shootings near Glenrose and Altadena Drive, Crime Stats and what you as neighbors can do to continue the downward trend in violent crimes
  Lt. Eric Lasko, Altadena Sheriff’s Station

September 24, 2013   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Altadena Town Council Update
  Diane Marcussen, Chairperson
• PUSD Update on Common Core Standards, Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), PUSD Master Planning Process/ Master Plan Value Statements and School/City/Community Work Plan (SCCWP)
  Kim Kenne, Pasadena Unified School District [PUSD] Board Member for District

May 28, 2013   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Altadena Sheriff's Update
  Lt. Eric Lasko
• Green/Food Co-Op - "drought-tolerant" vegetation in Altadena, organic foods/groceries in Altadena, the new Arroyo food Co-Op
  Green/Food Co-Op Ellen Walton
  Green/Food Co-Op Mia Dunn
  Green/Food Co-Op Alex Berrie
• Altadena Heritage
  Mark Goldschmidt
• MonteCedro Update
  James S. Rothrock of MonteCedro
• Update on CERT "Zones"
  Holly Rundberg

March 26, 2013   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Answers to questions raised by ACONA members about “street issues,” traffic
  Paul Barbe, Civil Engineer with the Traffic and Lighting Division of LA County
• Open Communications between Neighborhood Watch Groups & Altadena Sheriff's
  Captain John Benedict, Altadena Sheriffs
  Jeff Sedlik, “Neighborhood Watch Map Guru”

November 27, 2012   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Traffic in Altadena
  Paul Barbe, Civil Engineer with the Traffic and Lighting Division of LA County
  Captain Strull, CHP
• Fire Safety, preparing for Santa Ana winds and possible fires coming down to Altadena
  Stephanie English, Community Services Liaison for Division III Fire Station 73

June 26, 2012   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Altadena Chamber of Commerce: Retail issues in Altadena, Obstacles to improving the retail landscape, Chamber Business Survey results
  Ed Meyers
  Daniel Harlow
  Lori Webster
  Interview with Alex Cortes – El Patron
• Update and open Q&A on Community Issues
  Altadena Sheriff’s Captain John Benedict

March 27, 2012   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• “Noise and Nuisance" Issues in Altadena
  Cole Landowski, Chief of the Environmental Hygiene Program, LA County
• Altadena Shake-Out Drill
  Steve Reagan Block Captain New York Drive at Allen
• Ralphs: Issues both sides with store on Lake Avenue
  Ed Meyers, Altadena Chamber of Commerce
  Ericka Lozano-Buhl, Initiated a petition on Change.org

January 24, 2012   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• “Let’s get better cell coverage in Altadena!”
  Rich Roche, External Affairs Director, AT&T
  Ted Tsagris, Senior Manager Development Construction, T-Mobile
  Linda Paul, Real Estate and Zoning Manager, T-Mobile
  Tim O'Malley, Mgr, System Performance Inland Empire Verizon Wireless
• Impact of USPS Closures in Pasadena on Altadena
  Michael Evans, President American Postal Workers Union of California
  Phillip M. Warlick, American Postal Workers Union of California
• Altadena Shake-Out Drill
  Steve Reagan Block Captain New York Drive at Allen

November 1, 2011   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Trash in Altadena
  Thor Schmidt, General Manager of Athens
  Paul Alva, Franchise Garbage Disposal, Los Angeles County
  Tomas Soli, Operations Manager Athens
  Luis Sanchez, Altadena Route Supervisor Athens
• Neighborhood Watch
  Natalie Salazar, Director CLEPP Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
  Sgt. Michael D. Randenberg & Dty. Ronnie Manier, Community Relations, Altadena Sheriff's
  Holly Rundberg, ACONA's expert on Neighborhood Watch/ Neighborhood Associations
  Jeff Sedlik, Creator of the AltadenAlert Neighborhood Watch Map

August 9, 2011   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Filming in Altadena
  Geoffrey Smith, Film LA
  Russ Fega, Home Shoot Home/ Altadena Community Chest
• Liquor Stores in Altadena
  Alex Garcia, Department of Regional Planning
  Anthony Posada, Supervising Investigator- ABC (Alcohol Beverage Control)
  Christina Hernandez, Treasurer Tax Collector--Business License and Collection Services Unit
  Anthony Posada, Supervising Investigator- ABC (Alcohol Beverage Control)
  Nicole Gomez, ABC
• VIDA the Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives
  Dty. Scott Wengert, Altadena Sheriff's Station

May 24, 2011   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Group Homes
  Tanganica Turner, Field Representative of State Assembly Member Anthony Portantino
• Altadena Sheriff’s Station Dispatch
  Lt. Roosevelt Johnson
• Animal Care and Control
  Lance Hunter, Animal Care & Control Manager, Baldwin Park Shelter
  Sgt. Zeke Morales, Field Sergeant, Altadena

March 29, 2011   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Liquor stores in Altadena; The appearance of neighborhoods; Can the county can pass a law to fine residences that play loud music or otherwise disturb neighborhoods?
  Sussy Nemer, Senior Deputy for Supervisor Michael Antonovich
• Nuisance abatement
  Carolyn Seitz

January 25, 2011   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• ACONAOnline.Org, ACONA’s new Website
  Elliot Gold
• CHP Speed Limits in Altadena
  Officer Thomas Miller & Officer Ming-Yang Hsu
• Training Teens to Talk to Sheriff’s Deputies when Stopped
  Sgt. Randenberg & Dty. Williams

November 8, 2010   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• Neighborhood Association Success Stories
  Sandy DeJardin, La Viña
  Nina Ehlig, SENCH

• Prototype Neighborhood Association Website
  Devra Hall Levy
• Neighborhood Emergency Training
  Natalie Salazar
• What is Nixel and how do you use it?
  Dty. Robert Boese

September 21, 2010   Meeting NotesPowerPoint Agenda
• BraeWatch
  Jeff Sed!ik
• Altadena Sheriffs - Mapping
  Sgt. Michael Randenberg
• List Serve options for neighborhood associations
  Ken Chow
• CERT training in October

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