Candidate Filing Information

hcnc-s2-dm-2016.03-dbMEET THE CANDIDATES – CLICK HERE

  • To apply as a candidate for a board seat you must be a stakeholder within the boundaries of the Harbor City Neighborhood Council.  See map here.
    • Definition of a stakeholder:  “Stakeholders” shall be defined as those who live, work or own real property in the neighborhood and also to those who declare a stake in the neighborhood as a community interest stakeholder, defined as a person who affirms a substantial and ongoing participation within the Neighborhood Council’s boundaries and who may be in a community organization such as, but not limited to, educational, non-profit and/or religious organizations.
  • CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD 4/18/18 – 5/31/18
  • Click here to fill out the Candidate Application.
  • YOU MUST INCLUDE DOCUMENTATION TO PROVE YOUR STATUS AS A STAKEHOLDER.  Here is a link to the list of approved documentation.
  • All 13 board seats will be up for selection on June 2, 2018.  The Selection event will be from 10am-4pm at the Harbor City Recreation Center, 24901 Frampton Avenue, Harbor City.
  • If you have any questions, please call Kristina 310-514-1797 (10am-5pm) or 310-918-8650 (cell).
  • Board Member Expectations:
    • The position of Board Member of the Harbor City Neighborhood Council requires a commitment to support the organization, its programs, and policies, and to do all that I can to develop and maintain high standards.
    • With this commitment come certain responsibilities and duties that require time to ensure that our Council responds to our Stakeholders. In this respect, board members are asked to:
      • Become familiar with the Harbor City Neighborhood Council policies, procedures, and positions on issues so that I can become an informed member of the council.
      • Learn and abide by the policies of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. Complete required training in a timely manner (Required training includes 2 Hours Ethics Training, 20 minute Funding Training & acceptance of the Code of Conduct.
      • Act as a resource in defining activities and/or issues/concerns within our council district which can respond to our stakeholders concerns and issues.
      • Attend Board/Stakeholder meetings and call or email if unable to attend.
      • Attend programs and events presented by the Council.
      • Review all Council materials/recommendations in advance to help the board make effective decisions.
      • Exhibit respectful behavior to fellow Board members and Stakeholders at all times.
      • Attend the annual planning session/board retreat, and participate in the development, adoption, and implementation of the council initiatives.
      • Serve on a minimum of one committee of your choosing, or as requested by the President of the Council.
      • Recruit at least one Stakeholder per year to become active in a committee.