|Where does he stand?|
The Westwood Village Improvement Association voted to support Westwood Forward at a meeting Thursday. Westwood Forward, a coalition of business owners, students, renters and homeowners, is advocating to separate UCLA, Westwood Village and North Village from the current Westwood Neighborhood Council. The association, a nonprofit organization tasked with improving the state of Westwood Village, voted 6 to 4 in support of the proposed council.
The coalition submitted an application to subdivide the current council in December. In February, the WWNC requested the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, which oversees neighborhood councils in Los Angeles, stay with the coalition’s application until it conducted more outreach. Jim Brooks, chair of the WVIA and president of Topa Management Company, said that he does not think the WWNC benefits Westwood.
“The current status quo doesn’t work,” he said...
Full story at http://dailybruin.com/2018/03/08/village-advocacy-organization-votes-to-support-westwood-forward/