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Land Park Community Association

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Community Association

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Membership Committee

The Membership Committee will be responsible for keeping existing and recruiting new members and volunteers of the LPCA through membership and volunteer drives and initiatives, improving membership benefits, and keeping a current database of all members and volunteers, including names, addresses, and other contact information. The Membership Committee will periodically advise the Board on membership and volunteer matters, and recommend dues levels and opportunities for increasing membership and volunteers.

The Membership Committee meets on the 1st Thursday of the month (unless otherwise noted) and is open to current LPCA members. LPCA Members may join the Membership Committee. Contact the Membership Committee Chair at membership@landpark.org for more information or to discuss a related issue.

Events and A Taste of Land Park Committee

The Events Committee and A Taste of Land Park (ECTOLP) will be responsible for planning, organizing, staffing and supervising all LPCA events. The chair of the ECTOLP may be the chair/coordinator of the Taste of Land Park or may ask the President to appoint a chair. Annually, the Events Committee will prepare and submit to the Board for approval a schedule of LPCA events for the forthcoming year. At a minimum there will be at least four annual LPCA events, including but not limited to, the Taste of Land Park, the Egg Hunt and Hat Parade, the Annual Holiday Party and the Annual Membership BBQ.

The Events Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month (unless otherwise noted) and is open to current LPCA members. LPCA Members may join the Events Committee. Contact the Events Committee Chair at events@landpark.org for more information or to discuss a related issue.

Land Use Committee

The Land Use Committee (LUC) is responsible for the topical areas of land use, commercial revitalization and transportation. The committee will perform timely and consistent review of all applications for major land use applications, including but not limited to, use permits and zoning changes within the LPCA Boundaries. The LUC will be responsible for making recommendations to the Board on initiatives to improve the health and vitality of our commercial corridors. The LUC will be responsible for addressing all traffic and transportation issues, including but not limited to, recommending traffic control measures to the Board, monitoring traffic, bike and pedestrian safety, responding to the traffic aspects of major land use applications, and coordinating with the City’s Department of Transportation, Regional Transit and related public entities and private advocates. The Land Use Committee will serve as the primary forum for the membership to be informed of, and to express their views on, proposed and/or pending land use proposals, projects or regulations. Following such reviews, the Land Use Committee will submit its recommendations on land use matters to the Board for action.

The Land Use Committee meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month (unless otherwise noted) and is open to current LPCA members. LPCA Members may join the Land Use Committee by contacting the Chair. Contact the Land Use Committee Chair at info@landpark.org for more information or to discuss related issues.

Parks Committee

The Parks Committee monitors the condition of William Land Park and all parks within the boundaries of the LPCA, coordinates with the officials of the City of Sacramento’s Department of Parks and Recreation and other park stakeholders, coordinates and participates with the Land Park Volunteer Corps, and initiates and oversees LPCA projects to improve the Park. The Parks Committee also serves as an advocate for the proper care, maintenance, protection, and preservation of the Park.

The Parks Committee meets on the 2nd Monday of the month (unless otherwise noted). LPCA Members may join the Parks Committee. Contact the Parks Committee Chair at info@landpark.org for more information or to discuss a related issue.

Public Safety Committee

The Public Safety Committee is responsible for monitoring and promoting the safety of the Land Park community, informing the membership of the existence of threats and advising them of opportunities to improve public safety, coordinating with local law enforcement, fostering the formation of neighborhood watch groups and raising public awareness of public safety issues and all traffic and transportation issues including but not limited to recommending traffic control measures to the Board, monitoring traffic, bike and pedestrian safety.

The Public Safety Committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month (unless otherwise noted) and is open to current LPCA members. LPCA Members may join the Public Safety Committee. Contact the Public Safety Committee Chair at info@landpark.org for more information or to discuss a related issue.

Grant Program Committee

The Grant Program Committee has been developed by the LPCA as a mechanism to:

  • Raise public awareness of the LPCA
  • Strengthen the reasons for residents and businesses within the LPCA boundaries to become a member and continue to be a member
  • Allow the LPCA to make a “real” difference or contribution to the Land Park area and its residents and businesses

The expenditure of funds for the Grant Program should be consistent with and follow the procedural requirements of the Guidelines for Committing LCPA Funds adopted on October 15, 2014.

In 2015, the Land Park Community Association awarded the following grants:

$999 – C.K. McClatchy High School’s ROAR Weightlifting Program

$2,500 – Crocker/Riverside Elementary School’s Garden Docent Program

Grant Application

The Grant Program Ad Hoc Committee meets on an as-needed basis. Contact at info@landpark.org for more information.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee (EC) will be composed of the President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The chair of the EC will be the President and its vice-chair will be the Vice President. The Executive Committee is responsible for conducting and monitoring the administrative functions of the LPCA (including contract assistance), establishing an annual Board retreat for coordinating each year’s activities, newsletters and communication with the membership (including but not limited to surveys, poles and press releases), the LPCA website, reviewing the LPCA’s bylaws and periodically recommending to the Board bylaw amendments that it deems necessary and appropriate for the sound and lawful functioning of the LPCA, coordinating and supervising the work of the standing committees, acting on behalf of the LPCA in exigent circumstances between Board meetings, and authoring expenditures of up to $500, but the Executive Committee will not have the authority to establish LPCA policies.

The Executive Committee meets on an as-needed basis. Contact the Executive Committee Chair at info@landpark.org for more information or to discuss a related issue.

The LPCA has created an outline of goals, mission and focus in the Bylaws.

Bylaws

pdf download (updated 04-20-16)

The LPCA has established guidance for expending funds to support projects that contribute to the community, and that are consistent with our mission statement.

Spending Guidelines

pdf download (updated 10-15-14)