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FOSP Board Meeting – Thursday, September 14 – 7 PM – Mt. Olive Church, 14th & Ocean Park Blvd.  – All members are welcome!

September 4 – Architectural Review Board – 7 PM – City Hall — Agendas: https://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Architectural-Review-Board/

September 5 and October 3 – SMC Board of Trustees – Business Building – Pico at 17th
Agendas: http://www.smc.edu/ACG/Pages/Trustees-Meeting-Information.aspx

September 6 – Deadline to register for the Citywide Yard Sale on September 16 — More information available at www.smgov.net/r3events or 310-458-2223.

September 6 and 13 – Planning Commission – 7 PM – City Hall –
Agenda: https://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Planning-Commission/
Hearings are broadcast live on City TV Channel 16.

September 7 — Rent Control Board – 7 PM – City Hall
Agenda: https://www.smgov.net/Current_Board_Meetings.aspx

September 11 – Red Cross Blood Drive – 10 AM to 4:30 PM – Multipurpose Room, Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. Make an appointment at RedCrossBlood.org/make-donation, sponsor code “SantaMonicaLibrary”

September 11 — Special joint meeting of SMC Board of Trustees and SMMUSD Board of Education
at Samohi — http://www.smc.edu/ACG/Pages/Trustees-Meeting-Information.aspx
http://www.smmusd.org/board/meetings.html

September 11 – Landmarks Commission – 7 PM – City Hall
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Landmarks-Commission/

September 12 and 26 – City Council – 6:30 PM – City Hall 
Agenda: https://www.smgov.net/departments/clerk/agendas.aspx 

September 13, October 5 — SMMUSD Board of Education – District Office, Malibu City Hall
Agendas: http://www.smmusd.org/board/meetings.html
Board notes: http://www.smmusd.org/BoardNotes.pdf

September 13 – Commission on the Status of Women – 7 PM – Ken Edwards Center –
Agendas: https://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31919

September 16 – Coastal Cleanup Day 2017 – 9 AM to Noon – Register at www.healthebay.org/ccd
No special training or equipment is necessary. But in a bid to reduce waste even further, Heal the Bay encourages volunteers to “BYO”– bring their own buckets, reusable bags, and gloves to pick up trash.

September 15 and 16 – AltCar Expo – 10 AM to 5 PM – Civic Auditorium parking lot

September 18 – Arts Commission – 6:30 PM – Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th Street
Agendas: http://www.smgov.net/portals/culture/agendas.aspx

September 18 – Task Force on the Environment – 7 PM – Virginia Avenue Park(?)

September 21 – Housing Commission – 4:30 PM – Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th St.
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/HED/Housing_and_Redevelopment/Housing/Housing_Commission_Agendas/Housing_Commission.aspx

September 21 – Recreation & Parks Commission — 7:30 PM – City Hall
Agenda: http://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31987

September 23 – Animal Adoption Fair – 10 AM to 1 PM – Main Library Courtyard

September 25 – Social Services Commission – 7 PM – Ken Edwards Center
http://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/content.aspx?id=31958

September 25 — Airport Commission meeting – 7 PM –
MLK Jr. Auditorium, Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. (Note change of locations.)
Agenda posted at: http://www.smgov.net/departments/airport/commission/default.aspx?id=45320
 
September 27 – Documentary screening: “Chasing Coral” – 7 PM – Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue — Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. Free admission – register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chasing-coral-film-screening-tickets-36766268900

October 1 – Open Streets Festival: “COAST” – 10 AM to 4 PM – Main Street and Ocean Avenue — https://beta.smgov.net/strategic-goals/mobility/coast

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City of Santa Monica Event Calendar:

http://calendar.smgov.net/city/eventcalendar.asp

Santa Monica Public Library Calendar:

http://smpl.org/Programs_and_Events.aspx

Library Calendar of Events for September:

https://smpl.org/uploadedFiles/Library/Programs_and_Events/September2017Calendar-rev.pdf

Santa Monica College events:

http://www.smc.edu/ACG/Marketing/Events/Pages/Events-at-a-Glance.aspx

Morgan-Wixson Theatre — 2627 Pico Blvd. —

http://www.morgan-wixson.org/

Ruskin Group Theatre — 3000 Airport Avenue —

http://www.ruskingrouptheatre.com/

McCabe’s Concerts — 3101 Pico Blvd. —

http://www.mccabes.com/condata.html

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Reminders:

1. Policewww.SantaMonicaPD.org
   a. Non-emergency dispatch – 310-458-8491
   b. Neighborhood Resource Officer – Erik Milosevich – Erik.Milosevich@smgov.net
       Main Line: 310-458-2220 Ext. 4137 — Cell Phone: 310-866-2197
   c. Crime Prevention Officer – Myesha Morrison — Myesha.Morrison@smgov.net
   d. Homeless Liaison Program – Report ongoing homeless-related issues – 310-458-8953
   e. Graffiti Hotline: 310-458-2231
   f. Recycling Theft Hotline: 310-458-4932
   g. Crime mapping: http://www.crimemapping.com/map/ca/santamonica
   h. SMPD Community Affairs video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFScj6m8k6U&feature=youtu.be

2. Turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal — A permanent prescription drop-off box is located in front of the Public Safety Facility at 333 Olympic Drive. (It looks similar to a mailbox.) For more information, call SMPD Community Affairs at 310-458-8474.

3. Eathquake Preparedness:
Office of Emergency Management: http://www.smgov.net/departments/oem/
Sign up for SMalerts at  http://www.smgov.net/Departments/OEM/Stay_Informed.aspx
 
4. Santa Monica Airport  – http://www.smgov.net/Departments/Airport/
   a. Noise Hotline – 310-458-8692
   b. Email noise complaints to: Noise@smgov.net – List date, time, your location, and complaint.
   c. Online noise complaint form: http://www.smgov.net/departments/airport/form.aspx?ekfrm=8886

5. Lost Pets – If you lose a pet or find a lost pet, contact the Animal Shelters:
   a. Santa Monica  — 1640 9th St. — 310-458-8594 — shelter@smgov.net
       http://santamonicapd.org/content.aspx?id=10427
   b. West Los Angeles — 11361 W. Pico (near Sawtelle) — 888-452-7381

Report sightings of coyotes and other invasive wildlife to the city’s Animal Shelter at shelter@smgov.net or 310-458-8594.