Dear Neighbors and Stakeholders of Granada Hills North:

You may have heard of our upcoming Neighborhood Council Elections for Granada Hills Neighborhood Council.  The Neighborhood Council is your liaison with City Hall. We are your voice for issues that affect our community. This is an opportunity for you to engage in the process of electing the members of our wonderful Neighborhood Council.

The elections will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Knollwood Plaza, 11850 Balboa Blvd, Granada Hills, CA (Between Lorillard and Midwood). The polls open at 10:00am and close at 4:00pm.

Please take a moment on this day on this day to go out to support the candidates who are eager to serve you and this great community.  Spread the word to your neighbors and encourage them to vote.

Stakeholders within the boundaries of the GHNNC are eligible to vote.  “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.

Stakeholders voting in the NC elections must provide the following:

  1. A photo identification;
  2. Proof of age;
  3. A document or documents proving that they meet specific stakeholder requirements.

1. EXAMPLES OF A PHOTO ID

  • Driver’s license or state identification card
  • Passport
  • Picture ID with the stakeholder’s name (work, school, credit card, etc.).

2. EXAMPLES OF PROOF OF AGE

  • Driver’s license or state identification card
  • Passport
  • Birth certificate

IF YOU LIVE IN THE NC AS A RESIDENT…

  • Driver’s license or state identification card;
  • Residential lease or rental agreement;
  • Mortgage statement or rent receipt;
  • Current utility bill;
  • Home owner’s or renter’s insurance documentation;
  • Letter from landlord confirming renter/tenant status;
  • Current mail with your name and address;
  • Other similar documentation proving your status as a resident, including: – Los Angeles (L.A.) County property tax bill; – Homeowner’s/Renter’s Association bill or letter; – Letter from local Neighborhood Watch attesting to your status as a resident; or  – County Assessor Parcel Information.

IF YOU LIVE IN THE NC AS A RENTER OR TENANT…

  • Residential lease or rental agreement;
  • Rent receipt;
  • Renter’s insurance documentation;
  • Letter from landlord confirming renter/tenant status;
  • Other similar documentation proving your status as a resident, including: – Renter’s Association bill or letter or – Letter from local Neighborhood Watch attesting to your status as a renter or tenant.

IF YOU LIVE IN THE NC AS HOMELESS RESIDENT…

  • Letter from a shelter confirming your homeless status;
  • Current mail with your name and address;
  • Rent, motel, or hotel receipt;
  • Other similar documentation proving your status as a homeless resident.

IF YOU LIVE IN THE NC AS HOMEOWNER RESIDENT…

  • Mortgage statement or deed;
  • Homeowner’s insurance documentation;
  • Los Angeles (L.A.) County property tax bill;
  • Homeowner’s Association bill or letter;
  • County Assessor Parcel Information

IF YOU WORK IN THE NC…

  • Pay check or pay stub;
  • Work permit;
  • Form W-2 or Form 1099;
  • Staff roster from place of work;
  • Personal business card;
  • Letter from employer on business letterhead verifying employment;
  • Project/job contract or service agreement;
  • Invoices from vendor(s);
  • Printed advertisement or business webpage (showing both your name as employee and address);
  • Current City of LA business license;
  • Mail with your name and the name and address of the business.

IF YOU OWN A BUSINESS IN THE NC…

  • Current City of LA business license;
  • Current City of LA Business Tax Registration Certificate;
  • Los Angeles (LA) County property tax bill;
  • Staff roster from place of work;
  • Personal business card listing the stakeholder as the owner;
  • Project/job contract or service agreement;
  • Business/commercial mortgage statement or lease/rental agreement;
  • Invoices from vendor(s);
  • Printed advertisement or business webpage (showing both your name as owner and address);
  • Los Angeles (LA) County property tax bill;
  • California (CA) State Board of Equalization resale certificate;
  • Letter/documentation from Business Improvement District (BID) or Chamber  of Commerce;
  • Applicable City tax forms reflecting independent contractor status;
  • Current utility bill;
  • County Assessor Parcel Information

IF YOU OWN REAL PROPERTY IN THE NC…

  • Property deed;
  • Los Angeles (LA) County property tax bill;
  • Project/job contract or service agreement listing stakeholder as the property owner;
  • Mortgage statement or lease/rental agreement;
  • Los Angeles (LA) County property tax bill;
  • Letter/documentation from Business Improvement District (BID) or Chamber  of Commerce listing stakeholder as the property owner;
  • Applicable City tax forms reflecting property ownership;
  • County Assessor Parcel Information;
  • Homeowner’s/Property owner’s insurance statement or proof of insurance listing the stakeholder as the property owner.

IF YOU PARTICIPATE IN A NC AS A COMMUNITY INTEREST STAKEHOLDER…

  • Personal business card, membership card or participation certificate;
  • Receipt of membership dues;
  • Staff/membership roster;
  • Letter on official letterhead from school; church; or organization stating that you have a substantial & ongoing participation;
  • Any documentation listed in this guide based on the type of stakeholder qualification to run and vote for the seat.

Visit https://clerkappsele.lacity.org/nccandidates/?ncid=6 to get information regarding the various seats and the respective candidates for each district.

We look forward to seeing you at the elections……

Make note this is the election date for the Neighborhood Council elections, NOT the upcoming election for the CD12 Councilmember position.  That election will take place on June 4, 2019.

GHNNC Board