The following press release was submitted to Patch by Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council Member Monica Alcaraz.
Citywide elections will be held as part of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Council System. Elections for Region 8, which includes the the (HHPNC), will be held on October 13, 2012. Candidacies are open to all Highland Park stakeholders. A stakeholder is any individual who lives, works, owns property or can otherwise claim a factual basis for their stake in the neighborhood. All seats on the board are open for these elections
Stockholders interested in running for an open seat should attend our Candidate Filing Workshop on Saturday, August 25, 2012, 11 a.m-1:00 p.m., in the Community Room of the at 6145 N. Figueroa Street. This event is sponsored by the Arroyo Seco Library Reference Department.
Workshop attendees will receive information and assistance on the process for filing for candidacy to the Board of the HHPNC. The Arroyo Seco Library Reference Department is working with the HHPNC Election Committee to provide computer access for online filing.
Potential candidates can visit www.highlandparknc.com to find more information on the election process, how to apply online, or download a PDF copy of the candidacy form. Candidacy Forms can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (818) 582-2849 or mailed to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment – Elections Division, 14410 Sylvan Street, 4th FL, Van Nuys, CA 91401.
The candidate filing period is from August 14 to September 13, 2012 and hte candidate campaign period is from September 13 to October 13, 2012.
Election Day is on Saturday, October 13, 2012.