Cleaning and Safety Committee Meetings

    The Hollywood Media District contracts a private non-profit vendor, Hollywood Beautification Team (HBT), for cleaning and maintenance needs within the District. HBT's President & CEO, Sharyn Romano, oversees all HBT responsibilities which include emptying trash bins, replacing trash bags, cleaning and removing all trash and debris from sidewalks, gutters, driveways, tree wells and around trash receptacles. They also remove or paint over graffiti and stickers from buildings, trees, poles, planters, utility bases or other surfaces daily or as needed on city property. They accept paint from property owners in order to color match when requested. HBT also pressure washes the bus stops and sidewalks throughout the BID. There is a minimum of 8 people per day to accomplish these services. For more information please contact us using the 'contact page' on this website.

    You must have a "Graffiti Paint Out Agreement" on file with HBT to receive the graffiti services. To obtain an Agreement, or to request other cleaning or maintenance services, call Jim Omahen at 323.860.0088 or email jim@mediadistrict.org.

    The Hollywood Media District contracts with Universal Protection Services to provide Security Patrols. The Security Team patrols the area on foot, bicycle and in the Media District's Security Vehicle 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The team may be contacted by calling 323.871.4150.

    Captain John Irigoyen:
    E-mail: jirigoyen@universalpro.com
    7000 Romaine St., Ste. 104
    Hollywood CA, 90038
    Office - 323.871.4150
    Cell - 213.276.3165
    Fax - 323.871.4121

    Business Watch Meetings

    Business Watch meetings are sponsored by the Media District in cooperation with the LAPD Hollywood Station. These meetings provide information on topics that will be useful to business owners, and they address issues of concern in the District. Security issues of all types are discussed and there is always an opportunity to speak with the Hollywood Senior Lead Officer (SLO) and the Media District's Security Patrol staff. Meeting are free and open to the public and a light lunch is provided. For more information please contact Jim Omahen, Operations Manager for the Media District at 323.860.0088 or email jim@mediadistrict.org .

    Advocacy and Business Development Committee Meetings

    The Advocacy and Business Development Committee meets on an as-needed basis to discuss zoning and planning issues, proposed developments, city and state matters, and a variety of other topics which are of interest to stakeholders in the Media District.  For more information or to suggest an agenda item, please contact us using the 'contact page' on this website.

    Theatre Row Meetings

    This group was formed to foster dialogue between board members and local theatre owners in an effort to create a synergistic approach to promoting Hollywood's Theatre Row. For more information please contact us using the 'contact page' on this website.

    Board of Directors Monthly Meetings

    Next Meeting:
    Thursday, July 24, 2014, 3:00 to 4:30
    Musicians Union, Auditorium, 817 N. Vine St.


    I. Call To Order

    II. Introductions and Public Comments

    III. Approval of 06.26.14 Meeting Minutes, Action Item

    IV. UPS Patrol Report, Capt. Irigoyen

    V. HBT Report

    VI. BID Renewal Update

    VII. LAPD letter of support regarding Colbee Liquor Store, Action Item

    VIII. New Business
    a. HMD support for Grub CUP Renewal, Action Item
    b. Increase funding for HBT services, Action Item
    c. Annual Meeting/Party date and location
    d. August Board Meeting or not

    IX. Adjournment

    As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Hollywood Media District BID does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. Sign language interpreters, assisted listening devices, or other auxiliary aids and/or services may be provided upon request. To ensure availability of services, please make your request at least 3 business days (72-hours) prior to the meeting by contacting Jim Omahen, Operations Manager, at ph. 323.860.0088, fax 323.860.0089, or email jim@mediadistrict.org.

    Executive Committee

    These are meetings of the Officers of the BID's Board of Directors. Meetings are only open to the public at the beginning, and then go into closed executive session.

    BID Renewal Committee

    The Hollywood Media District BID Renewal Committee meets on an as-needed basis to discuss the upcoming 2014 renewal, proposed expansions of the BID, timelines and budget matters. For more information or to suggest an agenda item, please contact us using the 'contact page' on this website.

    Annual Meeting/Party

    Once a year and usually in September, the Hollywood Media District BID holds an brief Annual Meeting followed by a party. All property owners, as well as many business owners, elected officials and BID service providers are all invited. Formal invitations are postal mailed, and RSVPs are recommended.