Area 4 Business

Joe Cappelletti

Education (Chair)

Joe has served as SONC Business Representative of Area 4 since June 2019. Email:

For 18 years I have been a home and business owner in Sherman Oaks.  My wife and I have raised our family in this community, and we have grown our businesses here as well.  I own an entertainment business in the field of voiceover and teach yoga at Core Power Yoga.  I will seek to involve business owners, homeowners, and citizens of all demographic backgrounds into our research, due diligence and our consideration not just of the letter of the laws we have in place, but the spirit of the laws as well.  I will encourage increased participation in our meetings, community events and communication with local and state government officials.  At the very root of our republic is the right and privilege to have a voice.  Let’s be heard.  Let’s make a difference in our community, for our greater good - together. 

Voting Record (see Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council Motions page).

Date Item # Description Vote Final Result
8/8/22 2.b For Approve President's Appointment of Youth Rep YEA ADOPTED
8/8/22 2.c For Authorize SONC 20th St Pole Banner / $4.9k Exp YEA ADOPTED
8/8/22 7.b.i For City Emp Rel Ordinance / Gender-Inclusive Language YEA ADOPTED
8/8/22 7.b.ii For Wildlife Ordinance / Req City Planning Delay YEA ADOPTED
8/8/22 7.b.iii For CCW Firearm Restriction / Sensitive Places & Uses NAY ADOPTED
8/8/22 7.c.i For Studying Goats For Brush Clearance YEA ADOPTED
8/8/22 8.b For June 2022 MER / $2k for SOCC Street Fair Event YEA ADOPTED
7/11/22 2.b For Approve President's Appointment of 1st VP YEA ADOPTED
7/11/22 2.c For Authorize SONC Exec Officers to Submit CIS's YEA ADOPTED
7/11/22 2.d For Approve 2023 Election Information Worksheet YEA ADOPTED
7/11/22 5.a For Preserve Abortion Care After Dobbs YEA ADOPTED
7/11/22 5.a AM For Adopt Gender-Inclusive Language in Abortion 5.a YEA ADOPTED
7/11/22 7.b Oppose Digital Ad Signage on Non-Freeway TNCP YEA ADOPTED
7/11/22 7.i Oppose Budget Advocate Funding Eligibility Change YEA ADOPTED
7/11/22 8.b For May 2022 MER / $4.9k + $4.9k for Movies in Park YEA ADOPTED
6/13/22 7.b For April 2022 MER YEA ADOPTED
6/13/22 7.c For Approve NC Fiscal Year Admin Packet YEA ADOPTED
6/13/22 6.f For Auth Com w City re Affordable Housing YEA ADOPTED
5/9/22 7.b.i For Crim Unlawful Poss of Catalytic Converters YEA ADOPTED
5/9/22 7.b.ii For Right to Safe Abortion Codification YEA  ADOPTED
5/9/22 8.b.i For March 2022 MER YEA  ADOPTED
5/9/22 8.b.ii For $3479.65 NPG Kester Ave Elementary PTA YEA  ADOPTED
5/9/22 8.b.iii For $4900 SONC Movie Series YEA  ADOPTED
5/9/22 8.b.iv For $2500 NPG Community Disaster Prep Foundation YEA  ADOPTED
5/9/22 8.b.v For $2000 Allocation to Congress of N'Hoods YEA  ADOPTED
5/9/22 For $2000 Budget Advocates Program YEA  ADOPTED
5/9/22 8.b.viii For $3000 SONC Branded Outreach Items YEA  ADOPTED
5/9/22 8.b.ix For $3545 LARPBO (Pit Bull Owners Inc): General YEA  ADOPTED
5/9/22 8.b.x For $1000 LARPBO: Shelter Items YEA  ADOPTED
5/9/22 8.b.ii For $1500 NPG Volunteers Cleaning Com YEA  ADOPTED
4/11/22 6.b.i For Sustainable Aviation Fuel (CA Air Board) YEA ADOPTED
4/11/22 6.b.ii For Firearm Regulations (State Bills) YEA ADOPTED
4/11/22 6.c.i For Zero-Carbon Emissions re: New Construction YEA ADOPTED
4/11/22 6.c.ii For Existing Building Decarbonization (Carbon Neutral) YEA ADOPTED
4/11/22 7.b.i For February 2022 MER YEA ADOPTED
4/11/22 7.b.ii For $2100 NPG for Sherman Oaks Friends of the Library YEA ADOPTED
4/11/22 7.b.iii For $4900 for SONC Summer Movie Series in the Park YEA ADOPTED
3/14/22 2.b For Bylaw Amendment X.4 Self-Attest Eligibility NAY FAILED
3/14/22 6.b.i For Prop HHH Audit YEA ADOPTED
3/14/22 7.b.i For January 2022 MER YEA ADOPTED
3/14/22 7.b.ii For $1000 for Zoom/Virtual Mtgs YEA ADOPTED
2/14/22 5.d.i For Expenditure Up to $1k SONC Spring Tree Event YEA ADOPTED
2/14/22 5.e.i For Our Nhood Voices Initiative Override State Law Zoning YEA ADOPTED
2/14/22 6.b.i For December 2021 MER YEA ADOPTED
2/14/22 6.b.ii For NPG $4,052 Chandler Elementary PTA (Garden) YEA ADOPTED
1/10/22 2.c For Appointment of Acting Treasurer YEA ADOPTED
1/10/22 6.b.i For Lifting Emergency COVID Order That Halted Cash Bail NAY FAILED
1/10/22 7.b For November 2021 MER YEA ADOPTED
12/13/21 5.b.i For Sworn Personnel/LAFD/PD COVID Vax Requirement YEA ADOPTED
12/13/21 5.c.i For Organ Waste Disposal / CalRecycle Reg Compliance YEA ADOPTED
12/13/21 5.c.ii For Mulholland Scenic Parkway Specific Plan YEA ADOPTED
12/13/21 5.e.i For Creation of City Guidelines for SB 9 (Housing) YEA ADOPTED
12/13/21 5.g.i For EV Task Force Est Zero-Emissions Wk Group YEA ADOPTED
12/13/21 5.g.ii For Sepulveda Corridor Transit Alt 6 (Subway) / No Displc YEA ADOPTED
12/13/21 2.b For Appointment of Interim Treasurer & Alt Signer YEA ADOPTED
12/13/21 7.b For October 2021 MER YEA ADOPTED
11/8/21 6.b.i Against LA City Council Ad Hoc Cmte's Redistricting Map YEA ADOPTED
11/8/21 6.c.i For Muni Solar & Storage, Zero Carbon Energy Sust Plan YEA ADOPTED
11/8/21 6.d.i For Funding $1,500 in Support of Holiday Clothing Drive YEA ADOPTED
11/8/21 7.b For September 2021 MER YEA ADOPTED
10/11/21 2.b For Provisional Appointment of Committee Members YEA ADOPTED
10/11/21 6.b.i Against DONE to Standardize/Change Election Rules YEA ADOPTED
10/11/21 6.b.ii For Updating Outdated VNY Airport Master Plan NAY ADOPTED
10/11/21 6.b.iii For Redistricting Draft Maps K YEA ADOPTED
10/11/21 6.e.i For LA Crafting Local Control Rules for SB 9/10 YEA ADOPTED
10/11/21 7.b For August 2021 MER YEA ADOPTED
10/11/21 7.c For Classifying $10k Rollover as NPG Usage YEA ADOPTED
9/13/21 2.b For Rep Appointments to NCSA and D Lit Program YEA ADOPTED
9/13/21 6.b.i For Ghost Guns Prohibition Ordinance YEA ADOPTED
9/13/21 6.b.ii For COVID-19 Indoor Vaccination Requirement YEA ADOPTED
9/13/21 6.c.i For Net-Zero Retrofit of City Buildings YEA ADOPTED
9/13/21 6.c.ii For Zero-Emit Light Duty City Vehicles EVs YEA ADOPTED
9/13/21 7.b For July 2021 MER YEA ADOPTED
8/9/21 2.b For SONC Movie in the Park Event Allocation - $3k YEA ADOPTED
8/9/21 2.c For SONC Post Office Box Renewal Fee - $175.00 YEA ADOPTED
8/9/21 2.d For Care-Kit Hygiene Items Expenditure - $100.00 YEA ADOPTED
8/9/21 5.b.i For Didi Hirsch Call Dir to Ensure Suicide Safety (CRESS) YEA ADOPTED
8/9/21 7.b For June 2021 MER YEA ADOPTED
7/12/21 2.b For Affirmation of Youth Representative YEA ADOPTED
7/12/21 6 Election of Officers: Present and Voting (see minutes for tally) YEA ADOPTED
7/12/21 7.b.1 For LAWA & FAA Working Relationship For Sherman Oaks NAY ADOPTED
7/12/21 7.e.1 For Sharing Vision Cmte's Equitable Affordable Housing Study YEA ADOPTED
7/12/21 8.b For May 2021 MER YEA ADOPTED
7/12/21 8.c For SONC NCFP Admin Packet (Budget Allocation) YEA ADOPTED
6/14/21 6.b.1 For Miller v Bonta CA Assault Weapons Ban (Amicus Brief; Appeal) YEA ADOPTED
6/14/21 6.c.1 For Oil & Gas Restriction / Health & Safety / Uncapped Wells YEA ADOPTED
6/14/21 6.c.2 For LA100 / 2035 100% Carbon-Free Energy / LADWP YEA ADOPTED
6/14/21 6.c.3 For S 984 / HR 2238 / Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act YEA ADOPTED
5/31/21 3.a For Contribution to LA Family Housing YEA ADOPTED
5/31/21 3.b For Contribution to NoHo Food Pantry YEA ADOPTED
5/31/21 3.c For Purchase of Hauptwerk Perpetual YEA ADOPTED
5/31/21 3.d For Renewal of Constant Contact Subs YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 6.b.1 For CARE Cleanup @ Homeless Encampment YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 6.b.2 For LAWA Consult Expt / FAA Wrkg Group YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 6.b.3 For CF Opp DA's Sent Enh Pol / Hate Crimes YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 6.b.4 For CF Opp AB 1401 / Min Prkg Prohibition YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 6.c.1 For Parks Zero Emissions Equip Pilot YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 6.c.2 For LADWP 100% Renewable Energy Study YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 6.e.1 For LA Plng Amnd Ventura/Cahuenga Sp Plan YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 6.g.1 For Noise Cameras Research YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 6.g.2 Commit Letter to Metro / FWY Adds / Subway YEA COMMIT
5/10/21 7.b.c For Various NPGs & Donations (Consent) YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 7.b.2 For NPG/Kester Ave Elementary PTA YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 7.b.3 For NPG/Sherman Oaks Chamber Foundation YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 7.b.4 For Donation to LA Family Housing YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 7.c For NPG/Loaves & Fishes II YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 7.d For Movies in the Park Expenditures YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 7.e For The Web Corner / SONC Website YEA ADOPTED
5/10/21 7.f For NC Election Outreach YEA ADOPTED
4/12/21 2.b For SONC Seating Policy re: 2021 Election YEA ADOPTED
4/12/21 6.b For Combating Hate/Harass AAPI / COVID YEA ADOPTED
3/8/21 6.b For Diversity, Equity NC Training
For US Capitol Insurrection Inv / Speech
For FAA NES Request
For CD4 Support for VNY IFP Gateway Req
For LADOT FY 2021-22 Leg Proposals
3/8/21 7.c For Contingency Funding / SONC Election YEA ADOPTED
2/8/21 6.b.1 For Domestic Terrorism / Fed Crimes ID YEA ADOPTED
2/8/21 6.b.2 For Opposition to Flawed State Housing Bills YEA ADOPTED
2/8/21 6.c.1 For CD4 Mtn to Amend Leaf Blower LAMC YEA ADOPTED
2/8/21 6.c.2 For Oil & Gas Investment Rating System YEA ADOPTED
1/11/21 6.b.1 For Republic of Artsakh / Resolution YEA ADOPTED
1/11/21 6.e.1 For PLUM Req to CD4/Raman Planning YEA ADOPTED
1/11/21 7.c For Donation to Noho Food Pantry YEA ADOPTED
1/11/21 7.d For Donation to LA Regional Food Bank YEA ADOPTED
11/9/20 5.b.1 For LA's Green New Deal / Healthy Soil YEA ADOPTED
11/9/20 5.b.2 For Modified Mufflers Enforcement YEA ADOPTED
11/9/20 5.e.1 For Vision of Sherman Oaks Com Plan YEA ADOPTED
11/9/20 6.c For NPG for Valley of Change YEA ADOPTED
11/9/20 6.d For NPG for North Valley Caring Services YEA ADOPTED
11/9/20 6.e For SONC Outreach Care-Kit Distribution YEA ADOPTED
11/9/20 6.f For SONC Outreach 2021 NC Elections YEA ADOPTED
10/19/20 2.b For 2021 Election Information Wksht YEA ADOPTED
10/19/20 2.c For Lloyd Staffing Invoice YEA ADOPTED
10/19/20 5.b.1 For Expansion of LAFD APRU Program YEA ADOPTED
10/19/20 6.c For NPG for LA Resp Pit Bull Owners NAY ADOPTED
9/14/20 2.b For West Valley Animal Shelter YEA ADOPTED
9/14/20 2.c For Burbank Airport Draft EIR YEA ADOPTED
9/14/20 2.d For Sepulveda Transit Corridor Letter YEA ADOPTED
9/14/20 5.c.1 For SFV Airplane Noise Task Force Recs YEA ADOPTED
8/10/20 5.b1 For Public Outreach Events/Funding YEA ADOPTED
8/10/20 5.c.1 For Face Covering/Mask Wearing II YEA ADOPTED
8/10/20 5.c.2 Against State Housing Bill SB 1120 YEA ADOPTED
8/10/20 5.c.3 For Denounce Anti-Asian/Semitism YEA ADOPTED
8/10/20 5.c.4 For State Millionaire Tax YEA ADOPTED
8/10/20 5.c.5 Against LAPF Donation to LAPD YEA ADOPTED
8/10/20 5.f.1 For CD4 Candidate Forum YEA ADOPTED
8/10/20 5.f.2 For Co-Sponsor Mask Giveaway YEA ADOPTED

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