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File #: 19-673    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Presentation Status: Action Item
File created: 12/13/2018 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action:
Title: CC - Discussion and Direction Relative to the (1) Naming of the Transit Oriented Development District; and (2) Potential Expansion of the Arts District Business Improvement District to Include Portions of the TOD District.
Attachments: 1. ATT 1 - Metro Wayfinding Signs Plans and Specifications, 2. ATT 2 TOD District and Arts District Boundaries
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CC - Discussion and Direction Relative to the (1) Naming of the Transit Oriented Development District; and (2) Potential Expansion of the Arts District Business Improvement District to Include Portions of the TOD District.

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Meeting Date: January 14, 2019

Contact Person/Dept: Elaine Gerety-Warner/CDD - Economic Development
Joe Susca/Public Works

Phone Number: (310) 253-5777
(310) 253-5636

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (01/09/19); The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (10/31/18)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (12/24/18)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council discuss and provide direction relative to 1) the official naming of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) District; and 2) the potential expansion of the Arts District BID to include portions of the current TOD District.


BACKGROUND

Metro Wayfinding Grant

In 2015, Culver City was awarded a grant from Metro to install 20 wayfinding signs to direct individuals to their closest Metro train station as well as other destinations such as public parking, business districts and facilities. The $23,000 grant covers up to 50% of the total cost to design, fabricate and install the wayfinding signs, all located within a one mile radius of the Culver City Metro train station. The TOD Visioning Study (pages 84 and 88), approved in 2017, also recommended that the City institute a TOD Wayfinding program.1

Staff formed a stakeholder group comprised of individuals from the Arts District, the TOD District, the Downtown Business Association and the Chamber of Commerce to identify the way finding destinations for each of the 20 way f...

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