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File #: 19-1428    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 6/11/2019 In control: CULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMISSION
On agenda: 6/18/2019 Final action:
Title: CAC - Consideration and Recommendation of a Revised Memorandum of Understanding between the Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation and the City of Culver City.
Attachments: 1. 19-06-18_ATT No. 1_Revised DrafT MOU.pdf, 2. 19-06-18_ATT No. 2_Revised Final MOU.pdf
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CAC - Consideration and Recommendation of a Revised Memorandum of Understanding between the Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation and the City of Culver City.

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Meeting Date: June 18, 2019

Contact Person/Dept: Serena Wright-Black/Administrative Services


Phone Number: (310) 253-5640


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

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

Public Notification: (Email) Meetings and Agendas - Cultural Affairs (06/13/19)

Department Approval: Serena Wright-Black, Assistant City Manager (06/10/19)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the Cultural Affairs Commission consider and recommend to the City Council a revised memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation and the City of Culver City.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

In 2016 the City Council formed an Ad Hoc Subcommittee ("Subcommittee") for the purpose of revising the structure of the Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation ("CAF"). The goal of the Subcommittee was to explore options for a new CAF structure that would allow it to work independently from the City. The CAF subsequently approved the recommendation made by the Subcommittee and the matter was considered by the City Council for final approval. The amended Bylaws were presented to City Council and a new MOU between the City and the CAF was adopted by the City Council on March 12, 2018.

The CAF has been functioning as an independent 501(c)(3) organization since April 2018. It has recruited to fill all nine (9) Board seats, formed an advisory committee, opened a new bank account, obtained insurance coverage, created a logo and has held a number of successful fundraising events.

Memorandum of Understanding with the City
The MOU establishes the relationship between the City and the CAF and provides general guidance on the s...

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