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File #: 20-172    Version: 1 Name: Discussion Pertaining to Public Relations and Outreach for Cultural Affairs
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 8/14/2019 In control: CULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMISSION
On agenda: 8/20/2019 Final action:
Title: CAC - Discussion Pertaining to Public Relations and Outreach for Cultural Affairs
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CAC - Discussion Pertaining to Public Relations and Outreach for Cultural Affairs

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Meeting Date: August 20, 2019

Contact Person/Dept: B. Christine Byers / Administrative Services - Cultural Affairs

Phone Number: (310) 253-6003

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

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

Public Notification: Meetings and Agendas - Cultural Affairs Commission (08/15/19)

Department Approval: Serena Wright-Black, Assistant City Manager (08/14/19)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Cultural Affairs Commission (CAC) consider existing publicity and outreach methods and provide comment/suggestions as appropriate.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION:
At the regular meeting of July 16, 2019, the CAC requested that an item be placed on an upcoming CAC meeting agenda pertaining to public relations and outreach for cultural affairs. The CAC expressed concerns over organization and content of pages on the City's website, the possibility of forming an additional ad hoc subcommittee pertaining to public relations, and possible support from the Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation.
Staff concurs with the CAC that there are inconsistencies on the City's website with regard to location and hierarchy of various pages pertaining to Cultural Affairs and Cultural Affairs Programs. Staff is also aware that certain pages require updating in terms of content. Earlier this year, Cultural Affairs staff met with the City's Information Technology Department (IT) staff to highlight these concerns and discuss a collaborative resolution. Staff will be continuing those efforts so that there is a more visible and logical hierarchy between various web pages pertaining to Cultural Affairs. The CAC may not be aware that the current City website design was implemented only 3-4 years ago with the intent of making it easi...

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