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File #: 21-140    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action Item
File created: 8/3/2020 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 8/10/2020 Final action:
Title: CC - Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Primary Argument Against One Initiative Measure to be Considered by the City's Electorate at the General Municipal Election of November 3, 2020, Requiring Voter Approval of Any Ordinance Establishing Rent Control or Prohibition on Residential Rent Increases,.
Attachments: 1. 2020-08-10_ATT_ Proposed Resolution Argument Against Initiative Measure.pdf
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CC - Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Primary Argument Against One Initiative Measure to be Considered by the City's Electorate at the General Municipal Election of November 3, 2020, Requiring Voter Approval of Any Ordinance Establishing Rent Control or Prohibition on Residential Rent Increases,.

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Meeting Date: August 10, 2020

Contact Person/Dept: Jeremy Green, City Clerk

Phone Number: (310) 253-5851

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

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

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (08/05/2020)

Department Approval: Serena Wright, Assistant City Manager (08/05/2020)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council Adopt a resolution approving the primary argument against one initiative measure to be considered by the City's electorate at the General Municipal Election of November 3, 2020, requiring voter approval of any ordinance establishing rent control or prohibition on residential rent increases, including any such ordinance adopted after January 1, 2019.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

At the City Council meeting of June 22, 2020, the City Council considered and adopted a resolution to place on the ballot one initiative measure to amend Culver City Municipal Code Chapter 15.09, to require voter approval of any ordinance establishing interim or permanent rent control or prohibition on residential rent increases, including any such ordinance adopted after January 1, 2019 ("Measure").

At the same meeting, the City Council created and appointed two Council Members (Vice Mayor Fisch and Council Member Sahli-Wells) to an Ad-Hoc Subcommittee to draft the primary argument against the Measure. The City Council also directed the Subcommittee to complete its work in time to present the prim...

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