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File #: 21-1088    Version: 1 Name: Polystyrene reintroduction
Type: Ordinance Status: Action Item
File created: 6/3/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/28/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Reintroduction of an Ordinance Amending, Title 5, Public Works, of the Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC) to Add a New Chapter 5.07, Waste Reduction Regulations; Repealing Certain Sections of CCMC Chapter 11.18 Polystyrene Regulations Upon the Effective Date of the Ordinance; and Repealing Certain Sections of Chapter 11.18 on December 31, 2022; and (2) Adoption of a Categorical Exemption Relating thereto, Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Attachments: 1. Polystyrene Ordinance_Revised.pdf
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CC - (1) Reintroduction of an Ordinance Amending, Title 5, Public Works, of the Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC) to Add a New Chapter 5.07, Waste Reduction Regulations; Repealing Certain Sections of CCMC Chapter 11.18 Polystyrene Regulations Upon the Effective Date of the Ordinance; and Repealing Certain Sections of Chapter 11.18 on December 31, 2022; and (2) Adoption of a Categorical Exemption Relating thereto, Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

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Meeting Date: June 28, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Chanel Kincaid/ PW-EPO
Phone Number: (310) 253 - 6445

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

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

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (06/23/2021);

Department Approval: Charles D. Herbertson, Public Works Director/City Engineer (06/16/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) reintroduce an Ordinance amending, Title 5, Public Works, of the Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC) to add a new Chapter 5.07, Waste Reduction Regulations; repealing certain sections of CCMC Chapter 11.18 Polystyrene Regulations, Sections upon the effective date of the Ordinance; and repealing certain sections of Chapter 11.18 on December 31, 2022; and (2) adopt a Categorical Exemption relating thereto, pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The Ballona Creek Renaissance (BCR) submitted a proposal in July 2016 to the City of Culver City's Sustainability Subcommittee to ban the sale and use of disposable polystyrene food ware containers, cutlery and foam coolers that are not fully encased in another material. BCR indicated that during Ballona Creek cleanup events they have observed a large quantity of foam litter floating down Ballon...

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