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File #: 22-295    Version: 1 Name: CAC - GPU Cultural Element Update
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 9/9/2021 In control: CULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMISSION
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action:
Title: CAC - (1) Update on the Cultural Element of the General Plan Update (GPU); and, (2) Discussion and Provide Comments as Appropriate.
Attachments: 1. 21-09-21_ATT_Draft Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy Policy Framework
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CAC - (1) Update on the Cultural Element of the General Plan Update (GPU); and, (2) Discussion and Provide Comments as Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: September 21, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: 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: Yes [X] No []

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - Cultural Affairs (09/16/21)

Department Approval: Serena Wright-Black, Assistant City Manager (09/16/21)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Cultural Affairs Commission (1) receive information on the Cultural Element of the General Plan Update (GPU); and, (2) discuss and provide comments as appropriate.


BACKGROUND & DISCUSSION

A General Plan serves as a city's primary guide for land use and development decisions and is a key tool for shaping and improving the quality of life for residents and businesses. Culver City's existing General Plan contains nine topics, or "elements," updated between 1968 and 2014. The existing General Plan does not have a Cultural Element, but has several related policies in the Land Use and Open Space Elements.
Culver City's General Plan Update (GPU) is an approximately $2 million multi-year effort that kicked off in September 2019 and is scheduled to be completed end of 2022. Raimi + Associates are the GPU lead consultants and their team comprises a number of sub-consultants who are subject experts in the specific areas that fall under a General Plan Update. The updated General Plan will include a standalone Cultural Element.
At the August 18, 2020 CAC meeting, Ashley Hefner Hoang, Advance Planning Manager provided an overview of the GPU that included components of the project and major milestones completed in t...

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