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File #: 22-313    Version: 1 Name: AWFF Art Show City-Sponsorship Request
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 9/15/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 10/11/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Award of $3,020.50 Off-Cycle Special Event Grant and Designation of the Asian World Film Festival Art Show as a City-Sponsored Event, as Recommended by the Special Events Grant Program City Council Ad Hoc Subcommittee; and (2) Authorization to the City Manager to Administratively Approve Applicable City Permits and Licenses Needed to Conduct the Event.
Attachments: 1. 2021-10-11 - ATT 1 AWFF Art Show Areas in Town Plaza
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CC - (1) Award of $3,020.50 Off-Cycle Special Event Grant and Designation of the Asian World Film Festival Art Show as a City-Sponsored Event, as Recommended by the Special Events Grant Program City Council Ad Hoc Subcommittee; and (2) Authorization to the City Manager to Administratively Approve Applicable City Permits and Licenses Needed to Conduct the Event.

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Meeting Date: October 11, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Elizabeth Garcia - CDD/Economic Development
Todd Tipton - CDD/Economic Development

Phone Number: (310) 253-5708
(310) 253-5783

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

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

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

Public Notification: (Email) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (10/07/2021)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (09/30/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) award $3,020.50 in an off-cycle special event grant and designate the Asian World Film Festival (AWFF) Art Show a City-Sponsored event, as recommended by the Special Events Grant Program City Council Ad Hoc Subcommittee; and (2) authorize the City Manager to administratively approve applicable City permits and licenses needed to conduct the event.


BACKGROUND

Due to the suspension of 2020's Special Events Grant Program application cycle, the City Council is currently considering off-cycle special event support requests as outlined in the Special Events Grant Program Policy.

On August 9, 2021, the City Council referred AITYSH USA's AWFF Art Show to the Special Events Grant Program City Council Ad Hoc Subcommittee for consideration of its off-cycle Special Events Grant Program and City-Sponsorship request.

DISCUSSION

Asian World Film Festival & Art Show

The AWFF and Art Show is a subsidiary of AITYSH USA, a 501(c)(3...

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