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File #: 22-363    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Presentation Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 9/29/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 10/11/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Culver City Downtown Business Association for City-Sponsored Events in Calendar Years 2021-2022.
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CC - Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Culver City Downtown Business Association for City-Sponsored Events in Calendar Years 2021-2022.

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Meeting Date: October 11, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Todd Tipton - CDD/Economic Development
Phone Number: (310) 253-5783

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

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

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (10/07/2021); Culver City Downtown Business Association (09/29/2021).

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

Staff recommends the City Council approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Culver City Downtown Business Association (DBA) for City-sponsored events through December 31, 2022.


BACKGROUND

On February 19, 2008, the City Council approved Resolution 2008-R011 approving City Council Policy 2008-01, providing the means for community organizations to enter into MOUs with the City defining their relationship and denoting responsibilities for each of the parties. This process allows the City to approve and sponsor specified recurring events via a contractual agreement, effectively share costs with approved organizations, provide services it may not have the resources to otherwise offer and supplement its community enhancement efforts.

In 2009 the City and former Culver City Redevelopment Agency Board approved the first MOU with the DBA and an agreement has remined in place since. The two events undertaken by the DBA pursuant to the most recent MOU are the annual holiday tree lighting and Halloween event, both of which occur in Town Plaza. Any event produced in Town Plaza must be City sponsored.


DISCUSSION

The existing MOU has expired, and the DBA is requestin...

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