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File #: 22-521    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 11/15/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 11/18/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Adoption of a Resolution as Required by AB361 Every 30 Days, to Continue the Ability to Hold Virtual Meetings or Hybrid Meetings for City Council and all City Commissions, Boards and Committees, During the COVID-19 Proclaimed Local Emergency and California State of Emergency.
Attachments: 1. 2021-11-18_ATT1_Proclamation of Local Emergency.pdf, 2. 2021-11-18_ATT2_Los Angeles County Health Officer Order.pdf, 3. 2021-11-18_ATT3_Proposed Resolution AB361.pdf
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CC - Adoption of a Resolution as Required by AB361 Every 30 Days, to Continue the Ability to Hold Virtual Meetings or Hybrid Meetings for City Council and all City Commissions, Boards and Committees, During the COVID-19 Proclaimed Local Emergency and California State of Emergency.

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Meeting Date: November 18, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Jesse Mays/City Manager's Office
Lisa Vidra/City Attorney's Office

Phone Number: (310) 253-6000
(310) 253-5660

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

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

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (11/17/2021);

Department Approval: John M. Nachbar, City Manager (11/17/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council adopt a Resolution as required by AB361 every 30 days, to continue the ability to hold virtual meetings or hybrid meetings for City Council and all City Commissions, Boards and Committees, during the COVID-19 proclaimed Local Emergency and California State of Emergency.


BACKGROUND

Pursuant to AB 361, which amended Government Code section 54953, on October 26, 2021, City Council adopted a resolution to continue the ability to teleconference (i.e., hold virtual meetings or hybrid meetings) for City Council, and for all City Commissions, Boards and Committees, during the COVID-19 proclaimed Local Emergency and State of Emergency. AB 361 also requires the City to make findings every thirty days while the emergency remains active, in order to continue to hold the virtual or hybrid meetings.


Proclamation of Local Emergency

On March 4, 2020, as a result of the spread of coronavirus respiratory disease ("COVID-19"), the Governor of the State of California declared a State of Emergency, and the Los Angeles County ...

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