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File #: 22-1051    Version: 1 Name: Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee-Juneteenth Event
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/9/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 5/23/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Consideration of the Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee's Recommendation to the City Council to Support a City Organized Juneteenth 2022 Event; (2) Designate the Juneteenth 2022 Event as a City Event; (3) Authorization to the City Manager to Administratively Approve Applicable City Permits and Agreements Needed to Conduct the Event; and (4) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.
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CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Consideration of the Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee's Recommendation to the City Council to Support a City Organized Juneteenth 2022 Event; (2) Designate the Juneteenth 2022 Event as a City Event; (3) Authorization to the City Manager to Administratively Approve Applicable City Permits and Agreements Needed to Conduct the Event; and (4) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: May 23, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Onyx Jones / Administrative Services

Phone Number: (310) 253-6000

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

Attachments: Yes [] No [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (05/18/2022)

Department Approval: Onyx Jones, Assistant City Manager (05/18/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) consider the recommendation of the Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee (EHRAC) to hold a City organized Juneteenth 2022 Event; (2) designate the Juneteenth 2022 event as a City event; (3) authorize the City Manager to administratively approve applicable City permits and agreements needed to conduct the event; and (4) provide direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19th each year to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.

On Monday, April 25, 2022, the City Council achieved consensus to agendize a discussion of fee waivers for the Juneteenth 2022 event. The EHRAC, through an ad hoc subcommittee and with input from the Mayor, is coordinating a Juneteenth program to take place at the Culver Steps in Downtown Culver City on June 19, 2022 from 2:00 P.M - 6:00 P.M . The event program elements will potentially include:

* African Drummers
* Storytellers
* Singe...

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