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File #: 22-1012    Version: 1 Name: Review/Finalize: PRCSC Draft Memo to City Council on Homeless Encampments
Type: Minute Order Status: Passed
File created: 4/29/2022 In control: PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: (1) Review and Finalization of the Draft Memo to the City Council Regarding Homeless Encampments in Culver City's Public Spaces; and (2) Authorization of Transmittal of the Memo to the City Council.
Attachments: 1. 2022-06-07 - ATT 1 PRCSC DRAFT Memo to City Council on Homeless Encampments.pdf
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(1) Review and Finalization of the Draft Memo to the City Council Regarding Homeless Encampments in Culver City's Public Spaces; and (2) Authorization of Transmittal of the Memo to the City Council.

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Meeting Date: June 7, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Armando Abrego/PRCS
Phone Number: (310) 253-6682

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

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

Public Notification: (E-mail) Meetings and Agendas - Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission (06/02/2022); (E-mail) Parks, Recreation & Community Service Department Updates (06/02/2022)

Department Approval: Armando Abrego, PRCS Director (05/31/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) Commission (1) review and finalize the draft memo to the City Council regarding homeless encampments in Culver City's public spaces (Attachment 1); and (2) authorize transmittal of the memo to the City Council.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

At each regular Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission meeting, the Commission typically receives and files updates from the members of their Ad Hoc Subcommittees and representative appointees to outside Associations and City Committees. In her role as representative appointee to the Culver City Senior Citizens Association (CCSCA), PRCS Commission Chair Kay Heineman gave an update on April 5, 2022, that included information about concerns related to the homeless encampment on the grounds of the Culver City Senior Center. She indicated that some CCSCA members have been requesting refunds due to uneasiness about the encampment's residents and its proximity to the Senior Center.

Discussion ensued between staff and Commissioners regarding the need to be sensitive and responsive to the needs of both unhoused persons and the members of the public using...

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