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File #: 22-1107    Version: 1 Name: CC - ACTION ITEM: $35,000 Loan from City to Culver City Arts Foundation
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 5/31/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/27/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Consideration of Recommendation from Cultural Affairs Commission Regarding a $35,000 Loan from City to Culver City Arts Foundation; and (2) Discussion and Direction to City Manager as Deemed Appropriate
Attachments: 1. 22-06-13_ATT No. 1_2019 Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Culver City and Culver City Arts Foundation, 2. 22-06-13_ATT No. 2_Culver Arts Letter Dated April 7, 2022, 3. 22-06-13_ATT No. 3_Loan Reconciliation - Grant Funding Overview (2019 through 2022), 4. 22-06-13_ATT No. 4_Culver Arts Treasurer’s Report - May 1, 2022
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CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Consideration of Recommendation from Cultural Affairs Commission Regarding a $35,000 Loan from City to Culver City Arts Foundation; and (2) Discussion and Direction to City Manager as Deemed Appropriate

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Meeting Date: June 27, 2022

Contact Person/Dept.: B. Christine Byers / City Manager's Office - Cultural Affairs
Jesse Mays / City Manager's Office
Phone Number: (310) 253-6003
(310) 253-6009

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

Attachments: Yes [X] No []

Commission Action Required: Yes [X] No [] Date: May 17, 2022
Commission Name: Cultural Affairs Commission

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (06/22/22); (E-Mail) Culver City Arts Foundation (06/22/22)

Department Approval: Jesse Mays, Assistant City Manager (06/02/22)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) consider the recommendation of the Cultural Affairs Commission ("CAC") regarding a $35,000 loan from the City to Culver City Arts Foundation; and, (2) discuss and provide direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND

The Culver City Arts Foundation ("CCAF" or "Culver Arts") was established in 2006 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation. The Articles of Incorporation were filed with the Secretary of State on September 26, 2006.

In 2016, the City Council formed an Ad Hoc Subcommittee for the purpose of revising the structure of the CCAF with the goal of allowing it to function independently from the City. The City Council took action in March 2018 to separate the CCAF from the City. The Bylaws were amended and a new Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") between the City and the CCAF was adopted. A revised MOU was subsequently adopted on June 24, 2019 (Attachment 1).
The MOU adopted by City Council also included a provision in which the City Cou...

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