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File #: 22-1138    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 6/7/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) ACTION ITEM: Discussion and Consideration of Whether to Place a Measure on the November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election Ballot to Submit to the Voters an Amendment to Culver City Municipal Code Section 11 to Increase the Business License Tax Rates and Update Various Sections of the Code; (2) (If Desired) Creation of an Ad Hoc Business License Tax Ballot Measure City Council Subcommittee and Appoint Two Council Members thereto; and (3) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.
Attachments: 1. 2022.05.23_Attachment No. 1_Avenue’s Proposed Business License Rate Increase by Classifications
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CC - (1) ACTION ITEM: Discussion and Consideration of Whether to Place a Measure on the November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election Ballot to Submit to the Voters an Amendment to Culver City Municipal Code Section 11 to Increase the Business License Tax Rates and Update Various Sections of the Code; (2) (If Desired) Creation of an Ad Hoc Business License Tax Ballot Measure City Council Subcommittee and Appoint Two Council Members thereto; and (3) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: June 13, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Onyx Jones, Assistant City Manager

Phone Number: (310) 253-6023

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

Attachments: Yes [X] No []

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (06/08/2022)

Department Approval: John Nachbar, City Manager, (06/08/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends City Council: (1) discuss and consider whether to place a Measure on the November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election Ballot to submit to the voters an amendment to Culver City Municipal Code Section 11 to increase the business license tax rates and update various sections of the code; (2) (if desired) create an Ad Hoc Business License Tax Ballot Measure City Council Subcommittee and appoint two Council Members thereto; and (3) direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND

The Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC) Chapter 11.01 (general licensing for businesses) has not been substantially updated since 1965. Charter cities, such as Culver City, may license, for revenue and regulation, and fix the licenses tax upon, every kind of lawful business transacted in the City, including shows, exhibitions, and games under the California Government Code 37100-37200.
The current business license tax rate structure is based on...

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