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File #: 23-50    Version: 1 Name: Discuss Reallocation of Fiesta 2022 Event Space
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 7/20/2022 In control: FIESTA LA BALLONA COMMITTEE
On agenda: 7/25/2022 Final action:
Title: ACTION ITEM: (1) Consideration and Discussion of the Reallocation of Event Space at Fiesta La Ballona to Include Additional Family-Friendly Activities and Limit and/or Eliminate Commercial and Informational Booths; and (2) If Desired, Making a Recommendation to the City Council.
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ACTION ITEM: (1) Consideration and Discussion of the Reallocation of Event Space at Fiesta La Ballona to Include Additional Family-Friendly Activities and Limit and/or Eliminate Commercial and Informational Booths; and (2) If Desired, Making a Recommendation to the City Council.

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Meeting Date: July 25, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Dani Cullens
Phone Number: (310) 253-6471

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

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

Public Notification: (Email) Fiesta La Ballona (07/24/2022); (Email) Culver City News and Events (07/24/2022); (Email) Parks, Recreation & Community Service Department Updates (07/24/2022); (Email) All Fiesta Vendor Applicants (07/24/2022)

Department Approval: Armando Abrego, PRCS Director (07/22/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the Fiesta La Ballona Committee (Committee) (1) consider and discuss the reallocation of event space at this year's Fiesta La Ballona (Fiesta) to include additional family-friendly activities and limit and/or eliminate commercial and informational booths; and (2) if desired, make a recommendation to the City Council.


BACKGROUND

After the 2021 Fiesta, the PRCS Department sent a survey to participants and community members regarding their experience during the Fiesta. The survey showed that almost 70% of the 70 respondents attended the Fiesta with their families. One recommendation that was mentioned in the survey responses was that the Fiesta should have more activities and rides for toddlers and younger children.

In accordance with the Fiesta La Ballona Committee Bylaws, on July 14, 2022, the Site Layout Ad Hoc Subcommittee requested a special meeting of the Fiesta Committee to consider the reallocation of usable space to expand family-friendly activities.


DISCUSSION

Additional Family-Friendly Activities

In order to be ...

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