eComments During Meetings: When available, click here to submit eComments during a live meeting | Attendees must register here to attend all virtual meetings.

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 23-170    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 9/1/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 9/12/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - ACTION ITEM: [HB1](1) Authorization to Prepare and Issue a Request for Proposals to Conduct an Historical Context Study of the City of Culver City; (2) FOUR-FIFTHS VOTE REQUIREMENT: Approval of a Budget Amendment Appropriating $150,000 from the General Fund's Unassigned Fund Balance for the Historical Context Study and to Hire a Specialized Consultant as Project Manager; and (3) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.
Attachments: 1. 2022_09_12_Attachment 1 RESO 2021-R066 - Acknowledging Racial History of Culver City
title
CC - ACTION ITEM: [HB1](1) Authorization to Prepare and Issue a Request for Proposals to Conduct an Historical Context Study of the City of Culver City; (2) FOUR-FIFTHS VOTE REQUIREMENT: Approval of a Budget Amendment Appropriating $150,000 from the General Fund's Unassigned Fund Balance for the Historical Context Study and to Hire a Specialized Consultant as Project Manager; and (3) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.

body

Meeting Date: September 12, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Onyx Jones/City Manager's Office

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]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (09/07/2022);

Department Approval: John M. Nachbar, City Manager (09/07/2022)
______________________________________________________________________


RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) authorize the preparation and issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to conduct an historical context study of the City of Culver City; (2) approve a budget amendment appropriating $150,000 from the General Fund's Unassigned Fund Balance for the historical context study and to hire a specialized consultant to serve as project leader (requires a four-fifths vote); and (3) provide direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND

On June 14th, 2021, City Council expressed a commitment to making Culver City a welcoming and inclusive community by voting to adopt Resolution No. 2021-R066 acknowledging the racial history of Culver City (Attachment 1). The Resolution's recitals contain the following statement:

"Whereas, the City commits to developing and enforcing policies and practices to make amends for the past, including creating a system of reparations designed to narrow the racial and income housing gap in the City, through:

...

Click here for full text