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File #: 23-163    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agreement Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 8/31/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 9/19/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - CONSENT ITEM: Approval of a Five-Year Agreement with Sustainable Management Services, LLC., to Manage the Culver City Farmers' Market for an Amount Not-to-Exceed $627,440 Plus 20% of Net Revenues Generated by the Culver City Farmers' Market.
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CC - CONSENT ITEM: Approval of a Five-Year Agreement with Sustainable Management Services, LLC., to Manage the Culver City Farmers' Market for an Amount Not-to-Exceed $627,440 Plus 20% of Net Revenues Generated by the Culver City Farmers' Market.

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Meeting Date: September 19, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Todd Tipton / CDD - Economic Development Division

Phone Number: (310) 253-5783

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

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (09/14/2022) (E-Mail) Downtown Business Association (09/01/2022)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (9/01/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends the City Council approve a five-year agreement with Sustainable Management Services, LLC., to manage the Culver City Farmers' Market (Market) for an amount not-to-exceed $627,440 plus 20% of net revenues generated by the Market.


BACKGROUND:

The Market has operated continuously on Tuesday afternoons since its establishment in 1995 and has become an amenity to downtown, the surrounding residential neighborhoods, and the community.

The Market manager ("Manager") is responsible for all aspects of the Market's operation, including vendor selection, vendor space assignment, setup and breakdown supervision (including traffic control), maintenance, marketing, social media and promotion, coordination, creating a public seating area, hosting cooking demonstrations and interactive children's activities, conducting seasonal special events, overseeing the community outreach table, security, invoicing, collecting revenue, and other operations/duties required by the Market functions or as assigned by the City.

The Market is currently located on Main Street in Downtown, between Venice Boulevard to the north and Culver Boulevard...

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