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File #: 23-187    Version: 1 Name: Consider/Provide Direction: Community Garden Locations
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 9/7/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 9/19/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Discussion regarding Potential Alternative Locations for the Culver City Community Garden; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.
Attachments: 1. 2022-09-19 - ATT 1 Potential Alternative Locations for the Culver City Community Garden.pdf
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CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Discussion regarding Potential Alternative Locations for the Culver City Community Garden; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: September 19, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Francisca Castillo/PRCS
Phone Number: (310) 253-6471

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

Attachments: [X]

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (09/14/2022); (E-Mail) Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department Updates (09/14/2022); (E-Mail) Community Gardening (09/14/2022); (E-Mail) Community Garden User Group (09/14/2022)

Department Approval: Armando Abrego, PRCS Director (09/07/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) discuss potential alternative locations for the Culver City Community Garden; and (2) provide direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND

The Culver City Community Garden (Garden) was established to provide a place for active participation in gardening for residents of Culver City who would otherwise not have the opportunity. The earliest Community Garden photograph on file is dated 1975. For many years, the Community Garden has been managed by the Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) Department.

To be eligible for a Garden plot, you must: 1) be a Culver City resident; 2) live in an apartment, condominium, townhome, or other dwelling unit; and 3) have no gardening space available to you. One plot is allowed per family/household. Plots are non-transferable to family members, friends, or others, regardless of the circumstances. The PRCS Department maintains a waiting list of interested plot renters. These guidelines are contained in the Community Garden Rental Agreement, which was last updated by staff in 2018. The Community Garden Plot Rental ...

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