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 #: 23-88    Version: 1 Name: Form/Appoint: Off-Leash Dog Hours in Parks Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 8/2/2022 In control: PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION
On agenda: 11/1/2022 Final action:
Title: (1) Consideration of Forming a PRCS Commission "Off-Leash Dog Hours in Parks Ad Hoc Subcommittee;" and (2) If Desired, Appoint Two PRCS Commission Members to the Newly-Formed Ad Hoc Subcommittee.
Attachments: 1. 2022-11-01 - ATT 1 Off-Leash Dog Hours Petition as Posted on Change.org.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
No records to display.
title
(1) Consideration of Forming a PRCS Commission "Off-Leash Dog Hours in Parks Ad Hoc Subcommittee;" and (2) If Desired, Appoint Two PRCS Commission Members to the Newly-Formed Ad Hoc Subcommittee.

body
Meeting Date: November 1, 2022

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

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

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission (10/28/2022); (E-Mail) Parks, Recreation & Community Service Department Updates (10/28/2022)

Department Approval: Armando Abrego, PRCS Director (10/27/2022)
______________________________________________________________________


RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) Commission (1) consider forming a PRCS Commission "Off-Leash Dog Hours in Parks Ad Hoc Subcommittee;" and (2) if desired, appoint two PRCS Commission Members to the newly-formed Ad Hoc Subcommittee.


BACKGROUND

On August 8, 2022, the City Clerk's Office received an email inquiry from a member of the public regarding the process for proposing a petition for off-leash dog hours at Culver West Alexander Park. They wanted to know what is required to bring the issue before the City Council. On August 9, 2022, City staff responded to the inquiry with the relevant information. During the email exchange, the individual was informed (in part) that:

...With any request, the City Council may like to know if there are other members of the community who support your request. You may wish to have your supporters sign a petition, come to the meeting to make comments in support of your request or write to the City Council to express their support..

Subsequently, a member of the public raised this issue at the August 22, 2022, City Council meeting during "Joint Public Comment - Items NOT on the Agenda."...

Click here for full text