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File #: 23-362    Version: 1 Name: Form/Appoint: Community Gardens Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 10/27/2022 In control: PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION
On agenda: 11/1/2022 Final action:
Title: (1) Consideration of Forming a PRCS Commission "Community Gardens Ad Hoc Subcommittee;" and (2) If Desired, Appoint Two PRCS Commission Members to the Newly-Formed Ad Hoc Subcommittee.
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(1) Consideration of Forming a PRCS Commission "Community Gardens Ad Hoc Subcommittee;" and (2) If Desired, Appoint Two PRCS Commission Members to the Newly-Formed Ad Hoc Subcommittee.

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Meeting Date: November 1, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Francisca Castillo/PRCS
Phone Number: (310) 253-6645

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

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

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); (E-Mail) Community Gardening (10/27/2022); (E-Mail) Community Garden User Group (10/28/2022)

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

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


BACKGROUND

The former site of the Community Garden, 10860 Culver Boulevard, Culver City CA, 90230, is now under construction as part of the Wende Museum Creative Community Center and Housing Project (the Project; located at 10808-10860 Culver Boulevard). Although the Project originally included plans for a community garden site, the Conditions of Approval of the Comprehensive Plan were amended by the City Council on January 24, 2022, to state: "The Project will provide an equivalent amount of open space on the Project site to replace the displaced community garden. The City will work to relocate the community garden space at a Culver City Park." At that time, the City Council directed staff to investigate potential alternative locations for the Culver City Community Garden and return with a report.

That initial...

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