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File #: 22-1166    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/16/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - CONSENT ITEM: (1) Waiver of the Restriction on the Maximum Number (12) of Annual Special Events Allowable in a Calendar Year for The Culver Steps, Town Plaza and Ivy Station Properties; and (2) Designation of Culver Steps' Events taking Place in Town Plaza as City-Sponsored Events.
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CC - CONSENT ITEM: (1) Waiver of the Restriction on the Maximum Number (12) of Annual Special Events Allowable in a Calendar Year for The Culver Steps, Town Plaza and Ivy Station Properties; and (2) Designation of Culver Steps' Events taking Place in Town Plaza as City-Sponsored Events.

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Meeting Date: November 14, 2022

Contact Person/Dept.: Elizabeth Garcia, Office of Economic and Cultural Development
Todd Tipton, Office of Economic and Cultural Development
Phone Number: 310-253-5708/310-253-5783

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

Attachments: Yes [x] No []

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (11/09/2022); Downtown Business Association (11/9/2022)

Department Approval: Jesse Mays, Assistant City Manager (11/02/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) waive the restriction on the maximum number (12) of annual special events allowable in a calendar year per the Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC), for the Culver Steps located at 9300 Culver Boulevard, Town Plaza, and the Ivy Station located at 8840 Washington Boulevard; (2) designate Culver Steps' events taking place in a portion of Town Plaza as City-sponsored events.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The Culver Steps, Town Plaza and Ivy Station properties were designed to facilitate community gatherings and attract visitors, residents, and employees to the sites and surrounding commercial businesses. To achieve this objective, outdoor entertainment, events and activities are often held in these locations. The frequency of the events in all locations is anticipated to exceed the 12-event annual maximum authorized by the Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC).

Specifically, CCMC Section 17.520.015.B provides that outdoor entertainment and assembly events and other simil...

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