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AGENDA LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL Friday, October 4, 2019 10:00 AM VAN NUYS CITY HALL 14410 SYLVAN STREET VAN NUYS, CA 91401

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President GILBERT A. CEDILLO, First District

HERB J. WESSON, JR., Tenth District PAUL KREKORIAN, Second District

BOB BLUMENFIELD, Third District

President Pro Tempore DAVID E. RYU, Fourth District

NURY MARTINEZ, Sixth District PAUL KORETZ, Fifth District

MONICA RODRIGUEZ, Seventh District

Assistant President Pro Tempore MARQUEECE HARRIS-DAWSON, Eighth District

JOE BUSCAINO, Fifteenth District CURREN D. PRICE, JR., Ninth District

MIKE BONIN, Eleventh District

JOHN S. LEE, Twelfth District

MITCH O'FARRELL, Thirteenth District

JOSE HUIZAR, Fourteenth District

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AT (213)978-1133.
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BASIC CITY COUNCIL MEETING RULES

AGENDAS - The City Council meets Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:00 A.M. The agendas for City Council meetings contain a brief general

description of those items to be considered at the meetings. Council Agendas are available in the Office of the City Clerk, Council and Public Services Division, Room 395, City Hall, 200 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, and on the City's website at lacity.org; or lacouncilcalendar.com
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Ten (10) members of the Council constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The Council may consider an item not listed on the agenda only

if it is determined by a two-thirds (10) vote that the need for action arose after the posting of an Agenda. Some items on the agenda may be approved without any discussion, however, any item may be called special by a Councilmember. If an item is called special it will be held until the remainder of the items on the Council agenda have been acted on by the Council. An item may also be called special if a member of the public has requested to speak on the item and a public hearing was not previously held.
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The City Clerk will announce the items to be considered by the Council, however items will be grouped. For example, all items for which required

public hearings have not previously been held are listed in one section on the printed agenda. The Council President will ask if any Councilmember or member or the public wishes to speak on one or more of these items. If anyone wishes to speak on an item, it will be called special . The remaining items in this section will be voted on by Council with one roll call vote.
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PUBLIC INPUT AT CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS - An opportunity for the public to address the Council on agenda items for which public hearings have not been

held will be provided at the time the item is considered or during the Multiple Agenda Item Comment period. Members of the public who wish to speak on items shall be allowed to speak for up to one minute per item up to a total of three minutes per meeting. The Council has determined that a cumulative total of 20 minutes is a reasonable minimum amount of time for the Multiple Agenda Item segment of each regular meeting.
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The Council will also provide an opportunity for the public to speak on public interest items. Each speaker shall be limited to one minute of general

public comment each regular meeting for a cumulative total of ten (10) minutes. The Council shall not discuss or take action relative to any general public comment.
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If you wish to provide documents to the full Council for consideration on an item, please present the Sergeant-At-Arms with 35 copies. Otherwise,

your materials will simply be added to the official record.
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COUNCIL DISCUSSION AND TIME LIMITS - Councilmembers requesting to address the Council will be recognized by the Council President in the order

requested. For any item, the Chairperson of the Committee, or the maker of the original motion, or the member calling a matter special shall have up to six (6) minutes to discuss the item. All other Councilmembers may speak up to three (3) minutes each on the matter. After all members desiring to speak on a question have had an opportunity to be heard once, the time for each Member desiring to speak again shall be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes.
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A motion calling the previous question may be introduced by any member during a Council debate. If adopted, this motion will terminate debate on a

matter and the Chair will instruct the Clerk to call the roll on the matter.
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VOTING AND DISPOSITION OF ITEMS - Most items require a majority vote of the entire membership of the Council (8 members). Items which have not been

discussed in a Council Committee and have been placed directly on the agenda will require 10 votes to consider. Once considered, these items will normally require eight (8) affirmative votes to be adopted. Ordinances require a unanimous vote (at least 12 members must be present) in order to be adopted on first consideration. If an ordinance does not receive the necessary unanimous vote, it is laid over one calendar week. The votes required for approval on second consideration vary and depend upon the type of ordinance, but a typical ordinance requires eight (8) affirmative votes upon second consideration.
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When debate on an item is completed, the Chair will instruct the Clerk to call the roll . Every member present must vote for or against each item;

abstentions are not permitted. The Clerk will announce the votes on each item. Any member of Council may move to reconsider any vote on any item on the agenda, except to adjourn, suspend the Rules, or where an intervening event has deprived the Council of jurisdiction, providing that said member originally voted on the prevailing side of the item. The motion to reconsider shall only be in order once during the meeting, and once during the next regular meeting. The member requesting reconsideration shall identify for all members present the agenda number, Council file number and subject matter previously voted upon. A motion to reconsider is not debatable and shall require an affirmative vote of eight (8) members
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of the Council.

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When the Council has failed by sufficient votes to approve or reject an item, and has not lost jurisdiction over the matter, or has not caused it to

be continued beyond the next regular meeting, the item is continued to the next regular meeting for the purpose of allowing the Council to again vote on the matter.
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The City Council rules provide that all items adopted by the Council will not be presented to the Mayor, or other designated officer by the City

Clerk until the adjournment of the regular Council meeting following the date of the Council action. A motion to send an item forthwith if adopted by ten (10) votes, suspends these rules and requires the City Clerk to forward the matter to the Mayor, or other officer, without delay.

RULE 16 MOTIONS - Council Rule No. 16, in part, allows a member to send an item directly to the Council without it having to go to a Council

Committee first, by giving the City Clerk a motion (seconded by an additional member) during a Council session to be placed on the next regular available Council agenda.

Los Angeles City Council Agenda Friday, October 4, 2019 VAN NUYS CITY HALL, 14410 SYLVAN STREET, VAN NUYS, CA 91401 - 10:00 AM

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Roll Call

Approval of the Minutes

Commendatory Resolutions, Introductions and Presentations

Multiple Agenda Item Comment

Public Testimony of Non-agenda Items Within Jurisdiction of Council

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Items for which Public Hearings Have Been Held

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ITEM NO. (1) 19-1063 CD 14 INFORMATION, TECHNOLOGY, AND GENERAL SERVICES COMMITTEE

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REPORT relative to a lease agreement between the City and Tamara Brown and Elvis Nti (Mwokaji Cakery) for space located at 201 North Los Angeles

Street.
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Recommendation for Council action:

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AUTHORIZE the Department of General Services to negotiate and execute a new lease agreement between the City and Tamara Brown and Elvis Nti (Mwokaji

Cakery) for the operation of a bakery in the Los Angeles Mall, Space 8 located at 201 North Los Angeles Street.
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Fiscal Impact Statement: The Municipal Facilities Committee reports that the General Fund will receive annual revenues at a base rate of 14,985,

adjusted for three percent annual escalations for the term of the contract, as well as six percent of the tenant s gross receipts.
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Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

ITEM NO. (2) 19-1059 CD 14 INFORMATION, TECHNOLOGY, AND GENERAL SERVICES COMMITTEE

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REPORT relative to a new lease agreement between the City and Cilantro Fresh Mexican Grill for space located at 201 North Los Angeles Street.

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Recommendation for Council action:

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AUTHORIZE the Department of General Services to negotiate and execute a new lease agreement between the City and Cilantro Fresh Mexican Grill for the

operation of a fast-casual restaurant in the Los Angeles Mall, Space 7 located at 201 North Los Angeles Street, for the terms as outlined in the Municipal Facilities Committee (MFC) report dated September 13, 2019, attached to the Council file.
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Fiscal Impact Statement: The MFC reports that the General Fund will receive annual revenues at a base rate of 16,650, adjusted for three percent

annual escalations for the term of the contract, as well as six percent of the tenant s gross receipts.
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Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

ITEM NO. (3) 19-1044 CD 5 INFORMATION, TECHNOLOGY, AND GENERAL SERVICES COMMITTEE

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REPORT relative to a new retail lease agreement between the City and Splatterz, LLC for space located at 1036 Broxton Avenue, Suite D.

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Recommendation for Council action:

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AUTHORIZE the Department of General Services to execute a new retail lease agreement, on behalf of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation,

between the City and Splatterz, LLC to operate a paint-your-own-pottery arts and crafts store at a ground floor retail space located at 1036 Broxton Avenue, Suite D, for a term as described in the Municipal Facilities Committee (MFC) report dated September 9, 2019 attached to the Council file, with an option to extend the term of the lease by written notice no earlier than 270 days and no later than 180 days of expiration, as modified by the MFC.
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Fiscal Impact Statement: The MFC reports that there is no impact on the General Fund. The rent receivables from the lease of this space will generate

revenue to the Special Parking Revenue Fund in the amount of 75,600 adjusted annually for three percent or proportionate to escalations in the Consumer Price Index, whichever is greater, for the term of the contract.
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Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

ITEM NO. (4) 19-1042 CD 5 INFORMATION, TECHNOLOGY, AND GENERAL SERVICES COMMITTEE

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REPORT relative to a new retail lease between the City and Group Micro LLC for space located at 1036 Broxton Avenue, Suite A.

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Recommendation for Council action:

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AUTHORIZE the Department of General Services to execute a new retail lease agreement, on behalf of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation,

between the City and Group Micro LLC to operate a computer and cell phone repair shop at a ground floor retail space located at 1036 Broxton Avenue, Suite A.
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Fiscal Impact Statement: The Municipal Facilities Committee reports that there is no impact on the General Fund. The rent receivables from the lease

of this space will generate revenue to the Special Parking Revenue Fund in the amount of 20,275 adjusted annually for three percent or proportionate to escalations in the Consumer Price Index, whichever is greater, for the term of the contract.
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Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

ITEM NO. (5) 19-0984 CD 14 INFORMATION, TECHNOLOGY, AND GENERAL SERVICES COMMITTEE

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REPORT relative to a new lease agreement with S and R Partners, LLC for use of the property located at 1016 North Mission Road.

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Recommendation for Council action, pursuant to Motion (Huizar - Buscaino):

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AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the Department of General Services, with the assistance of the City Attorney, to negotiate a new lease agreement with S and R

Partners, LLC for use of the property located at 1016 North Mission Road, Los Angeles, 90033 in Council District 14.
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Fiscal Impact Statement: Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

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Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

ITEM NO. (6) 14-1368

INFORMATION, TECHNOLOGY, AND GENERAL SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT relative to Real Property Trust Fund Reports for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019.

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Recommendation for Council action:

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NOTE and FILE the City Clerk report dated September 9, 2019 relative to Real Property Trust Fund Reports for FY 2018-2019.

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Fiscal Impact Statement: Not applicable.

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

ITEM NO. (7)

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17-1064 HEALTH, EDUCATION, NEIGHBORHOODS, PARKS, ARTS, AND RIVER COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the 2017-18 Senior and Family Caregiver Service

contracts and the acceptance of Farmer's Market vouchers.
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Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

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1. AUTHORIZE the General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Aging (Aging), or designee, to:

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a. Execute the proposed amendments to the 2017-18 Senior and Family Caregiver Service contracts to reflect actual program expenditures and service

levels, subject to review and approval of the City Attorney as to form.
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b. Accept and distribute 110,000 in Farmer s Market Vouchers from the Senior Farmer s Market Nutrition Program administered by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture.
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c. Prepare Controller instructions for any technical adjustments that are consistent with Mayor and Council actions, subject to the approval of the

City Administrative Officer (CAO), and authorize the Controller to implement these instructions.
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2. AUTHORIZE the Controller to disburse funds to the Contractors upon submission of proper demand from the General Manager, Aging, or designee.

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Fiscal Impact Statement: The CAO reports that funding is provided by the Older Americans Act and Older Californians Act Grant funds from the State of

California Department of Aging, General City Purposes Fund, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. There is no additional impact on the General Fund. Approval of the proposed amendments is in compliance with the City's Financial Policies as one- time funding is being used for one-time expenditures.
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Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

TIME LIMIT FILE - NOVEMBER 12, 2019

(LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION - NOVEMBER 12, 2019)

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ITEM NO. (8) 16-0651-S1

HEALTH, EDUCATION, NEIGHBORHOODS, PARKS, ARTS, AND RIVER COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the Citywide ban on the use of Roundup and Glyphosate.

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Recommendations for Council action, as initiated by Motion (Bonin - Koretz - Buscaino):

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1. INSTRUCT the Department of Recreation and Parks to take immediate action to prohibit the use of Roundup at all City parks and facilities, and

report on alternative products or vegetation management methods, that better protect public health and the potential costs.
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2. REQUEST the Port of Los Angeles (POLA), Los Angeles World Airports, and

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Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to report on whether they use Roundup on any properties and facilities, and request said departments cease

its use.
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3. NOTE and FILE the June 27, 2019 POLA report, attached to the Council file.

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Fiscal Impact Statement: Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

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Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

ITEM NO. (9) 19-0008-S44 CD 5 TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT relative to establishing oversize vehicle

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parking restrictions along a segment of North Beverly Glen Boulevard.

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Recommendations for Council action, pursuant to Resolution (Koretz - Buscaino):

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1. RESOLVE, pursuant to California Vehicle Code Section 22507, to hereby prohibit the parking of vehicles that are in excess of 22 feet in length or

over seven feet in height, during all hours of the day, along North Beverly Glen Boulevard between Nicada and Angelo Drives.
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2. DIRECT the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), upon approval of this action, to post signs giving notice of a Tow Away, No Parking

restriction for oversize vehicles within the specific hours detailed.
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3. AUTHORIZE the LADOT to make any technical corrections or clarifications to the above instructions in order to effectuate the intent of this

Resolution.
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Fiscal Impact Statement: Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

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Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

ITEM NO. (10) 19-0307

CD 7 ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE REPORT relative to efforts for enforcement and improvements to the Pacoima Wash.

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Recommendations for Council action, pursuant to Motion (Rodriguez - O'Farrell):

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1. INSTRUCT the Bureau of Sanitation (BOS), with the assistance of the Bureau of Engineering (BOE) and Bureau of Street Services (BSS) and all other

relevant City Departments, with the cooperation of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, the City of San Fernando, and the California Department of Transportation to report on the following:
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a. Current responsibilities for and efforts to enforce trespassing laws through Pacoima Wash and recommendations for coordinating and strengthening

enforcement capabilities and efforts within the Pacoima Wash.

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b. The status of existing fencing and other safety infrastructure intended to deter trespassers, as well as details regarding the agencies or

entities responsible for the installation and maintenance of such infrastructure.

c. Recommendations to implement a multi-jurisdictional effort to fund, install, and maintain fencing needed to keep the public out of the flood

control channels.
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d. The status of City infrastructure located throughout the Pacoima Wash and an assessment of any necessary repairs or improvements required to

address damage caused by trespassing in the Wash.

2. INSTRUCT the BOS and the City Administrative Officer (CAO) to identify and report on available funding sources to address these issues, including

an analysis of the feasibility of utilizing Measure W funds.
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Fiscal Impact Statement: Neither the CAO nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

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Community Impact Statement: Yes

For: Sylmar Neighborhood Council

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ITEM NO. (11) 19-1037

PUBLIC WORKS AND GANG REDUCTION COMMITTEE REPORT relative to the Innovation and Performance Commission s (IPC) Innovation Fund (IF) funding for the

VolunteerLA Hub Project.
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Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

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1. ESTABLISH and APPROPRIATE a new appropriation account entitled Office of the Mayor-VolunteerLA Hub in the amount of 105,000 within the IF Fund No.

105/10 from the available cash balance of the Innovation Fund.
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2. TRANSFER 105,000 from the IF Fund No. 105/10, Account to be Established, Office of the Mayor - VolunteerLA Hub to Fund No. 100/46 as follows:

Fund Account Title Amount 100/46 003040 Contractual Services 105,000

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3. REQUEST the Mayor s Office to:

a. Separately track all encumbrances and expenditures of IF monies so that unspent funds can be returned to the IF at the end of the fiscal year.

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b. Report to the IPC with an accounting of the funds, the lessons learned, and any obstacles faced.

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c. Report to the IPC if, after the receipt of funds, the scope of the funded item differs from the scope approved for funding by the Mayor and the

Council.
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4. AUTHORIZE the City Administrative Officer (CAO) to make technical corrections as necessary to those transactions included in the CAO report, dated

September 9, 2019, attached to the Council file, to implement Mayor and Council intentions.
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Fiscal Impact Statement: The CAO reports that approval of these recommendations will allocate 105,000 of the remaining 1,653,234 IF 2019-20 available

balance. The 105,000 will be transferred to the Mayor s Office to begin implementation of the pilot project that has been approved by the IPC. In some cases, departments will incur ongoing costs.

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

Items Called Special

Motions for Posting and Referral

Council Members' Requests for Excuse from Attendance at Council Meetings

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Adjourning Motions

Council Adjournment

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EXHAUSTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES - If you challenge a City action in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else

raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Clerk at or prior to, the public hearing. Any written correspondence delivered to the City Clerk before the City Council's final action on a matter will become a part of the administrative record.
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CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE SECTION 1094.5 - If a Council action is subject to judicial challenge pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Section 1094.5, be

advised that the time to file a lawsuit challenging a final action by the City Council is limited by Code of Civil Procedure Section 1094.6 which provides that the lawsuit must be filed no later than the 90th day following the date on which the Council's action becomes final.
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Materials relative to items on this agenda can be obtained from the Office of the City Clerk's Council File Management System, at lacouncilfile.com

by entering the Council File number listed immediately following the item number (e.g., 00-0000).
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