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File #: 18-0510    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action:
Title: Request from the Library Commission to Discuss Adding Three New Library Commission Items to the Commission's Work Plan (Parks and Recreation Director Leyman). APPROVE
Attachments: 1. Memo – Library Commission Request, 2. Library Commission Minutes October 9, 2018
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Mark Leyman, Parks and Recreation Director
Eve Kelso, Community Programs Manager

SUBJECT:Title
Request from the Library Commission to Discuss Adding Three New Library Commission Items to the Commission's Work Plan (Parks and Recreation Director Leyman).
APPROVE
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council approve the request from the Library Commission to discuss adding three new Library Commission items to the Commission's Work Plan.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
There are no fiscal implications at this time, as this is a request to discuss the items. If the City Council approves the items for discussion, the Commission will bring forward recommendations for City Council consideration.

The Library Commission projects that the budget for the "Manhattan Beach Writer Awards" would be minimal (under $100/year) and would include a plaque and/or certificate at each recognition. The anticipated cost of the "Books and Cooks" event would include the cost of entertainment (anywhere from $200- $1500 depending on the band selected) and approximately $2 per person for food discounts, up to $200. The costs of the book vending machines would include the machine(s), ongoing book supplies and staff to replenish the books on a regular basis. Further research into costs is needed.

BACKGROUND:
The City Council approved the Library Commission Work Plan at the June 4, 2018, City Council meeting. However, the Boards and Commissions Handbook provides an option to add an item to the work plan following City Council approval of the Work Plan:

"If a new item is brought forward from the commission after the Work Plan has been approved by the City Council, the commission may still request permission to discuss that item, but will require City Council approval. During the "Commission Items" portion of ...

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