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File #: 19-0040    Version: 1
Type: Gen. Bus. - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 1/2/2019 Final action:
Title: Appointment to Vacant Library Commission Seat No. 1 (City Clerk Tamura). APPOINT
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Liza Tamura, City Clerk
Alexandria Latragna, Management Analyst

SUBJECT:Title
Appointment to Vacant Library Commission Seat No. 1 (City Clerk Tamura).
APPOINT
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council appoint from the list of interested applicants that participated in the 2018 annual interview and appointment process for the Library Commission, Member-at-Large seat.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
There are no fiscal implications associated with the recommended action.

BACKGROUND:
The Library Commission consists of six members and serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council regarding library services provided by the Los Angeles County Library System to the citizens of Manhattan Beach. The Commission also acts as a liaison between the City and public/private community groups supportive of library services.

On November 29, 2018, Commissioner Casady tendered his letter of resignation to the City; therefore, effectively leaving the Library Commission, Seat No. 1, Member-at-Large seat, vacant.

On December 18, 2018, City Council accepted the resignation from Library Commissioner Casady, declared Library Commission Seat No. 1 vacant, and directed the City Clerk to return to the January 2, 2019, City Council meeting with a list of interested applicants from the May 2018 annual interview and appointment process.

DISCUSSION:
Manhattan Beach Municipal Code (MBMC) ? 2.44.070 indicates if a vacant seat has 18 months or less remaining in its term, the newly appointed commission would complete the original term and automatically be reappointed to a 3-year term without additional City Council action. Therefore, the newly appointed commissioner will complete the original term slated to expire May 31, 2019, and automatically be reappointed to a 3-year term expiring on May 31, 20...

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