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File #: 20-0298    Version: 1
Type: Gen. Bus. - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/6/2020
Title: Consider Introducing Ordinances Amending Manhattan Beach Municipal Code Chapter 7.16 - Excavations - Street, Alleys, Sidewalks and Public Places; Chapter 7.40 - Construction Site Temporary Encroachment Permit; and Chapter 9.72 - Street Improvements (Public Works Director Katsouleas). INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NOS. 20-0020, 20-0021 AND 20-0022
Attachments: 1. Draft Ordinance No. 20-0020, 2. Draft Ordinance No. 20-0021, 3. Draft Ordinance No. 20-0022, 4. Legislative Digest – MBMC Chapter 7.16, 7.40 and 9.72, 5. Relevant Excerpts (2018 Manhattan Beach Mobility Plan)
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Stephanie Katsouleas, Public Works Director
Prem Kumar, City Engineer
Michael A. Guerrero, Principal Civil Engineer

SUBJECT:Title
Consider Introducing Ordinances Amending Manhattan Beach Municipal Code Chapter 7.16 - Excavations - Street, Alleys, Sidewalks and Public Places; Chapter 7.40 - Construction Site Temporary Encroachment Permit; and Chapter 9.72 - Street Improvements (Public Works Director Katsouleas).
INTRODUCE ORDINANCE NOS. 20-0020, 20-0021 AND 20-0022
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that City Council introduce Ordinance Nos. 20-0020, 20-0021 and 20-0022 amending Manhattan Beach Municipal Code (MBMC) Chapter 7.16 (Excavations- Streets, Alleys, Sidewalks and Public Places), Chapter 7.40 (Construction Site Temporary Encroachment Permit), and Chapter 9.72 (Street Improvements), respectively.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
There are no fiscal implications associated with the recommended action.

BACKGROUND:
The Public Works Department is responsible for conducting reviews and inspections of various improvements within the public right of way (ROW). Among others, Title 7 - Public Works and Title 9 - Building Regulations, of the Manhattan Beach Municipal Code (Code) include the various processes, conditions and requirements associated with public right-of-way use and improvements, and the duties of staff and the community to comply with their terms. Over time, as right-of-way standards are modified or as current processes change, the Public Works Department reviews whether Code modifications and updates are necessary to ensure consistency with current standards and proposes appropriate language revisions accordingly. The proposed modifications to the Code included in the attached draft ordinances and legislative digest help achieve these goals.

As discussed below, staff proposes updating...

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