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File #: 21-0218    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 7/20/2021 Final action:
Title: Consideration of the History Advisory Board's Proposals Regarding Bruce's Beach (City Manager Moe). a) APPROVE LANGUAGE AND DESIGN b) ALLOCATE FUNDING FROM THE PUBLIC ARTS TRUST FUND c) AUTHORIZE SOLICITATION OF BIDS d) AUTHORIZE CITY MANAGER TO AWARD CONTRACTS NOT-TO-EXCEED $20,000 TOTAL
Attachments: 1. Proposed Language for the Plaque at the Strand (Plaque No. 1), 2. Proposed Language for the Plaque at Bruce’s Beach Park (Plaque No. 2), 3. Proposed Photographs and Map to be Used on the Plaques, 4. Proposed Plaque Examples, 5. June 30, 2021, Report from County CEO
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TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Alexandria Latragna, Policy and Management Analyst

SUBJECT:Title
Consideration of the History Advisory Board's Proposals Regarding Bruce's Beach (City Manager Moe).
a) APPROVE LANGUAGE AND DESIGN
b) ALLOCATE FUNDING FROM THE PUBLIC ARTS TRUST FUND
c) AUTHORIZE SOLICITATION OF BIDS
d) AUTHORIZE CITY MANAGER TO AWARD CONTRACTS NOT-TO-EXCEED $20,000 TOTAL
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council 1) approve the History Advisory Board's proposed language and design for plaques at Bruce's Beach Park and near the Strand; 2) allocate funding from the Public Art Trust Fund; 3) authorize the staff to solicit of bids for the fabrication and installation of the plaques; and 4) authorize the City Manager to award contracts not-to-exceed $20,000 to fabricate and install the plaques.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
The construction and installation of the plaques as proposed are estimated to cost between $10,000 and $20,000, however, staff would need to collect bids to determine the precise amount once the City Council provides further direction regarding the proposals. Funds are available within the Public Art Trust Fund for this purpose.

BACKGROUND:
On October 20, 2020, City Council appointed 13 residents and two alternates to a task force created to address the history of Bruce's Beach and report back to the City Council with recommendations on the topic. The Task Force served as an advisory body to the City Council and proposed a number of recommendations at the March 16, 2021, meeting. At that meeting, the Council directed the History Advisory Board (HAB) to finalize the Bruce's Beach History Report and propose language to be placed on a plaque at Bruce's Beach Park as well as a plaque at the County Lifeguard Administration Building near the Strand. The Council indicated at that meet...

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