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File #: 21-0331    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action: 11/2/2021
Title: Presentation from the History Advisory Board Regarding the Proposed Language for Plaques to be Placed at Bruce's Beach Park and the County Lifeguard Administration Building (City Manager Moe). A) APPROVE LANGUAGE B) ALLOCATE FUNDING FROM THE PUBLIC ARTS TRUST FUND C) AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO AWARD CONTRACTS NOT-TO-EXCEED $20,000 TOTAL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MUNICIPAL CODE PURCHASING REQUIREMENTS
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 to be Used on the Plaques, 4. Process Explanation from the History Advisory Board, 5. Proposed Plaque Examples, 6. Photographs of Proposed Locations, 7. Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ Motion, October 5, 2021, 8. Public Arts Trust Fund Summary
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Alexandria Latragna, Policy and Management Analyst

SUBJECT:Title
Presentation from the History Advisory Board Regarding the Proposed Language for Plaques to be Placed at Bruce's Beach Park and the County Lifeguard Administration Building (City Manager Moe).
A) APPROVE LANGUAGE
B) ALLOCATE FUNDING FROM THE PUBLIC ARTS TRUST FUND
C) AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO AWARD CONTRACTS NOT-TO-EXCEED $20,000 TOTAL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MUNICIPAL CODE PURCHASING REQUIREMENTS
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council adopt the proposed language and design from the History Advisory Board (HAB) for plaques; allocate funding from the Public Arts Trust Fund; and authorize the City Manager to execute contracts not-to-exceed $20,000 total in accordance with the Municipal Code purchasing requirements.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
The construction and installation of the plaques as proposed are estimated to cost up to $20,000, however, staff would need to comply with Municipal Code purchasing requirements 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 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...

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