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File #: 2020-223    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/1/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/21/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER ADOPTING A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THAT ALL LEGALLY REQUIRED ADVERTISING DONE BY THE CITY OF CARSON BE PLACED IN THE FOLLOWING PUBLICATIONS: OUR WEEKLY, RANDOM LENGTHS, OR THE DAILY BREEZE (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. 04.21.20 - Legal Advertising via Publication - Resolution
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Consent


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER ADOPTING A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THAT ALL LEGALLY REQUIRED ADVERTISING DONE BY THE CITY OF CARSON BE PLACED IN THE FOLLOWING PUBLICATIONS: OUR WEEKLY, RANDOM LENGTHS, OR THE DAILY BREEZE (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

The item is on the agenda at the request of Mayor Robles.
Advertising and other notices that are required by law to be published must, under ordinary circumstances, be published in an "adjudicated" newspaper or, absent such adjudication, in a newspaper of "general circulation." However, with the adoption of the City Charter, the City Council is authorized to specify that "all legal notices [are] to be published in a local or a newspaper of general circulation within the City . . ."
This agenda item seeks City Council adoption of a resolution directing the City Clerk to publish all legally required advertising or notices in one of three newspapers as authorized by City Charter Section 318: Our Weekly, a weekly newspaper; The Daily Breeze, a daily newspaper of general circulation; or Random Lengths, a weekly local newspaper.


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

ADOPT Resolution No. 20-071 entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, DIRECTING, PURSUANT TO CITY CHARTER SECTION 318, THAT ALL LEGAL NOTICES OR ADVERTISING BE PUBLISHED IN OUR WEEKLY, A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER, OR RANDOM LENGTHS, A WEEKLY LOCAL NEWSPAPER, OR THE DAILY BREEZE, A DAILY NEWSPAPER OF GENERAL CIRCULATION."


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE NO ACTION on this agenda item.
TAKE SUCH OTHER ACTION as the City Council deems appropriate consistent with the requirements of law.


IV. BACKGROUND

State law applicable to "general law" cities requires that whenever official matters of any nature must be published in a newspaper, it must only be published in a newspaper of general circulation within its jurisdiction or in a newspaper adjudicated in a court of law to ...

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