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File #: 2020-385    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/3/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION NO. 20-090 CONDEMNING THE RECENT SENSELESS DEATHS OF GEORGE FLOYD IN MINNEAPOLIS, MN, AHMAUD ARBERY IN GLYNN COUNTY, GA AND BREONNA TAYLOR IN LOUISVILLE, KY AND DENOUNCING RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, XENOPHOBIA AND ALL ALL RELATED INTOLERANCES.
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Report to Mayor and City Council

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Discussion

 

 

SUBJECT:                     

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CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION NO. 20-090 CONDEMNING THE RECENT  SENSELESS DEATHS OF GEORGE FLOYD IN MINNEAPOLIS, MN, AHMAUD ARBERY IN GLYNN COUNTY, GA AND BREONNA TAYLOR IN LOUISVILLE, KY AND DENOUNCING RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, XENOPHOBIA AND ALL ALL RELATED INTOLERANCES.

 

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I.                     SUMMARY

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd tragically died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, shortly following his arrest in which one or more officers of the Minneapolis Police Department knelt on his neck unnecessarily during the arrest and then did not respond to Mr. Floyd’s requests for help when he stated that he could not breathe.  Mr. Floyd’s senseless death and other recent racial injustices against  Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have triggered nationwide protests.

 II.                     RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

                     TAKE the following actions:

APPROVE Resolution No. 20-090, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL, OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA CONDEMING THE RECENT SENSELESS DEATHS OF GEORGE FLOYD IN MINNEAPOLIS, MN, AHMAUD ARBERY IN GLYNN COUNTY, GA AND BREONNA TAYLOR IN LOUSVILLE, KY AND DENOUNCING RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, XENOPHONBIA AND ALL RELATED INTOLERANCES.”

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III.                     ALTERNATIVES

TAKE any other action the Council deems appropriate.

 

IV.                     BACKGROUND

The senseless and tragic death of George Floyd, proceeded by other recent racial injustices against Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, triggered nationwide protests.V.                     FISCAL IMPACT

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VI.                     EXHIBITS

1.                     Resolution No. 20-090 (Will be presented at the City Council Meeting)

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Prepared by:  David Roberts, Assistant City Manager