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File #: 2020-420    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/10/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/16/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 20-099 DECLARING THE EXISTENCE OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY IN RESPONSE TO PROTESTS IN CARSON OVER THE TRAGIC DEATH OF MR. GEORGE FLOYD ON MAY 25, 2020 BY MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA POLICE (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. RESO NO 20-099, 2. City of Carson - Resolution No. 20-053 - Declaring the Existence of a Local Emergency, 3. 04.07.20 - Federal and State Assistance for COVID-19 Mitigation - Designation of Applicants, 4. 04.07.20 - Federal and State Assistance for COVID-19 Mitigation - Request for Public Assistance
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
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SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 20-099 DECLARING THE EXISTENCE OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY IN RESPONSE TO PROTESTS IN CARSON OVER THE TRAGIC DEATH OF MR. GEORGE FLOYD ON MAY 25, 2020 BY MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA POLICE (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

The City Council needs to approve Resolution No. 20-099 declaring the existence of a local emergency in response to protests in Carson to receive State financial assistance under the California Disaster Assistance Act. We would like to recover overtime costs of city staff and any other costs incurred for providing orderly assistance during the protests in Carson over the killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 by the Minneapolis, Minnesota Police.



II. RECOMMENDATION
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APPROVE City Council Resolution No. 20-099, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, DECLARING THE EXISTENCE OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY IN RESPONSE TO PROTESTS IN CARSON OVER THE TRAGIC DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD ON MAY 25, 2020 IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA."


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate.


IV. BACKGROUND

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd tragically died when an officer of the Minneapolis, Minnesota, Police Department kneeled on his neck to detain him and did not respond to his requests for help when he stated that he could not breathe.
Subsequently, protests over the tragic death of George Floyd pursued all over the United States and globally as well. Los Angeles County and the City of Los Angeles requested State assistance including the activation of the California National Guard based on the civil unrest and based on their limited resources to address the civil unrest.
On May 30, 2020, Governor Newsom found the conditions of Government Code section 8625 (b), relating to the proclamation of State of Emergency had been met and proclaimed a State of Emergency to exist in Los Angeles County a...

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