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File #: 2020-503    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/8/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/21/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER PLACING ONE OR MORE MEASURES ON THE NOVEMBER 3, 2020 REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION (CITY COUNCIL)
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Discussion


SUBJECT:
Title
CONSIDER PLACING ONE OR MORE MEASURES ON THE NOVEMBER 3, 2020 REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

For a ballot measure to be placed on the November 3, 2020 Regular Municipal Election, the City Council must call the election on the ballot measure by August 7, 2020. To assure that there is adequate time for the City Council to deliberate in time to meet this deadline; this item is being brought to the City Council at the request of Mayor Robles.


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

TAKE the following actions:
1. DISCUSS and PROVIDE DIRECTION to staff on whether to submit a ballot measure for consideration to the voters to prohibit the sale and discharge of all fireworks in the City of Carson including the ban of safe and sane fireworks.

2. A. DISCUSS and PROVIDE DIRECTION to staff on whether to submit a general transactions and use tax (commonly known as a "sales tax") in the amount of 0.75% to the voters at the November 3, 2020, Regular Municipal Election.

OR

B. Alternatively, DISCUSS and PROVIDE DIRECTION to staff on whether to submit a "blocking" sales tax measure (as described below) protecting up to 0.75% to the voters at the November 3, 2020, Regular Municipal Election.

3. DISCUSS and PROVIDE DIRECTION to staff on whether to submit a truck-intensive business license tax to the voters at the November 3, 2020, Regular Municipal Election and in what amount.


4. DISCUSS and PROVIDE DIRECTION to staff on whether to submit a Transient Occupancy Tax in the amount of 3% to the voters at the November 3, 2020, Regular Municipal Election and in what amount.

5. DISCUSS and PROVIDE DIRECTION to the City Attorney and the City Manager to prepare the appropriate materials for one or more ballot measures to be considered by the City Council for placement on the November 3, 2020 Regular Municipal Election.
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III. ALTERNATIVES

1. DO NOT APPROVE the ...

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