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File #: 2021-208    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/2/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER APPROVING RESOLUTION NO. 21-012 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO IMPROVE INTERNAL CONTROLS RELATING TO THE CITY'S SPECIAL EVENTS SPECIAL REVENUE FUND BASED ON RECOMMENDATIONS OF FINANCIAL ADVISORY FIRM.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - Independent Accuntants' Report of Carson Special Events, 2. Exhibit B - Resolution Special Events Fiscal Policy
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Discussion


SUBJECT:
Title
CONSIDER APPROVING RESOLUTION NO. 21-012 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO IMPROVE INTERNAL CONTROLS RELATING TO THE CITY'S SPECIAL EVENTS SPECIAL REVENUE FUND BASED ON RECOMMENDATIONS OF FINANCIAL ADVISORY FIRM.

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I. SUMMARY

The City of Carson has a long history of supporting signature special events for its residents. These events have become staple experiences for the community as they create a sense of place and assist in making Carson a regional destination, as well as a desirable place to live and work.
On February 18, 2020, during discussion of agenda item no. 2020-060, the City Council directed staff to move forward with review of the City's Special Events Independent Accountant Report (exhibit A) by Gruber and Associates, a financial advisory firm and present policies to implement the recommendations made by Gruber. Staff is recommending that City Council approve Resolution No. 21-012 (Exhibit B) to adopt a policy to implement the recommendations made by Gruber in the report with respect to the Special Events Fund.
Upon review of Special Events and the "Gruber Report of Carson Special Events", staff is requesting City Council to adopt policies and procedures to improve internal controls relating to the City's special events special revenue fund.

II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

WAIVE further reading and ADOPT Resolution No. 21-012, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO IMPROVE INTERNAL CONTROLS RELATING TO THE CITY'S SPECIAL EVENTS SPECIAL REVENUE FUND BASED ON RECOMMENDATIONS OF FINANCIAL ADVISORY FIRM"


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate.

IV. BACKGROUND

On March 19, 2019, the City Council directed staff to move forward with the next steps related to reviewing the Spe...

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