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File #: 2022-099    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/7/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/1/2022 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER AN UPDATE ON THE DOMINGUEZ CHANNEL RESTORATION (CITY COUNCIL)
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, March 01, 2022
Consent


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER AN UPDATE ON THE DOMINGUEZ CHANNEL RESTORATION (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

This item transmits an informational update to the City Council and the Carson community on the status of the Dominguez Channel Odor Incident.
Over the last several weeks, staff has been working with the Army Corps of Engineers, LA Office, as well as Los Angeles County Public Works on evaluating grant funding opportunities regarding the Dominguez Channel improvements in the City of Carson. Efforts have included discussing and writing the scope of work for grant funding. It is expected that the City of Carson and LA County Public Works will be jointly working together with updates on progress occurring on a monthly basis.
The City will continue to advocate for the interests of Carson residents with respect to the restoration of the Channel. While the Channel is owned by the Army Corps of Engineers and maintained by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, the City will continue to work with our government partners and elected officials to help ensure the crisis associated with the Channel does not occur again.


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

RECEIVE and FILE this informational update.


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate and that is consistent with applicable laws.


IV. BACKGROUND

In October 2021 there was an odor incident in the Dominguez Channel caused by anaerobic conditions in the water. The LA County Public Works addressed the odor by using an odor neutralizer and aeration bubblers.


V. FISCAL IMPACT

There are no direct fiscal impacts associated with this staff report as it is intended for information only. The City will continue to advocate for state and federal funding in collaboration with multiple agencies that could contribute to the long-term restoration and improvement of the Channel for the benefit of Car...

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