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File #: 2023-0307    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/17/2023 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/2/2023 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER AN UPDATE ON CITY COMMISSIONS (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Planning Commission Summary
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, May 02, 2023
Consent


SUBJECT:
Title
CONSIDER AN UPDATE ON CITY COMMISSIONS (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

This report provides an informational update to the City Council regarding the recent activities of City Commissions.

II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

RECEIVE and FILE this report.


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III. ALTERNATIVES

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

IV. BACKGROUND

Updates on recent and planned Commission activities are included below.
Economic Development Commission
The Economic Development Commission went dark in April. The Small Business Academy graduation at CSUDH was in conflict with the meeting. Both the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson attended the graduation.
Environmental Commission
The Environmental Commission met in person on April 5, 2023. At the meeting, the City of Carson's new Planning Manager, Christopher Palmer, introduced himself and informed the Commissioners about the recently approved General Plan update. Two consent items were pulled for further discussion, including a press release from Los Angeles County titled, "County and local agencies investigate metallic smell and oil sheen on surface of Dominguez Channel" and a news release from the State of California, Department of Industrial Relations titled, "Cal/OSHA Cites Sterilization Company $838,800 for Overexposing Employees to Toxic Chemicals." Staff gave a presentation about Clean Power Alliance's Community Solar Green Tariff Program and the Commission recommended that the City Council approve participation in the program. During staff oral communications, the Commissioners were invited to submit a request for business cards and invited to the City's Earth Day Kids Fest Event which was held on April 15, 2023. The next regularly scheduled Environmental Commission meeting will be on May 3, 2023.
Public Works Commission
Staff met with the Public Works Commission on Apr...

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