Meeting in a Minute

October 13, 2014


October 16, 2014

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of October 13. At this

meeting, the City Council:

• Presented Proclamations: (1) Designating October as Disability

Awareness Month; (2) Designating October as Anti-Bullying Awareness

Month; and (3) Designating October 21, 2014 as Read for the Record Day;

and (4) Designating October as National Arts & Humanities Month;

Commendations to (5) Lawrence Elkind for his Contributions to the

Disabled Community in Culver City and (6) United Cerebral Palsy for its

Contributions to the Disabled Community in Culver City; and Certificates

of Recognition to (7) the Members of the Culver City Finance Advisory


• Approved an agreement with Marina Landscape for the Downtown

Business District Landscape Revitalization Project in an Amount Not-To-

Exceed $37,228.40.

• Approved an agreement with Matrix Consulting Group to conduct an

evaluation of the City's Development Services Processes in an amount

not-to-exceed $50,000.

• Adopted a Resolution approving an application for grant funds through the

Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning under the

Federal Transit Administration.

• Adopted a Resolution approving an application for grant funds through the

Sustainable Communities Transportation Grant under the California

Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the Bicycle and Pedestrian

Master Plan Update.

• Adopted a Resolution approving an application for grant funds through

Smart Growth America under funding from the U.S. Environmental

Protection Agency's Office of Sustainable Communities' Building Blocks

for Sustainable Communities Program.

• Awarded a contract to All American Asphalt, as the Lowest Responsive

and Responsible Bidder, in an amount not-to-exceed $822,000 ($676,500

Base Bid, plus $70,500 for Add Alternate, Plus $75,000 in Change Order

Authority) for the construction of the Washington Place and Sawtelle

Boulevard Resurfacing Project.

• Adopted a Resolution in support of Measure P, the "Safe Neighborhood

Parks, Gang Prevention, Youth/Senior Recreation, Beaches/Wildlife

Protection Measure," a proposed annual special Per Parcel Tax to ensure

continued funding from an expiring voter-approved Measure, which

appears on the November 4, 2014 ballot.

• Approved a Purchase Agreement and Escrow Instructions for the sale of

Culver City Theaters to OliverMcMillan Culver City Theaters, LLC for the

purchase price of $13,000,000.

• Introduced an Ordinance amending Chapter 9.11 of the Culver City

Municipal Code relating to smoking regulations to add a new Subchapter

9.11.200, et seq., regulating smoking in multi-unit housing.

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be held on Monday, October 27 at 7 pm. You may access the agenda for

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