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File #: 2022-1530   
Type: Council Referral
Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/7/2022
Title: Consider Having the City Council Review Recreation and Parks Department Community Events. (Councilmember Herrera Spencer) [Not heard on December 7, 21, 2021, January 4, 18, February 1, 15, March 1, 15, or April 5, 19, May 3 or 17, 2022]
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Consider Having the City Council Review Recreation and Parks Department Community Events. (Councilmember Herrera Spencer) [Not heard on December 7, 21, 2021, January 4, 18, February 1, 15, March 1, 15, or April 5, 19, May 3 or 17, 2022]

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COUNCIL REFERRAL FORM

The Council can take any of the following actions:
1) Take no action.
2) Refer the matter to staff to schedule as a future City Council agenda item. Concurrence that staff time will be devoted to the item does not signify approval.
3) Take dispositive action only on time sensitive legislative matters if sufficiently noticed such that the public and Council have been provided sufficient information by the published agenda, and no formal published notice of a public hearing is required.

Name of Councilmember(s) requesting referral: Councilmember Herrera Spencer

Date of submission to City Clerk (must be submitted before 5:00 p.m. on the Monday two weeks before the Council meeting requested): November 22, 2021

Council Meeting date: December 7, 2021

Brief description of the subject to be printed on the agenda, sufficient to inform the City Council and public of the nature of the referral:

At the July 20, 2021 City Council meeting, Consent Calendar Agenda Item 5-E, no members of Council pulled the item, there were no public speakers, and it was unanimously approved by Council. The item, entitled "Recommendation to Approve an Updated Slate of Recreation and Parks Department Community Events," including an attachment "A" entitled, "Reimagined ARPD Community Events," and provided in pertinent part:

"The following is a description of the Primary Events being proposed..
New/Reimagined Primary Events
The new Spring Earth Festival event is a combination of the Earth Day Festival and Spring Egg Scramble events. The Egg Scramble, while well-attended, is logistically problematic and is focused on a Christian holiday; therefore, it is not inclusive of our residents of many faiths and religions. The S...

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