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On November 3, 2020, the City of Long Beach will hold a Consolidated Municipal Election with the Los Angeles General Municipal Election at which voters will consider a ballot measure relating to the Long Beach Community Services General Purpose Oil Production Tax Increase Measure. To make sure there is adequate time for those interested in writing arguments for or against the measure, the Interest Form for Argument Writers is available today on the Office of the City Clerk webpage www.longbeach.gov/cityclerk/elections/ballot-measures/. All interest forms must be received by the City Clerk at 411 West Ocean Boulevard, Lobby Level, Window #12, Long Beach, CA 90802, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2020.
The Mayor will announce his nominees for argument writers at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 10, 2020. The City Council will vote on those nominations at the City Council meeting on August 11, 2020. Arguments FOR or AGAINST the ballot measure are due to the City Clerk by Friday, August 14, 2020 at 4:30 p.m., while rebuttal arguments are due by Monday, August 24, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. Arguments must not exceed 300 words and rebuttal arguments must not exceed 250 words. For more information, please contact the Office of the City Clerk, at (562) 570-6101.
|(August 3, 2020,7:45 p.m.) -- In is proposed FY 21 budget document, Long Beach city management without objection from Mayor Robert Garcia has proposed allocates roughly $6.9 million in spending to multiple equity items and racial related items (including spending for the City Council approved "Racial Equity and Reconciliation Initiative) as detailed below.
A "Summary of Racial Equity and Reconciliation Initiative Investments" (Attachment C) indicates:
Structural (ongoing) funding:
Racial Equity and Reconciliation Initiative: $1,500,000
Office of Equity Enhancement and Relocation: $113,979
Citizen Police Complaint Commission: $150,000
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Senior Programming: $40,000
HEART Team $414,400
Social Work Services within Libraries -- Add 3.0 Public Health Professional II positions in three regional libraries to provide social work services, to be grant offset.
Restructure Library Services -- Restructure library services so that 3 flagship regional serving libraries (BJK Main, Obama, Twain) are open 7 days per week with upgraded services, and 9 other branch libraries maintain full services but reduced to three days. Savings reflected in department proposals list.
Office of Constitutional Policing Reallocate 3.0 positions to a new Office under the Assistant Chief of Police to review current practices and recommend proposals that would reimagine traditional policing to foster equitable and constitutional public safety for the entire community
One time spending items
Training for Racial Equity $100,000
Office of Equity Temporary Staff Support $62,291
Language Access Plan (LAP) $160,000M
Fire Diversity Program $187,500
Eleven Be SAFE Program Sites $192,000
Total Investments: General Fund: $3,177,090
General Fund Strategic One-time Investments - Non Measure A (Attachment D) indicates:
Election Costs and Ballot Measure $1,500,000
Census and Redistricting: $1,172,500
Fire Study: $200,000
Citywide Homelessness Efforts: $255,000
Plant Water Needs $600,000
$3,177 million + 3.727 million = $6.904 million in proposed FY21 equity and racial related spending items
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