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 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 22

Meeting Date: June 24, 2008

Subject/Title: Approve the formation of a Local Preference Program Ad Hoc Committee and appoint Councilmembers Richey and Stonebarger as committee members.

Prepared by: Debra Galey, Management Analyst

Submitted by: Bailey Grewal, Director of Public Works/City Engineer

RECOMMENDATION
Approve the formation of a Local Preference Program Ad Hoc Committee and appoint Councilmembers Richey and Stonebarger as committee members.

PREVIOUS ACTION
On May 13, 2008, City Council directed staff to explore local preference programs.

On June 10, 2008, City Council directed staff to do further research regarding a local preference program and recommended the formation of a Local Preference Program Ad Hoc Committee.

BACKGROUND
At the May 13, 2008 City Council meeting, Councilmembers expressed an interest in having the Civic Center and other CIP projects create job opportunities for local businesses and directed staff to explore local preference programs. At the June 10, 2008 City Council meeting, staff provided a presentation regarding local preference and local vendor programs, including the constraints and legal issues to be explored.

At the conclusion of the June 10th staff presentation, Council directed further research of Local Preference Programs, and recommended the formation of a Local Preference Program Ad Hoc Committee including Councilmembers Richey and Stonebarger as Committeemembers.


FISCAL IMPACT
There are currently no fiscal impacts associated with the formation of a Local Preference Program Ad Hoc Committee. Financial implications of creating an actual Local Preference Program would be identified during program research.
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