Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-1161    Version: 1 Name: CD6 - LB Organic
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/26/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/4/2022 Final action: 10/4/2022
Title: Recommendation to increase appropriations in the General Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $10,000, offset by the Sixth Council District One-Time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide funds to support Long Beach Organic for the development of the Long Beach Blvd. garden; and Decrease appropriations of the Sixth Council District One-Time District Priority Funds in the General Fund Group in the Citywide Activities Department by $10,000 to offset a transfer to the City Manager Department.
Sponsors: COUNCILWOMAN SUELY SARO, SIXTH DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 100422-R-41sr.pdf
Related files: 21-0222, 20-0713, 19-1229, 21-003PR

TITLE

Recommendation to increase appropriations in the General Fund Group in the City Manager Department by $10,000, offset by the Sixth Council District One-Time District Priority Funds transferred from the Citywide Activities Department to provide funds to support Long Beach Organic for the development of the Long Beach Blvd. garden; and

 

Decrease appropriations of the Sixth Council District One-Time District Priority Funds in the General Fund Group in the Citywide Activities Department by $10,000 to offset a transfer to the City Manager Department.

 

DISCUSSION

Contributions to Long Beach Organic will support the development of the garden on 3121 Long Beach Blvd. in District 6. Long Beach Organic is a nonprofit organization operating eight organic community gardens in the city limits of Long Beach, California. Founded in 1994, the organization locates urban vacant lots from public and private owners and turns them into beautiful community gardens for local and sustainable food production. Garden plots are rented on a six-month basis, March to August and September to February. Long Beach Organic donates produce to alleviate food insecurity and holds cooking and gardening workshops for LBO members and the community.

 

FISCAL IMPACT

Due to time constraints no fiscal analysis was conducted.

 

SUGGESTED ACTION

Approve recommendation.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

SUELY SARO COUNCILWOMAN,

SIXTH DISTRICT