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File #: 20-2019    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 11/8/2020 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 11/16/2020 Final action: 11/16/2020
Title: Approve one (1) appointment and two (2) reappointments to the Harbor Commission, as recommended by City Council Liaisons, Mayor Semeta and Councilmember Erik Peterson
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Brian Griley App, 2. Att#2 John Ochs App, 3. Att#3 Michael Van Voorhis App, 4. Att#4 Updated Harbor Commission Roster
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Scott M. Haberle, Fire Chief

Subject:
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Approve one (1) appointment and two (2) reappointments to the Harbor Commission, as recommended by City Council Liaisons, Mayor Semeta and Councilmember Erik Peterson
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Statement of Issue:
The City Council is asked to approve an appointment to the Harbor Commission to fill one (1) existing vacancy, as well as two (2) reappointments to fill vacancies that will occur December 31, 2020.

Financial Impact:
Not applicable.

Recommended Action:
recommendation
A) Approve the appointment of Brian Griley as a Member of the Harbor Commission through December 31, 2024; and,

B) Approve the re-appointment of John Ochs as a Member of the Harbor Commission through December 31, 2024; and,

C) Approve the re-appointment of Michael Van Voorhis as a Member of the Harbor Commission through December 31, 2024.
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not approve these appointments and direct staff accordingly.

Analysis:
The Harbor Commission is a seven (7) member advisory board to the City Council in matters pertaining to the Huntington Harbor, its beaches, facilities, and parks. The Commission advises on issues concerning waterway safety, general harbor infrastructure, water quality, usage, and Municipal Code amendments. The Harbor Commission also cooperates with other governmental agencies and civic groups in the advancement of the Huntington Harbor, including recreational planning, under the direction of the City Council.

At this time, the Harbor Commission has one (1) vacancy, due to the resignation of a Member who relocated out of state. In addition, the terms of two (2) Members expire on December 31, 2020. The City advertised the recruitment for new members through announcements on the City's website, posting at City facilities, and at the October 22, 2020, regular meeting. Three (3)...

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