City of Santa Monica

Staff Report

Request of Councilmembers Davis, Himmelrich, and Vazquez that the Council authorize funding for and hire an appropriate outside adviser to conduct an independent review and write an independent report to be presented at a public meeting regarding the best practices of California charter cities with a council-manager form of government in the wake of resident concerns about the Elizabeth Riel matter and enforcement of the Oaks Initiative. The person hired to conduct the review and write the report shall be selected by the City Council in open session and shall have the power to obtain documents upon request and interview staff, elected officials, appointed officials, and third parties as necessary.


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Category:13. Councilmember Discussion Items


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Meeting History

Sep 29, 2015 5:30 PM  City Council Special Meeting
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