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P0 @ CITY OF <br />i NEWPORT BEACH <br />City Council Staff Report <br />February 12, 2019 <br />Agenda Item No. 13 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: Leilani I. Brown, City Clerk - 949-644-3005, <br />(brown@newportbeachca.gov <br />PREPARED BY: Leilani I. Brown, City Clerk <br />TITLE: Confirmation of Appointments to the General Plan Update Steering <br />Committee <br />ABSTRACT: <br />The City Council desires to form the General Plan Update Steering Committee ("Steering <br />Committee") by confirming the Mayor's appointment of five residents to the Steering <br />Committee, which will be responsible for (1) ensuring there is sufficient public outreach <br />and stakeholder input regarding the update to the General Plan, (2) providing guidance <br />to City staff regarding the preparation of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for services to <br />update the General Plan, (3) reviewing responses to the RFP, (4) making a <br />recommendation to the City Council regarding the selection of a consultant to assist in <br />updating the General Plan, (5) providing guidance to City staff and the consultant through <br />the "Listen and Learn" process, and (6) making other recommendations to the City <br />Council regarding the update of the General Plan, as necessary. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />a) Determine that the action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act <br />(CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15060(c)(2) and 15060(c)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines <br />because it will not result in a physical change to the environment, directly or indirectly; <br />and <br />b) Confirm Mayor Diane B. Dixon's appointments of Nancy Gardner (Chair), Ed Selich, <br />Debbie Stevens, Larry Tucker and Paul Watkins to fill the seats on the General Plan <br />Update Steering Committee. <br />FUNDING REQUIREMENTS: <br />There is no fiscal impact related to this item. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />On January 8, 2019, the City Council held a study session regarding the review and <br />update of the General Plan. During the study session, there was a consensus to establish <br />a General Plan Update Steering Committee. <br />13-1 <br />