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Q SEW Pp�T <br />CITY OF <br />�m <br />z NEWPORT BEACH <br />c�<,FORN'P City Council Staff Report <br />February 26, 2019 <br />Agenda Item No. 14 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: Grace K. Leung, City Manager - 949-644-3001, <br />gleung@newportbeachca.gov <br />PREPARED BY: Tara Finnigan, Deputy City Manager, <br />tfinnigan@newportbeachca.gov <br />PHONE: 949-644-3035 <br />TITLE: Resolution No. 2019-20: Amending the Membership of the General <br />Plan Update Steering Committee <br />ABSTRACT - <br />At its February 12, 2019 Regular Meeting, the Newport Beach City Council directed staff <br />to return to the City Council with a resolution to amend the membership of the General <br />Plan Update Steering Committee from five to seven resident members. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />a) Determine this action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) <br />pursuant to Sections 15060(c)(2) and 15060(c)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines because <br />this action will not result in a physical change to the environment, directly or indirectly; <br />and <br />b) Adopt Resolution No. 2019-20, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Newport <br />Beach, California, Amending the Membership of the General Plan Update Steering <br />Committee. <br />FUNDING REQUIREMENTS: <br />There is no fiscal impact related to this item. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />On January 17, 2019, the Newport Beach City Council adopted Resolution No. 2019-7, <br />which initiated amendments to the General Plan and Local Coastal Program and created <br />a General Plan Update Steering Committee composed of the Mayor and five Newport <br />Beach residents. The Mayor serves as an ex officio member, without the power to vote <br />on items. <br />On January 23, the City Clerk's Office posted and published the Notice of Opportunity to <br />be Appointed to the General Plan Update Steering Committee and accepted applications <br />until noon on January 30. Thirty-nine applications were received. <br />14-1 <br />