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RESOLUTION NO. 2020-6 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, DISSOLVING THE <br />GENERAL PLAN UPDATE STEERING COMMITTEE AND <br />ESTABLISHING THE HOUSING ELEMENT UPDATE <br />ADVISORY COMMITTEE <br />WHEREAS, on January 22, 2019, the City Council of the City of Newport Beach <br />("City") adopted Resolution No. 2019-7 creating the General Plan Update Steering <br />Committee ("Committee") to consider amendments to the City's General Plan and Local <br />Coastal Program; <br />WHEREAS, Resolution No. 2019-7 was repealed and replaced by Resolution <br />2019-20, which maintained the same purpose but revised the number of members of the <br />Committee; <br />WHEREAS, the Committee's primary purpose is to ensure there is sufficient public <br />outreach and stakeholder input regarding the proposed General Plan Update and to guide <br />the initial public outreach effort; <br />WHEREAS, the Committee began meeting in February 2019, worked with City <br />staff and the City's outreach consultant, Kearns & West ("K&W"), and guided the <br />community engagement and outreach process ("Listen and Learn") during this time; <br />WHEREAS, the Committee received regular updates from City staff regarding the <br />California Department of Housing and Community Development ("HCD") Regional <br />Housing Need Determination for the Southern California region of 1,344,740 housing <br />units and the City's estimated Regional Housing Needs Assessment ("RHNA") from the <br />Southern California Association of Governments ("SCAG") for the sixth cycle (2021- <br />2029); <br />WHEREAS, City staff and K&W officially launched the Listen and Learn on <br />October 26, 2019, with a community -wide fair event hosted at the Civic Center followed <br />by a series of seven (7) identical workshops conducted within each of the seven (7) <br />council districts in November and December; <br />WHEREAS, as an element of the General Plan Update, the Committee sought <br />input from the community and discussed the RHNA as part of the City's Housing Element <br />during the Listen and Learn; <br />WHEREAS, also during this time, SCAG's RHNA Subcommittee worked to identify <br />a recommended methodology for distributing HCD's Regional Housing Need <br />Determination that would result in an estimated RHNA allocation of 2,751 new housing <br />units for the City; <br />