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PORT CITY OF <br />O � <br />_ i NEWPORT BEACH <br />City Council Staff Report <br /><i FO RN <br />July 9, 2019 <br />Agenda Item No. 8 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: David A. Webb, Public Works Director - 949-644-3311, <br /> <br />PREPARED BY: Peter Tauscher, Senior Civil Engineer, <br />ptauscher(a-) <br />PHONE: 949-644-3316 <br />TITLE: Resolution No. 2019-70: Establishment of a Design Committee for <br />the Proposed Newport Beach Library Lecture Hall <br />ABSTRACT: <br />The City Library Department runs and manages many popular programs and community <br />events, including speaker forums. The City Council, working with the Newport Beach <br />Library Foundation and City staff, are beginning the process to select a consultant design <br />team to develop a building Concept Plan, and possible design for the construction of a <br />new Library Lecture Hall (LLH). The Foundation and Council are now considering the <br />formation of a Newport Beach Library Lecture Hall Design Committee (LLHDC) to <br />oversee the Design Consultant selection and overall design of the proposed new facility. <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 />b) Adopt Resolution No. 2019-20, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Newport <br />Beach, California, Creating a Newport Beach Library Lecture Hall Design Committee; <br />and <br />c) Confirm Mayor Diane B. Dixon's appointments of Mayor Diane B. Dixon, Karen Clark, <br />Jill Johnson -Tucker, Janet Ray, and Matthew Witte to the Library Lecture Hall Design <br />Committee. <br />FUNDING REQUIREMENTS: <br />There is no fiscal impact related to the formation of the Newport Beach Library Lecture <br />Hall Design Committee. Funding for the Design Consultant team and other related project <br />cost is included within the approved Capital Improvement Budget. <br />WE <br />