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File #: 18-944    Version: 1
Type: Strategic Support Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/7/2018 In control: City Manager's Office
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Actions Related to the Potential General Obligation Bond on the November 2018 Citywide Ballot.
Sponsors: City Council
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Memorandum from Liccardo, 3. Memorandum from Rocha, 4. Presentation
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Actions Related to the Potential General Obligation Bond on the November 2018 Citywide Ballot.

...Recommendations

a.                     Review survey results and a potential project list for a citywide general obligation bond for upgrading 9-1-1 communications/police/fire/paramedic facilities; repairing roads, bridges, and stormdrains to prevent flooding and waterway pollution; and address urgent infrastructure needs;

b.                     Direct the City Manager and City Attorney to draft ballot language and return to City Council no later than August 7, 2018 for consideration of placing on the November 6, 2018 ballot a measure authorizing the City to issue general obligation bonds to upgrade 9-1-1 communications/police/fire/paramedic facilities to improve public safety and emergency/disaster response; repair deteriorating bridges; fix potholes/repave streets in the worst condition; repair stormdrains to prevent flooding/waterway pollution; and address urgent infrastructure needs; and

c. Direct the City Manager to conduct additional polling to refine the ballot language and finalize the bond amount; and

d. Direct the City Manager to develop a general obligation project category list, which will guide development of potential bond projects, outreach, and education, and return to Council on August 7, 2018. 

CEQA: Not a Project, File No. PP17-008, General Procedure & Policy Making resulting in no changes to the physical environment. (City Manager)