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File #: 20-315    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/26/2020 In control: Governance and Ethics Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Verbal Update on Dark Money Ordinance and Other Election Related Items
Attachments: 1. Ordinance No. 1979
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REPORT TO GOVERNANCE AND ETHICS COMMITTEE

SUBJECT

Title

Verbal Update on Dark Money Ordinance and Other Election Related Items

 

Report

BACKGROUND

At the April 24, 2018 City Council meeting, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 1979 (Attachment 1), entitled “An Ordinance of the City of Santa Clara, California, Amending Chapter 2.130 Of "The Code of the City of Santa Clara, California" to Enact Regulations Regarding Contributions Influencing Local City Elections (Dark Money Ordinance).” 

 

At the February 10, 2020 Governance and Ethics Committee meeting, the City Clerk provided a verbal update on the work effort around the Dark Money Ordinance and on election topics.

 

DISCUSSION

The City Clerk will provide a verbal update on the Dark Money Ordinance and other election related items.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

This is an information report only and no action is being taken by the City Council and no environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) is required.

 

FISCAL IMPACT

There is no fiscal impact to the City other than administrative staff time.

 

PUBLIC CONTACT

Public contact was made by posting the Governance and Ethics Committee agenda on the City’s official-notice bulletin board outside City Hall Council Chambers. A complete agenda packet is available on the City’s website and in the City Clerk’s Office at least 72 hours prior to a Regular Meeting and 24 hours prior to a Special Meeting. A hard copy of any agenda report may be requested by contacting the City Clerk’s Office at (408) 615-2220, email clerk@santaclaraca.gov <mailto:clerk@santaclaraca.gov> or at the public information desk at any City of Santa Clara public library.

 

Staff

Reviewed by: Genevieve Yip, Staff Analyst I

Approved by: Deanna J. Santana, City Manager

ATTACHMENTS

1. Ordinance No. 1979