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File #: 21-2236    Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/17/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action:
Title: ADOPT BY TITLE ONLY ORDINANCE NO. 3213-21, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 5, CHAPTER 10, SECTION 5-10.05 TO CLARIFY REGULATIONS REGARDING THE SALE, DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF CERTAIN BALLOONS IN THE CITY OF REDONDO BEACH, FOR SECOND READING AND ADOPTION
Attachments: 1. Administrative Report, 2. 3213-21 3.16.2021_Intro_Balloon_Ordinance Amendment 5-10.05 FINAL, 3. O-3201-20 DISALLOW THE USE OF POLYSTRENE AND SINGLE USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS IN
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To: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
From: TED SEMAAN, PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR

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ADOPT BY TITLE ONLY ORDINANCE NO. 3213-21, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 5, CHAPTER 10, SECTION 5-10.05 TO CLARIFY REGULATIONS REGARDING THE SALE, DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF CERTAIN BALLOONS IN THE CITY OF REDONDO BEACH, FOR SECOND READING AND ADOPTION
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
On March 16, 2021, the City Council introduced by title only Ordinance No. 3213-21 amending Title 5, Chapter 10, Section 5-10.05 of the Municipal Code clarifying regulations regarding the sale, distribution and use of certain balloons in the City. The Ordinance was introduced in response to City Council direction from January 19, 2021, directing staff to supplement Section 5-10.05 of the Redondo Beach Municipal Code to include regulations addressing foil, metalized, mylar and latex balloons filled with air, helium, and lighter than air gas in the City. Staff is presenting this Ordinance for second reading and adoption.

BACKGROUND
On September 17, 2019 the City Council directed staff to draft an ordinance prohibiting the use of polystyrene products by food vendors, including single-use disposable products and the release of certain types of balloons, using the City of Manhattan Beach ordinance as a model. On January 7, 2020, the City Council introduced Ordinance 3201-20, adding Title 5, Chapter 10 to the Redondo Beach Municipal Code. The ordinance was adopted on January 14, 2020. The ordinance mainly addressed polystyrene and single-use disposable products and addressed the release of helium-filled balloons. The portion of the ordinance dealing with the plastics ban became enforceable six months after the effective date of the ordinance, on August 13, 2020.

The adopted ordinance also prohibits any person from releasing any balloon (foil, "metalized", Mylar, latex, etc.) filled with helium from anywhere within City limits. ...

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