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Title
CITY OF LOS ANGELES WORLD LEADERSHIP AWARDS / PARTICIPATION
Subject
Motion - The World Leadership Forum Ltd. of London, England, conducts an annual worldwide competition to identify exceptional leadership in cities, and to use such leadership as an example and inspiration to others facing similar issues. There are various categories in which entries may be submitted for judging including, but not limited to: Architecture and Civil Engineering; Culture and the Arts; Housing; Economy and/or Employment; Environment; Law and Order; Urban Renewal; and Transport. The suggested topic for the City's 2006 entry is the development of the Convention Center Headquarters Hotel, L.A. Live, and their positive impact on the economy and employment in downtown and in the greater Los Angeles region. All entries must be electronically submitted by July 31, 2006. Globally recognized judges will short-list entries in each category to three finalists. Finalists will make presentations to the panel of judges in London in early December, with the announcement of winning entries to be made on December 6, 2006. Although there is no entry fee, short-listed entries will be required to pay the equivalent of 3,000 pounds (approximately $5,500) to defray presentation and judging costs. If short-listed, representatives will be required to travel to London to make the presentation and possibly accept the World Leadership Award on behalf of the City. THEREFORE MOVE that the Council authorize the Chief Legislative Analyst to develop a proposal for entry in the 2006 World Leadership Awards competition on behalf of the City of Los Angeles. FURTHER MOVE that the Chief Legislative Analyst be authorized to present the City's entry in the competition to the panel of judges in London, England in December 2006, if the City's entry is short-listed. FURTHER MOVE that the Council, subject to the approval of the Mayor will authorize the expenditure of the equivalent of 3,000 British pounds ($5,500) to defray judging and award presentation costs, if the City's entry is short-listed.
Date Received / Introduced
07/26/2006
Last Changed Date
09/06/2007
Mover
TOM LABONGE
Second
JAN PERRY
File History
7-26-06 - This day's Council session
7-26-06 - Ref to Housing, Community and Economic Development Committee
7-26-06 - File to Housing, Community and Economic Development Committee Clerk
8-4-06 - Council Action - Motion ADOPTED (Housing, Community and Economic Development Committee waived consideration of the above matter)
8-9-06 - File to Mayor
8-18-06 - Mayor's message concurred in Council action of August 4, 2006
8-18-06 - File to Calendar Clerk
8-24-06 - File to Housing, Community and Economic Development Committee Clerk OK
8-25-06 - File in files
2-7-07 - This day's Council session - Motion - Perry Mover 2007 / Garcetti - The World Leadership Forum Ltd. of London conducts an annual worldwide competition to identify cities whose leaders have shown exceptional imagination, foresight or resilience in a number of key fields - especially cities that have reversed trends, shaken off traditional images, and acted as an example and inspiration to others. In 2006 the City's entry, "The Los Angeles Convention Center and the Renaissance of Downtown Los Angeles" was selected as a finalist. The City of Los Angeles has been invited to participate in the 2007 competition.
The City of Los Angeles has made strides addressing difficult social, economic, law and order, environmental and public safety issues through innovative initiatives. The 2007 World Leadership Awards would be an appropriate forum for the City to share its experience and success with other cities throughout the world.
The categories for entries are: Architecture and Civil Engineering; Communication; Culture and the Arts; Economy and Employment; Education and the Development of the Young; Environment; Health; Housing; Law and Order; Science and Technology; Sport; Town Planning; Transport; Urban Renewal; and Utilities. Three finalists in each category will be invited to London to present their entry before a panel of judges.
It would be appropriate for departments to submit their recommendations for the City's entry in the 2007 World Leadership Awards competition.
THEREFORE MOVE that the Council:
1. Instruct all department heads, including Airports, Harbor and Department of Water and Power (DWP), to submit recommendations for the City's entry in the 2007 World Leadership Awards Forum competition in the following categories to the Office of the Chief Legislative Analyst (Attention: Lynne Ozawa) not later than March 31, 2007: Architecture and Civil Engineering; Communication; Culture and the Arts; Economy and Employment; Education and the Development of the Young; Environment; Health; Housing; Law and Order; Science and Technology; Sport; Town Planning; Transport; Urban Renewal; and Utilities. Recommendations from departments must include: Submission Category; Project/Program Title; Problem Solved/Mitigated; Project/Program Description; Resources Required; Source of Funding; Other Departments or Agencies Participating; Outcome; and Social or Humanitarian Value.
2. Instruct the Chief Legislative Analyst to review all World Leadership Awards Forum entry recommendations submitted by department heads, and report to the Council by June 1, 2007 with final recommendations for competition entry.
2-7-07 - File to Council and Legislative Processing Clerk for placement on next available Council agenda
2-14-07 - Council Action - Motion ADOPTED
2-21-07 - File in files
7-27-07 - For ref - Communication from the Chief Legislative Analyst 07-02-0265, dated July 27, 2007, relative to the 2007 City of Los Angeles World Leadership Awards final recommendations for competition entry.
7-31-07 - Ref to Energy and Environment, Public Safety, and Arts, Parks, Health and Aging Committees
7-31-07 - File to Energy and Environment Committee Clerk
8-14-07 - Council Action - Verbal Motion - LaBonge Mover 2007 / Perry - ADOPTED - HEREBY MOVE that Council APPROVE the recommendations of the Chief Legislative Analyst (Item #42, CF 06-1747) relative to the 2007 City of Los Angeles World Leadership Awards recommendations, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:
1. APPROVE the following projects as the City's entries for the 2007 World Leadership Awards: Augustus F. Hawkins Park; Alvarado Corridor Project; and, Griffith Observatory: Renovation and Expansion.
2. INSTRUCT the CLA to reconsider entry proposals not recommended for the 2007 competition, for future year entries to the World Leadership A wards competition.
3. AUTHORIZE departments submitting entries to expend 3,000 British Pounds (approximately $6,050) for each entry selected as a finalist by the World Leadership Forum to defray judging and presentation costs.
Fiscal Impact Statement: The CLA reports that although there is no entry fee, World Leadership Awards finalists will be required to pay a 3,000 British Pounds (approximately $6,050) presentation fee for each entry selected as a finalist, plus the cost of travel for City representatives to present and possibly accept awards. If all three entries are selected as finalists, there will be a General Fund impact of approximately $18,154, plus travel expenses - (Energy and Environment, Public Safety, and Arts, Parks, Health and Aging Committees waived consideration of the above matter).
8-20-07 - File to Mayor FORTHWITH
8-23-07 - Mayor's message concurred in Council action of August 14, 2007
8-23-07 - File to Council and Legislative Processing Clerk
8-24-07 - File to Energy and Environment, Public Safety, and Arts, Parks, Health and Aging Committee Clerks OK
9-6-07 - File in files

Online Documents (Doc)

Title Doc Date
Council Action 08/14/2007
Report from Chief Legislative Analyst 07/27/2007
Council Action 02/14/2007
Motion 02/07/2007
Council Action 08/04/2006
Motion 07/26/2006

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Meeting Date: 08/14/2007
Meeting Type: Regular
Vote Action: Adopted
Vote Given: (13 - 0 - 2)
Member Name CD Vote
RICHARD ALARCON 7 YES
TONY CARDENAS 6 YES
ERIC GARCETTI 13 YES
WENDY GREUEL 2 YES
JANICE HAHN 15 YES
JOSE HUIZAR 14 YES
TOM LABONGE 4 YES
BERNARD C PARKS 8 YES
JAN PERRY 9 YES
ED REYES 1 ABSENT
BILL ROSENDAHL 11 YES
GREIG SMITH 12 YES
JACK WEISS 5 ABSENT
HERB WESSON 10 YES
DENNIS ZINE 3 YES