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File #: 2038-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Afternoon Administrative Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/6/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Display of Flags Policy and the Official City Flag
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Resolution, 2. EX A - Display of Flags Policy, 3. EX B - City of Napa Flag Visual
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Steve Potter, City Manager

Prepared By: Desiree Brun, Deputy City Manager

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Display of Flags Policy and the Official City Flag

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

Adopt a resolution approving the Display of Flags Policy, the Official City Flag, and the installation of new flagpoles in front of City Hall; and approving an increase in appropriations of $22,100 to the Non-Recurring General Fund budget.

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DISCUSSION:
Display of Flags Policy
On May 21, 2019, City Council adopted Resolution R2019-044 commemorating June 2019 as Pride Month and authorizing the City Manager to display the Rainbow Flag at City Hall in celebration of Pride Month. During the discussion preceding this action, Council directed staff to research and report back on future policy and procedures regarding the establishment of a ceremonial flagpole. In response, staff has conducted the research and drafted a "Display of Flags Policy" (Exhibit A to Attachment 1) for review and adoption by City Council.
Staff is also in the process of drafting an Administrative Regulation titled "Display of Flags at City Facilities," which will establish the procedural details for the City's display of all flags at City facilities in accordance with federal and state laws, as well as the City's Display of Flags Policy. Other than ceremonial flags that are authorized to be displayed in accordance with the City's Display of Flags Policy, only the Flag of the United States and the Flag of the State of California will be authorized to be displayed at City facilities.
Official City Flag
On May 19, 2015, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2015-055 approving the official City Logo and official City Seal. The existing City Flag contains the outdated City logo and needs to be replaced with a flag bearing the new official City Logo. A visual of the Official City Flag bearing the official City Logo in a 3'x5' and 5'x8' format is attache...

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