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File #: 22-0749   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 9/13/2022
Title: Introduce an Ordinance Amending Sunnyvale Municipal Code Section 2.29.010 (Electronic Filing of Campaign Statements and Statements of Economic Interests) of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code to Correct Typographical Errors
Attachments: 1. Ordinance
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Introduce an Ordinance Amending Sunnyvale Municipal Code Section 2.29.010 (Electronic Filing of Campaign Statements and Statements of Economic Interests) of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code to Correct Typographical Errors
Report

BACKGROUND
On July 25, 2017, (RTC No. 17-0727) the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 3121-17 mandating electronic filing of campaign statements and statements of economic interests, which was codified as Sunnyvale Municipal Code (SMC) Section 2.29.010. Subsection (a), which addresses statements of economic interests, inadvertently transposed numbers in Government Code Sections 82700 and 83700. The correct Government Code Sections are 87200 and 87300. Consequently, it is necessary to amend SMC Section 2.29.010 to correct these typographical errors.

EXISTING POLICY
Sunnyvale Municipal Code Chapter 2.29 (Electronic Filing)

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The action being considered does not constitute a "project" within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(5) in that it is a governmental, organizational or administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.

DISCUSSION
The Ordinance included as Attachment 1 to the report corrects the errant Government Code Sections in Sunnyvale Municipal Code Section 2.29.010 (Electronic Filing of Campaign Statements and Statements of Economic Interests).

FISCAL IMPACT
Adopting an Ordinance to correct typographical errors in Sunnyvale Municipal Code Chapter 2.29 (Electronic Filing) does not have fiscal impact.

PUBLIC CONTACT
Public contact was made by posting the Council agenda on the City's official-notice bulletin board outside City Hall, at the Sunnyvale Public Library, Senior Center, Community Center and in the Department of Public Safety Lobby. In addition, the agenda and report are available at the Sunnyvale Public Library, Office of the City Clerk, and on the C...

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