PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

6/13/2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 061320
Subject:
Update on Records Destruction Agenda Item Scheduled for June 16, 2020
Contact:
Monique De La Garza
562.570.6101
CityClerk@longbeach.gov
City Clerk, Office of the City Clerk




Long Beach, CA - In recent days, there have been questions from the public about a records destruction item on the Tuesday, June 16, 2020 City Council agenda. This item was placed on the agenda by the Office of the City Clerk as a routine destruction of records. Each City department follows a records retention schedule that is in compliance with California Secretary of State guidelines and approved by the City Council. The Office of the City Clerk works with each department to ensure compliance with these retention schedules and routinely places resolutions of records destruction on City Council agendas. At the request of the Long Beach Police Department, their department records destruction item was removed from Tuesday’s agenda.

About the City of Long Beach
Home to approximately 470,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport and the Port of Long Beach. The City also has a highly-respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, five golf courses, 171 parks, miles of beaches, marinas and bike paths.

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