Back in March I wrote:
Last year’s 75th Hollywood Christmas Parade was its last, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced, citing rising costs and shrinking revenues.
But looking at the agenda for tomorrow’s City Council meeting, I noticed the following item tacked on:
MOTION (GARCETTI – LABONGE) relative to a Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Hollywood Holiday Parade.
Recommendations for Council action:
1. INSTRUCT the Department of General Services (GSD), with assistance and support from various City departments and the Thirteenth District Council Office, to prepare and issue a RFP for the planning, financing, producing, televising and staging of the Hollywood Holiday Parade.
2. DIRECT the GSD to release the RFP as expeditiously as possible and authorize the GSD to select, execute and negotiate and award the contract to produce the 2007 Hollywood Christmas Parade.