The CPCC, which formed in 1990 to investigate police misconduct complaints, has been criticized over the years for lacking authority.
The proposal outlines 30 provisions that would protect tenants from illegal evictions, discrimination based on race among other protections.
The city will begin work to determine how many residents will participate and how much income each person would receive.
Cindy Allen is pitted against Robert Fox in a Nov. 3 runoff for the open 2nd Council District, which includes the Queen Mary and parts of the city’s downtown waterfront.
Several community members who spoke said the plan doesn’t go far enough to defund the police department.
Community organizers in recent weeks called councilmembers and the mayor’s office, demanding that translation services be provided. The city offered the service for the first time during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
Already battered by the coronavirus pandemic, Long Beach restaurants are asking the City Council to extend a break on licensing and inspection fees to help keep them afloat.
The report comes in response to calls for racial equality and police reform.
Revenue collected through the tax would be used to fund racial equity initiatives.
The City Council would have to approve the initial direction by Tuesday with a final submission no later than Aug. 4.