Long Beach, CA
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File #: 06-0325    Version: 1 Name: PRM-Agreement with Beach Ventures, Inc
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 4/13/2006 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/18/2006 Final action: 4/18/2006
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute a Lease and Operating Agreement with Beach Ventures, Inc., and all documents necessary for the operation of food and beverage concessions, a restaurant, retail/merchandise sales, miscellaneous commercial recreational equipment and services, vessel provisioning, and a welcome center at the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier for a ten-year term, with two five-year extension options, at the sole discretion of the City Manager. (District 3)
Sponsors: Parks, Recreation and Marine
Attachments: 1. C-17sr, 2. C-17att
Related files: 29961_000, 10-0113, 29961_002
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute a Lease and Operating Agreement with Beach Ventures, Inc., and all documents necessary for the operation of food and beverage concessions, a restaurant, retail/merchandise sales, miscellaneous commercial recreational equipment and services, vessel provisioning, and a welcome center at the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier for a ten-year term, with two five-year extension options, at the sole discretion of the City Manager. (District 3)

DISCUSSION
Following the departure of the longtime fishing concession located at the end of Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier (Pier), the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine (Department) took the opportunity to consider the development of the Pier into a destination site. Last summer, the Marine Bureau issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to solicit interest in site development, including a restaurant operation and commercial recreational activities. The RFQ was distributed to 23 companies. One response was received from Beach Ventures, Inc. (BVI), an operator of food and beverage concessions, catering services, and equipment rentals in Long Beach and the Southern California area for more than 29 years. BVl’s proposal for the Pier development includes the operation of food and beverage concessions, a restaurant operation, retaill merchandise sales, miscellaneous commercial recreational equipment rentals and services, vessel provisioning, and the operation of a welcome center. BVI also proposes to assume sole responsibility for the cost of all improvements associated with the development.

In addition to City Council authorization, implementation of BVl’s proposal is subject to the issuance of a Coastal Development Permit and compliance with other regulatory agencies’ requirements, including the Department of Planning and Building. The Department has an existing Coastal Development Permit that authorizes food and beverage concessions, consistent with the historical u...

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