Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0894    Version: 1 Name: ED - 6845 Atlantic Avenue - Surplus Land D9
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/18/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Recommendation to adopt resolution declaring City-owned property located at 6845 Atlantic Avenue (APN 7116-019-907) (Subject Property) as “exempt surplus land” as defined in Government Code Section 54221(f)(1)(A); and authorize City Manager, or designee, to take any actions and execute any documents necessary to ensure compliance with the Surplus Land Act and State regulations relating thereto. (District 9)
Sponsors: Economic Development
Attachments: 1. 080222-R-29sr&att, 2. 080222-R-29 PowerPoint, 3. RES-22-0132.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt resolution declaring City-owned property located at 6845 Atlantic Avenue (APN 7116-019-907) (Subject Property) as “exempt surplus land” as defined in Government Code Section 54221(f)(1)(A); and authorize City Manager, or designee, to take any actions and execute any documents necessary to ensure compliance with the Surplus Land Act and State regulations relating thereto. (District 9)

DISCUSSION
The City of Long Beach (City) is a fee owner of property located at 6845 Atlantic Avenue (Subject Property) (Attachment A). The Subject Property consists of approximately 97,282 square feet and is improved with a former liquor storefront, a warehouse and the Atlantic Bridge Community, which is operated by the City’s Health and Human Services Department to house people experiencing homelessness. The City was approached by the adjacent property owner, who proposed combining the Subject Property with their adjacent property for the development of a large affordable housing/homeless services campus, including the continued operation of the ABC Shelter. As the proposal furthers the development of affordable housing units, staff recommends executing an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) with the adjacent property owner to determine whether the proposal can be made viable and negotiate terms and conditions of an agreement. However, prior to entering into any agreement for the Subject Property, the City must first comply with the Surplus Land Act (SLA).

The SLA, as codified in Government Code Section 54220 et seq., requires all agencies to prioritize affordable housing as well as parks and open space, when disposing of surplus land. Surplus land is land owned by a local agency that is determined to be no longer necessary for the agency's use. Recent changes to the SLA, through Assembly Bill (AB) 2135, (i) revise procedures for disposition by sale or lease of surplus land by local agencies; (ii) extend the good faith negotiation period with pot...

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