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File #: 14-0174    Version: 1 Name: PW/HR - Lease for operation of Harbor WorkSOurce Ctr
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/13/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/4/2014 Final action: 3/4/2014
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute any and all documents necessary for the Seventh Addendum to Lease No. 30545 between Worldport LLC, (Landlord) and the City of Long Beach (Tenant) for office space at 1851 North Gaffey Street, Suites E-H, San Pedro, California, for the continued operation of the Harbor WorkSource Center by the Workforce Development Bureau of the Human Resources Department. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Public Works, Human Resources
Attachments: 1. 030414-C-9sr.pdf
Related files: 13-0890, 08-0929, 30545_003, 14-0380
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute any and all documents necessary for the Seventh Addendum to Lease No. 30545 between Worldport LLC, (Landlord) and the City of Long Beach (Tenant) for office space at 1851 North Gaffey Street, Suites E-H, San Pedro, California, for the continued operation of the Harbor WorkSource Center by the Workforce Development Bureau of the Human Resources Department. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
On June 19, 2007, the City Council authorized the execution of all documents necessary to merge the workforce development services for the cities of Lomita and Torrance with the City of Long Beach (City) for the creation of the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network (PGWIN). Subsequently, the City of Los Angeles Community Development Department selected PGWIN as the operator for the one-stop resource center for the San Pedro/Harbor Area, also known as the Harbor WorkSource Center (Center). On October 1, 2007, PGWIN formally assumed the role of managing the Center located at 1851 North Gaffey Street, Suites D-H, in San Pedro and the existing lease for the facility was assigned to the City.

The Center is situated along a major bus route with convenient access to Interstate 110 and has ample parking for staff and visitors. The Center is strategically located near the twin ports, which allows for a greater focus on demand occupations within the logistics industry. In partnership with various public and private organizations, the Center has approximately 2,000 customer visits per month. The County Department of Public and Social Services is the primary partner co-located at the Center and is currently subleasing space under a month-to-month tenancy.

The Lease expired on August 31, 2011, and the PGWIN has continued to occupy the Leased Premises on a month-to-month holdover basis while various alternative options for relocating the Center were being investigated. However, no other alternative locations proved to be viable be...

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