Long Beach, CA
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File #: 14-009OB    Version: 1 Name: 092214-OB - Reso Transfer of ownership 2300 MLK
Type: OB-Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 9/9/2014 In control: Oversight Board of the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach
On agenda: 9/22/2014 Final action: 9/22/2014
Title: Recommendation to adopt resolution approving the decision of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to: (1) transfer ownership of 2300 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Assessor Parcel Numbers 7211-016-900, -901 and -902, to the City of Long Beach; (2) authorize the City Manager and the Director of Development Services to execute any and all documents necessary to complete the transfer upon approval by the State of California Department of Finance; and (3) accept the Categorical Exemption CE 14-090.
Attachments: 1. 092214.ob.item5.pdf, 2. O.B. 05-2014.pdf
Related files: 14-017SA, 11-0268, 17-0337
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt resolution approving the decision of the City of Long Beach, as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach to: (1) transfer ownership of 2300 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Assessor Parcel Numbers 7211-016-900, -901 and -902, to the City of Long Beach; (2) authorize the City Manager and the Director of Development Services to execute any and all documents necessary to complete the transfer upon approval by the State of California Department of Finance; and (3) accept the Categorical Exemption CE 14-090.

DISCUSSION
The Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach (Successor Agency) currently owns the property located at 2300 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Assessor Parcel Numbers 7211-016-900, -901, and -902 (Subject Property) (Exhibit A - Site Map). The Successor Agency acquired the Subject Property in 2008 consistent with the goals of the Central Long Beach Strategic Guide for Development, which identified the Central Long Beach Redevelopment Project Area (Area) as being far underserved in terms of recreational and open space opportunities. The Successor Agency, in conjunction with the City's Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, identified several opportunities for open space development throughout the Area, one of which included the Subject Property. The Subject Property includes approximately 40,246 square feet of land area and, subsequent to acquisition, has been developed as passive open space adjacent to the Pacific Electric Right-of-Way Bike Trail Project.

In compliance with AB1484, the Successor Agency submitted its Long Range Property Management Plan (LRPMP) to the California State Department of Finance (DOF) for review in October 2013. The LRPMP categorizes the Subject Property as a Government Use parcel, as the Subject Property is currently utilized as a public park. Section 34181 (a) and Section 34191.3 of the Health and Safety Code allow for the transfe...

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