Long Beach, CA
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File #: 14-018OB    Version: 1 Name: 092214-OB - Reso transfer of ownership 1195 E. 15th St
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 1195 E. 15th Street, Assessor Parcel Number 7268-022-910, to the City of Long Beach; (2) authorize City Manager and 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 14-089.
Attachments: 1. 092214.ob.item14.pdf, 2. O.B. 14-2014.pdf
Related files: 14-015SA, 10-082R, 06-001R, 10-137R
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 1195 E. 15th Street, Assessor Parcel Number 7268-022-910, to the City of Long Beach; (2) authorize City Manager and 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 14-089.

DISCUSSION
The Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Long Beach (Successor Agency) currently owns the property located at 1195 E. 15th Street, Assessor Parcel Number 7268-022-910 (Subject Property) (Exhibit A - Site Map). The Successor Agency acquired the Subject Property in 2006 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 11,451 square feet of land area and, subsequent to acquisition, has been developed as Rosa Parks Park, which includes a walkway surrounded by native plants, water friendly landscaping and a commemorative art piece of Rosa Parks. In addition, several traffic improvements, including a bus stop and benches, were installed allowing better traffic circulation while creating a more pedestrian friendly environment along two major avenues in Long Beach, Orange and Alamitos.

In compliance with AB1484, the Successor Agency submitted its Long Range Property Management Plan (LRPMP) to the California State Department of Finance (OaF) for review in October 20...

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