Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-1093    Version: 1 Name: LBA - GCC Long Beach for private access road known as Koz Way D5
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 8/25/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute any and all documents necessary for a License Agreement with GCC Long Beach, a Delaware limited liability company, for the short-term use of the private access road known as Koz Way, located at the eastern boundary of 2401 East Wardlow Road, for the Plane Pull and Festival of Flight events at the Long Beach Airport; and Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute any and all documents necessary for Release and Indemnification Agreements with any tenants of the Long Beach Airport, granting the City of Long Beach use of their ground service equipment, or other personal property, in connection with the Festival of Flight. (Districts 4,5)
Sponsors: Long Beach Airport
Attachments: 1. 091322-C-12sr
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute any and all documents necessary for a License Agreement with GCC Long Beach, a Delaware limited liability company, for the short-term use of the private access road known as Koz Way, located at the eastern boundary of 2401 East Wardlow Road, for the Plane Pull and Festival of Flight events at the Long Beach Airport; and

Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute any and all documents necessary for Release and Indemnification Agreements with any tenants of the Long Beach Airport, granting the City of Long Beach use of their ground service equipment, or other personal property, in connection with the Festival of Flight. (Districts 4,5)

DISCUSSION
The Long Beach Airport (Airport), in partnership with the Special Olympics of Southern California (SOSC), will be hosting the return of the Plane Pull event on September 24, 2022. The Plane Pull is a friendly team competition that determines which team of 25 can pull a 124,000-pound airplane the farthest. This year, 60 teams are anticipated to participate. Charitable proceeds are used in support of SOSC activities.

The Airport will also be celebrating its annual Festival of Flight (Festival) on Saturday, October 29, 2022. This event occurs on the airfield and provides the public with the opportunity to meet with airport tenants, fixed-base operators, pilot shops, and flying schools. The Festival will feature aviation static displays, activities for kids, gourmet food trucks, refreshments, and live entertainment.

Public parking for these special events is provided on an Airport-restricted parking lot located at the corner of Wardlow Road and Globemaster Way, immediately adjacent to the airfield. A private access road owned by GCC Long Beach (Goodman Group) is located on the west side of the parking lot. In a collaborative effort with the Airport to support these special events and ensure safe and efficient traffic flow, the Goodman Gr...

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