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File #: 2013-20   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 9/17/2013
Title: Presentation on Draft Master Infrastructure Plan and Conceptual Financing Plan for Alameda Point. (Base Reuse 819099)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - DRAFT Master Infrastructure Plan - Alameda Point, 2. Exhibit 2 - Presentation
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Presentation on Draft Master Infrastructure Plan and Conceptual Financing Plan for Alameda Point. (Base Reuse 819099)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

From: John A. Russo, City Manager

Re: Presentation on Draft Master Infrastructure Plan and Conceptual Financing Plan for Alameda Point

BACKGROUND

The City of Alameda is preparing a comprehensive zoning ordinance amendment, Master Infrastructure Plan (MIP), Town Center and Waterfront Precise Plan, and an environmental impact report (EIR) for Alameda Point for City Council approval in early 2014. These project approvals will facilitate near-term construction at Alameda Point.
The MIP presents a road map for new backbone infrastructure systems at Alameda Point, including new streets, flood and sea-level rise protection, shoreline stabilization, geotechnical mitigations, and wet and dry utilities, for the proposed project contained in the Naval Air Station Alameda Community Reuse Plan, consisting of 1,425 residential units and 5.5 million square feet of commercial space (Exhibit 1). Replacing aging infrastructure with new infrastructure systems is essential to support development at Alameda Point. The MIP will guide infrastructure development at Alameda Point over the next 25 to 30 years and is intended to be flexible and responsive to different disposition and development scenarios.
Most of the existing infrastructure at Alameda Point was installed by the Navy over 70 years ago, and is well beyond its service life. The Navy installed, maintained and improved the existing infrastructure on an as-needed basis. The active, existing utility systems include wastewater, stormwater, potable water, electrical, natural gas and telecommunications. Many of these existing facilities are poorly located for the future. Moreover, while this existing infrastructure is currently operable and services the tenants at Alameda Point, it has deteriorated and badly, and is general...

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