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File #: 2013-166   
Type: New Business
Body: Recreation and Park Commission
On agenda: 10/10/2013
Title: Presentation on Alameda Point Planning Documents by Jennifer Ott, Chief Operating Officer, Alameda Point
Attachments: 1. Exh 1_Phase 1_AP_ Conveyance Map, 2. Exh 2_AP_Planning_Guide_Final.1, 3. Exh 3_Proposed Amendment to Zoning Ordinance.1, 4. Exh 4_Draft Map of AP_Zoning_Subdistricts, 5. Exh 5_Map of TC and Waterfron Precise Plan Boundaries.1, 6. Exh 6_Draft Conceptual Framework.1, 7. Exhibit 7_ DRAFT_Master Infrastructure Plan_AP.1, 8. Exhibit 7.1_ DRAFT_Master Infrastructure Plan_AP (2)
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Presentation on Alameda Point Planning Documents by Jennifer Ott, Chief Operating Officer, Alameda Point
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To: Honorable Chair and Members of the Recreation and Park Commission

From: Jennifer Ott, Chief Operating Officer - Alameda Point

Date: October 10, 2013

Re: Provide Comments on Alameda Point Planning Documents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This staff report provides a detailed description of the proposed planning document for Alameda Point. The staff report and meeting this evening is designed to achieve two objectives:

1. Inform the Recreation and Park Commission on a number of efforts that the Planning Board has already commenced, such as the Zoning Ordinance Amendment, Master Infrastructure Plan, Town Center and Waterfront Precise Plan, and Environmental Impact Report; and

2. Highlight a list of key discussion topics that staff believes should be addressed this evening regarding recreation and park planning for Alameda Point provided at the end of the staff report.

BACKGROUND

Alameda Point is approximately 878 acres of uplands and 1,229 acres of submerged lands (total of 2,107 acres) of the former Naval Air Station Alameda (NAS Alameda) located west of Main Street at the northwestern end of Alameda. The United States Navy (Navy) transferred approximately 1,379 acres of the Alameda Point property to the City of Alameda on June 4, 2013, which included 509 acres of land and 870 acres of submerged property (Exhibit 1).

Now that the City owns significant portions of Alameda Point, the City is focused on facilitating near-term construction at Alameda Point, which has the potential of generating thousands of jobs, millions of dollars in tax revenue and over a thousand housing units. The civilian reuse of Alameda Point will result in important economic, environmental, social and health benefits to the City and region. In the interest of commencing near-term development at Alameda Point, the City is preparing for C...

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