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File #: 2013-312   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 11/19/2013
Title: Recommendation to (1) Provide Comments on Revised Draft Master Infrastructure Plan for Alameda Point; and (2) Presentation on Sea-Level Rise Protection Strategy for Alameda Point included in Draft Master Infrastructure Plan. (Base Reuse 819099)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Revised Draft Alameda Point Master Infrastructure Plan, 2. Exhibit 2 - Sea-Level Rise Presentation, 3. 2013-11-19 6-D Correspondencel.pdf, 4. 2013-11-19 6-D Presentation - REVISED.pdf, 5. 2013-11-19 6-D Staff Submittal.pdf
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Recommendation to (1) Provide Comments on Revised Draft Master Infrastructure Plan for Alameda Point; and (2) Presentation on Sea-Level Rise Protection Strategy for Alameda Point included in Draft Master Infrastructure Plan. (Base Reuse 819099)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

From: John A. Russo, City Manager

Re: (1) Provide Comments on Revised Draft Master Infrastructure Plan for Alameda Point; and (2) Presentation on Sea-Level Rise Protection Strategy for Alameda Point included in Draft Master Infrastructure Plan

BACKGROUND

The City of Alameda is preparing a comprehensive zoning ordinance amendment, General Plan amendment, Master Infrastructure Plan (MIP), Town Center and Waterfront Precise Plan, and an environmental impact report (EIR) for Alameda Point for City Council consideration in early 2014. These project approvals are intended to facilitate near-term construction at Alameda Point.

The MIP presents a plan 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 units and 5.5 million square feet of commercial space. The replacement of aging infrastructure with new infrastructure systems is one of the single most important requirements for supporting new 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. The draft MIP establishes the requirements and standards for the infrastructure to support the redevelopment and reuse of Alameda Point.

The draft MIP was presented to the Planning Board on August 21, 2013, and the City Council on September 17, 2013. Based on the feedback provided...

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