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File #: 2020-7569   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 2/4/2020
Title: Introduction of Ordinance Approving a Lease and Authorizing the City Manager or Designee to Execute Documents Necessary to Implement the Terms of a One-Year Lease With Four One-Year Extension Options, Each Subject to Reasonable Discretionary Approval of the City Manager, with Shelter In Peace, Inc., a California Non-Profit Corporation, for 2815 San Diego Road Located at Alameda Point to Operate Transitional Housing for Refugees; and Recommendation to Approve the Finding that the Short-Term Lease Transaction with Shelter in Peace, Inc. is Exempt from the Surplus Lands Act, as Amended. (Community Development 236)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Lease, 2. Ordinance
Title

Introduction of Ordinance Approving a Lease and Authorizing the City Manager or Designee to Execute Documents Necessary to Implement the Terms of a One-Year Lease With Four One-Year Extension Options, Each Subject to Reasonable Discretionary Approval of the City Manager, with Shelter In Peace, Inc., a California Non-Profit Corporation, for 2815 San Diego Road Located at Alameda Point to Operate Transitional Housing for Refugees; and

Recommendation to Approve the Finding that the Short-Term Lease Transaction with Shelter in Peace, Inc. is Exempt from the Surplus Lands Act, as Amended. (Community Development 236)

Body

To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

On March 3, 2019, the City Council approved the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Substantial Rehabilitation funds to replace the cracked foundation at 2815 San Diego Road at Alameda Point, so the home could be leased by Shelter in Peace, Inc., a nonprofit corporation (tenant), providing transitional housing and other services to refugee households being resettled in the City of Alameda (City). The home's foundation is currently being repaired with occupancy anticipated in summer 2020.

This action introduces an ordinance authorizing a lease with tenant for a term of one year, with four one-year extension options, each subject to reasonable discretionary approval of the City Manager, at an annual rent of $1.00, for the premises at 2815 San Diego Road at Alameda Point. The lease limits the use of the premise to transitional housing for refugees and families immigrating to the United States, requires the tenant to maintain certain insurance coverages and an appliance warranty, and holds the tenant responsible for routine maintenance and repairs.

The short-term nature of the lease is not a property disposition, therefore the Surplus Lands Act does not apply to this transaction.

BACKGROUND

The City owns a single-family, four-bedroom home located at 2815 Sa...

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