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File #: 2020-7674   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 2/18/2020
Title: Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) Related to the Northwest Territories Regional Shoreline at Alameda Point, and to Approve the Finding that the Northwest Territories Regional Park Disposition is Exempt from the Surplus Lands Act, as Amended, as the Property is Proposed to be Leased to Another Local Agency (EBRPD) for the Agency's Use and Because It is Located on Public Trust Lands. (Recreation 280 and Community Development 216)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - MOU, 2. Exhibit 2 - Map, 3. Presentation, 4. Submittal
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Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) Related to the Northwest Territories Regional Shoreline at Alameda Point, and to Approve the Finding that the Northwest Territories Regional Park Disposition is Exempt from the Surplus Lands Act, as Amended, as the Property is Proposed to be Leased to Another Local Agency (EBRPD) for the Agency's Use and Because It is Located on Public Trust Lands. (Recreation 280 and Community Development 216)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Northwest Territories Regional Shoreline (NWT) is a proposed 158-acre passive park located at Alameda Point at the far northwest corner of the site. This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) details the terms for a no-cost, 66-year lease to be negotiated with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD), pursuant to which EBRPD will develop, operate and maintain the NWT shoreline park. The MOU is attached as Exhibit 1.

This property disposition is exempt from the Surplus Lands Act, as amended, as the proposed shoreline park is being leased to another local agency (EBRPD) for the agency's use and because it is located wholly within Public Trust Lands.

BACKGROUND

The NWT is a proposed 158-acre passive park located at Alameda Point at the far northwest corner of the site and adjacent to the proposed Regional Sports Complex (Exhibit 2). The NWT is located wholly within Public Trust Lands, which is also referred to as Tidelands property. NWT is zoned as open space and referenced as a regional park in numerous Alameda Point planning documents, including the Naval Air Station Alameda Community Reuse Plan, 2003 General Plan Amendment for Alameda Point, 2013 Alameda Point Conceptual Planning Guide and Master Infrastructure Plan. NWT is envisioned as a regional shoreline along the Oakland Estuary waterfront. The park is planned to include interior...

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