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File #: 2021-992   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 7/6/2021
Title: Public Hearing to Consider a Call for Review of the Historical Advisory Board's Decision to Approve Certificate of Approval No. PLN20-0431 to Allow the Demolition of Two Main Buildings and Four Accessory Buildings at 620 Central Avenue (the "McKay Wellness Center Project") and Adoption of Resolution Approving Certificate of Approval Application No. PLN20-0431 to Allow the Demolition of Two Main Buildings and Four Accessory Buildings at 620 Central Avenue (The "McKay Wellness Center" Project). [The City of Alameda has prepared an Addendum to a Mitigated Negative Declaration pursuant to Section 15164 of the CEQA Guidelines and no further environmental review is required.] (Planning, Building and Transportation 481005) [Continued from June 15, 2021]
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Historical Advisory Board Resolution No. HAB-21-01, 2. Exhibit 2 - Call for Review Petition, 3. Exhibit 3 - 2003 Correspondence, 4. Exhibit 4 - Email from GSA to City staff, 5. Exhibit 5 - April 28, 2021 Page & Turnbull Memorandum, 6. Exhibit 6 - Addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration, 7. Resolution, 8. Supplemental Memo, 9. Correspondence - Updated 6/14, 10. Additional Correspondence - Updated 6/16, 11. Additional Correspondence - Updated 6/24, 12. Additional Correspondence - Updated 7/1, 13. Presentation, 14. Additional Correspondence - Updated 7/6
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Public Hearing to Consider a Call for Review of the Historical Advisory Board's Decision to Approve Certificate of Approval No. PLN20-0431 to Allow the Demolition of Two Main Buildings and Four Accessory Buildings at 620 Central Avenue (the "McKay Wellness Center Project") and
Adoption of Resolution Approving Certificate of Approval Application No. PLN20-0431 to Allow the Demolition of Two Main Buildings and Four Accessory Buildings at 620 Central Avenue (The "McKay Wellness Center" Project). [The City of Alameda has prepared an Addendum to a Mitigated Negative Declaration pursuant to Section 15164 of the CEQA Guidelines and no further environmental review is required.] (Planning, Building and Transportation 481005) [Continued from June 15, 2021]

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

On May 6, 2021, the Historical Advisory Board (HAB) approved Resolution No. HAB-21-01 for a Certificate of Approval to allow demolition of two main buildings (Building 1 and Building 2) and four accessory buildings (Buildings 8, 9, 10 and 13) at 620 Central Avenue (Alameda Federal Center site) (Exhibit 1). The proposed demolition by the applicant, Alameda Point Collaborative, will facilitate future construction of the McKay Wellness Center Project, a mixed-use institutional use that will provide various forms of medical services, assisted living and supportive care for senior and homeless individuals.

The HAB decision to approve a Certificate of Approval to allow demolition of the subject buildings was based on comprehensive expert and authoritative analysis confirming that the subject buildings are not eligible for listing in any national, state, or local register of historic resources. The information available includes federal government analysis from 1996, a State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) determination in 2003, federal and City of Alameda (City) environmental documents, and updated 2021 preservation analysis, all ...

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