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File #: 2022-2166   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: Planning Board
On agenda: 6/27/2022
Title: Boatworks Development Agreement Annual Review - Applicant: Boatworks, LLC. The applicant is requesting a periodic review of the Boatworks Development Agreement. The consideration of an Annual Report is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). No further environmental review is required.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 Annual Report Letter from Developer, 2. Exhibit 2 Draft Resolution Approving Annual Report
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Boatworks Development Agreement Annual Review - Applicant: Boatworks, LLC. The applicant is requesting a periodic review of the Boatworks Development Agreement. The consideration of an Annual Report is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). No further environmental review is required.

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To: Honorable President and
Members of the Planning Board

From: Andrew Thomas, Planning, Building and Transportation Director

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Alameda Municipal Code (AMC) Section 30-95.1 requires the Planning Board to conduct a public hearing at which the applicant must demonstrate good faith compliance with the terms and conditions of the Boatworks Development Agreement (DA). Boatworks, LLC (Boatworks or Developer) has submitted a letter demonstrating their good faith compliance with the terms and conditions of the DA. (Exhibit 1).

Staff is recommending that the Planning Board approve the annual report and find that Boatworks has complied in good faith with the terms and conditions of the DA. The Development Agreement can be found on the City of Alameda website at:

https://www.alamedaca.gov/Departments/Planning-Building-and-Transportation/Planning-Division/Major-Planning-Projects

BACKGROUND

On May 22, 2020, the City of Alameda (City) and Boatworks, LLC entered into a Development Agreement (DA) for the approximately 9.5 acre Boatworks site at the corner of Oak Street and Clement Avenue. The development of the property has been the subject of eight lawsuits between the property owner and the City, and on March 3, 2020, the City Council approved a Settlement Agreement with Boatworks intended to resolve the pending lawsuits between the parties.

The Settlement Agreement requires new entitlements for the development of the project, which includes a final Development Plan, the Design Review approval for the waterfront park and open spaces, the Density Bonus application, and the Tentative Map. All of the development...

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