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File #: 22-746    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 8/30/2022 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Title: Adopt Resolution 2022-37 Declaring a Certain Public Easement Area Exempt Surplus Land Pursuant to the Surplus Lands Act (SLA)
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Resolution 2022-37, 2. Exhibit A - Easement Area Legal Description, 3. Exhibit B - Easement Area Plat Map, 4. Exhibit C - Easement Deed

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Al Zelinka, City Manager

VIA: Sean Crumby, Director of Public Works

PREPARED BY: William Krill, Real Estate and Project Manager

Adopt Resolution 2022-37 Declaring a Certain Public Easement Area Exempt Surplus Land Pursuant to the Surplus Lands Act (SLA)

Statement of Issue:
The California Surplus Land Act (SLA) (Government Code 54220 et seq.) governs the transfer of surplus lands and requires local agencies to prioritize opportunities for certain uses including affordable housing development for any land the entity may sell or lease. Surplus land may be declared either "surplus" or "exempt surplus" by the legislative body of the local agency as supported by written findings. The SLA requires local agencies to report on any properties that have been declared "surplus" or "exempt surplus" lands in the Annual Housing Element Report due in April of each year

There is one Easement area referred to in this report subject to the SLA that may be eligible for disposition, which will be more particularly described in the Analysis section of this staff report.

Financial Impact:
There is no immediate fiscal impact associated with this action. Any agreement approving a conveyance of interest in City property will be brought before the City Council for consideration.

Recommended Action:
A) Declare a portion of the City-owned public right of way easement located near the intersection of Huntington Street and Atlanta Avenue as "exempt surplus land" as defined by Government Code Section 54221(f); and,

B) Adopt Resolution No. 2022-37, "A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Huntington Beach Declaring That an Undeveloped Portion of an Existing Street and Public Utility Easement Along the Eastside of 102 & 104 Huntington Street, Huntington Beach, is Exempt Surplus Land Pursuant to Government Code Sections 54221 (F) ...

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