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File #: 1185-2017    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Afternoon Administrative Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/13/2017 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 11/14/2017 Final action:
Title: Civic Center and Downtown West End Gateway Project (JL FC15PW02) (the "Project")
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Design Booklet
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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council, Members of the Planning Commission

From: Mike Parness, City Manager

Prepared By: Jacques LaRochelle, Public Works Director

Civic Center and Downtown West End Gateway Project (JL FC15PW02) (the "Project")


Provide preliminary comments on the design of the public facilities portion of the Civic Center Project, including a proposed City Hall located at 1600 First Street, Fire Station No. 1 located at 1115 Seminary Street, and a public parking structure located at 1511 Clay Street.

Meeting Purpose
The purpose of this study session is to provide a preliminary review of the application for the public facilities portion of the Project. Preliminary review is a process applied to significant projects which would benefit from early consultation while an application is being processed for formal review. The Comments received during this informal process are intended to serve as guidance only, and should not be considered as preliminary support of or opposition to an application. Other issues such as environmental impacts, General Plan and Zoning consistency will be addressed in more detail at the time a future application is deemed complete and scheduled for a formal public hearing.

Project Description
As described in the September 5, 2017 Staff Report on the Project, the public facilities entitlements are anticipated to include a design review permit and use permit for a new Civic Center campus to include: (a) a 130,193 gross square feet (GSF) City Administration and Public Safety Building, of which 18,000 GSF will be completed as cold shell on 4th floor, on the former Community Services Building Site at 1600 First Street; (b) a 13,167 GSF Fire Station No. 1 on the current Housing Authority Building Site at 1115 Seminary Street; and (c) a 271-stall Public Parking Structure on a surface parking lot at 1511 Clay Street (the "Clay Street Garage ...

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