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File #: 2020-684    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/27/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER APPROVAL OF LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF CARSON AND THE SANITATION DISTRICT NO. 8 OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY FOR THE USE OF 10.5 ACRE PROPERTY LOCATED AT ASSESSOR PARCEL NUMBER (APN) 7330-007-906 NEAR 321 W. SEPULVEDA BLVD (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit No. 1 - Approved Deal Points, May 19, 2020, 2. Exhibit No. 2 - Draft Lease Agreement, 3. Exhibit No. 3 - Vicinity Map
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
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CONSIDER APPROVAL OF LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF CARSON AND THE SANITATION DISTRICT NO. 8 OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY FOR THE USE OF 10.5 ACRE PROPERTY LOCATED AT ASSESSOR PARCEL NUMBER (APN) 7330-007-906 NEAR 321 W. SEPULVEDA BLVD (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

The City has been negotiating leasing a 10.5-acre property ("Property") from the County Sanitation District No. 8 of Los Angeles County ("Sanitation District") for recreational and sporting uses, as well as ancillary facilities such as parking areas and stormwater management. The uses under consideration could include soccer fields, a dog park, football fields, baseball diamonds, a playground, walking paths and/or other similar uses. All future uses of the site will be evaluated further and presented to the City Council at a later time.

On May 19, 2020, the City Council approved the non-binding Lease Deal Terms (Exhibit No. 1) which established the framework for staff to initiate the drafting and negotiation of the lease for formal approval. Tonight's recommended action is to approve the binding Lease Agreement ("Lease") between the City and the Sanitation District (Exhibit No. 2). The Sanitation District is considering approval of the Lease on October 14th at its regularly scheduled Board Meeting.

The Lease is more detailed but generally contains consistent language with the approved Lease Deal Terms with the following notable exceptions: 1) Lease Term has been extended from 20 years to 30 years; 2) The District may exercise its right to terminate the Lease at Year 27 instead of Year 17; and 3) An 18 months (plus a 6 months extension) Due Diligence provision has been added to allow for inspection of the Property to determine site usability prior to full acceptance of the property. At the time of this writing, City staff is working with District staff to resolve two final Lease Deal Terms: 1) Installa...

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