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File #: 2020-739    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/15/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER RESOLUTION NO. 20-162, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON REGARDING ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL AUTHORITY FOR THE REFURBISHMENT OF TWO ELECTRONIC MARQUEE SIGNS LOCATED AT 21710 RECREATION ROAD AND 431 E ALBERTONI STREET FOR DIGNITY HEALTH SPORTS PARK (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1- Dignity Health CC Resolution & Legal description, 2. Exhibit 2- Disposition and Development Agreement_2002, 3. Exhibit 3 - Reso 02-1921, 4. Exhibit 4- Reso 02-1922.DENISE, 5. Exhibit 5 -Development Plans, 6. Exhibit 6 - Cooperation Agreement (2002), 7. Exhibit 7 - Existing and Proposed Signs
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Consent


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CONSIDER RESOLUTION NO. 20-162, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON REGARDING ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL AUTHORITY FOR THE REFURBISHMENT OF TWO ELECTRONIC MARQUEE SIGNS LOCATED AT 21710 RECREATION ROAD AND 431 E ALBERTONI STREET FOR DIGNITY HEALTH SPORTS PARK (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY


Dignity Health Sports Park attracts over 1,000,000 ticketed guests annually to its facility in Carson, providing a significant economic benefit to the City. Their existing marquee signs are considered iconic as they enjoy great visibility from I-405 and I-110. However, they are dated and need to be upgraded with modern technology to provide a more contemporary appearance and even better visibility. The size of the refurbished signs will be in substantial conformance with the existing signs. Both the existing signs and the proposed signs include "City of Carson". The City utilizes these signs for public announcements such as information about the 2020 Census and COVID-19 testing. During the discussions between the applicant, Dignity Health Sports Park, and staff regarding the proposed signage, the applicant offered to also refurbish the Civic Center electronic message board located outside the Community Center facing Carson Street as a community benefit.

The applicant has requested confirmation of City Manager's authority to approve the proposed refurbishment of two existing electronic marquee signs rather than the process outlined in Carson Municipal Code Section 9138.71 (Planning Commission recommendation to City Council), which appears to only apply to the original sign approval.

On January 29, 2002, the City, the former Carson Redevelopment Agency ("RDA"), and AEG entered into a Disposition and Development Agreement ("DDA") and the City and RDA entered into a Cooperation Agreement. On February 19, 2002, pursuant to the Cooperation Agreement, the City adopted Ord...

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