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File #: 19-1729    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 11/25/2019 In control: Public Works
On agenda: 12/10/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: Defer the Approval of the Humboldt County 4th Street Property Acquisition and Development Project and Consummation of the Purchase of the 4th Street Properties to a Later Date
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Exhibit A - Site Plan, 3. Exhibit B - Notice of Intention to Purchase Real Property, 4. Exhibit C - City of Eureka Resolution 2019-49, 5. Exhibit D - Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration, 6. Exhibit E - Amended Notice of Intention to Purchase Real Property

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Public Works

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
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Defer the Approval of the Humboldt County 4th Street Property Acquisition and Development Project and Consummation of the Purchase of the 4th Street Properties to a Later Date
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Defer the approval of the Humboldt County 4th Street Property Acquisition and Development Project and consummation of the real properties located at 1017 4th Street, 1023 & 1025 4th Street, and 1031, 1035 & 1039 4th Street in Eureka to a later date.
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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
General Fund (1100)

DISCUSSION:
On January 19, 2016, your Board approved the first stage in a comprehensive finance package to move the county in the direction of having campuses where like functions are grouped together for better public services.

The Public Defender Building located at 1001 4th Street, Eureka is a key component in the finance package, campus concept. The real properties next door to the Public Defender Building, 1017 4th Street, 1023 & 1025 4th Street, and 1031, 1035, & 1039 4th Street, Eureka, are for sale (Exhibit A - Site Plan). Should the county purchase these real properties, it would provide significant benefits to the campus complex concept. The optimal long-term use of the real properties will be evaluated as part of the county's facilities master plan. Currently, the anticipated short-term use of the real properties, if acquired, is to develop a parking area that would off-set the parking capacity to be lost with development of the Humboldt County Community Corrections Re-entry Resource Center.

On December 6, 2016, the Board authorized the County Administrative Officer and designees to negotiate terms of purchase real property at 1017 4th Street, 1023 & 1025 4th Street and 1031, 1035, & 1039 4th Street.

On June 8, 2017, the county obtained appraisals of the real properties, denoting a total market value of Nine Hundr...

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