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File #: 20-1294    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 9/30/2020 In control: Public Works
On agenda: 10/27/2020 Final action: 10/27/2020
Title: Ratify Approval for Lessee's Option to Extend Term of the Lease at the Courthouse Caf? (4/5 Vote Required)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment No. 1 - Lease, 3. Attachment No. 2 - First Amendment, 4. Attachment No. 3 - Lessee Notice, 5. Attachment No. 4 - County letter
Previous Action/Referral: 22-1112

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Public Works

Agenda Section: Consent

SUBJECT:
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Ratify Approval for Lessee's Option to Extend Term of the Lease at the Courthouse Caf? (4/5 Vote Required)
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RECOMMENDATION(S):
Recommendation
That the Board of Supervisors:
1. Ratify and approve the lessee's option to extend the term of the lease at the Courthouse Cafe with Christopher J. Rohrs to Sept. 30, 2021.

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SOURCE OF FUNDING:
Snack Bar Equipment Replacement Trust (3815)

DISCUSSION:
On June 5, 2018, your Board approved a lease to Christopher J. Rohrs (lessee) to operate and maintain the Courthouse Caf? at the Humboldt County Courthouse (Attachment No. 1 - Lease).

On May 7, 2019, your Board approved a First Amendment to Lease Agreement to lessee for the county to periodically clean and wax the floors of the Courthouse Caf? at lessee's expense (Attachment No. 2 - First Amendment).

On Oct. 8, 2019, your Board approved the ratification of lessee's option to extend the term of the lease to Sept. 30, 2020.

On Apr. 28, 2020, your Board approved a temporary waiver of monthly rent payment obligation from the lessee, effective retroactively on Apr. 1, 2020, until further notice. COVID -19 Pandemic had suspended public access and reduced employee use of the Courthouse Caf?, resulting in lost revenue.

Under the terms of the lease, the lessee has the option to extend the term of the lease on a year to year basis, but not beyond Sept. 30, 2023, upon ninety (90) days notice prior to expiration. On Sept. 30, 2020, the lessee untimely notified the county of his intention to exercise this extension (Attachment No. 3 - Lessee Notice). Public Works sent out a letter, dated Sept. 30, 2020, regarding the extension of the Lease (Attachment No. 4 - County Letter). Due to the late notice and to ensure that the extension was granted before the lease terminated, Public Works approved the lease extension.

Staff recommends and requests that your Board ratify Publi...

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