November 16, 2006 Joint Hearing (cancellation/continuance)(
RECREATION AND PARK COMMISSION
NOTICE OF SPECIAL JOINT HEARING
Commission Chambers - Room 416
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
Thursday, November 16, 2006
President: Dwight S. Alexander
Vice-President: Christina Olague
Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; William L. Lee; Kathrin Moore; Hisashi Sugaya;
Commission Secretary: Linda D. Avery
A. SPECIAL CALENDAR
1. 2006.1250U (J. SWITZKY: (415) 575-6815)
4-8 GUY PLACE - Motion to Authorize Allocation of up to $1,811,500 from Rincon Hill Community Improvements Fund for Acquisition of 4-8 Guy Place (Block/Lot 3749/005) for Public Open Space and up to $60,000 for the Recreation and Parks Department to Create a Conceptual Design Plan for this Site per Section 318.6. As of November 2, a total of $3,137,439 is available in the fund all in the form of Mello-Roos bond proceeds and held in trust by ABAG. The Guy Place parcel lies in the Rincon Hill Downtown Residential (RH DTR) district, within the boundaries of the Rincon Hill Plan. This vacant site, approximately 4,000 square feet, is identified in Policy 4.1 and in Map 8 ("Rincon Hill Public Open Space System") of the Rincon Hill Plan as a potential acquisition site for a "pocket park." The City appraised the site at $1.8 million and the property owner has signed a Purchase Agreement. Required acquisition costs and fees will total up to $11,500. The Recreation and Parks Department requests $60,000 for design and engineering services to develop a Conceptual Plan for the improvement of the parcel as open space.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval
This item is open for public comment.
(Continued to November 30, 2006)