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File #: 2022-0388   
Type: Policy Status: Passed
File created: 5/26/2022 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2022 Final action: 6/23/2022
Title: CONSIDER: A. DECLARING that 3417 W. Slauson Ave, 5759 11th Ave & 3309 W. Slauson Ave (the Properties, as depicted in Attachment A) are not necessary for use by Metro and are "exempt surplus land" as defined in Section 54221(f)(1) of the California Surplus Land Act, as amended; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute any necessary documents to transfer the Properties to the City of Los Angeles (City) in support of Destination Crenshaw, with land value waived, contingent on the following: 1. City or Destination Crenshaw providing an alternative location for the bicycle parking infrastructure originally planned for the IAM Park site, including securing approved plans and permits and installing. 2. Mutual agreement of responsibilities and use restrictions regarding the environmental mitigation program at Slauson Park. 3. Mutual agreement regarding Metro's obligation to replant trees under Permit No. 313929.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: California Surplus Land Act, City of Los Angeles, Construction, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project, Destination Crenshaw Project, Land, Los Angeles International Airport, Maps, Metro Crenshaw Line, Metro Rail C Line, Metro Rail E Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, Payment, Policy, Project, Property values, Strategic planning, Transfers
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Property Map, 2. Attachment B - Destination Crenshaw Project Overview Map, 3. Presentation
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
JUNE 15, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: TRANSFER OF PROPERTIES TO CITY OF LOS ANGELES FOR DESTINATION CRENSHAW

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION
Title
CONSIDER:

A. DECLARING that 3417 W. Slauson Ave, 5759 11th Ave & 3309 W. Slauson Ave (the Properties, as depicted in Attachment A) are not necessary for use by Metro and are "exempt surplus land" as defined in Section 54221(f)(1) of the California Surplus Land Act, as amended; and

B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute any necessary documents to transfer the Properties to the City of Los Angeles (City) in support of Destination Crenshaw, with land value waived, contingent on the following:

1. City or Destination Crenshaw providing an alternative location for the bicycle parking infrastructure originally planned for the IAM Park site, including securing approved plans and permits and installing.

2. Mutual agreement of responsibilities and use restrictions regarding the environmental mitigation program at Slauson Park.

3. Mutual agreement regarding Metro's obligation to replant trees under Permit No. 313929.

Issue
ISSUE

The Destination Crenshaw project ("Destination Crenshaw Project" or the "Project") is a proposed outdoor museum and placemaking initiative of public art and streetscape design, as depicted in Attachment B attached hereto, that is comprised of multiple project elements (platforms and parks) along a 1.3-mile stretch of Crenshaw Boulevard, which overlaps an at-grade segment of the Crenshaw/LAX Light Rail Project ("C/LAX"). The Project is borne out of the efforts of the City ("City") and a group of community stakeholders. The Board of Directors ("Board") took various actions on July 25, 2019 to support the Project ("July 2019 Board Report"). The Project has proposed the enhancement of three (3) Metro-owned properties, which were anticipated to receive modest improvements as part of the C/LAX. Metr...

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