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File #: 19-0003    Name:
Type: General Agenda Item Status: Passed - RMA Public Works and Facilities
File created: 1/25/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors-
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Title: a. Consider options for the use of the former site of the County modular buildings 1, 2, 3, and 6 located at the southwest corner of Gabilan and Church Streets in Salinas; and b. Provide direction to staff. (Board referral 2018.22)
Sponsors: Public Works / RMA
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Attachment A - Option 1 Concept, 3. Attachment B - Option 2 Concept, 4. Attachment C - Option 3 Concept, 5. Attachment D - Option 4 Concept, 6. Attachment E - Rough Order Comparison, 7. Attachment F - Location Map, 8. MS PowerPoint Presentation Presented at Hearing, 9. Item No. 10 Completed Board Order
Title
a. Consider options for the use of the former site of the County modular buildings 1, 2, 3, and 6 located at the southwest corner of Gabilan and Church Streets in Salinas; and
b. Provide direction to staff.
(Board referral 2018.22)
Report
RECOMMENDATION:
It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors:

a. Support Option 4 for the former site of the County modular buildings 1, 2, 3, and 6 located at the southwest corner of Gabilan and Church Streets in Salinas; and
b. Provide direction for further actions, including but not limited to: preparing a more detailed site plan of the Preferred Option, obtaining cost estimates, evaluate funding options and process that through the Capital Improvement Committee and Budget Committee before returning to the Board of Supervisors. In addition, staff would prepare an agreement with the City of Salinas committing to a timeline while the County considers a long term plan for a shared parking facility.

SUMMARY:
Modular buildings 1, 2, 3 and 6 were demolished and removed in September 2018 as part of the Monterey County Government Center East/West Wing Renovation Project. Board referral 2018.22 seeks to provide immediate direction to staff for short- and long-term plans for the property located behind the Superior Court at 240 Church Street (southwest corner of Gabilan and Church Streets). Questions have been presented on whether to create park and open space, expand parking, or something else.

Staff has developed options for the former site of the County modular buildings 1, 2, 3, and 6, including conceptual sketches and rough order of magnitude project estimates. Short term options for the Board to consider include:

- Option 1. Provide landscaped open space and buffer areas next to paved off-street parking in approximately equal parts (Attachment A).
- Option 2. Maximize off-street parking and circulation behind the Government Center and convert Alisal Street off-street parking to open space (Attachment B). ...

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