October 31, 2012 Item No.
Honorable Mayor and Members City Council Meetingof the Marina City Council of November 7, 2012
CITY COUNCIL CONSIDER ADOPTING RESOLUTION NO. 2012- ,APPROVING A FEE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MARINAAND CALIFORNIA AMERICAN WATER FOR PROVISION OFPLANNING AND ATTORNEY SERVICES RELATED TO REVIEW ANDPROCESSING OF A SLANT TEST WELL PROJECT LOCATED AT THENORTH-WEST CORNER OF THE LONESTAR CALIFORNIA, INC. SITE,MARINA (APN
-011-019 & 203-011-001); AUTHORIZING THEFINANCE DIRECTOR TO MAKE THE APPROPRIATE ACCOUNTINGAND BUDGETARY ENTRIES, AND; AUTHORIZING THE CITYMANAGER TO EXECUTE THE FEE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THECITY SUBJECT TO FINAL REVIEW AND APPROVAL BY THE CITYATTORNEYREQUEST:
It is requested that the City Council consider:1.
Adopting Resolution 2012- , approving a Fee Agreement between the City of Marina andCalifornia American Water for provision of planning and attorney services related toreview and processing of a slant test well project located at the north-west corner of theLonestar California, Inc. site, Marina (
-011-019 & 203-011-001), and;2.
Authorizing the Finance Director to make the appropriate accounting and budgetaryentries, and;3.
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the Fee Agreement on behalf of City subject tofinal review and approval by the City Attorney.
On October 19, 2012, California American Water submitted an application (at the time of report preparation the application is incomplete) for a Coastal Development Permit for a slant test wellfor the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project (MPWSP). The applicant is proposing toconstruct a slant test well facility at the north-west corner of the Lonestar California, Inc. site toobtain field data concerning geologic, hydro-geologic and water quality characteristics of theSand Dunes Aquifer, Salinas Valley Aquitard, and 180-Foot Aquifer. This data will be used todesign the MPWSP system. The project consists of a slant test well, a monitoring well cluster, asubsurface beach diffuser system and electrical panel with conduit.Fees for review of smaller and/or less complex project proposals are usually based upon a fixedfee schedule for the provision of a specified list of City review services. Pursuant to CityOrdinance No. 2007-07 and Resolution No. 2007-153, fees for the review of larger and/or more
complex projects are based upon “cost of service” according to an agreement between the
applicant and the City.Entitlement review for this project includes environmental review and conduct of a PlanningCommission Public Hearing for review and consideration of a Coastal Development Permit.This project will also require preparation by the City Attorney of an Indemnification Agreementto be executed by California American Water.