Approval of California Health and Safety Code Section 33445 Findings as they Relate tothe Stanislaus County Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Project No. 1 Public InfrastructureProjects and to Authorize the Director of the Stanislaus County Public Works Department toEnter Into an Agreement with the RDA for Design, Engineering, and Construction of theAgency's Public Improvement ProjectsPage 3
On April 19, 201 1, the Stanislaus County Redevelopment Agency authorized the Agency'sExecutive Director to finalize an agreement with the Stanislaus County Public WorksDepartment in an amount not to exceed $32,000,000 in future Capital Project fund net taxincrement for the administration, design, engineering, environmental, and construction ofthe Airport Neighborhood Sewer, Empire Storm Drain, and Parklawn Neighborhood Sewerprojects and any future public improvement projects identified in the Agency'sImplementation Plan on a "pay-as-you-go" basis as net tax increment funding becomesavailable.The Agency also authorized the Executive Director to submit a formal request to theStanislaus County Board of Supervisors for the California Health and Safety Code Section33445 findings for the Empire Storm Drain project. Section 33445 findings are required forthe construction of any building, facility, structure, or other improvement that will be publiclyowned, but not owned by the agency, and paid for, in full or in part, by the Agency. Section33445 requires that the local legislative body, of the public agency owning theimprovement(s), must consent to the provisions of public improvements by the Agency andmust find that:
The public improvements are of benefit to the project area or the immediateneighborhood of the project area.2. No other reasonable means of financing such public improvements are available to thecommunity.3. The agency's contribution to the cost of the public improvement or facility will assist inelimination of one or more blighting conditions in the project area.The Agency's Project No.
is approximately 4,272 acres in size and is comprised of 15sub-areas. The Empire Storm Drain project is located within the Agency's Empire sub-area(See Attachment
The following is an overview of the Empire Storm Drain project:Empire Storm Drain Proiect
This project includes installation of curb, gutter, handicapreturns, new street sections, and a positive storm drain collection system for the entireEmpire sub-area. The project is generally bounded by
Street to the west, McCoyAvenue to the north, North and South Abbie Streets to the east, and South Avenue tothe south. Phase 1A of the project has been completed and includes a self-containedfrench drain in the area generally bounded by "E" Street to the West, 2nd and CentralStreets to the north, "I" Street to the east, and State Route 132 (Yosemite Boulevard) tothe south. The remainder of the project is proposed to be completed in the followingthree phases:
This portion of the project, located south of State Route 132(Yosemite Boulevard) consists of the installation and connection of storm drain