Los Angeles City Council, Continuation Agenda
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
JOHN FERRARO COUNCIL CHAMBER ROOM 340, CITY HALL 200 NORTH SPRING STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012 - 10:00 AM

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CONTINUED FROM JUNE 2, 2020




Items Noticed for Public Hearing
ITEM NO.(16)RELATED TO ITEM NO. 17 (18-0174-S3)
18-0174, 18-0174-S2
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CONTINUED CONSIDERATION OF AND ACTIONS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (EIR), COMMUNICATION FROM CITY ATTORNEY and ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION relative to the execution of a development agreement between the City and the City Market of Los Angeles, Inc., for property located at 1057 South San Pedro Street and ancillary locations.

 

Recommendations for Council action SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

 

  1. FIND, based on the independent judgment of the decision-maker, after consideration of the whole of the administrative record, the project was assessed in The City Market Los Angeles EIR, No. ENV-2012-3003-EIR (State Clearinghouse [SCH] No. 2013021046) certified on November 9, 2017; and pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Sections 15162 and 15164, no subsequent EIR negative declaration, or addendum is required for approval of the project.

  2. ADOPT the FINDINGS prepared by the Department of City Planning and approved by the PLUM Committee on June 19, 2018 as the Findings of Council.

  3. PRESENT and ADOPT the accompanying ORDINANCE dated November 20, 2019, disapproved by the Director of Planning on behalf of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission, authorizing the execution of the Development Agreement by and between the City of Los Angeles and The City Market of Los Angeles, Inc., a California corporation, relating to real property in the Central City Community Plan area, and located at 1057 South San Pedro Street and ancillary locations (Block 1: 900-1080 South San Julian Street; 901 -1075 South San Pedro Street; Block 2: 1100-1118 South San Julian Street; 1122-1132 South San Julian Street; 1150 South San Julian Street; 1154 South San Julian Street; 1101-1145 South San Pedro Street; 612-624 East 11th Street; Block 3: 1021-1023 South San Julian Street; 1027 South San Julian Street; Block 4: 929 South San Julian Street; 933 South San Julian Street; 941-945 South San Julian Street.

  4. REQUEST the Mayor to execute the Development Agreement on behalf of the City.

  5. REQUEST the City Attorney, subject to the effective date of the Ordinance, to obtain all necessary signatures needed to process the Development Agreement.

  6. ADVISE the applicant that, pursuant to Government Code Section 65868.5 that the Development Agreement is required to be filed with the County Clerk no later than ten days after the City has entered into the agreement.

  7. ADVISE the applicant that, pursuant to California State Public Resources Code Section 21081.6, the City shall monitor or require evidence that mitigation conditions are implemented and maintained throughout the life of the project and the City may require any necessary fees to cover the cost of such monitoring.

  8. ADVISE the applicant that, pursuant to State Fish and Game Code Section 71 1.4, a Fish and Game Fee and/or Certificate of Fee Exemption is now required to be submitted to the County Clerk prior to or concurrent with the Environmental Notice of Determination filing.

 

Applicant: Peter Fleming, The City Market of Los Angeles, Inc.

 

Representative: Craig Lawson and Co., LLC

 

Case No. CPC-2013-4051 -DA

 

Environmental No. ENV-2012-3003-EIR, SCH No. 2013021046

 

Fiscal Impact Statement: None submitted by the City Attorney. Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

 

Community Impact Statement: None submitted.

 

TIME LIMIT FILE - JUNE 12, 2020

 

(LAST DAY FOR COUNCIL ACTION - JUNE 12, 2020)

 

10 VOTES REQUIRED ON SECOND READING

 

(Planning and Land Use Management Committee waived consideration of the above matter)

 

 

Items for which Public Hearings Have Not Been Held - (10 Votes Required for Consideration)
ITEM NO.(17)RELATED TO ITEM NO. 16 (18-0174, 18-0174-S2)
18-0174-S3
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CONTINUED CONSIDERATION OF AND ACTIONS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (EIR), COMMUNICATION FROM THE CITY ATTORNEY AND ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION and AMENDING MOTION (HARRIS-DAWSON - MARTINEZ) relative to establishing the City Market Signage Supplemental Use District.

 

  1. EIR, COMMUNICATION FROM THE CITY ATTORNEY AND ORDINANCE FIRST CONSIDERATION

    Recommendations for Council action, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR:

    1. FIND pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15162, that no subsequent EIR or subsequent Mitigated Negative Declaration is required for the current discretionary approval where the whole of the administrative record demonstrates that no major revisions to the EIR are necessary due to the involvement of new significant environmental effects or a substantial increase in the severity of a previously identified significant effect resulting from changes to the project, changes to circumstances, or the existence of new information; and, FIND that no addendum is required if no changes or additions to the EIR are necessary pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15164. (The City Council certified EIR No. ENV-2012-3003-EIR, SCH No. 2013021046, for a prior discretionary approval for the project on March 2, 2018.)

    2. ADOPT the FINDINGS of the Director of Planning dated May 21, 2020, attached to the Council file No. 18-0174-S3, as the Findings of Council.

    3. PRESENT and ADOPT the accompanying ORDINANCE dated March 6, 2020, disapproved by the Director of Planning on behalf of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission, creating a new signage supplemental use district (The City Market Sign District or Sign District) for the City Market Project, which is a mixed-used project consisting of 1,699,536 square feet of total developed floor area, including 945 residential dwelling units, 210 hotel rooms, 272,283 square feet of commercial office uses, 224,864 of retail uses, and 312,112 square feet of corporate/educational campus, with the project anticipated to be built over a 20-year period under a development agreement.

      Fiscal Impact Statement:  None submitted by the City Attorney.  Neither the City Administrative Officer nor the Chief Legislative Analyst has completed a financial analysis of this report.

      Community Impact Statement:  None submitted.

      10 VOTES REQUIRED ON SECOND READING



  2. AMENDING MOTION (HARRIS-DAWSON - MARTINEZ)

    Recommendation for Council action:

    REQUEST the City Attorney to prepare and present a revised Ordinance, which REMOVES in its entirety Section 10, Violations and Administrative Civil Penalties, from the Ordinance First Consideration attached to the Council File, inasmuch as it is not applicable or applied to any existing Supplemental Use Sign Districts in the City, and those provisions will be contained in the proposed future Citywide Sign Ordinance, per the comments provided by the Department of Building and Safety in its Rule 38 letter.