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File #: 22-3941    Name:
Type: Discussion Items Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/30/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action:
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE A REPORT ON SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERM IMPROVEMENTS AND ADDITIONAL AMENITIES AT AVIATION PARK
Attachments: 1. Administrative Report, 2. Aviation Pool BRR - 06.15.2021, 3. Public Comment Received After Blue Folder, 4. Public Comment Received After Blue Folder- 2
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To: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
From: CAMERON HARDING, COMMUNITY SERVICES DIRECTOR

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RECEIVE AND FILE A REPORT ON SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERM IMPROVEMENTS AND ADDITIONAL AMENITIES AT AVIATION PARK
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The City Council's Strategic Plan includes an objective to provide a report on short and long-term improvements at Aviation Park. Specifically, the objective calls for a report on the painting of the gymnasium, concrete work, and a potential aquatics center.

The Aviation Gymnasium has served the South Bay Community since 1957. The gym's exterior was last painted 25 years ago and needs updating. While much of the building is brick, the accent details including trim, doors, vents and awnings are metal and require repair and painting. A third-party Environmental Hygienist (Ellis Environmental) was brought in to test the building's conditions, oversee the abatement and ensure all EPA, CALOSHA and AQMD Regulations are met prior to the repainting. Public Works is currently collecting competitive bids for repainting of the facility. Funding for this work was provided as part of the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget. The anticipated start date is June of 2022 at an estimated total cost of $132,000.

The exterior sidewalks surrounding Aviation Gym were constructed as part of the original Aviation High School campus. The overall condition of the concrete was ok, but some areas needed replacement due to cracking and root displacement. This work was incorporated into the Public Works Department's work program and completed in April.

As part of the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget, the City Council requested a Budget Response Report on the feasibility of constructing and operating a 50-meter pool in the empty lot behind Aviation Gymnasium that measures approximately 170ft (52m) by 185ft (56m). Preliminary cost projections to construct an aquatics facility are $13,300,000 while annual operating costs are estimated to be $1,360,000. It should be...

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