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File #: 22-3915    Name:
Type: Discussion Items Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/24/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/17/2022 Final action:
Title: DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING APPROVAL OF THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR THE SOLICITATION OF DESIGN FIRMS FOR THE RENOVATION AND REHABILITATION OF THE SEASIDE LAGOON
Attachments: 1. Administrative Report, 2. Exhibit A - Seaside Lagoon Request for Proposals, 3. N.2- Blue Folder
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To: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
From: GREG KAPOVICH, WATERFRONT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING APPROVAL OF THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR THE SOLICITATION OF DESIGN FIRMS FOR THE RENOVATION AND REHABILITATION OF THE SEASIDE LAGOON
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
In May 2021, the Mayor and City Council worked with State Legislators to obtain funding for the reconstruction of Seaside Lagoon. In July 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed the state's budget, which included an appropriation of $10 million for the Seaside Lagoon. On September 7, 2021 the City Council, after considering proposals from two consultants, directed staff to initiate and prepare a Request for Proposals ("RFP") for an expanded solicitation of aquatic/landscape design firms for the preparation of final design documents and construction plans and specifications for the rehabilitation of Seaside Lagoon.

Staff has prepared the draft RFP and is seeking direction from the City Council to move forward with the RFP process and distribute the RFP to qualified consultants. Once received, responses to the RFP will be evaluated and a recommendation made to the City Council for design contract approval.

BACKGROUND
The City Council has made revitalization of the Redondo Beach waterfront a strategic priority for many years. The Council adopted an Asset Management Plan for the Waterfront in 2007, and a Harbor Enterprise Business Plan in 2010. In addition, the City of Redondo Beach is currently working on a planning effort to establish a framework to improve and enhance various public amenities within the City's waterfront, commonly referred to as King Harbor. Key to the revitalization effort is the need to upgrade or replace many of the public amenities within the Waterfront. These public amenities serve as the footprint around which other revitalization activities occur, including the attraction of private investment to the waterfront to improve...

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