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File #: 22-4157    Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/10/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/17/2022 Final action:
Title: APPROVE A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON (SCE) FOR CITY USE OF THE SCE RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED AT HERONDO STREET AND CATALINA AVENUE FOR A TOTAL EXPENSE OF $15,102.71 AND A FIVE-YEAR TERM FROM JUNE 1, 2022 THROUGH MAY 31, 2027
Attachments: 1. Administrative Report, 2. SCE License Agreement - Herondo Street and Catalina Avenue, 3. License Site Map
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To: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
From: ELIZABETH HAUSE, ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER

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APPROVE A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON (SCE) FOR CITY USE OF THE SCE RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED AT HERONDO STREET AND CATALINA AVENUE FOR A TOTAL EXPENSE OF $15,102.71 AND A FIVE-YEAR TERM FROM JUNE 1, 2022 THROUGH MAY 31, 2027
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Southern California Edison (SCE) owns two parcels of land located along Herondo Street and Catalina Avenue. The majority of this 5.1-acre site is vacant with the exception of six power transmission poles, associated power lines, and a few soil retaining structures. The attached License Agreement with SCE provides the City access/use of the site and allows for the development of passive park space. The License Agreement has a term of five (5) years, commencing on June 1, 2022. The City will pay SCE a total license fee of $15,102.71 for the five-year term.

BACKGROUND
In September 2019, Southern California Edison (SCE) completed a Method of Service study to determine the feasibility of removing the power lines along SCE's 190th Street right-of-way. The study verified that the lines along the 190th corridor can be removed or relocated once the AES power plant is retired; this finding opened the opportunity for the City to consider developing the right-of way into a greenbelt and passive open space.

In April 2021, the City entered into preliminary discussions with SCE regarding the potential licensing of their right-of-way space located along Herondo Street and Catalina Avenue (License Site). The majority of the 5.1-acre License Site is vacant with the exception of six power poles, associated 220-kv and 66-kv transmission lines, and a few soil retaining structures. Currently, the License Site is covered in both invasive and native vegetation with dispersed mounds of foreign soil and other mixed dirt material. It remains underutilized except for occasionally serving as an overflow parking lo...

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