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SB-59 Fairview Developmental Center.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 05/10/2017 09:00 PM
SB59:v96#DOCUMENT

Amended  IN  Senate  May 10, 2017
Amended  IN  Senate  April 27, 2017
Amended  IN  Senate  March 22, 2017

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 59


Introduced by Senator Moorlach
(Coauthors: Senators Beall, Gaines, and McGuire)

December 13, 2016


An act to add Section 14670.37 to the Government Code, relating to state property.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 59, as amended, Moorlach. Fairview Developmental Center.
Existing law vests in the State Department of Developmental Services jurisdiction over state hospitals, referred to as developmental centers, for the provision of residential care to individuals with developmental disabilities, including the Fairview Developmental Center. Existing law requires the department, on or before October 1, 2015, to submit to the Legislature a plan or plans to close one or more developmental centers. Existing law authorizes the Director of General Services, with the consent of the State Department of Developmental Services, to lease up to 20 acres of property located within the grounds of the Fairview Developmental Center to a nonprofit corporation, as specified.
This bill would require the contract for any sale or lease of the land known as the Fairview Developmental Center to include a provision requiring the use of that land to conform to the City of Costa Mesa Planning, Zoning and Development Code, as specified. The bill would provide the City of Costa Mesa the right of first refusal on the purchase of the property, as specified. The bill would also require the use of that land to conform to the City of Costa Mesa Planning, Zoning and Development Code, as specified. The bill would additionally prohibit the development within the Fairview Developmental Center known as Shannon’s Mountain, along with other uses, from being more than 25% of the Fairview Developmental Center. Director of General Services, before offering the land associated with the Fairview Developmental Center for sale or lease, to complete an assessment of the site and facilities on the land to document the property’s current condition and identify potential issues and limitations at the site. The bill would also require the Department of General Services and the State Department of Developmental Services to meet and confer with the City of Costa Mesa and the County of Orange throughout the transition process for any future use of the property.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 14670.37 is added to the Government Code, to read:

14670.37.
 (a) Before offering the land associated with the Fairview Developmental Center for lease or sale, the Director of General Services shall complete an assessment of the site and facilities on the land to document the property’s current condition and identify potential issues and limitations at the site.
(b) The Department of General Services and the State Department of Developmental Services shall meet and confer with the City of Costa Mesa and the County of Orange throughout the transition process for any future use of the property.

SECTION 1.Section 14670.37 is added to the Government Code, to read:
14670.37.

(a)(1)Notwithstanding any other law, if the Director of General Services sells or leases the land known as the Fairview Developmental Center or any portion thereof, the contract for the sale or lease shall require the use to conform to the City of Costa Mesa Planning, Zoning and Development Code and shall require a master plan pursuant to Section 13-56 of that code. The City of Costa Mesa shall have the right of first refusal before any sale may be made to another party. The city may exercise the right of first refusal for a purchase or lease in partnership with the County of Orange or any other private entity.

(2)Notwithstanding any other law, if the Director of General Services or the Director of Developmental Services repurposes the land known as the Fairview Developmental Center or any portion thereof, the use of that land shall be subject to the City of Costa Mesa Planning, Zoning and Development Code and shall require a master plan pursuant to Section 13-56 of that code.

(b)The development within the Fairview Developmental Center known as Shannon’s Mountain, and any other use excluding single-family residential or park space, shall be no more than 25 percent of the Fairview Developmental Center.