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DIVISION 24. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING [33000 - 37964]

  ( Heading of Division 24 amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1137. )

PART 1. COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT LAW [33000 - 33855]

  ( Part 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812. )

CHAPTER 4.5. Military Base Conversion Redevelopment Agencies [33492 - 33492.140]

  ( Heading of Chapter 4.5 amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 221, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 6. Mare Island Redevelopment Project Area [33492.90 - 33492.95]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1168, Sec. 2. )

33492.90.
  

With the enactment of this article, it is the intent of the Legislature to provide for precise and specific means to mitigate the very serious economic effects of the closure of the Mare Island Naval Shipyard on the City of Vallejo and surrounding communities by enabling the City of Vallejo to facilitate the planning and implementation of the reuse and redevelopment of the lands comprising Mare Island Naval Shipyard and surrounding areas, in accordance with the city’s land use plans and facilities financing plans, through the redevelopment process and prior to the disposition of lands by the federal government to public entities and private parties.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1168, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1995.)

33492.91.
  

(a)  (1)  The redevelopment plan for the Mare Island Redevelopment Project Area need not include either of the following:

(A)  The information required pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 33324 relative to the contents of the preliminary plan.

(B)  The finding required pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 33367 relative to the conformity of the redevelopment plan to the community’s general plan.

(2)  The redevelopment agency shall not expend any tax increment funds allocated to it from the project area for expenses related to carrying out the project unless and until the City of Vallejo finds that the redevelopment plan conforms to the general plan of the city, including the housing element thereof.

(b)  Notwithstanding Section 33328, the report required by that section need only be as complete as the information then available will permit.

(c)  Notwithstanding Section 33344.5, the preliminary report required by that section need only be as complete as the information then available will permit and need not contain the information required by subdivision (c) of Section 33344.5.

(d)  The report submitted by the redevelopment agency to the legislative body pursuant to Section 33352, need not contain the items listed in subdivisions (b), (c), (d), (h), (j), (k), ( l), and (m) of Section 33352, as modified by subdivision (b) of this section, and the ordinance adopted by the legislative body pursuant to Section 33367 need not contain the items listed in paragraphs (4) and (12) of subdivision (d) of Section 33367.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1168, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1995.)

33492.92.
  

(a)  This section shall apply to a redevelopment project area that is adopted pursuant to this article and the territory of which includes the Mare Island Naval Shipyard.

(b)  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the redevelopment agency shall make payments to affected taxing entities required by subdivision (a) of Section 33607.5, except that each of the time periods governing the payments shall be calculated from the date the county auditor makes the certification to the Director of Finance pursuant to Section 33492.9 instead of from the first fiscal year in which the agency receives tax-increment revenue.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1168, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1995.)

33492.93.
  

(a)  The territory of the Mare Island Redevelopment Project Area shall include all of Mare Island except for the following areas:

(1)  All wetlands and dredge ponds, active or inactive.

(2)  Subarea 12.

(3)  The expanded golf course (Subarea 11).

(4)  The recreation/open-space area (Subarea 13).

(5)  The residential areas of Farragut and Coral Sea Villages (Subareas 6 and 8).

(b)  As used in this section:

(1)  “Subarea 6” means an area bounded on the east by Cedar Avenue and Oak Avenue; on the south by the Rifle Range (Area 7), and the Building 866 parking area; on the north by Third Street; and on the west by the wetlands.

(2)  “Subarea 8” means an area bounded on the south by Club Drive; on the east by Suisun Avenue; and on the north and west by Mesa Road.

(3)  “Subarea 11” means an area bounded on the west, east, and south by Regional Park; and on the north by Coral Sea Village, Young Drive, and Recreation Wall.

(4)  “Subarea 12” means an area bounded on the south by Carquinez Strait; on the west by the wetlands and the dredge ponds; on the east by Mare Island Strait and Railroad Avenue; and on the north by the golf course, Young Drive, and Recreation Wall.

(5)  “Subarea 13” means an area surrounded by other excluded areas (wetlands and dredge ponds).

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1168, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1995.)

33492.94.
  

(a)  Notwithstanding Section 21090 of the Public Resources Code, the redevelopment agency for the City of Vallejo or the legislative body of the City of Vallejo may determine at a noticed public hearing that the adoption of a redevelopment plan for the Mare Island Redevelopment Project Area pursuant to this article is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (Division 13 (commencing with Section 21000) of the Public Resources Code), except that projects implementing the redevelopment plan, including specific plans, rezonings, and ministerial projects that may have a significant effect on the environment, shall be subject to the California Environmental Quality Act. The environmental document for any implementing project shall include an analysis and mitigation of potential cumulative impacts that otherwise will not be known until an environmental impact report for the redevelopment plan is certified.

(b)  The notice of the public hearing required pursuant to subdivision (a) shall include the date, time, and place of the hearing, a brief description of the proposed project and its location, the date when notice will be provided pursuant to Section 21092 of the Public Resources Code, and the address where copies of the notice of exemption are available for review.

(c)  The notice required by this section shall be given to all organizations that, and individuals who, have previously requested notice pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, and shall be given by publication, no fewer times than required by Section 6061 of the Government Code, by the public agency in a newspaper of general circulation in the area affected by the proposed project.

(d)  If the redevelopment agency for the City of Vallejo or the legislative body of the City of Vallejo determines, pursuant to subdivision (a), that the adoption of a redevelopment plan is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act, the redevelopment agency shall prepare and certify an environmental impact report for the redevelopment plan within 18 months after the effective date of the ordinance adopting the redevelopment plan. An environmental impact report prepared and certified jointly with the preparation of the environmental impact statement by the federal lead agency pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 4321, et seq.) shall satisfy the requirement of this subdivision.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 91, Sec. 78. Effective January 1, 1996.)

33492.95.
  

For purposes of this article, a blighted area within the boundaries of the Mare Island Redevelopment Project Area is either of the following:

(a)  An area in which the combination of two or more of the conditions set forth in subdivision (a) or (b) of Section 33492.11 are so prevalent and so substantial that it causes a reduction of, or a lack of, proper utilization of the area to an extent that constitutes a serious physical and economic burden on the community that cannot reasonably be expected to be reversed or alleviated by private enterprise or governmental action, or both, without redevelopment.

(b)  An area that contains one or more of the conditions described in subdivision (b) of Section 33492.11, the effect of which are so prevalent and so substantial that it causes a reduction of, or a lack of, proper utilization of the area to an extent that constitutes a serious physical and economic burden on the community that cannot reasonably be expected to be reversed or alleviated by private enterprise or governmental action, or both, without redevelopment, and is in addition characterized by the existence of inadequate public improvements, public facilities, and utilities, that cannot be remedied by private or governmental action, without redevelopment.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1168, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1995.)

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