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File #: 22-146    Version: 1 Name: Jackson Avenue Gate to the Ballona Creek Multi-use Path
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 7/29/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 8/23/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Discussion of and Direction Regarding (1) Preparation of Detailed Design Plans and Specifications for Opening of the Jackson Avenue Gate to the Ballona Creek Bike Path and Returning to City Council with the Design in September 2021; and (2) Operation of the Jackson Gate and Allowing Pedestrian and Bicycle Access to the Path 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week Versus Establishing Nights Restriction. (continued from 08/09/2021 meeting)
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1 - Community Survey Results.pdf, 2. Attachment 2 - Submitted Petition by Neighborhood.pdf, 3. Attachment 3 - Petition Map.pdf, 4. Attachment 4 - Draft Concept Plan.pdf, 5. Attachment 5 - BPAC Letter to Council.pdf
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CC - Discussion of and Direction Regarding (1) Preparation of Detailed Design Plans and Specifications for Opening of the Jackson Avenue Gate to the Ballona Creek Bike Path and Returning to City Council with the Design in September 2021; and (2) Operation of the Jackson Gate and Allowing Pedestrian and Bicycle Access to the Path 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week Versus Establishing Nights Restriction. (continued from 08/09/2021 meeting)


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Meeting Date: August 23, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Heba El-Guindy/Public Works

Phone Number: (310) 253-5628

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [ ] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (08/18/2021)

Department Approval: Charles D. Herbertson, PW Director/City Engineer (07/28/21)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council discuss and provide direction on (1) preparation of detailed design plans and specifications for opening of the Jackson Avenue gate to the Ballona Creek Bike Path and returning to City Council with the design in September 2021; and (2) operation of the Jackson Gate and allowing pedestrian and bicycle access to the Path 24 hours, 7 days a week versus establishing night restrictions, which could affect the Gate design.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The Jackson Gate Project is one of many starting points for the discussion around realizing a goal from the 2016-2020 Council Strategic Plan, Enhance the Restoration and Utilization of Ballona Creek. The objectives outlined include: a) Make the Ballona Creek Path more walkable, bikeable, and connected to the City; and, b) Make the Ballona Creek a Recreational Attraction. The Ballona Creek's rich history and the changing landscape of Culver City give the City an opportunity to make the Ballo...

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