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File #: 22-225    Version: 1 Name: La Ballona Creek Bike Path extension project letter of support
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 8/17/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 8/23/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Authorization to the Mayor and Staff to Prepare and Send a Letter of Support for a Project to Extend the La Ballona Creek Bike Path as Proposed by the Organization Streets For All; and (2) Other Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.
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CC - (1) Authorization to the Mayor and Staff to Prepare and Send a Letter of Support for a Project to Extend the La Ballona Creek Bike Path as Proposed by the Organization Streets For All; and (2) Other Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.


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Meeting Date: August 23, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Charles D. Herbertson, PW Director/City Engineer

Phone Number: (310) 253-5635

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

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

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 (08/11/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Culver City Council (1) authorize the Mayor and staff to prepare and send a letter of support for general use in project development and potential use in funding applications for a project to extend the La Ballona Creek Bike Path (Project) as proposed by the organization Streets For All; and (2) provide other direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Created in the 1970s, the La Ballona Creek Bike Path currently runs from the ocean to Syd Kronenthal Park in Culver City. Originally, planners intended the Bike Path to go all the way from the ocean to where the creek ends at Cochran Ave and Venice Blvd in the City of Los Angeles.

The organization Streets For All is proposing completing the original plan and extending the La Ballona Creek Bike Path. Approximately 0.8 miles of the extension would run through the City of Culver City, across public land and property owned by Red Car Properties, and impact the public right of way in multiple locations. In addition to the pathway along La Ballona Creek, the Project includes a bridge over the Creek at Smiley Dr...

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