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RESOLUTION NO. 2020-10 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, CREATING AN AD <br />HOC COMMITTEE TO EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR <br />PRIVATE FUNDING OF THE PROPOSED NEWPORT <br />BEACH JUNIOR LIFEGUARD BUILDING <br />WHEREAS, since 1984, the Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard program <br />("Program") has provided ocean safety training, personal growth and fun for over 1,200 <br />children each year; <br />WHEREAS, the Program currently operates from a modular trailer system that <br />has no water or sewer connections; <br />WHEREAS, at the April 9, 2019, study session, staff provided a history of the <br />Program, discussed the possibility of replacing the existing modular trailer system with a <br />new Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard Building ("NBJG Building"), proposed possible <br />future building locations for the NBJG Building, provided the City Council with a <br />preliminary cost estimate for the NBJG Building, and informed the City Council of the <br />Junior Lifeguard Foundation's ("Foundation") commitment of One Million Two Hundred <br />and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($1,250,000) towards the construction of a new NBJG <br />Building, <br />WHEREAS, on May 14, 2019, the City Council approved an agreement with Jeff <br />Katz Architecture of San Diego to, among other things, develop a conceptual design for <br />the NBJG Building adjacent to the Balboa Pier as well as a proposed reconfiguration of <br />the Main Street Parking Lot; <br />WHEREAS, the proposed NBJG Building is anticipated to be a single structure <br />that is approximately 4,500 square feet with an exterior shaded area and will have <br />several amenities such as a training auditorium with audio visual capabilities, restrooms <br />with controlled access for junior lifeguards, an exterior secure storage area for junior <br />lifeguard equipment, locker rooms for junior guard instructors, and administrative offices <br />("Project"); <br />WHEREAS, the estimated cost for the Project is Three Million Three Hundred <br />Thousand Dollars ($3,300,000), excluding costs associated with proposed modifications <br />to the park and parking lot; <br />