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RESOLUTION NO. 2001 -21 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH <br />REQUESTING THAT THE CALIFORNIA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION <br />SUPPORT RELINQUISHMENT OF A PORTION OF STATE HIGHWAY ROUTE 1 <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Corona del Mar, although part of the City of Newport Beach, <br />is a unique area of the City whose history predates the incorporation of the City of Newport <br />Beach; and <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Corona del Mar has a unique, community serving business <br />district fronting on State Highway Route 1, whose interests can best be served by the City of <br />Newport Beach having jurisdiction over State Highway Route through Corona del Mar; and <br />WHEREAS, the City of Newport Beach desires the State of California to relinquish a <br />portion of State Highway Route 1 through the City of Newport Beach; and <br />WHEREAS, the State Department of Transportation ( "Caltrans ") has agreed to sponsor <br />legislation relinquishing said portion of State Highway Route 1; and <br />WHEREAS, the State of California has adopted guidelines for relinquishment of State <br />highways, which guidelines provide that the California Transportation Commission shall hold a <br />public hearing on the proposed relinquishment; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of <br />Newport Beach respectfully requests the California Transportation Commission to take the <br />following actions: <br />Section 1. Schedule a public hearing on the proposed relinquishment of a portion of <br />State Highway Route 1 for June2001. <br />Section 2. Take all action necessary and appropriate to relinquish a portion of State <br />Highway Route 1 through Corona del Mar and transfer ownership to the City of Newport Beach. <br />The portion of highway to be relinquished is generally defined as the segment from Seaward <br />Drive to Avocado Avenue. Terms of the relinquishment and description of the segment to be <br />relinquished shall be mutually determined, and included in a final agreement between the State <br />of California and the City of Newport Beach. <br />ADOPTED this 10th day of April 2001. <br />G� .l <br />MAYOR <br />ATTEST: <br />uCITY CLERK <br />