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RESOLUTION NO. 2014 -102 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br />NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA ESTABLISHING A REVISED <br />SCHEDULE OF PARKING FEES FOR OFF - STREET PARKING <br />METER ZONES 17, 18, 23, 28, AND 29 LOCATED IN BALBOA <br />VILLAGE (PA2014 -016) <br />WHEREAS, California Vehicle Code Sections 22508 and Newport Beach <br />Municipal Code ( "NBMC") Section 12.44.030 authorize the City Council of the City of <br />Newport Beach ( "City ") to establish off - street parking meter zones by resolution; <br />WHEREAS, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2000 -38 establishing, in <br />part, off - street parking meter zones 17, 18, 23, and 28, and the hours of operation and <br />parking meter fees for each of the zones; <br />WHEREAS, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2010 -39 establishing a <br />revised parking meter fee schedule for the parking meter zones created by Resolution <br />No. 2000 -38, since the parking meter fees had not been adjusted since the year 2000; <br />WHEREAS, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2013 -33 that established, in <br />part, off - street parking meter Zone 29, commonly known as the Balboa Pier Parking Lot, <br />and established parking meter fees and hours of use for said zone; <br />WHEREAS, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2014 -16 amending <br />Resolution No. 2013 -33 to modify the parking fees to be consistent with Coastal <br />Development Permit No. 5 -13 -0506; <br />WHEREAS, it has been a long- standing goal of the City of Newport Beach <br />( "City') to revitalize Balboa Village and to expand its vibrant commercial village serving <br />both visitors and residents; <br />WHEREAS, in 2012, the City evaluated the area to establish policies and <br />programs to spur economic activity and manage existing parking, which resulted in the <br />adoption of the Balboa Village Master Plan; <br />WHEREAS, the Balboa Village Master Plan established a comprehensive <br />parking strategy to better manage existing parking resources and proposed , the <br />modification of both on- street and off - street parking fees to influence parking behavior to <br />promote more efficient use of existing parking facilities and provide incentives for <br />longer -term parking to occur in off - street lots; <br />WHEREAS, studies prepared by Nelson /Nygaard, a transportation consultant, <br />showed that the existing one -hour parking limits were insufficient for many trips to area <br />businesses and that the current fee structure was not providing a sufficient incentive to <br />promote increased turnover of vehicles; <br />