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CITY OF <br />?�PORr <br />NEWPORT BEACH <br />City Council Staff Report <br />September 25, 2018 <br />Agenda Item No. 5 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: David A. Webb, Public Works Director - 949-644-3311, <br /> <br />PREPARED BY: John Kappeler, Senior Civil Engineer, <br /> <br />PHONE: 949-644-3218 <br />TITLE: Newport Bay Water Wheel Project — Adoption of Mitigated Negative <br />Declaration <br />ABSTRACT: <br />Adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) and Mitigation Monitoring and <br />Reporting Plan (MMRP) in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act <br />(CEQA) for the Newport Bay Water Wheel located in San Diego Creek. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />a) Adoption of Resolution No. 2018-67, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of <br />Newport Beach adopting Mitigated Negative Declaration No. ND2018-002 <br />(SChW2018081013) for the Newport Bay Water Wheel Project (PA 2018-153), <br />pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, State CEQA Guidelines and City <br />Council Policy K-3; <br />b) Approve Budget Amendment No. 19BA-008 recognizing revenue from the Ocean <br />Protection Council in the amount of $1,680,000 (13801-431135-17X12) and <br />appropriating $1,680,000 to 13801-980000-17X12 for Newport Water Wheel project <br />contingent upon approval of the grant award by Ocean Protection Council; and <br />c) Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Cooperative Agreement with Ocean <br />Protection Council for grant funding of Newport Bay Water Wheel contingent upon <br />notification of grant award and review by the City Attorney's Office. <br />FUNDING REQUIREMENTS: <br />The Newport Bay Water Wheel Project is recommended for funding by the Ocean <br />Protection Council's (OPC) Proposition 1 Grant of $1,680,000. A $12,000 contribution <br />from Help Your Harbor has already been received along with a City budget of $8,000 to <br />fund the environmental portion of this work. It is anticipated the OPC grant funds will <br />cover the design and construction cost of the project for a total project budget of <br />$1,700,000. <br />5-1 <br />