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ti <br />r <br />THStaem <br />6/29/67 <br />• <br />RESOLUTION NO, 6604 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br />NEWPORT BEACH URGING THE GOVERNOR AND THE <br />LEGISLATURE TO APPROVE ASSEMBLY BILL NO. 2137 <br />WHICH WOULD APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR BEACH EROSION <br />CONTROL IN THE 1967 -68 STATE BUDGET <br />WHEREAS, the City Council has demonstrated its serious <br />concern over the damaging effects of erosion to the beaches of <br />Orange County by authorizing City financial participation in <br />Phase I of the Federal Beach Erosion Control Project in the area <br />extending from Anaheim Bay to Newport Harbor in Orange County; and <br />WHEREAS, in 1965 it was necessary for the City to carry <br />out an emergency beach protection project involving the transfer <br />of 120,000 cubic yards of sand to the West Newport area at a cost <br />of more than $67,000 in order to protect public and private beach <br />front property from destruction; and <br />WHEREAS, in 1966 it was again necessary for the City to <br />carry out an emergency beach protection project which entailed the <br />transfer of 60,000 cubic yards of sand to the West Newport area at <br />a cost of $51,000; and <br />WHEREAS, it is anticipated on the basis of engineering <br />studies that the beaches in the West Newport area will again be <br />subjected to severe erosion in the Fall of 1967 to a degree that <br />threatens the destruction of residences and public improvements <br />adjacent to the beaches; and <br />WHEREAS, it is estimated that the emergency measures <br />necessary to protect against severe damage to the West Newport <br />area will cost local governments $100,000; and <br />WHEREAS, the U. S. Corps of Engineers is prepared to <br />move ahead in the near future with Phase II of the Federal Beach <br />Erosion Control Project which was 'authorized by House Document <br />No. 662, 87th Congress, 1962, and which consists of the placement <br />of 600,000 cubic yards of fill'material on the West Newport <br />beaches and the construction of an experimental groin which will <br />