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20-1 <br />NEWPORT BEACH <br />City Council Staff Report <br />COUNCIL STAFF REPORT <br />CITY OF <br />January 26, 2016 <br />Agenda Item No. 20 <br />ABSTRACT: <br />At a special meeting on June 16, 2015, the City Council directed staff to return with a <br />Resolution setting the fair market value rent for both onshore and offshore moorings <br />located upon City of Newport Beach (“City”) tidelands in Newport Harbor. The City <br />Council also directed staff to prepare various Municipal Code amendments and <br />administrative changes as recommended by the City’s Harbor Commission. Attached is <br />a Resolution establishing fair market value rent for the City’s moorings at $35.00 a <br />linear foot for offshore moorings and $17.50 a linear foot for onshore moorings. The <br />Municipal Code amendments and administrative changes (e.g., transfers, wait list, etc.) <br />will follow at an upcoming City Council meeting. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />Adopt Resolution No. 2016-17, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Newport <br />Beach, California, Setting the Fair Market Value Rent for Moorings Located upon <br />Tidelands in Newport Harbor, effective for the mooring permits issued in 2016. <br />FUNDING REQUIREMENTS: <br />If the new fair market value mooring rental rates are adopted by the City Council, the <br />City will collect approximately $1,231,370 in 2016, which will be deposited in the City’s <br />Tidelands Fund. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />A majority of the waterways in Newport Harbor are tidelands, owned by the State on <br />behalf of the people of California. The California Legislature, through the Beacon Bay <br />Bill (Chapter 74 of the Statutes of 1978, as amended), granted the City trusteeship of <br />TO:HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM:David A. Webb, Public Works Director - 949-644-3311, <br />dawebb@newportbeachca.gov <br />PREPARED BY:Chris Miller, Harbor Resources Manager <br />PHONE:949-644-3043 <br />TITLE:Setting the Fair Market Value Rent for Moorings Located Upon <br />Tidelands in Newport Harbor