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File #: 20-73    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/9/2020 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action:
Title: Action on Confirming Strategic Direction for the Civic Center Master Plan from December 17, 2019 Study Session [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]
Attachments: 1. Utility Building, 2. Utility Building with Civic Center Buildout
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Action on Confirming Strategic Direction for the Civic Center Master Plan from December 17, 2019 Study Session [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]

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BACKGROUND
At the October 29, 2019 Council Meeting, Council approved the Santa Clara Civic Center Concept Plan and Utility Building Project consultant services agreement with SmithGroup (Consultant) to guide the future development of the Civic Center and Utility Building. The Scope of Work is structured as a three-phase process to develop the planning strategy for the Santa Clara Civic Center Concept Plan. Phase One "Define the Problem" deliverables were scoped to include the foundational concept work that included: financial and economic assessment, analysis of the existing conditions, funding limitations and implementation options, and a statement of Vision and Goals emanating from the engagement process.

At the December 17, 2019 Council Study Session, City staff and Consultant project team, including Land Econ Group and Directional Logic, presented the results and findings on: conceptual space needs, parcel strategies, market analysis & land values, cost planning, four alternative development concepts, financial considerations and project phased approach for the Santa Clara Civic Center Master Plan.

? Conceptual Space Needs - A new Civic Center would require approximately 243,000 square feet with the Utility Building of 80,500 square feet and all other Civic Center uses of 162,500 square feet assuming 20% growth to 2040.

? Alternative Development Concepts - Four alternative concepts were investigated with potential residential and commercial development areas, parking requirements (above and below ground) and expected benefits with long term lease revenues. Each of the concepts allowed for phasing flexibility to facilitate leasing and construction sequencing. These concepts ranged from the Alternative 1 Utility Bui...

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