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File #: 20-441    Version: 1 Name: Neptune Design Funding (SR)
Type: Staff Report Status: Filed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 11/2/2020 Final action: 11/2/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Staff Report for a City of San Leandro City Council Resolution to Appropriate Additional Funding in the Amount of $60,000 from the General Fund Unrestricted Fund Balance Reserves to Account 210-28-200 to Complete the Design Phase of the Neptune Drive Shoreline Flood Protection, Project 2016.0700
Sponsors: Keith Cooke
Related files: 20-442
Title
Staff Report for a City of San Leandro City Council Resolution to Appropriate Additional Funding in the Amount of $60,000 from the General Fund Unrestricted Fund Balance Reserves to Account 210-28-200 to Complete the Design Phase of the Neptune Drive Shoreline Flood Protection, Project 2016.0700

Staffreport
SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS

This action appropriates additional funding necessary for the completion of the design phase of the Neptune Drive Shoreline Flood Protection project.

Staff recommends the following:
* City Council appropriate $60,000 from the General Fund Unrestricted Fund Balance Reserves to Account 210-28-200 for completion of the design phase of the Neptune Drive Shoreline Flood Protection project.

BACKGROUND

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) adopted revised flood risk maps that indicate increased risk of flooding to approximately 1,000 San Leandro properties. The maps indicate that there is a risk that water may enter the neighborhood via a low spot on the San Francisco Bay shoreline near the intersection of Neptune Drive and Marina Boulevard as well as by overtopping of the north levee along the Estudillo Canal. Improvements at both locations are required to reduce the flooding risk.

The Alameda County Flood Control District (District), which operates the Estudillo Canal, designed a project to modify the levees along the canal so that the canal, together with the City's proposed improvements, will protect the adjacent neighborhood from a one-hundred-year flood. The District advertised for construction; however, all bids for the work were rejected in Spring 2020 because the bid costs were more than the available budget. The District plans to rebid the project at the end of 2020. If the bid is successful, the work is projected to be completed by the fall of 2022.

In support of the work by the District, the City hired Horizon Water and Environment to complete an analysis of City managed marshlands immediately south of ...

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