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File #: 21-335    Version: 1 Name: 1495 East 14th St Easement - Wannawin/PGE - SR
Type: Staff Report Status: Filed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Staff Report for a Resolution of the City of San Leandro City Council to Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Commercial Revitalization Agreement with WannaWin San Leandro, LLC and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Grant of Easement to Pacific Gas and Electric Company for Connecting Gas and Electric Facilities to the Property Located at 1495 East 14th Street Through City Owned Property Located at 1490 Washington Avenue (APN 077 0545 024 01)
Sponsors: Keith Cooke
Attachments: 1. 1495 E 14th - Proposed Concept & Select Architecctural Plans
Related files: 21-469
Title
Staff Report for a Resolution of the City of San Leandro City Council to Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Commercial Revitalization Agreement with WannaWin San Leandro, LLC and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Grant of Easement to Pacific Gas and Electric Company for Connecting Gas and Electric Facilities to the Property Located at 1495 East 14th Street Through City Owned Property Located at 1490 Washington Avenue (APN 077 0545 024 01)

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SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Staff recommends approval of the resolution approving a Commercial Revitalization Agreement with WannaWin San Leandro, LLC and a Grant of Easement to Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), permitting the construction and maintenance of a conduit path and a service area interface site, including electrical transformer, in the City owned parking lot at 1490 Washington Avenue to allow PG&E to provide gas and electric service to the WannaWin development at 1495 E. 14th Street.

BACKGROUND

In 2019, WannaWin San Leandro, LLC. purchased the property at 1495 E. 14th Street, which was formerly occupied by Bay Bank. WannaWin is now working to renovate and modernize the building to include spaces for a restaurant and brewpub with indoor and outdoor dining. Over $5 million of investment will be made into the building, including seismic retrofitting, new wiring, new tenant spaces, and an exterior remodel.

In order to renovate the property and serve new food and retail users, it is necessary to provide additional and upgraded power onsite. An electrical transformer must be installed to supply additional electricity to the property, and because the building at 1495 E. 14th Street covers the entire property, the transformer must be located on another adjacent property.

The City owns adjacent property at 1490 Washington Avenue which serves as a parking lot for the businesses in downtown shopping areas. WannaWin has explored potential locations within the public...

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