City Council discussed the facility needs and prior studies for City Hall at four meetings during the summer of 2013. On June 17, 2013, City Council discussed the process for facility planning and directed staff to consider the needs of all City departments. On July 1, 2013, City Council discussed the goals and criteria for success to be used in the evaluation of alternative sites. During the July 15, 2013 meeting, City Council determined the preliminary space needs for planning future facilities and prioritized planning for City Hall governmental offices. On September 3, 2013, City Council evaluated the publicly owned sites at 1050 Camino del Mar, the Shores, and the Public Works Yard against the evaluation criteria. At that time, City Council selected the site at 1050 Camino del Mar and directed staff to investigate privately-held office buildings for a City Hall as well as to move forward with gathering public input and financial information. At its September 3, 2013 meeting, City Council directed staff to conduct a community workshop regarding City Hall Facilities Planning.
Prior Council Reports and Studies: