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File #: 20-00698    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/21/2020 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 9/1/2020 Final action: 9/1/2020
Title: Consider recommendations regarding the Acquisition of a 96-acre parcel in Orcutt, Assessor Parcel Number 101-020-076 (003956), Fourth District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Purchase Agreement and Escrow Instructions between the County of Santa Barbara (COUNTY), as Buyer, and Timothy D Bonney and Beverly L. Bonney (OWNERS), as Sellers, to purchase the property consisting of approximately 96 acres in Orcutt, known as Assessor Parcel Number 101-020-076, (the "Property"); b) Authorize the Director of General Services, or designee, to execute any and all escrow documents and complete the due diligence required to facilitate the terms and conditions of the proposed acquisition; c) Approve and authorize the Director of General Services, or designee, to expend funds in a total amount not to exceed the purchase price $909,000.00, plus title and escrow fees, including staff costs, processing fees and any other costs required to facilitate ...
Sponsors: GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment 1 - Real Property Purchase Agreement and Escrow Instructions, 3. Attachment 2 - Certificate of Acceptance, 4. Attachment 3 - BJE 0007199 - Bonney, 5. Attachment 4 - CEQA - Notice of Exemption, 6. Executed Agreement, 7. Signed Certificate of Acceptance, 8. Minute Order
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Consider recommendations regarding the Acquisition of a 96-acre parcel in Orcutt, Assessor Parcel Number 101-020-076 (003956), Fourth District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required)

a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Purchase Agreement and Escrow Instructions between the County of Santa Barbara (COUNTY), as Buyer, and Timothy D Bonney and Beverly L. Bonney (OWNERS), as Sellers, to purchase the property consisting of approximately 96 acres in Orcutt, known as Assessor Parcel Number 101-020-076, (the "Property");

b) Authorize the Director of General Services, or designee, to execute any and all escrow documents and complete the due diligence required to facilitate the terms and conditions of the proposed acquisition;

c) Approve and authorize the Director of General Services, or designee, to expend funds in a total amount not to exceed the purchase price $909,000.00, plus title and escrow fees, including staff costs, processing fees and any other costs required to facilitate the transaction pursuant to the Purchase Agreement and Escrow Instructions;

d) Approve and authorize the Clerk, upon satisfaction of the terms and conditions of the Purchase Agreement and Escrow Instructions, to execute the Certificate of Acceptance consummating the purchase and accepting title to the Property;

e) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0007199, for the acquisition funds deposited in agency fund 0934 "Guadalupe Dunes Mitigation"; and

f) Find that the proposed project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15316 as it consists of the acquisition of land in order to establish a park where the land is in a natural condition and a management plan for the park has not been prepared; CEQA Guidelines Section 15325 as it consists of acquisition of land to preserve open space; and CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3) as it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity may have a significant ef...

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