AB 2247, as amended, Williams. Armories.
Existing law authorizes the Director of General Services, with the approval of the Adjutant General, to lease and sell real property held for armory purposes, subject to legislative approval. Existing law establishes the Armory Fund and requires that the net proceeds from the sale or lease of armories be deposited into the fund, for use, upon appropriation by the Legislature, for specified purposes related to armories. Existing law authorizes the sale of specified armories.
This bill would require the Director of General Services, with approval of the Adjutant General, to grant
begin delete the City of Santa Barbara or the Santa Barbara Unified School Districtend delete an option to purchase begin delete the Santa Barbara Armory, as specified.end delete The bill would additionally require the director, upon expiration of the begin delete option,end delete to offer the begin delete armoryend delete for sale pursuant to existing law.
This bill would make legislative findings and
declarations as to the necessity of a special statute for the
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Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
(a) Notwithstanding Section 2 of
2Chapter 355 of the Statutes of 2015, the Director of General
3Services, with approval of the Adjutant General, shall grant to the
4City of Santa Barbara or the Santa Barbara Unified School District
5an option to purchase the Santa Barbara Armory. The option shall
6expire on July 1, 2017.
begin delete Any purchase agreement pursuant to this
7paragraph shall include terms and conditions determined by the
8Director of General Services to be in the best interest of the state
9based on the fair market value of the armory, based on the zoning
10as it existed on March 1, 2016, as determined by an appraisal
11undertaken and approved by the Director of General Services.end delete
begin delete the option granted pursuant to subdivision (a) expires, the shall be offered
27Santa Barbara Armoryend delete
29for sale pursuant to Sections 1 and 2 of Chapter 355 of the Statutes
31(c) (1) The sale of the Santa Barbara Armory shall be conducted
32pursuant to Section 435 of the Military and Veterans Code.
33(2) For the purposes of this act, the Santa Barbara Armory means
34the approximately 4.7 acres of real property (APN: 031-041-001)
35with an approximately 27,000 square foot armory building and
36ancillary improvements made thereon, located at 700 E. Canon
37Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, California.
The Legislature finds and declares that a special law
8is necessary and that a general law cannot be made applicable
9within the meaning of Section 16 of Article IV of the California
10Constitution because of the location of the
begin delete armoryend delete in the
begin delete city of Santa Barbara.end delete