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05/26/2010

$15.9 MILLION BOATING FACILITY IMPROVEMENT FUNDING APPROVED


Contact:  Gloria Sandoval (916) 651-5692
cell (916) 715-1657

May 26, 2010

 

SACRAMENTO –The California Boating and Waterways Commission (Commission) today approved $15.9 million in boating facility improvement loans. The loan recipients are:

San Francisco Marina (West Harbor Project), San Francisco County
The Commission approved a $6.99 million loan to the City and County of San Francisco for improvements to the West Harbor Project of San Francisco Marina. The project consists of the demolition of existing berths and construction of recsonfigured berths in the West Harbor, upgrading of electrical and water dock utilities, installation of new barrier-free access gangways with security gates, construction of a new breakwater, replacement of revetment, mole removal, dredging and improvement of buildings.

Alamitos Basin, Long Beach – Los Angeles County 
The Commission approved a $9 million loan to the City of Long Beach to rebuild Alamitos Bay Marina, Basins 2 and 3. The project is to rebuild Basins 2 and 3 of the Alamitos Bay Marina, including dredging, reparation of the seawall and repaving the parking areas.

Grant and loan applications are submitted to the California Department of Boating and Waterways and funding for approved projects is derived from the taxes paid by boaters on the purchase of vessel gasoline and the repayment of principal and interest on department-made loans.

The department provides grants to a county, city, district or other public agency for the construction of small craft boating launching facilities and loans to local agencies for the construction of small craft harbors. These grants and loans require the consent of the seven-member Boating and Waterways Commission.

 

05/21/2010

BOATING AND WATERWAYS COMMISSION TO CONSIDER $16 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR BOATING FACILITIES MAY 26


Contact:  Gloria Sandoval (916) 651-5692
cell (916) 715-1657

May 21, 2010

 

SACRAMENTO -- The California Boating and Waterways Commission (Commission) will meet May 26 to consider $16 million in boating facility improvement loans. The meeting is open to the public and will convene at 8:30 a.m. at the Residence Inn, Pacific Room, 3240 W. March Lane, in Stockton. The proposed loans are: 

San Francisco Marina (West Harbor Project), San Francisco County
The Commission will consider a $6.995 million loan to the City and County of San Francisco for improvements to the West Harbor Project of San Francisco Marina. The proposed project consists of the demolition of existing berths and construction of reconfigured berths, upgrading of electrical and water dock utilities, installation of new barrier-free access gangways with security gates, construction of a new breakwater, replacement of revetment, mole removal, dredging and improvement of buildings. The Commission has approved four loans totaling $16.5 million in fiscal year (FY) 2004/2005 through FY 2007/2008 for this project.

Alamitos Basin, Long Beach - Los Angeles County 
The Commission will consider a $9 million loan to the City of Long Beach to rebuild Alamitos Bay Marina, Basins 2 and 3. The proposed project is to rebuild Basins 2 and 3 of the Alamitos Bay Marina, including dredging, reparation of the seawall and repaving the parking areas. The Commission has approved three loans totaling $1.1 million in FY 2004/2005 through FY 2006/2007 for this project.

Grant and loan applications are submitted to the California Department of Boating and Waterways and funding for approved projects is derived from the taxes paid by boaters on the purchase of vessel gasoline and the repayment of principal and interest on department-made loans.

The department provides grants to a county, city, district or other public agency for the construction of small craft boating launching facilities and loans to local agencies for the construction of small craft harbors. These grants and loans require the consent of the seven-member Boating and Waterways Commission.

03/03/2010

$2.386 MILLION BOAT LAUNCH AND FACILITY FUNDING APPROVED


Contact:  Gloria Sandoval (916) 651-5692
cell (916) 715-1657

March 3, 2010

 

SACRAMENTO – The California Boating and Waterways Commission (Commission) today approved $2.386 million in boating facility improvement grants and loans.  The grant and loan recipients are:

Coyote Point Marina, San Mateo – San Mateo County
The Commission approved a $1,966,000 loan to San Mateo County for improvements to Dock 29 of the Coyote Point Marina.  The project will include removal of the existing structures and installing new piles, docks, utilities, gangway and a security gate. 

El Dorado Beach Boat Launching Facility, South Lake Tahoe – El Dorado County 
The Commission approved a final $420,000 grant to the City of South Lake Tahoe for improvements to the El Dorado Beach Boat Launching Facility (BLF).  The project will include replacing the existing bathroom, installing safety lighting and providing associated pedestrian paths from the existing parking lot to the proposed restroom. 

Also in today’s meeting, newly appointed commissioners were welcomed for the first time.  Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Brendan HuffmanSan Joaquin Sheriff Steve Moore and Matthew Webb to the Boating and Waterways Commission, and reappointed H.P. Sandy Purdon.  Other commission members include Douglas W. Metz and Lenora S. Clark

Grant and loan applications are submitted to the California Department of Boating and Waterways and funding for approved projects is derived from the taxes paid by boaters on the purchase of vessel gasoline and the repayment of principal and interest on department-made loans.

The department provides grants to a county, city, district or other public agency for the construction of small craft boating launching facilities and loans to local agencies for the construction of small craft harbors.  These grants and loans require the consent of the seven-member Boating and Waterways Commission. 

 

02/24/2010

BOATING AND WATERWAYS COMMISSION TO CONSIDER $2.386 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR BOATING FACILITIES MARCH 3


Contact:  Gloria Sandoval (916) 651-5692
cell (916) 715-1657

February 24, 2010

 

SACRAMENTO--The California Boating and Waterways Commission (Commission) will meet March 3 to consider $2.386 million in boating facility improvement grants and loans. 

The meeting is open to the public and will convene at 8:30 a.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1782 Tribute Road, in Sacramento.  Other topics of discussion will include the introduction of newly appointed commissioners, AB 166 (a new state program to assist in the elimination of abandoned vessels on state waterways) and other matters.  The proposed grant and loan recipients are:

Coyote Point Marina, San Mateo  -- San Mateo County
The Commission will consider a $1,966,000 loan to San Mateo County for improvements to Dock 29 of the Coyote Point Marina.  The proposed project includes removal of the existing structures and installing new piles, docks, utilities, gangway and a security gate.  In February of 2008, the Commission  approved a planning loan in the amount of $218,000 for this project. The total project cost is estimated at $2.184 million.

El Dorado Beach Boat Launching Facility, South Lake Tahoe – El Dorado County 
The Commission will consider a final $420,000 grant to the City of South Lake Tahoe for improvements to the El Dorado Beach Boat Launching Facility (BLF).  The proposed project includes replacing the existing bathroom, installing safety lighting and providing associated pedestrian paths from the existing parking lot to the proposed restroom.  The Commission has previously approved three grants totaling $1.1 million for improvements at this BLF.

Grant and loan applications are submitted to the California Department of Boating and Waterways and funding for approved projects is derived from the taxes paid by boaters on the purchase of vessel gasoline and the repayment of principal and interest on department-made loans.

The department provides grants to a county, city, district or other public agency for the construction of small craft boating launching facilities and loans to local agencies for the construction of small craft harbors.  These grants and loans require the consent of the seven-member Boating and Waterways Commission.