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Oxford Building a Better Oxford Basin
May 27, 2015  - LA County has re-envisioned the 56 year old basin to be a regional destination for public recreation & observing nature, while reducing flood risk, improving water quality, and establishing high-quality habitat. This $13 million project will increase flood protection and provide cleaner water, park like amenities, and a vibrant native plant habitat. The target for completion of this project is Spring 2016.
DPW NewsWorks Article on Oxford Basin   |  Oxford Basin Project Details

Redevelopment icon Notice of Coastal Development Permit Extension Request for Parcel 9 (NE corner of Via Marina & Tahiti Way) - The Department has applied for a one year extension of the Coastal Development Permit for site preparation work, construction, and ongoing maintenance of a public upland, wetland park, and an adjacent 28'-wide waterfront public pedestrian promenade at Parcel 9, located at the NE corner of Via Marina and Tahiti Way. Click on the above link for the official notice and details on declaring objections or posing questions concerning this extension application.

icon image of the letter i to indicate important information Anchorage 47 Slip Transition and Implementation Plan - The Department of Beaches and Harbors is preparing for the long-awaited reconstruction project for our docks near Burton Chace Park, tentatively slated to begin August 2015. Please click the link above to view our Slip Transition and Implementation Plan for our boaters.

New Hourly Rates at Parking Lots in Marina del Rey - A reduced rate of $0.25 cents per :15 minutes is now being offered at 10 parking lots in Marina del Rey. Please click on this news item for futher details.
Parking Info - Marina del Rey

BOATERS - Help Keep Marina del Rey and Santa Monica Bay CLEAN! - The Department of Beaches and Harbors has partnered with the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation to create a proposed “Clean Harbors” outreach effort designed to raise public and boater awareness about their connection to water quality issues affecting Marina del Rey, as well as to mitigate water quality degradation by influencing the behavior of marina users through workshops and targeted publications.
Clean Harbors Poster   |  Scope of Work & Deliverables   |  Clean Boating Tips

Summer Use License Applications Accepted on First-Come, First-Served Basis (Starting March 2015) - Use Licenses will be awarded to qualified operators on a first-come, first-served basis provided all applicable fees are paid and all application and minimum safety requirements are met. A maximum of five Use Licenses per operator, including any other Use License(s) obtained from the Department. Yearly summer use license applications will not be accepted until MARCH 2015.
Use License Application and Instructions

Notice of Community Open House & City CDP Hearing of the Venice Dual-Force Main Project - Jan. 8 and 21, 2015 - The City of Los Angeles will be holding two meetings in January 2015 regarding the Venice Dual Force Main project: COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE MEETING, Thursday, January 8, 2015, 6-8 p.m. at the Venice-Abbot Kinney Library - 501 S. Venice Boulevard Venice 90291 and CITY CDP HEARING, Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Westchester Senior Center - 8740 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles 90045. Below are links to a flyer on the CDP hearing, the project fact sheet, and the project website.
Venice Open House Flyer - January 8, 2015   |  Notice of Public Hearing - January 21, 2015   |  Project Fact Sheet

Marina del Rey 18-inch Waterline Replacement Phase IIIB
Dec 18, 2014  - Construction of the Marina del Rey 18-Inch Waterline Replacement Phase IIIB project began on December 15, 2014 and is anticipated to end in August 2015. This project will include both vehicular and bicycle detours throughout the duration of construction. Construction hours will be from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Temporary Bicycle Lane Detour Plan   |  Project Description

DPW's Website on Marina del Rey's Public Infrastructure Improvements - The County’s ongoing program of public infrastructure improvements in Marina del Rey is designed to meet the long-term future needs of this world-renowned Los Angeles County destination with enhanced traffic flow and capacity, improved water and sewer systems, and the development of exciting new recreational opportunities.
Project Descriptions + Map

Marina del Rey Visioning - On October 28, 2014, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the Vision Statement for Marina del Rey. Below is a link to the approved Vision Statement as well as a link to the Department of Regional Planning's Marina del Rey website, which offers information about ongoing and past planning efforts within the Marina.
http://planning.lacounty.gov/assets/upl/project/marina_bos-letter-attachment2...   |  http://planning.lacounty.gov/marina/

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