March 27, 2018 - City Council Adopts Resolution Certifying EIR for Airport Park Expansion

The City of Santa Monica City Council adopted a resolution certifying the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Airport Park Expansion project, and a resolution adopting the Statement of Overriding Considerations and Mitigation Monitoring Program to approve the project.

City Council Agenda Item 8.B

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Airport Interim Open Space - Now Open

Airport Interim Open Space - Now Open

The airplanes have been cleared and the gates open to the east 6 acre parcel of the future Airport Park Expansion site allowing public access for unprogrammed recreational use, including roller-blading, bicycle training for families and romantic sunset enjoyment.

The Airport Interim Open Space is open daily, sunrise to sunset.

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Notice of Preparation (NOP) - Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

The City of Santa Monica released a Notice of Preparation (NOP) of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Airport Park Expansion Project to provide interested parties with information describing the proposed project and its potential environmental effects.  The EIR will address the proposed project's effects in various environmental issues areas, including air quality, land use and planning, construction, noise, greenhouse gas emissions, transportation/circulation, hazards and hazardous materials, and mandatory findings of significance.

The NOP comment period is 30 days as required by CEQA Guidelines Section 15082.  Comments may be submitted to rachel.kwok@smgov.net by 5:30 PM on Saturday, April 08, 2017.  Additionally, a public scoping meeting will be held on March 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM a the SMC Bundy Campus (Room 239). 

>>More information on the NOP and EIR

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