(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of General Services may enter into an amendment to the existing joint powers agreement with the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency in connection with the redevelopment of the 350 McAllister/455 Golden Gate block in the City and County of San Francisco. The redevelopment shall include, but not be limited to, demolition of existing structures, renovation, financing, planning, acquisition, construction and equipping, and furnishing of new state office buildings and parking facilities, and any betterments, improvements, and facilities related thereto, in the San Francisco Civic Center Area. In connection therewith, the director may enter into a lease-purchase agreement, an agreement for the appointment of a bond trustee, any other documents and agreements in connection with the financing by sale of bonds or otherwise of the development, and an agreement for the department to act as agent for acquisition, planning, and construction matters, each of which agreements shall be with the joint powers authority created under the joint powers agreement. In connection with the development of any agreements authorized by this section or any work or expenses related thereto, the joint powers authority may use any funds lawfully available to it for those purposes, and the department is empowered to use and expend those funds in accordance with the terms of any agreement between the department and the joint powers authority for the carrying out of the works on the development. The Treasurer shall be the agent for sale, as defined in Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 5700) of Division 6 of Title 1, for any financing authorized by this section.

(b) Inasmuch as it is in the best interest of the people of the State of California to consolidate state offices in the San Francisco Civic Center Area as described in subdivision (a), at the earliest opportunity, a “design-build” concept may be utilized in meeting the objective of this section.

Terms Used In California Government Code 14669.8

  • director: refer to the Department of General Services and the Director of General Services, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 31911

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the joint powers authority described in subdivision (a) shall have the authority to borrow from the Pooled Money Investment Account as provided in Sections 16312 and 16313.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 146, Sec. 71. Effective January 1, 1995.)