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ORDINANCE NO. 6217 <br /> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM ELECTING TO COMPLY <br /> WITH AND PARTICIPATE IN THE ALTERNATIVE VOLUNTARY <br /> REDEVELOPMENT PROGRAM CONTAINED IN PART 1.9 OF DIVISION <br /> 24 OF THE CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE <br /> WHEREAS, the Anaheim Redevelopment Agency ( "Agency ") is a community <br /> redevelopment agency organized and existing under the California Community Redevelopment Law, <br /> Health and Safety Code Sections 33000, et seq. ( "CRL "), and has been authorized to transact <br /> business and exercise the powers of a redevelopment agency pursuant to action of the City Council <br /> ( "City Council ") of the City of Anaheim ( "City "); and <br /> WHEREAS, the Agency is engaged in activities necessary and appropriate to carry out the <br /> Amended and Restated Redevelopment Plan ( "Redevelopment Plan ") for the Anaheim Merged <br /> Project Area ( "Redevelopment Project ") which was adopted by and through a series of ordinances of <br /> the City Council of the City, specifically Ordinance Nos. 5913, 5914, 5915, 5916, 5917, 5918, 5973, <br /> and 6034; and <br /> WHEREAS, Parts 1.8, 1.85 and 1.9 of Division 24 of the Health and Safety Code were <br /> added to the CRL by ABX1 26 and ABX1 27, which measures purport to become effective <br /> immediately. ABX1 26 and ABX1 27, which are trailer bills to the 2011 -12 budget bills, were <br /> approved by both houses of the Legislature on June 15, 2011 and signed by the Governor on June 28, <br /> 2011; and <br /> WHEREAS, Part 1.85 of the CRL ( "Part 1.85 ") provides for the statewide dissolution of all <br /> redevelopment agencies, including the Agency, as of October 1, 2011, and provides that, thereafter, a <br /> successor agency shall administer the enforceable obligations of the Agency and otherwise wind up <br /> the Agency's affairs, all subject to the review and approval by an oversight committee; and <br /> WHEREAS, Part 1.8 of the CRL ( "Part 1.8 ") provides for the restriction of activities and <br /> authority of the Agency in the interim period prior to dissolution to certain "enforceable obligations" <br /> and to actions required for the general winding up of affairs, preservation of assets, and certain other <br /> goals delineated in Part 1.8; and <br /> WHEREAS, the dissolution of the Agency would be detrimental to the health, safety, and <br /> economic well -being of the residents of the City and cause irreparable harm to the community, <br /> because, among other reasons, the redevelopment activities and projects made possible, <br /> implemented, and funded by the Agency are highly significant and of enduring benefit to the <br /> community and the City, and are a critical component of its future; and <br /> WHEREAS, Part 1.9 of the CRL ( "Part 1.9 ") provides that a redevelopment agency may <br /> continue in operation if a city or county that includes a redevelopment agency adopts an ordinance <br /> agreeing to comply with and participate in the Alternative Voluntary Redevelopment Program <br /> established in Part 1.9 ( "Program "); and <br />