The developer of the Queensway Bay project is holding two public meetings and soliciting public input on the commercial project planned for the downtown Long Beach waterfront.
The first meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, at the Long Beach Water Treatment Plant, 2950 Redondo Avenue. The second meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, at the Main Long Beach Library, 101 Pacific Avenue, adjacent to City Hall.
Written suggestions should be submitted to the City of Long Beach, care of Jill Casey, Public Information Office, City of Long Beach, 333 W. Ocean Blvd., 13th Floor, Long Beach, CA 90802. The City will forward the suggestions to the project developer, Developers Diversified Realty Corporation (DDR).
The deadline for consideration of written comments is 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 2.
To be considered, all comments must include the name, address and telephone number of the submitting party. The City Managerís Office will make the comments and DDRís written responses available for public review in mid-April at the Main Library, 101 Pacific Avenue.
The purpose of the public meetings is to gather suggestions on potential uses that may be considered for inclusion in the Queensway Bay project as currently designed by DDR and entitled by the City. Also, the suggestions could be forwarded to a new developer selected by the City if DDR does not close on the ground lease within the next 12 months as stipulated by the City Council.
The Queensway Bay project area includes approximately 18 acres of city-owned land on the downtown Long Beach waterfront between the Aquarium of the Pacific and the Long Beach Convention Center.