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Guide to the Orange County Environmental Issues, Land Use, and Planning Collection
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Series 1.  Agricultural preserves, 1965-1969.

Physical Description: 0.4 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, and court documents chronicle Orange County's implementation of the California Land Conservation Act of 1965. Correspondence was primarily between political officials, particularly Orange County Supervisors. Most materials pertain to two proposals for agricultural preserves in Irvine Ranch and Rancho Mission Viejo. Items date from 1965 to 1969.
Box 1 : 1

Outline of Williamson Act and O.C. Board resolution concerning proposed preserves (1969)

Box 1 : 2

Agricultural Preserve Analysis, Irvine Ranch Application (1968)

Box 1 : 3

Correspondence and report concerning proposed Rancho Mission Viejo Agricultural Preserve (1968)

Box 1 : 4

Agreement between the Irvine Company and Orange County (1969)

Box 1 : 5-6

"Preserving Farms Today for Open Space Tomorrow," a report to the O.C. Planning Commission on implementing the Williamson Act (1968)

Box 1 : 7

Correspondence, memoranda, report and article for the O.C. Planning Commission on implementing the Williamson Act (1968-1969)

Box 1 : 8

Williamson Act (1965)

Box 1 : 9

Correspondence, request for independent counsel, transcript of O.C. Board meeting and newspaper clippings concerning the County Assessor and the Board of Equalization (1967-1969)

Box 1 : 10

Memorandum, correspondence and O.C. Board resolution concerning County Counsel (1967-1969)

Box 1 : 11

"Preserving Open Space in Orange County, Implementation of the California Land Conservation Act in Orange County" by the UCI Project 21 Study Team (1969)

Box 1 : 12

Articles (1967)

Box 1 : 12

"A New Program for Agricultural Land Use Stabilization: The California Land Conservation Act of 1965"

Box 1 : 12

"Assessment of Farmland Under the California Land Conservation Act and the Breathing Space Amendment"

Box 1 : 12

Report: "Rural Zoning: People, Property, and Public Policy" (1968)

Box 1 : 13

Letters and statements in favor of agricultural preserves (1968-1969)

Box 1 : 14

Court documents, letters and statements against agricultural preserves (1969)

Box 1 : 15

Newspaper clippings (1968-1969)

Box 1 : 16

"Trends in Orange County Agricultural Use," correspondence and newspaper clipping (1966-1967)

Box 1 : 17

The Irvine Company Presentation for its Request for Modification of Assessments (1967)

Box 1 : 18

O.C. Board Resolutions, correspondence, and Land Conservation Agreement (1967- 1969)

 

Series 2.  Beach erosion, 1919-1971.

Physical Description: 0.4 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Reports, correspondence, financial papers, photographs and maps document Orange County's participation in the Federal Beach Erosion Control Project in the 1960s, specifically in the Surfside area. Items date from 1919 to 1971.
Box 2 : 1

"Sunset Beach - Surfside Study," Technical Report, Phase 1 (1967)

Box 2 : 2

Correspondence, reports and Newport Beach City Council minutes concerning Surfside Study (1962-1971)

Box 2 : 3-4

Correspondence, legal documents, financial papers, reports and summaries concerning the Beach Erosion Control Project (1963- 1970)

Box 2 : 5

Photographs of Surfside (1963)

Box 2 : 5

Photographs, aerial panoramic of Orange County coastline

Box 5 OS : 1

1963

Box XOS : 1

undated

Box 2 : 6

"Summary of State and Federal Flood Relief and Disaster Laws Providing Financial Assistance to Local Agencies in Protecting and Restoring Public Property" (1963)

Box 2 : 7

Plan D, Beach Erosion Control Study (1963)

Box 2 : 8

"Report and Summary of Orange County Coastal Area Disaster" (1963)

Box 2 : 9

Recommendations of the Orange County Harbor Commission, agreements, O.C. Board resolutions, Newport Beach City Council resolutions, and Plan E concerning Beach Erosion Control Study (1963)

Box 2 : 10

"Report on the Beach Erosion Control Project by the Orange County Harbor Commission (1963)

Box 2 : 11

Summary of Beach Erosion Control Study (1963)

Box 2 : 12

Digest for the Beach Erosion Control Report Phase 2 (1963)

Box 2 : 13

Correspondence with digest concerning Beach Erosion Control Study (1962-1963)

Box 2 : 14-15

Reports on Beach Erosion: Vicinity of Anaheim Harbor and Surfside

Box 2 : 14

1949

Box 2 : 15

1951

Box 2 : 16

Newspaper clippings (1963)

Box 2 : 17

California codes concerning beach erosion (1919-1929)

Box 2 : 18

"San Gabriel River to Newport Bay, Orange County, California, Appendix 5, Phase 2, Beach Erosion Control Study -- Letter from the Secretary of the Army..." (1962)

 

Series 3.  Special districts, redistricting, and planning, 1953-1973.

Physical Description: 1.9 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, reports, financial papers, and maps reflect Orange County municipal government planning in the 1960s and early 1970s. Major issues include reapportionment and redistricting, dissolution of the special Harbor District and double taxation in areas where incorporated cities and special districts overlapped. Series also contains draft versions of the General Plan for the City of Irvine. Items date from 1953 to 1973.
Box 3 : 1-4

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, summaries, O.C. Board resolutions, minutes, legal documents, state and municipal code, budgets, and newspaper clippings concerning the dissolution of the Harbor District (1964-1968)

Box 3 : 5

"A Report to the Board of Supervisors on the Supervisorial Redistricting Problem in Orange County, California" (1965)

Box 3 : 6

Correspondence and city council and school district board resolutions concerning the Orange County Metropolitan Area Committee, chaired by William J. Phillips (1963)

Box 3 : 7

Resolutions in Support of the Orange County Metropolitan Area Status (1963)

Box 3 : 8

Recommendation of the Northwesterly Orange County Coastal Projects Coordinating Committee concerning Route 1; 240 freeway (1966)

Box 3 : 9

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes and maps from the Northwesterly Orange County Coastal Projects Coordinating Committee and its subcommittees (1963-1965)

Box 3 : 10

"Proposed Supervisorial Redistricting Report" (1962)

Box XOS : 1

Maps

Box XOS : 1

Supervisorial districts

Box XOS : 1

1953

Box XOS : 1

1957

Box XOS : 1

1959

Box XOS : 1

1961

Box XOS : 1

1963

Box XOS : 1

April 1965

Box XOS : 1

December 1965

Box XOS : 1

Census tracts by statistical areas (1970)

Box XOS : 1

Plan A

Box XOS : 1

Plan B

Box XOS : 1

Plan C

Box XOS : 1

Plan E

Box XOS : 1

Plan F

Box 4 : 1

Correspondence concerning supervisorial redistricting (1965)

Box 4 : 2

Correspondence, memoranda, legal documents, minutes, and summary outline of redistricting problem (1971)

Box 4 : 3

Supervisorial redistricting Plans A-F with Maps (1971)

Box 4 : 4

Notes, minutes, municipal code, and newspaper clippings concerning reapportionment (1965)

Box 4 : 5

Quarterly Population Report from the Orange County Population Research Committee (1964)

Box 4 : 6

"Reapportionment Revisited -- Is the Handwriting on the Wall for State and Local Government in California?" with maps (1965)

Box 4 : 7-12

Reapportionment plans

Box 4 : 7

Plan K

Box 4 : 8

Plan X

Box 4 : 9

Plan X-1

Box 4 : 10

Plan X-2

Box 4 : 11

Plan X-3

Box 4 : 12

Plan Y

Box 4 : 13

Newspaper clippings concerning supervisorial redistricting (1971)

Box 4 : 14

Summary, budgets and newspaper clippings concerning county taxation (1970- 1971)

Box 4 : 15

Orange County cities' tax rates (1969)

Box 4 : 16-17

Special districts in Orange County, inventories (1967-1970)

Box 4 : 18-19

Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, statements, certificates and O.C. Board resolutions concerning special district elections (1969)

Box 4 : 20

Special district budgets and tax rates (1965-1969)

Box 4 : 21

"Trade Outlets and Taxable Retail Sales in California" (1968-1969)

Box 4 : 22

Report on Municipal Revenue (1965)

Box 4 : 23-24

Correspondence, O.C. Board resolutions and newspaper clippings concerning double taxation and special districts (1968-1969)

Box 4 : 25

Report by the Intergovernmental Council on Urban Growth (1968)

Box 4 : 26

Notes and supporting information concerning local government operations (1967- 1969)

Box 5 OS : 2

"Phase 1, Master Plan of Air Transportation For Orange County, California" (1968)

Box 5 OS : 3

"A Study for the Richard Nixon Foundation, Phase 1" (1970)

Box 5 OS : 4

"Final Report, Southern California Regional Aviation System Study" (1972)

Box 5 OS : 5-10

City of Irvine General Plan

Box 5 OS : 5

Preliminary Conceptual Alternatives (1973)

Box 5 OS : 6

Comprehensive Evaluation Process, Work Sheet (ca. 1973)

Box 5 OS : 7-10

Draft Plan (1973)

Box 5 OS : 7

Supplements (1973)

Box 5 OS : 8

No. 1

Box 5 OS : 9

No. 2

Box 5 OS : 10

No. 3