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File #: 15-009    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/3/2015 Final action: 6/3/2015
Title: Route 29 Solutions Business Assistance Program
Attachments: 1. Attach A - Revised Program Description, 2. Attach B -implementation Matrix.pdf
AGENDA DATE: 6/3/2015

Route 29 Solutions Business Assistance Program
SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Implementation Matrix for Comprehensive Business Assistance Program for Route 29 Solutions Project

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Foley, Catlin, Graham, McClintic, Stimart

PRESENTER (S): Lee Catlin


REVIEWED BY: Thomas C. Foley

BACKGROUND: The Board has expressed a strong desire to consider strategies and develop a comprehensive business assistance program for businesses in the Route 29 construction areas. Staff presented possible strategies for the Board's consideration during a work session in March. Board members provided feedback and direction regarding the possible strategies and directed staff to bring back final recommendations for their action.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Economic Prosperity: Foster an environment that stimulates diversified job creation, capital investments, and tax revenues that support community goals.

DISCUSSION: Following the March work session, staff developed a preliminary proposal based on the Board's input for further discussion and action. A revised overview of the Business Assistance Program and an implementation matrix that outlines eligibility, timing, lead staff/partners and budget/resource impact for each the final recommended strategies are included as Attachments A and B for the Board's consideration.

As a reminder, the preliminary proposal was based on staff research and feedback from the business community in a variety of formats, including an open house, a stakeholders meeting with the Board of Supervisors, and drop in opportunities in all sectors of the Rio/Route 29 intersection quadrant. Additionally, once the preliminary proposal was developed, it was vetted in the following ways before being presented to the Board in March:

? Reviewed with the Route 29 Solutions Business Assistance subcommittee
? Reviewed with ...

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