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File #: 17-401    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Work Session - Action Status: Work Session
File created: 5/31/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/14/2017 Final action: 6/14/2017
Title: Neighborhood Improvements Funding Initiative
Attachments: 1. Attachment A, 2. Attachment B, 3. Attachment C, 4. Attachment D
AGENDA DATE: 6/14/2017

Neighborhood Improvements Funding Initiative

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Endorse funding allocation by Community Advisory Committee (CAC) areas and approve a process moving forward for scoping and selecting projects for the Neighborhood Improvements Funding Initiative process.

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Walker, Catlin, Henry, Kilroy

PRESENTER (S): Lee Catlin, Emily Kilroy

LEGAL REVIEW: Not Required

REVIEWED BY: Douglas C. Walker

BACKGROUND: During the Two Year Financial Plan process, the Board directed staff to allocate $1.4 million in one-time funding to support neighborhood level improvement projects prioritized with community feedback and leadership from the County's Community Advisory Committees (CACs). In February, the Board directed staff to proceed with the first several steps in the proposed process and in March, the Board directed an additional $200,000 be allocated for support costs associated with implementing the program, including a Neighborhood Planner position in Community Development. In May, staff presented the prioritized list of projects by each CAC area and was directed by the Board to return in June with options for funding allocation to each CAC area and a proposed community process to move toward final project approval by the Board this fall.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Thriving Development Areas: Attract quality employment, commercial, and high density residential uses into development areas by providing services and infrastructure that encourage redevelopment and private investment while protecting the quality of neighborhoods.

DISCUSSION: Staff has taken guidance provided by the Board during the May 10, 2017 work session to develop two options for allocating the $1.4 million Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative (NIFI) funding among the CAC-areas (Attachment A). Option 1 divides the funds equally among the 7 CAC areas ($200,000 each) and Option 2 provides a ...

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