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File #: 17-578    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Work Session - Action Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/9/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/8/2017 Final action: 11/8/2017
Title: Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative Project Requests
Attachments: 1. Attach. A - Recommended Projects by CAC, 2. Attach. B - Scoped Project Summary by CAC
AGENDA DATE: 11/8/2017

Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative Project Requests

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Consider approval of project recommendations from each of the Community Advisory Committees as part of the Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative.

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

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

PRESENTER (S): Emily Kilroy, Blake Abplanalp

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. In June, the Board directed that $200,000 be available to each CAC-area for project(s) and endorsed a process for the CACs to select a final short list of projects for scoping that occurred over the summer.

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: On October 2, the Community Advisory Committees (CACs) met for a joint meeting to receive presentations and reports from the consultants working on project scoping for their Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative (NIFI) short-list priority projects. During their regular October CAC meetings, each group devised a recommendation identifying pr...

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