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File #: 18-0096    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 1/3/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/11/2018 Final action: 1/11/2018
Title: Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Housing Authority of the City of Fresno, California and Silvercrest, Inc. for offsite improvements at 3039 N. Blackstone (Council District 7).
Sponsors: Public Works Department
Attachments: 1. Supplement - MOU with the Housing Authority.pdf, 2. Supplement - Amended Staff Repot and MOU.pdf
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL



January 11, 2018


FROM: SCOTT MOZIER, PE, Director
Public Works Department

ANDREW BENELLI, PE, City Engineer / Assistant Director
Public Works Department, Traffic Operations and Planning Division

SUBJECT
Title
Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Housing Authority of the City of Fresno, California and Silvercrest, Inc. for offsite improvements at 3039 N. Blackstone (Council District 7).

Body
RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the City Council approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the Housing Authority of the City of Fresno, California and Silvercrest, Inc. for offsite improvements at 3039 N. Blackstone and authorize the City Manager to sign the agreement and any associated implementing documents.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Housing Authority of the City of Fresno, California and Silvercrest, Inc. (Applicant) is proposing an affordable housing development at 3039 N. Blackstone and applying for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) grant funding. The application includes offsite improvements that will be completed by the City of Fresno (City) with AHSC funds, if awarded. The AHSC program guidelines require the Applicant provide an executed agreement with the City in which the City agrees to complete said approved improvements within the grant term and in accordance with AHSC guidelines. The proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlines the details of the improvements and the roles of the Applicant and the City for the completion of their respective components.

BACKGROUND

Applicant is applying for AHSC funds for 3039 N. Blackstone Avenue, an affordable housing project. The project will include the construction of sustainable transportation infrastructure (STI) and transit related amenities (TRA) including improved intersection, school crossing and missing sidewalks on Del Mar Street between Shields and Ashlan; curb bulb outs, crosswalk striping and pedestrian street lighting on...

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