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File #: ID18-0978    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 8/13/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/30/2018 Final action: 8/30/2018
Title: Consider approval of a Cooperative Agreement in the amount of $478,000 with the Fresno County Transportation Authority (FCTA) for the Blackstone & McKinley Transit Orientated Development Project under the Measure "C" Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Program (Council District 1).
Sponsors: Public Works Department
Attachments: 1. 18-0978 FCTA Agreement for Blackstone McKinley TOD Project.pdf
REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL


August 30, 2018


FROM: SCOTT L. MOZIER, PE, Director
Public Works Department

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


SUBJECT
Title

Consider approval of a Cooperative Agreement in the amount of $478,000 with the Fresno County Transportation Authority (FCTA) for the Blackstone & McKinley Transit Orientated Development Project under the Measure "C" Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Program (Council District 1).

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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Council approve a Cooperative Agreement for the Blackstone & McKinley TOD Project under the Measure "C" TOD Program.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Blackstone & McKinley TOD Project will build 88 affordable multi-family dwelling units and 4,000 square feet of retail space. The Council authorized staff to submit a grant application for this project on February 15th, 2018, for Measure "C" TOD funding. The Fresno County Council of Governments (COG) has approved the allocation of TOD funds for the project. Approval of the Cooperative Agreement will allow the City to be reimbursed for eligible project costs by the FCTA.

BACKGROUND

The Measure "C" Extension (2007-2027) approved by the voters of Fresno County includes a number of subprograms including regional street and highway projects, airport funding, transit, flexible funding, street maintenance, bicycle lanes, trails and environmental enhancements, as well as several others. Under the Environmental Enhancement Allocation Program, the Measure Expenditure Plan includes the TOD Program, the purpose of which was to provide funding to support planning, incentives and infrastructure related to infill, higher-density TOD types of development.

On February 15, 2018, the Council adopted Resolution No. 2018-41, authorizing submission of an application for grant funds under the TOD program. The Resolution included an application to fund public inf...

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