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  Public Hearings     12.    
BCC Regular Meeting   
Meeting Date: 10/20/2016  
Issue:    5:34 p.m. Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of the Atwood Redevelopment Trust Fund Ordinance
From: Tonya Gant
Department: Neighborhood & Human Svcs  
CAO Approval:

RECOMMENDATION:
5:34 p.m. Public Hearing for consideration of adopting the Atwood Redevelopment Trust Fund Ordinance.

Recommendation:  That the Board take the following action concerning the adoption of the Atwood Redevelopment Trust Fund Ordinance:

A. Adopt an Ordinance of Escambia County, Florida relating to the establishment and funding for a Redevelopment Trust Fund pursuant to Section 163.387, Florida Statutes, for Atwood Redevelopment District Projects; providing for short title; providing for legislative findings; providing for definitions; providing for establishment of Redevelopment Trust Fund; providing for funding of Redevelopment Trust Fund; providing for disposition of monies upon expiration of the Fiscal Year; providing for independent audit; providing for severability; providing for inclusion in the code; providing for an effective date; and

B. Authorize the Chairman to execute the Ordinance.
 
BACKGROUND:

On May 21, 2015, the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners adopted a Resolution (R2015-64) creating the Atwood Redevelopment District.

On October 20, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., a CRA meeting was convened to recommend to the Board to Conduct a Public Hearing at 5:34 p.m., to consider adoption of an Ordinance  to establish the Atwood Redevelopment Trust Fund.  A copy of the Ordinance is attached.

BUDGETARY IMPACT:

Funding for the proper advertisement will be provided through the CRA Administration, Fund 151, Cost Center 370110.

LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS/SIGN-OFF:

The Ordinance was reviewed and approved as to form and legal sufficiency by Kristin Hual, Assistant County Attorney.

PERSONNEL:

Neighborhood and Human Services Department/Community Redevelopment Agency (NHS/CRA) staff will handle this process.

POLICY/REQUIREMENT FOR BOARD ACTION:
Conducting a Public Hearing for consideration to adopt an Ordinance is in compliance with the Board guidelines and procedures.
IMPLEMENTATION/COORDINATION:
The CRA solicited input from residents and business owners in the Atwood area by conducting a series of four monthly public community meetings January 2016 thru April 2016. Upon adoption of the Ordinance by the Board, the CRA will continue to work with residents, neighborhood associations, and area businesses.

Attachments
Ordinance _Atwood Dist_OCT2016
Atwood Map

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