Medford City Council Study Session
January 22, 2015
The meeting was called to order at noon in the Medford Room, City Hall, 411 W. 8th Street, Medford with the following members present.
Mayor Gary Wheeler; Councilmembers Clay Bearnson, Eli Matthews, Michael Zarosinski, Kevin Stine, Chris Corcoran, Tim Jackle, Daniel Bunn and Dick Gordon.
- CDBG 5-Year Consolidated Plan Goal Setting: Angela Durant, Parks & Recreation Department addressed the Council and introduced James Guilleylen, President of J-Quad Planning Group, LLC. Mr. Guilleylen addressed the Council and provided an overview of the work done to update the CDBG 5-Year plan. He noted that there are four areas that the plan focuses on for community needs: Housing, Economic Development, Public Services and Public Facilities and Public Infrastructure. He spoke to the community engagement process and input received from 128 responders. He provided an overview of the elements of the Consolidated Plan and data sources utilized to update the document.
Next steps in the process is for a 30-day public comment period and then final approval by the City Council prior to submission of the plan to Housing & Urban Development for approval.
The meeting adjourned at 1:05 p.m.