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Medford Urban Renewal Agency Board Meeting Agenda & Minutes

Minutes
Thursday, September 07, 2017

AGENDA
September 7, 2017

5:50 p.m.
Medford City Hall, Council Chambers
411 West 8th Street, Medford, Oregon

10.    Roll Call

 
20.    Approval or Correction of the Minutes of the July 20, 2017 Regular Meeting
 
30.    Oral Requests and Communications from the Audience
         Comments will be limited to 4 minutes per individual, group or organization.  PLEASE SIGN IN.
 
40.    Consent calendar
 
50.    Items removed from consent calendar
 
60.    Resolutions
60.1      RESOLUTION 2017-003 A resolution directing staff to proceed with a substantial amendment to the City Center Revitalization Plan to increase maximum indebtedness.   
         
70.    Board Business
 
80.    Director and other staff reports
 
90.    Propositions and remarks from the Board members
 
100.  Adjournment
 
MINUTES
September 7, 2017

5:50 p.m.
Medford City Hall, Council Chambers
411 West 8th Street, Medford, Oregon

The meeting was called to order at 5:50 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 411 W. 8th Street, Medford with the following members and staff present.
 
Boardmembers Clay Bearnson, Kay Brooks (arrived at 5:52 p.m.), Tim D’Alessandro, Dick Gordon, Tim Jackle, Kevin Stine, Gary Wheeler, Michael Zarosinski
 
Boardmember Kim Wallan was absent.
 
Executive Director Brian Sjothun; City attorney Lori Cooper; City Recorder Karen Spoonts
 
20.     Approval or Correction of the Minutes of the July 20, 2017 Regular Meeting
         There being no corrections or amendments the minutes were approved as presented.
 
30.     Oral Requests and Communications from the Audience
         None.
 
40.     Consent calendar
         None.
 
50.     Items removed from consent calendar
         None.
 
60.     Resolutions
         60.1   RESOLUTION 2017-003 A resolution directing staff to proceed with a substantial amendment to the City Center Revitalization Plan to increase maximum indebtedness.  
 
Motion:  Adopt resolution 2017-003.
Moved by:  Clay Bearnson                                 Seconded by:  Kay Brooks
 
Boardmember Zarosinski questioned whether amending the size of the Medford Urban Renewal area would change the amount of indebtedness; Deputy City Manager Kelly Madding noted the substantial amendment is a plan and the area could be amended within the scope of work.
 
Amended Motion:  Include consideration for boundary expansion within the limits of the substantial amendment.
Moved by:  Michael Zarosinski                           Seconded by:  Dick Gordon
 
Boardmember Zarosinski explained there is property near the current boundary on Almond Street that could be included.  Boardmember Gordon recommended the addition of a block near Court and Central.  Boardmember Jackle confirmed that the amendment was not to expand the boundaries, but to potentially expand the boundaries as part of the substantial amendment.
 
Amended Motion Roll Call:  Boardmembers Bearnson, Brooks, D’Alessandro, Gordon, Jackle, Stine, Wheeler, and Zarosinski voting yes.
Motion carried and so amended.
 
Roll Call:  Boardmembers Clay Bearnson, Kay Brooks, Tim D’Alessandro, Dick Gordon, Tim Jackle, Kevin Stine, Gary Wheeler, Michael Zarosinski voting yes.
Resolution 2017-003 was duly adopted.                         
                    
70.     Board Business
Board President Stine questioned the date for the next study session; Ms. Madding noted there is no scheduled date yet.
 
80.     Director and other staff reports
         80.1   Boardmember Brooks requested better information to the public regarding MURA’s revitalization plan.
 
90.     Propositions and remarks from the Boardmembers
         None.
 
100.   Adjournment
         There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 5:59 p.m.
 
The proceedings of the meeting were recorded and are filed in the City Recorder's Office. The complete agenda of this meeting is filed in the City Recorder's Office.
 
 
 
Karen M. Spoonts
City Recorder
 
 
 

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