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1996-10-30 Town of Truckee TOWN COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES October 30, 1996, 2:00 P.M. Truckee Donner Public Utility District Board Room 11570 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA CALL TO ORDER Mayor McCormack called the meeting to order at 2:08 p.m. ROLL CALL PRESENT: Council Members Carpenter, Cross, Drake, Eagan, and Mayor McCormack ALSO PRESENT: Stephen L. Wright, Town Manager; Dennis Crabb, Town Attorney; and Vicki Soderquist, Deputy Town Clerk; Tony Lashbrook, Community Development Director; Jon Lander, Town Engineer; Elizabeth Eddins, Planner; and Duane Hall, Assoc. Planner PUBLIC COMMENT - None REDEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP 5.1 Presentation by Bill Carlson, Executive Director, California Redevelopment Association. General discussion was held regarding issues related to redevelopment and business improvement districts. Mayor McCormack introduced Mr. Carlson and stated the purpose of the workshop was to present the pros and cons and general overview of redevelopment agencies. Mr. Carlson gave an overview of redevelopment and the process involved in establishing a redevelopment agency. He also gave a slide presentation of various redevelopment projects throughout California. Other issues discussed were: economic and physical blight; powers of the redevelopment agency; unique powers; tax increments; and business improvement districts. General discussion followed the presentation. Mr. Crabb gave a presentation on the efforts of the South Lake Tahoe Redevelopment Agency and their current projects. Mr. Wright stated that staff would develop an outline of the process for the establishment of a redevelopment agency, associated costs, and alternatives and options for Council review. He noted that a tour had been conducted by South Lake Tahoe of their redevelopment project area and felt that other Councilmembers and members of the Planning Commission and Downtown Advisory Committee may want to take that tour in the future. Mayor McCormack stated the Council and public needed to understand the process and he looked forward to reviewing the information being brought forward by staff. CLOSED SESSION regarding litigation against Nevada County pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9. Closed Session was not held. ADJOURNMENT ~ Mayor McCormack adjourned the meeting at 5:00 p.m. Respectfully submitted, STEPHEN L. WRIGHT, Town Manager Vicki C. Soderquist, CS;~h~Deputy Town Clerk Town Council Minutes October 30, 1996 Regular Page 2