With the help of your voices and strong support from Councillors Barth and Gooden the matter is now on the calendar. The hearing has been scheduled for Monday, May 19th, at 5:30 p.m. at the City County Building, Room 260. Now the work of ensuring that it passes will come down to continuing to contact local and at-large City Councillors to urge support and show that this is a desired development.
Now the work of ensuring that it passes will come down to continuing to contact local and at-large City Councillors to urge support and show that this is a desired development. It is very important that you call or email your City Councillors and ask them to act now to lend their support of area neighborhoods and Proposal 77. (Click here to email your City County Councillors)
The Midtown Economic Council (MEC) has voted unanimously to support the first public bond issuance against the North Midtown TIF District. The 5-0 decision comes after MEC representatives reviewed their recommendation of support before a packed house of over 100 residents, Midtown area business owners, and local City Councillors in a public meeting held on Thursday evening at North United Methodist Church. The meeting represented the final stage of the MEC’s evaluation of the proposed bond, Proposal 77. Citing the nearly $36 million total investment the bond would leverage in two of the MEC’s five priority development nodes and the wide-spread catalyst effect of the two projects it would support, MEC representatives detailed how their respective neighborhoods and the district as whole would benefit. The MEC and its five member organizations will now issue a joint recommendation of support for the proposal and urge the Metropolitan and Economic Development Committee to schedule the bond, Proposal 77, for a hearing and vote at its next meeting. (Read more)…
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