The Jacksonville Urban Renewal Agency approved forwarding the Urban Renewal Plan Amendment through the formal public review process, including presentation to the Planning Commission for their review of conformance with the Jacksonville Comprehensive Plan, to the Jackson County Commission for briefing, and to the Jacksonville City Council for consideration of a non-emergency ordinance to adopt the Amendment. The Amendment includes increasing the maximum indebtedness from $6,000,000 to $8,167,333, and updating the projects to further the original goals of the Plan. Restoration of historic buildings, property improvements and streetscape public plaza are already eligible projects in the Plan. The Amendment will be adding the specifications of a water reservoir and the acquisition of a fire engine.
The Planning Commission meeting and City Council Public Hearing specifics are below:
At 6:00 PM on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 the Jacksonville Planning Commission will review the proposed Jacksonville Urban Renewal Plan Amendment including its relationship to the Comprehensive Plan and make a recommendation to the Jacksonville City Council.
The packet for the Planning Commission Meeting includes the Proposed Urban Renewal Plan Amendment and the Report on Proposed Urban Renewal Plan Amendment , which can be viewed by clicking on the links or may be reviewed by contacting the Jacksonville Planning Department 541-899-6873.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Jacksonville City Council will hold a public hearing and consider an ordinance for the adoption of the proposed Jacksonville Urban Renewal Plan Amendment.
WHERE: 206 N. 5th St. - Assembly Room
WHEN: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 6:00 PM
A copy of the ordinance will be posted after recommendation is made by the Planning Commission and will also be in the City Council Packet posted in the Agenda Center on Friday, March 7, 2023. The proposed Jacksonville Urban Renewal Plan Amendment and accompanying report are below:
Proposed Urban Renewal Plan Amendment
Report on Proposed Urban Renewal Plan Amendment
The proposed maximum indebtedness, the overall spending limit, for the Jacksonville Urban Renewal Plan Amendment is being increased by $2,167,333 to a total of $8,167,333. The action does not increase property tax rates. The ordinance, if approved, is subject to referendum.