Mixed-use center review, Public Works Trust Fund loan, 2007 legislative debrief lead study session agenda

City Council members are scheduled April 24 to receive a status report from City planning staff and a consultant on the City’s 14 mixed-use centers. The report will review the location, size, zoning, vision, development potential, opportunities and barriers to achieving desired mixed-use development as well as an assessment of the effectiveness of the City’s 10-Year Multifamily Property Tax Incentive Program. Council members are also scheduled April 24 to hear a presentation from Public Works and Finance staff regarding a potential Public Works Trust Fund (PWTF) loan application for $10 million dollars – the loan would be used to fund roadway, streetlight, traffic signal, traffic calming and non-motorized projects. Additionally, Council members are scheduled April 24 to hear an end-of-session debrief on the 2007 Regular Legislative Session from Government Relations Officer Randy Lewis.
The Council will not take public comment during the noon study session in the Tacoma Municipal Building North, Room 16. CityPost (Channel 21 on Click!, Channel 77 on Comcast) will air the audio portion of the session live. Replays of the study session audio may be heard Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. on CityPost (Channel 85 on Click!, Channel 77 on Comcast). On-demand audio archives are available on the Web within 24 hours of the meeting at http://www.tvtacoma.com .