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WELL, GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO THE JANUARY 31ST, 2022 WORK SESSION FOR THE GARLAND CITY COUNCIL.

UH, WE WILL GO AHEAD, EXCUSE ME, AND GET INTO OUR AGENDA FOR THE EVENING.

UH,

[1. Public Comments on Work Session Items]

ITEM ONE IS PUBLIC COMMENTS ON WORK SESSION ITEMS. UH, MADAM SECRETARY, DO WE HAVE ANY SPEAKERS? UM, WE HAVE TWO SPEAKERS TONIGHT, UH, BUT THEY'RE SPEAKING ON ITEMS UNDER THE VERBAL BRIEFINGS.

OKAY.

ALL RIGHT.

THANK YOU.

UH, OKAY, WE'LL MOVE ON

[2. Consider the Consent Agenda]

TO ITEM TWO.

CONSIDER THE CONSENT AGENDA.

THIS WILL BE FOR TOMORROW NIGHT.

UH, HAVEN'T SEEN ANY REQUESTS HAVING ANY ITEMS PULLED, UH, BUT OBVIOUSLY IF THERE IS SOMETHING JUST TO MAKE SURE WE CAN HAVE A STAFF HERE, UH, TO COVER IT, IF WE NEED IT.

UH, MOVING ON TO WRITTEN

[3. Written Briefings]

BRIEFINGS, ITEM THREE, ITEM THREE, A FRIENDSHIP PARK LEASE AGREEMENT, UPDATE ITEM THREE B VOLUNTEER APPOINTMENT, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.

EXCUSE ME.

THERE'S A CORRECTION ON THAT.

UM, THIS WILL BE THE, THE AGENDA SAYS WILL BE UNDER CONSIDERATION, UH, FOR FORMAL CONSIDERATION.

UH, TOMORROW NIGHT.

IT ACTUALLY IS NOT UNTIL THE 15TH.

UH, ITEM THREE C INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO SUMMARY AND ITEM THREE D 2021 HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM, APPLICATION RESOLUTION.

ALRIGHT, WE WILL MOVE ON TO ITEM FOUR VERBAL BRIEFINGS.

FIRST

[4A. Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs 9% Tax Credit Application Presentations]

ON OUR AGENDA THIS EVENING, ITEM FOUR, A TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, 9% TAX CREDIT APPLICATION PRESENTATIONS, MONA, UM, PRESENTATION AT MOTIVE.

I WAS LIKE, THE BUTTON SAYS IT'S ON.

THERE WE GO.

IT'S GOING THE WRONG WAY.

HMM.

ALRIGHT.

UM, TONIGHT WE HERE TO PRESENT SOME INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2022 LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROGRAM.

UM, THIS IS THE FIRST OF TWO ADDITIONAL MEETINGS TONIGHT.

WE'RE HERE JUST TO, UM, GIVE AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM AND TO HAVE THE DEVELOPERS THAT SUBMITTED APPLICATIONS DO A SHORT PRESENTATION.

UH, THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROJECT IS A COMPETITIVE PROJECT THROUGH TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS.

OUR NEXT MEETING AFTER TONIGHT IS GOING TO BE ON THE 14TH.

YOU'LL BE ABLE TO DISCUSS, UM, INFORMATION ABOUT THE PRESENTATIONS THAT WERE DONE TONIGHT BY THE TWO DEVELOPERS AND THEN FEBRUARY 15TH, YOU'LL BE FORMALIZING YOUR DECISION TO DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT TO PROVIDE RESOLUTIONS OF SUPPORT.

UM, TD HCA.

I WANTED TO GIVE SOME INFORMATION TO COUNCIL REGARDING SOME OF THE REGULATIONS, UM, THAT OUTLINED THE TAX CREDIT PROJECT.

UM, THESE PROJECTS ARE TYPICALLY AT LEAST A 70% AFFORDABLE PROJECT.

UM, THE BREAKDOWN OF UNITS ARE BENEFIT PEOPLE AT 30% OF THE AREA MEDIAN INCOME, WHICH FOR ONE PERSON IS 18,700.

UM, THERE'S A BREAKDOWN OF UNITS FOR 50% OF THE AREA MEETING INCOME.

AND AGAIN, FOR ONE PERSON IT'S 30 1001 50 IS THE LIMIT.

AND THEN THE HIGHEST TIER ON THAT IS A 60% MEDIAN INCOME WITH 37,380 AS THE HIGHEST LIMIT FOR THE, UM, BREAKDOWN OF UNITS.

UM, TDA HAS NUMEROUS OTHER SCORING PROCESS THAT GOES INTO EFFECT FOR THIS, UM, THE LOCATION OF THE PROPERTY, THE SIZE OF THE UNITS, THE AMENITIES, THE SUPPORTIVE SERVICES THAT ARE OFFERED PROXIMITY TO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, AND THEY ALSO GET ADDITIONAL POINTS FOR LOCAL SUPPORT.

UM, THE PROJECTS, THE MORE AFFORDABLE UNITS YOU HAVE, YOU GET MORE POINTS THROUGH TDH CA.

SO I WANTED TO GIVE YOU THAT INFORMATION AS WELL, BASED ON THE DIRECTION GIVEN TO US BY COUNCIL FROM OUR SCORING SHEET.

UM, THIS IS A BREAKDOWN OF OUR SCORING POINT SCHEDULES.

UM, THE MAXIMUM POINTS WAS 105 FOR THE DEVELOPMENT TYPE.

YOU HAD A MAXIMUM OF 50,

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UM, THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN NEED A MAXIMUM OF FIVE.

THE EXPERIENCE WITH OTHER TAX CREDIT PROJECTS HAD A MAXIMUM OF FIVE POINTS.

DART ACCESS WAS FIVE POINTS, MIXED INCOME DEVELOPMENT WAS A MAX OF FIVE POINTS.

NEIGHBORHOOD COMPATIBILITY WAS FIVE POINTS.

IF THEY HAD ON-SITE MANAGEMENT, IT WAS FIVE POINTS.

IF IT WAS AGE RESTRICTED, IT WAS FIVE POINTS.

IF THEY GAVE VETERANS PREFERENCE TO THESE UNITS, WE GAVE AN ADDITIONAL FIVE POINTS AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT.

YOU HAD A MAXIMUM OF 10 POINTS THAT WE COULD OFFER.

AND THE LAST ONE WAS A MARKET ANALYSIS OF FIVE POINTS.

THESE ARE THE SCORING CRITERIA THAT COUNCIL SET FORTH FOR THIS YEAR.

ALSO WANTED TO GIVE YOU AN OVERVIEW OF WHAT IS AROUND US AS FAR AS TAX CREDIT PROJECTS.

UM, GARLAND HAS 17 TAX CREDIT PROJECTS CURRENTLY, UM, PLACED HERE WITH A TOTAL OF 2,325 UNITS.

UM, MS. SKEETE HAS SEVEN AND THEY HAVE 1300 UNITS ABOUT RAIL.

IT HAS THREE WITH 486 UNITS.

PLANO HAS NINE WITH 1,479 LOW-INCOME UNITS.

ROCKWELL HAS ONE AND RICHARDSON HAS THREE WITH 270 UNITS.

UH, THIS IS JUST A MAP SHOWING WHERE OUR CURRENT PROJECTS AND PROPOSED PROJECTS ARE GOING TO BE LOCATED.

UM, JUST AN OVERVIEW IN THE CITY WHERE THEY'RE AT AND PRETTY MUCH THERE THEY'RE SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE DOWNTOWN AREA IN THE SOUTHERN SECTION OF THE CITY.

THERE'S ONE THAT'S PROPOSED IN THE NORTHERN SECTION.

UM, TONIGHT, AS I SAID BEFORE, APPLICANTS ARE HERE AND THEY'LL HAVE FIVE MINUTES EACH TO PRESENT THEIR PROJECTS.

UM, YOU'LL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO ASK QUESTIONS AFTER EACH PRESENTATION.

AND RIGHT NOW I WOULD LIKE TO ASK IF ANY OF THE COUNCIL HAS QUESTIONS ON ANYTHING SO FAR FOR STAFF BEFORE I START BRINGING UP THE DEVELOPERS, I'VE GOT NOBODY IN THE QUEUE.

ALL RIGHT, OUR FIRST APPLICANT IS GOING TO BE MCDOWELL HOUSING PARTNER.

THIS PROJECT PROPOSED PROJECT IS LOCATED AT 4,600 O'BANION ROAD.

UH, IT'S IN COUNCIL COUNCIL, DISTRICT FOUR.

IT'S PROPOSED TO HAVE 78 UNITS WITH A HUNDRED PERCENT AFFORDABLE.

UM, IT'S GOING TO GIVE A PREFERENCE TO VETERAN HOUSING.

THE CURRENT ZONING ON THIS PIECE OF PROPERTY IS AGRICULTURAL.

THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP SHOWS IT TO BE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS, PARKS, AND OPEN SPACE.

UM, THE APPLICATION SCORE WAS 37 OUT OF A 1 0 5.

AND AT THIS TIME I'LL BRING UP JASON WITH MCDONALD HOUSING.

LET ME CHANGE THE SCREENS.

GOOD EVENING, COUNCIL.

THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.

MY NAME IS JASON .

I AM WITH MCDOWELL HOUSING PARTNERS AND HERE TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT THE CAPRICCIO ALBANIAN VETERAN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT THAT WE'RE PROPOSING FOR THE 9% TAX CREDITS.

FOR SAKE OF TIME BEING THAT I HAVE FIVE MINUTES, I'M GOING TO GO THROUGH FAIRLY QUICKLY.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, FEEL FREE TO STOP OR VIEW OUR COMPANY OVERVIEW DOW HOUSING PARTNERS IS THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING ARM OF MCDOWELL PROPERTIES, WHICH HAS FOUR, 4 BILLION IN ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT ACROSS THE UNITED STATES.

SEVERAL OF THEIR TAX CREDIT PIPELINE IS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA.

THEY HAVE ABOUT 10 IN, IN, UNDER DEVELOPMENT RIGHT NOW.

UH, WE HAVE TWO IN DEVELOPMENT IN THE STATE OF TEXAS CITY HEIGHTS AND AUSTIN, WHICH IS 179 UNITS OF SENIOR HOUSING.

DOUGLAS GARDENS IS, IS A MULTI-PHASE FAMILY AND AFFORDABLE DEAL THAT WE HAVE OUT IN PEMBROKE PINES, FLORIDA.

AND THEN THIS IS A PREVIOUS PROJECT THAT I FINISHED BEFORE I CAME HERE IN THE DFW AREA.

IT'S PRESIDIUM AT EDGE STONE.

IT'S A SENIOR HOUSING LUXURY PRODUCT.

OUR DEVELOPMENT TEAM IS MCDONNELL CROSS ARCHITECTS, AND KIMLEY-HORN IS OUR CIVIL ENGINEER AND OUR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT AND THE PROJECT SPECIFICS.

I'M A VETERAN.

I WAS IN THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE FOR 21 YEARS.

I GOT A CHANCE TO DEVELOP LUXURY HOUSING, AND I FELT A CALLING TO COME IN AND COME TO THE AFFORDABLE SIDE TO TRY TO SERVE VETERANS THAT ARE OF LOW INCOME AND STRUGGLING FAMILIES.

AS MONA POINTED OUT, THIS IS OUR SITE 4,300 O'BANION ROAD, JUST BY CENTERVILLE.

IT'S ABOUT 10.76 ACRES.

MOST OF WHICH IS UNDER FLOOD IN THE FLOOD ZONE.

AND WE'LL BE WORKING TO GET A LOMAR AND A CLO

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MYRA TO RAISE AT LEAST FOUR ACRES OUT OF THE FLOOD.

WE HAVE TWO OPTIONS, UM, THAT WE'RE PROPOSING.

UM, IT'S EITHER GOING TO BE A 79, 78 TO 80 UNIT THREE STORY PRODUCT.

IT'LL BE A WALK-UP GARDEN STYLE INCOME RESTRICTION WILL BE FROM 30%, 50% IN 60% AMI.

AND RIGHT NOW WE'RE LOOKING AT DOING 10% MARKET SO THAT ISN'T IN THE PRESENTATION, BUT WE'VE RAN A FEW MODELS AND WE THINK WE CAN MAKE THAT WORK.

OUR CLUBHOUSE IS GOING TO BE ABOUT 5,000 SQUARE FEET WITH THE RESORT STYLE POOL, DOG PARKS.

AND THEN WE HAVE LANDSCAPE OR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT WE'LL BE DOING THOUGHTFUL LANDSCAPING THROUGHOUT THE PROPERTY.

OUR A HUNDRED UNIT PROPOSAL WOULD BE, THIS IS MIS-MARKED, BUT IT WOULD BE FOR A FOUR STORY.

SO IT WOULD JUST BE ADDING A STORY TO THE LAST, THE LAST OPTION, UM, CURRENTLY IS OWNED AGRICULTURAL.

SO WE'D HAVE TO SEE WHAT WE CAN GET THROUGH ZONING.

UM, AND THEN WE HAVE OUR TWO DIFFERENT OPTIONS FOR THE BREAKDOWNS OF THE UNITS.

AS MONA POINTED OUT THE TASK CREDITS FAVOR 30%, 50% AND 60% AMIES.

AND SHE ALSO WENT THROUGH THE INCOME LEVELS, AND THIS IS OUR BREAKDOWN FOR 50% UNITS AT 50% AND 30% AMI UNITS.

AND BELOW IT SHOULD BE ABOUT 19% ON THE UNIT.

HERE'S OUR CONCEPT PLAN FROM AN AERIAL OVERVIEW TO BRING IT IN A LITTLE BIT CLOSER.

THIS IS OUR PROPOSED 80 UNIT.

WE'D HAVE ONE BUILDING LAID OUT WITH OUR DOG PARK AND OUR POOL.

OUR SECOND OPTION WOULD BE A HUNDRED UNITS AT FOUR STORIES, VERY SIMILAR, ALMOST IDENTICAL SITE PLAN, A TWO POINTS OF ACCESS.

AND WE'D OVERLAY THOSE OVER THE ACCESS EASEMENTS THAT EXIST CURRENTLY.

AND THIS IS THE SURVEY THAT SHOWS WHERE THE FLOOD IS, WHICH IS PRETTY MUCH THE ENTIRE SITE.

WE'LL BE WORKING TO PULL AT LEAST FOUR ACRES OUT OF THE FLOOD.

HERE'S AN EXAMPLE OF THE CONCEPT ELEVATIONS WE'D LIKE TO DO.

IT'S GOING TO BE ABOUT 80% MASONARY, UM, RE THE REMAINDER OF THE EXTERIOR WOULD BE EITHER HARDY OR STUCCO, AND THEN SOME EXAMPLES OF OUR UNIT PLANTS.

AND THEN OF COURSE, WE'RE GOING TO HAVE A FITNESS CENTER, A BUSINESS CENTER, AND OUR LOBBY ALONG WITH OUR RESORT STYLE POOL.

AND THEN OUR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY WILL BE ALPHA BARNS.

THEY HAVE 30,000 MULTI-FAMILY UNITS, UM, AND THEY HAVE ABOUT 170 PROPERTIES UNDER MANAGEMENT THAT ARE LYTEC UNITS.

THEY'RE PRETTY, UM, PRETTY RENOWNED HERE IN THE DFW AREA.

AND THEN I WANTED TO POINT OUT SOME OF THEIR STRICT RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS, UM, EMPLOYMENT, RENTAL HISTORY, CREDIT BACKGROUND CHECKS.

THIS IS ALWAYS A QUESTION THAT COMES UP WITH LYTEC DEALS.

WHO'S GOING TO LIVE HERE, AND WHAT'S THE QUALITY OF THE PRODUCT WE'RE GOING TO BE WORKING WITH THIRD PARTY GENERAL CONTRACTORS TO BUILD A QUALITY PRODUCT THAT CAN COMPETE AGAINST ANY, OR AT LEAST REPLICATE A MARKET RATE UNIT.

BUT ALSO OUR RESIDENTS WILL BE HELD TO STRICT STANDARDS, JUST LIKE IT WOULD BE A LUXURY, LUXURY, OR MARKET RATE.

UM, YOU'LL HAVE TO HAVE A EMPLOYMENT HISTORY.

YOU'LL HAVE TO HAVE RENTAL HISTORY CREDIT, AND THEN PROPERTY MANAGER WILL BE ONSITE.

WE'LL HAVE COMPLIANCE CHECKING EVERY YEAR TO MAKE SURE THAT EVERYBODY'S WITHIN THE REQUIREMENTS.

UM, AND THEN ALSO ALPHA BARNES, ALPHA OFFERS ONSITE SOCIAL SERVICES.

AND THEN I ALSO PRESENTED SOME MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

ANY QUESTIONS YOU TIMED THAT VERY WELL TRIED, SIR.

I MEAN, YOU WERE LIKE 14, TWO SECONDS OVER MONO TOLD ME I HAD FIVE MINUTES, SO I, I HAD, I HAD TO GO THROUGH A SIR.

WELL, LET'S SEE IF WE HAVE ANY QUESTIONS FOR YOU COUNSEL, ANY MORRIS.

THANK YOU, MAYOR.

UM, AND THANK YOU, SIR, FOR YOUR I'M OVER HERE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRESENTATION.

UM, DO YOU HAVE OTHER VETERANS DEVELOPMENTS? I DIDN'T HEAR THOSE LISTED.

AND YOU TALKED ABOUT SR AND YOU TALKED ABOUT, UM, FAMILY.

DO YOU, HAVE YOU DONE VETERANS? I HAVEN'T DONE IT.

I HAVEN'T DONE IT WITH MCDOWELL.

I'VE DONE IT WITH NATIONAL COMMUNITY RENAISSANCE AND I'VE DONE IT WITH, WITH PRESIDIUM, BUT THIS IS ONE OF THE REASONS WHY I CAME TO MCDOWELL.

I WANTED TO BRING THE VETERANS APPROACH TO, TO THAT COMPANY AND THEY WERE OPEN TO BRINGING THAT.

SO, UM, AND I JUST HAD A CATCH-UP QUESTION FOR MONA, IF YOU'RE AVAILABLE.

I THINK YOU PROVIDED THE S THE SCORING ON THIS PROJECT AND I, YOU WERE TOO QUICK FOR ME.

SO HOW DID IT SCORE OUT WITH OUR SCORING WITH THE COUNCIL SCORING? IT WAS 37.

IT'S SCORED A 37 OVER THE 1 0 5.

OKAY.

THANK YOU.

ALL RIGHT.

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THANK YOU, SIR.

THANK YOU, MAYOR.

DEPUTY MAYOR PRO TIM WILLIAMS. THANK YOU HERE.

THANK YOU, SARAH, FOR YOUR PRESENTATION.

JUST ONE QUICK QUESTION FOR YOU.

UM, YOU, YOU MENTIONED THAT IT WAS NOT IN YOUR PRESENTATION, BUT YOU MENTIONED THAT YOU GUYS WERE LOOKING AT 10% MARKET WHEN YOU GAVE HIM A BREAKDOWN MARKET OF VETERANS.

AND I THINK IN YOUR REPORT THAT I READ HAD VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.

YES, SIR.

AND THAT'S THE DIFFERENCE? SO CAN YOU GROUP, THE PREFERENCE WOULD BE FOR ANYBODY WHO'S A VETERAN, UM, AND THEN AT INCOME LEVEL, UM, WHAT PERCENT OF, WHAT, GIVE ME A BREAK, GIVE ME A BREAKDOWN MARKET.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.

OTHERS BASED ON INCOME? WELL, DEVELOPMENT IS VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.

SO IF SOMEBODY ELSE CAME IN AND WORKFORCE FAMILY THAT QUALIFIED, THEY WOULD, WE WOULDN'T, WE WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO TURN THEM AWAY, BUT OUR FIRST PRIORITY IS TO SERVE VETERANS IN THIS HOUSING.

SO THE, IF WE HAD A A HUNDRED, IF WE HAD A HUNDRED PERCENT OF THEM BEING VETERANS, WE WOULD, WE WOULD BE, WE'RE NOT VIOLATING ANY FAIR, FAIR HOUSING.

OKAY.

SO WHAT ACTUALLY, WHAT ARE YOU DOING? YOU YOU'RE GRANTING VETERANS PREFERENCE, CORRECT? FOR EVERYBODY? YES.

FOR EVERY UNIT.

OKAY.

BUT IT'S VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.

YES.

ALL RIGHT.

OKAY.

ALL RIGHT.

SO THAT IF, IF THEY'RE FIRST STEP, BUT IF NON-VETERANS APPLY, THEN THIS DEVELOPMENT IS OPEN TO THEM, RIGHT? YES, SIR.

OKAY.

SO IT'S ACTUALLY, WHAT YOU'RE ACTUALLY USING IS VETERANS PREFERENCE IS CORRECT? YES, SIR.

ALL RIGHT.

I JUST WANTED TO GET THAT CLEAR.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

THANK YOU, MAYOR.

ANY ADDITIONAL COUNSELING ROBIN? I JUST WANT TO BE CLEAR ON THE VETERAN'S PREFERENCE AND WHAT NOT.

YOU'RE NOT ACTUALLY RESERVING ANY UNITS FOR VETERANS, IS THAT CORRECT? YEAH.

WELL, WE'RE GIVING VETERANS FIRST, THE FIRST, UM, FIRST SHOT AT THAT, THE UNITS.

SO, UM, I DON'T KNOW THAT WE'RE ALLOWED TO LOCK DOWN ANY UNITS, UM, FOR FAIR HOUSING, BUT WE'RE GIVING THEM PREFERENCE.

SO IF, IF, UH, AN AFFORDABLE FAMILY CAME, UH, I GUESS WHAT I'M SAYING IS WHEN YOU SAY VETERANS, IF YOU HAVE 80 APPLICANTS, LET'S SAY YOU, YOU OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS, YOU GET 80 APPLICATIONS FOR ALL 80 UNITS.

NONE OF THEM ARE VETERANS, BUT YOU GET 80 APPLICATIONS.

THEY ALL QUALIFY.

THEY ALL MOVE IN.

I HAVE A MINIMUM OF AT LEAST 10% THAT WE'RE LOCKING DOWN, BUT WE WANT TO OPEN UP ALL THE UNITS OF VETERANS.

SO YOU WILL HAVE UNITS THAT WILL BE LOCKED DOWN FOR VETERANS.

SO YOU'LL HAVE, I JUST, I, I WOULD HAVE TO VERIFY WITH FAIR HOUSING TO MAKE SURE THAT WE'RE ALLOWED TO DO THAT, BUT WE WOULD GIVE PREFERENCE TO THE WHOLE DEVELOPMENT IF WE WERE, IF WE WERE ALLOWED PER FAIR HOUSING, WHICH I DON'T HAVE THE ANSWER FOR YOU RIGHT NOW, BUT I CAN GET BACK TO YOU.

UM, IF WE'RE ALLOWED FOR FAIR HOUSING, WE WOULD HOLD AT LEAST 10% FOR, FOR VETERANS.

OKAY.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU.

MA'AM THANKS, SIR.

ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FOR THE SAMPLE AGAIN? I SEE NONE.

THANK YOU, SIR.

MONA.

ALL RIGHT, LET ME BRING UP THE NEXT PRESENTATION IS GOING TO BE FOR OEM HOUSING.

AND I SAY, WE DO HAVE A REPRESENTATIVE HERE, SO LET ME BRING THIS UP.

ALL RIGHT.

UM, AGAIN, OUR NEXT APPLICANT IS M HOUSING.

UH, THE PROJECT, THE PROPOSED PROJECT IS LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF ONE 90 AND MANSION STRIVE.

IT'S IN COUNCIL DISTRICT SEVEN.

UM, IT'S PROPOSED TO HAVE 120 UNITS.

70% OF WHICH ARE AFFORDABLE.

THE ZONING CURRENTLY IS A PLAN DEVELOPMENT.

THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP, IT SHOWS IT SHOULD BE A BUSINESS CENTER ACCORDING TO THEM.

AND THE APPLICATION THAT WAS SUBMITTED SCORED 37 OUT OF 1 0 5.

AGAIN, LET ME BRING UP, OH, I'M HOUSING'S PRESENTATION.

IT LOOKS LIKE THEY HAVE ONE THAT THEY BROUGHT IN UPDATING ALL RIGHT.

NOW I'LL LET LM HOUSING DO THEIR PRESENTATION.

THANK YOU, MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL FOR ALLOWING US TO PRESENT OUR PROPOSAL.

UM, AS MANY OF YOU KNOW, UH, WOM HOUSING IS A LOCAL COMPANY.

WE ARE A DALLAS BASED, UH, WE'VE DONE AROUND 8,000 UNITS OF AFFORDABLE DEVELOPMENT, UH, WHICH PUTS US, UH, CLOSE TO, UH, THE BILLION DOLLAR MARK.

UH, AS OF THIS YEAR.

UM, ONE OF THE THINGS TO KNOW US, WE ARE VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT, UH, THE GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS AND, UM, WE AS WELL ARE VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT, UM, TARGETING

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THE, UH, VETERANS COMMUNITY AS WELL.

UH, OUR PORTFOLIO HERE LOCALLY, UH, THAT WE HOLD IS LOCATED IN IRVING, TEXAS, MOSQUITO, BENBROOK, GARLAND, UM, ARLINGTON, AND A ONE UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN CANADA.

UH, WE ARE AN AWARD WINNING TEAM.

UM, WE'VE WON SEVERAL NATIONAL AWARDS.

IN FACT, UH, LAKE VIEWPOINT HERE IN GARLAND, UH, WAS RECENTLY, UH, FINALIST, UM, FOR THE, UH, THE, UM, PILLARS OF THE INDUSTRY AWARD FOR NATIONAL AMERICAN HOMEOWNERS, UH, OR, UH, HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION.

AND, UH, THAT REALLY IS AN ACCOLADE BOTH TO OAM HOUSING AND TO CITY OF GARLAND AS IT WAS A PUBLIC PRIVATE TO BRING THAT DEVELOPMENT TOGETHER.

UH, THIS IS A PICTURE OF A FEW OF THE AWARDS THAT HAD BEEN WON.

UM, ALL OF OUR PROJECTS ARE LEAD GOLD CERTIFIED OR NATIONAL GREENBILT, UH, STANDARD CERTIFIED, UH, WHICH IS REALLY GREAT FOR OUR RESIDENTS, AS IT REDUCES THE ENERGY CONSUMPTION DOWN BY 30%, UH, BOTH IN WATER AND ELECTRICITY, UH, LAKE VIEWPOINT.

UM, WE WENT NATIONAL GREENBILT STANDARD CERTIFICATION.

WE GOT THE BRONZE STANDARD THERE, AND AGAIN, THAT'S ENERGY STAR APPLIANCES, ENERGY STAR FIXTURES, UM, PLUS ADDED INSTALLATION THAT HELPS WITH OUR RESIDENTS.

THE PROPOSAL IS CAMPBELL POINT APARTMENTS, WHICH IS LOCATED ON THE, UH, IT'S ACTUALLY THE SOUTH SOUTHWEST CORNER OF MANSIONS AND, UH, ONE 90, UH, FOR THOSE OF YOU NOT, NOT TOO FAMILIAR, THAT'S JUST RIGHT EAST OF CAMPBELL AND ONE 90, UH, AS FAR AS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR THE CITY, WE'RE LOOKING AT A $30 MILLION INVESTMENT.

IT IS 120 UNIT PROPOSAL, UH, THAT WILL PROVIDE 150 JOBS IN THE AREA, AS WELL AS ADDED, ADDING MORE, UH, HOUSEHOLDS TO HELP, UH, GENERATE MORE FOOT TRAFFIC IN THE COMMERCIAL ASPECT OF THE DEVELOPMENT.

SO WHAT WE'RE PROPOSING, IT'S AN EIGHT ACRE SITE, THREE ACRES ON THE HIGHWAY FRONTAGE.

WE'RE KEEPING AS, UM, AS A COMMERCIAL COMPONENT TO THE BACK FIVE ACRES.

UH, WE'RE LOOKING FOR 120 UNITS.

THEY'RE AN URBAN STYLE, UH, DEVELOPMENT THAT REALLY WORKS WITHIN THE GARLANDS INFRASTRUCTURE, BOTH FOOT TRAFFIC, CAR TRAFFIC, AND, UH, DARK TRAFFIC.

UH, THIS IS THE CURRENT SITE PLAN THAT, UH, WE'VE WORKED THROUGH, UM, WITH THE COUNCILMAN.

UH, AS YOU CAN SEE, WE HAVE, UM, UH, JOINT ENTRANCES WITH THE, THE COMMERCIAL COMPONENT AND THE MULTI HOUSING OR MULTI-FAMILY PORTION, UH, TO REALLY ADD AN INTERCONNECTIVITY BETWEEN THE TWO DIFFERENT USES.

UH, WE'VE TRIED TO MAXIMIZE, UH, ANY GREEN SPACE ADDING DOG PARKS AND, UM, AND TREES FOR ANY TREE MITIGATION.

THIS IS A SAMPLE OF WHAT WE'RE LOOKING AT AS FAR AS, UH, ELEVATION IS CONCERNED.

UH, THIS ELEVATION WOULD LOOK MUCH LIKE WHAT YOU SEE AT LAKE VIEW POINT, UH, OVER OFF OF INTERSTATE 30 AND BASS PRO.

UH, WE'RE LOOKING AT CLOSING ON THE DEVELOPMENT EARLY 2023, UH, AS FAR AS THE LAND IS CONCERNED AND THEN COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION BY EARLY 2024.

AND THESE DO LEASE UP VERY QUICKLY.

SO MID 20, 24, WE'RE LOOKING AT FULL LEASE UP AS FAR AS THE IMPACT ON INFRASTRUCTURE, WE ARE, UM, UH, REALLY PAYING ATTENTION TO EVERYTHING THAT'S ALREADY AVAILABLE IN GARLAND, UM, TO TIE INTO, UM, ALSO TO HAVE A REDUCED IMPACT ON GIS D UH, THE MAJORITY OF THE RESIDENTS WILL COME WITHIN ONE ZIP CODE AWAY.

OUR TARGET POPULATION IS WORKFORCE HOUSING, UH, AS WELL AS WE WILL, WE'LL TARGET, UH, VETERANS.

UNFORTUNATELY WE CANNOT RESTRICT, UH, TO VETERANS, UH, BASED ON STATE RULES.

UH, THE DESIGN AMENITIES ON PUBLIC, UH, WILL REALLY BE COMPARABLE TO THINGS THAT ARE IN THE AREA WITH THE POOL, UH, WITH THE LEASING CENTER AND THE CLUBHOUSE, THE CLUBHOUSE, UM, WE'LL CATER A LOT TO, UM, UH, CHILDREN FOR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS AND, UH, ALSO TO ADULTS AND FAMILIES, THE INTERIOR FEATURES, UH, EVERYTHING, AGAIN, GREEN STORE, UH, ALL GREEN, UM, AND ENERGY STORE.

UH, AS FAR AS OUR LIFESTYLE SERVICES ARE CONCERNED, WE REALLY CONNECT WITH A LOT OF LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS TO HELP WITH CHILDREN AFTER SCHOOL AND HELP WITH FAMILIES AND ADULTS.

AND I AM WRAPPING THIS UP.

UH, MANAGEMENT COMPANY IS ASSET LIVING, UH, ASSET LIVING AND ALPHA BARNES, UH, MERGED TOGETHER AND BECAME ASSET LIVING AS SPOKEN ABOUT BEFORE.

THEY'RE A FANTASTIC MANAGEMENT COMPANY AND A VERY STRINGENT SELECTION CRITERIA.

UH, WE ARE FOLLOWING CPTD STANDARDS, THAT'S CRIME PREVENTION THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN.

SO ALL OF OUR, UH, BUILDINGS AND LANDSCAPE WILL BE DESIGNED TO REDUCE

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THE IMPACT OF ANY TYPE OF CRIME IN THE AREA.

UH, WHAT WE ARE SEEKING FROM THE CITY IS RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT, AND WE WILL PROVIDE THE CITY HOLD HARMLESS LETTERS, UH, CONCERNING ANY ZONING CHANGES.

AND, UM, THAT IS OUR PROPOSAL.

THANK YOU SO MUCH AND AVAILABLE FOR QUESTIONS.

GOOD.

EXCUSE ME.

ANY QUESTIONS, UH, FOR THIS APPLICANT? I SEE NONE.

THANK YOU, SIR.

THANK YOU, MONA.

RIGHT.

THANK YOU, COUNSEL.

JUST A REMINDER TONIGHT IS JUST THE PRESENTATIONS.

OUR NEXT MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE WORK SESSION ON FEBRUARY 14TH FOR DISCUSSION, AND FEBRUARY 15TH WILL BE FINAL RESOLUTIONS.

HOWEVER, COUNCIL DECIDES TO WHAT WORK IT, ANY OTHER QUESTIONS FOR STAFF? ALL RIGHT.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU.

THAT WILL MOVE US TO ITEM FOUR

[4B. COVID-19 Briefing]

B COVID-19 BRIEFING JASON MISTY.

GOOD EVENING.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL.

NOPE, THAT'S NOT THE RIGHT ONE.

THERE WE GO.

OKAY.

WE'VE GOT A QUICK PRESENTATION.

I'LL TRY TO RUN THROUGH IT, UM, FAIRLY BRIEFLY AND BE GLAD TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS, THE, UH, THE, THE TOTAL NUMBER OF COVID-19 CASES AS OF, UM, THE END OF LAST WEEK.

SO AT THE END OF BUSINESS, SATURDAY WAS APPROACHING 50,000.

UM, AGAIN, THAT'S TOTAL CASES.

IF YOU THINK BACK FROM THE, UH, FROM THE MEETING TWO WEEKS AGO, THAT'S AN INCREASE OF ABOUT 7,000 CASES NOW, UM, AS YOU CAN SEE ON THE GRAPH, WE HAD A RAPID INCREASE.

I THINK EVERYBODY IS USED TO THAT, OR EXPECT EXPECTED THAT WITH THE ALMA CRON VARIANT, UM, WE ARE SEEING A DOWNWARD TREND THE LAST THREE WEEKS.

WE'VE SEEN, UM, UH, FEWER CASES WEEK BY WEEK.

SO FOR THE, THE, UH, THE LAST WEEK, UM, LAST WEEK WE HAD, UH, JUST UNDER 3,200 CASES COMPARED TO ABOUT 3,800 CASES THE WEEK PRIOR AND OVER 4,000 THE WEEK PRIOR TO THAT.

SO CERTAINLY HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.

WE HOPE THAT CONTINUES.

UM, AS YOU SEE, WE'VE I GOT, UH, OVER 49,000 CASES RECOVERED OVER THE COURSE OF THE PANDEMIC.

WE HAVE ADDED, UM, A NUMBER OF DEATHS SINCE THE, UH, SINCE THE LAST REPORT 19 DEATHS.

UM, AND IF HISTORY IS ANY INDICATION, DEATHS HAVE TYPICALLY, UM, LAGGED CASE LOADS BY A COUPLE OF WEEKS.

SO IT WOULDN'T SURPRISE ME TO SEE THE NUMBER OF DEATHS, UM, CONTINUE TO BE CERTAINLY MUCH HIGHER THAN, THAN WE LIKE TO SEE.

BUT I WILL SAY THAT THE DEATHS, THOSE 19 DEATHS THAT WE'VE HAD OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS, UM, WE'RE, UM, ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY, OR I THINK EXCLUSIVELY INDIVIDUALS WITH SIGNIFICANT UNDERLYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS.

MOST OF THEM WERE UNVACCINATED OR PARTIALLY VACCINATED.

THERE WERE A FEW IN THERE THAT WERE FULLY VACCINATED.

NOT THAT THAT MAKES THE DEATHS ANY LESS SIGNIFICANT, BUT FOR INDIVIDUALS OUT THERE WHO ARE CONCERNED ABOUT ALMA CRON, UM, TYPICALLY THE MOST SEVERE CASES AS YOU'VE HEARD PROBABLY MANY TIMES IN THE MEDIA ARE, UM, OR AFFECT INDIVIDUALS WITH UNDERLYING CONDITIONS.

SO, UH, AND OF COURSE THE ACTIVE CASES ARE DROPPING, WHICH IS A GOOD SIGN.

UM, WE'RE UNDER 7,000 ACTIVE CASES.

UH, STAFF IMPACTS, UH, CONTINUE TO MIRROR WHAT WE SEE IN THE COMMUNITY.

UH, THIS IS DOWN FROM LAST WEEK, WE HAVE A TOTAL OF 126 CURRENT EXCLUSIONS.

AND OF COURSE YOU SEE THE BREAKDOWN 81 EXCLUDED BECAUSE OF POSITIVE TESTS AND 45 EXCLUDED BECAUSE OF EXPOSURE THE GRAPH.

AGAIN, VERY MUCH MIRRORS THE, THE IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY, THOSE CASE LOADS OF EMPLOYEE EXCLUSIONS ARE, UM, HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.

UH, VACCINES.

WE, UM, HAVE SEEN VACCINE DEMAND DROP, ALTHOUGH I WILL SAY WE'RE STILL SEEING ANYWHERE FROM 70 TO 80 INDIVIDUALS PER DAY.

WE'VE HAD ABOUT 400 TOTAL VACCINES PROVIDED OVER THE LAST FEW WEEKS.

SO, UM, CERTAINLY LESS THAN THE SURGE THAT WE SAW THAT I THINK COINCIDED BOTH WITH THE ALMA CRON CASES BEGINNING TO INCREASE AND THE EXPANDED VACCINE ELIGIBILITY.

BUT, UM, NONETHELESS, WE CONTINUE TO SEE, UM, FAIRLY STRONG DEMAND AND WE CERTAINLY HAVE THE CAPABILITY TO PROVIDE VACCINES TO EVERYONE THAT'S INTERESTED.

I BELIEVE THE NEXT SLIDE IS MISTY SWELLED PAST THE PRESENTATION, HER GOOD EVENING.

SO MUCH LIKE THE DATA THAT JASON PRESENTED.

UH, WE SAW A SPOCK WITH HOSPITAL NUMBERS AS WELL, BUT WE'RE ALSO SEEING THAT NUMBER COME DOWN.

SO

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RIGHT NOW, UH, CONFIRMED COVID PATIENTS IN DALLAS COUNTY IS JUST OVER A THOUSAND THOUSAND 52.

AND THEN THE PERCENTAGE THERE IS JUST OVER 19% FOR HOSPITAL CASES, AS FAR AS THE TESTING SITES.

SO IT'S THE HOMER B JOHNSON STADIUM TESTING SITE.

UH, THEY ARE GIVING PCR TESTS ON SITE REGISTRATION, UH, STARTED LAST WEEK.

AND, UM, WE HOPE TO GET BIGGER NUMBERS FROM THAT, BUT WE HAVE NOT SEEN THE TURNOUT THAT WE ANTICIPATED.

SO WE STILL, UM, RECOMMEND PRE-REGISTRATION.

UM, YOU CAN EITHER SCAN THE QR CODE, CALL THE NUMBER, UM, OR GO TO THE WEBSITE.

AND IF YOU DO PRE-REGISTER, IT DOES MAKE IT GO FASTER.

IF YOU BRING YOUR VALIDATION PAGE FOR SUPPORT, THERE'S A SEPARATE NUMBER AND EMAIL THAT'S THERE AT THE BOTTOM ON THE BOTTOM OF THE SLIDE FOR ANYBODY THAT HAS ISSUES REGISTERING OR TRYING TO PREREGISTER JUST HAS QUESTIONS.

SO WITH THE NUMBERS, UM, AS OF TODAY, OUR COUNT TODAY WAS ONLY 86 AND THAT BRINGS OUR 10 DAY TOTAL TO 1,557.

SO SIGNIFICANTLY LESS THAN THE 2,500 PER DAY THAT THEY WERE ANTICIPATING.

UM, WE DID MAKE THE DETERMINATION TODAY THAT BASED OFF THE WEATHER, ESPECIALLY FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, WE'RE GOING TO GO AHEAD AND CLOSE THE SITE.

UH, THE LAST DAY OF OPERATION WILL BE TOMORROW.

SO, UH, THE ORIGINAL LAST DAY OF OPERATION WAS SUPPOSED TO BE FRIDAY WITH THE WINTER WEATHER, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR SAFETY OF THE STAFF.

WE DECIDED TO CLOSE EARLY AND THEN, UM, EARLY, UH, TH THIS MORNING AND THEN WEDNESDAY, UM, BECAME A QUESTION, BUT WITH THE RAIN COMING IN AND THEN TRYING TO GET AS MUCH EQUIPMENT OFF THE SITE AS WE CAN, WE DECIDED TO GO AHEAD AND CLOSE WEDNESDAY AS WELL.

SO TOMORROW'S OPERATION AGAIN WILL BE THE LAST ONE.

IT'LL BE NORMAL OPERATION FROM EIGHT TO FOUR 30.

AND, UM, WE'LL TAKE AS MANY AS WE CAN GET TOMORROW.

SO WITH THAT, I'LL BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS.

OKAY.

BECAUSE WE WERE MORE, THANK YOU, MR. MAYOR.

GOOD EVENING.

I PROBABLY SHOULD HAVE JUST WAITED UNTIL DO THIS OFFLINE, BUT SINCE YOU'RE HERE, LET ME ASK ANYWAY.

OKAY.

I HAPPENED TO GO BY AND HAVE A TEST LAST WEEK.

AND ONE OF THE PROCESS THAT I OBSERVED THAT HAD BEEN CHANGED, HAD TO DO WITH, I DID MY HOME TESTING.

IN OTHER WORDS, I TOOK THIS WALL AND I DID THIS AND I PUT IT INSIDE.

WHAT IS THE BASIC DIFFERENCE NOW IN THE, UH, THE PEOPLE WHO'VE BEEN PROCESSED DOING THE TESTS VERSUS THE STAFF DOING IT, UH, THE BASIC DIFFERENCE FROM THE STANDPOINT OF ANY ISSUES THAT WE'RE SEEING ON TESTING, THEY ACTUALLY GAVE A STAT THIS MORNING THAT SAID THAT ONLY ABOUT 4% OF THE TEST ARE COMING BACK, NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE AN ACTUAL RESULT.

SO, UM, THAT WAS, UH, A GOOD NUMBER CONSIDERING WE WERE A LITTLE BIT AFRAID WHEN WE REALIZED THAT PEOPLE WERE GOING TO BE SELF-ADMINISTERING.

UM, AND A LOT OF THAT HAS TO DO WITH, UH, KIDDOS.

SO WE'RE GETTING A LOT OF KIDS ON THE SITE AND IT IS SIGNIFICANTLY HARDER AS YOU CAN IMAGINE TO GET A GOOD SAMPLE FROM A LITTLE SMALL CHILD, ESPECIALLY.

SO THE PARENT HAS TO DO WITH THEM WITH THE KIDDO.

WELL, IN A LOT OF CASES, THE NURSES ARE DOING IT, ESPECIALLY IF THE PARENTS AREN'T COMFORTABLE DOING IT AND ESPECIALLY FOR VERY SMALL CHILDREN.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, MR SIR.

THANK YOU, MAYOR.

UM, AND JASON, THIS IS FOR YOU, IT'S JUST A QUICK, QUICK QUESTION.

UM, YOU TALKED ABOUT THE NUMBER OF VACCINES THAT ARE STILL TAKING PLACE.

UM, CAN YOU, HOW WOULD YOU, UM, CHARACTERIZE THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO ARE COMING IN NOW FOR THEIR FIRST EVER VACCINE? ARE WE SEEING MUCH OF THAT? WE'RE STILL SEEING SOME, UM, THE, I DON'T HAVE THE BREAKDOWN IN FRONT OF ME.

OF COURSE I CAN GET CERTAINLY GET THAT TO YOU IF YOU LIKE.

BUT THE, THE NUMBER OF FIRST-TIMERS IS, UM, LESS THAN, THAN WHAT WE'RE SEEING FOR EITHER SECOND DOSES OR BOOSTERS.

UH, BUT, BUT WE ARE STILL SEEING FIRST-TIMERS OKAY.

UH, IS IT, UH, IS IT A DECENT AND I DON'T NEED EXACT NUMBERS, SO I DON'T WANT TO TROUBLE YOU WITH THAT, BUT I JUST WONDERED HOW MUCH OF A, UM, HOW MUCH OUR MESSAGING IS SUCCEEDING IN REACHING PEOPLE, THE NEVER VACCINATED, UM, AND, AND WHETHER ENOUGH OF THEM ARE STILL COMING IN WHERE WE FEEL LIKE THAT MESSAGE IS GOING OUT STRONGLY.

WELL, I THINK JUST TO GIVE YOU NUMBERS GOING OFF MEMORY, WHICH IS VERY DANGEROUS FOR I'M GOING OFF MEMORY, I THINK WE'VE, I THINK OUT OF THE 355 VACCINES THAT WERE ADMINISTERED THIS PAST WEEK, I BELIEVE ABOUT 50 OF THOSE WERE FIRST-TIMERS.

UM, SO, YOU KNOW, AGAIN, WE'RE SEEING THEM, NOT CERTAINLY NOT IN THE NUMBERS THAT WE HOPE WE KNOW THERE ARE INDIVIDUALS OUT THERE THAT HAVE CHOSEN NOT TO BE VACCINATED FOR WHATEVER REASON, BUT, UM, WE'RE STILL WE'RE READY TO PROVIDE THE SERVICE IF THEY CHOOSE TO GET VACCINATED.

OKAY.

WELL, TO ME, THAT IS AN ENCOURAGING NUMBER

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BECAUSE, UM, THAT THAT'S MOVEMENT IN THE COMMUNITY.

SO THAT'S, THAT'S GOOD.

AND, UM, AND THANK YOU AND THANK YOU, MISS D THE, I HAVE GOTTEN AS ALWAYS NOTHING BUT HIGH PRAISE FOR THE OPERATION THAT YOU ALL HAVE HAD OUT THERE.

AND I KNOW WE, UM, JUST BECAUSE OF THE SLOWNESS OF GETTING THINGS TOGETHER, THE, THE BIG, THE BIG PRESS FOR TESTS SOME WEEKS AGO, UM, HAD LARGELY PASSED US BEFORE WE OPENED, BUT, UM, ACROSS THE BOARD, I'VE GOTTEN NOTHING BUT CITIZENS SAYING, IF GARLAND'S DOING IT, IT WILL BE DONE WELL, IT WILL BE DONE PROFESSIONALLY.

AND YOU CAN TAKE THAT TO THE BANK.

I'VE HAD STATEMENTS LIKE THAT COME FROM ALL AROUND BECAUSE YOU ALL HAVE DONE SUCH AN EXTRAORDINARY JOB, SO WELL DONE.

AND A THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, MAYOR.

UH, ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS I SEE NONE.

THANK YOU, BOTH.

AND THAT

[4C. Possible Lease Agreement for the Property Adjacent to 500 Main St. ]

WILL MOVE US TO ITEM FOUR C POSSIBLE LEASE AGREEMENT FOR THE PROPERTY ADJACENT TO 500 MAIN STREET.

THERE IT IS.

UH, GOOD EVENING, MAYOR AND COUNCIL, UM, BRINGING BEFORE YOU TONIGHT, A POSSIBLE LEASE OF CITY LAND, UH, RIGHT HERE IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA.

UM, THE SMALL PIECE WE'RE TALKING ABOUT, IT'S ABOUT 5,000 SQUARE FEET LOCATED ADJACENT TO 500 WEST MAIN.

UM, AS YOU MAY RECALL, 500 WEST MAIN, UM, CHANGED HANDS THIS PAST YEAR.

UH, SO THE NEW OWNERSHIP HAS PLANS TO REDEVELOP THE BUILDING AND THE PROPERTY INTO, UM, SOMETHING THAT WILL HELP CONTRIBUTE TO THE VIBRANCY OF DOWNTOWN AND, AND, UH, HAVE REQUESTED TO LEASE THE LAND NEXT TO IT THAT THE CITY OWNS.

UH, AGAIN, IT'S A PRETTY SMALL PIECE.

UM, AND OTHER THAN A TREE, THERE'S NOT MUCH OUT THERE RIGHT NOW.

UH, BUT, UM, I DO WANT TO INTRODUCE YOU TO THE, UM, POTENTIAL LEASEE, UH, TOM , UH, IS THE OWNER NOW OF 500 WEST MAIN, AND HE'S HERE TONIGHT.

UM, AND MAYOR WITH YOUR BLESSING, UH, TOM WOULD LIKE TO SHARE HIS VISION FOR THE PROPERTY, UH, REAL BRIEFLY.

AND THEN I WE'LL STAND FOR ANY QUESTIONS THAT THE COUNCIL MAY HAVE.

UM, THE TERMS OF THE LEASE, UM, IS FOUR IT'S A 10 YEAR TERM, UH, AND AT A DOLLAR PER YEAR FOR THE, FOR THE LEASE AMOUNT.

AND, UH, WITH THAT MAYOR WITH YOUR BLESSING, I'LL TURN IT OVER TO TOM.

YES, SIR.

MIRA COUNSEL.

THANKS.

I'M NOT ANY GOOD AT PUBLIC SPEAKING.

SO FORGIVE ME.

UM, NEVER STOPPED ANYBODY BEFORE I TELL YOU ABOUT YOU.

UM, I HAVE TO TELL YOU ONE OF THE GREAT I'M 62 YEARS OLD, AND I NEVER THOUGHT A YEAR, TWO AND A HALF YEARS AGO, I WOULD EVER BE SO ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT THE PROJECTS WE'RE DOING.

NOW.

ONE OF THE GREAT JOYS I HAVE NOW, THIS IS MY SECOND BUILDING ON THE SQUARE IN DOWNTOWN GARLAND.

MY FIRST ONE WAS THE ODD FELLOWS BUILDING AND A 500 MAIN TO US.

IT IS A, UM, A CORNERSTONE.

IT'S THE, UM, IT'S WHAT YOU SEE WHEN YOU COME INTO TOWN.

AND OUR VISION FOR THIS IS TO FIND AN ANCHOR RESTAURANT.

WE'RE IN NEGOTIATIONS WITH A VERY PROMINENT RESTAURANT TOUR HERE IN TOWN ABOUT TAKING THE SPACE.

AND WE THINK ABOUT THIS AS THE GATEWAY INTO DOWNTOWN GARLAND.

OUR VISION IS WITH HIS 500 OR A HUNDRED YEAR OLD OAK TREE IS TO, WE HAVE AN ARBORIST TO CLEAN IT UP AND FILL IT FULL OF LIGHT.

SO WHEN YOU DRIVE IN, YOU'RE JUST ODD BY THE BEAUTY AND ALL THE, AND ALL THE ACTIVITY.

AND, UM, LIKE OUR FIRST BUILDING, LIKE MY FIRST BUILDING, UM, WE ARE GOING TO MAKE IT, UH, THE DESIGN IS BEAUTIFUL.

THE QUALITY WILL BE THERE.

I THINK IT WILL BE A STANDARD FOR WHAT ALL DOWNTOWN GARLAND SHOULD BE.

UM, ONE OF THE GREAT JOYS I HAVE, I WAS BEGINNING TO TELL YOU IS TO BRING ALL MY FRIENDS WHO HAVE NEVER BEEN TO DOWNTOWN GARLAND BEFORE TO BRING THEM TO DOWNTOWN GARLAND AND SHOW THEM AND EXPLAIN TO THEM HOW IT'S GOING TO BE.

AND I HAVE TO TELL YOU THAT WHEN I BRING THEM TO ROSLYN'S COFFEE, IT'S USUALLY THEY USUALLY THINK THEY'RE GOING TO STAY A HALF HOUR, BUT A COUPLE OF HOURS, THREE HOURS LATER, THEY'RE STILL THERE TALKING ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT'S GOING ON.

UM, I PROMISE YOU THAT WHAT WE DO HERE WILL, WILL, UH, BE MEMORABLE, BE A DESTINATION FOR EVERYBODY.

WE WILL DO IT HIGH QUALITY, AND IT WILL BE THE STANDARD FOR ANYONE ELSE WHO DEVELOPS DOWNTOWN.

I'LL BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS.

VERY GOOD.

EXCUSE ME.

UH, ANY QUESTIONS? OH, I CAN ADD ONE MORE THING.

IF YOU DON'T MIND.

I'M NOT ONLY A RESTAURANT.

WE'RE LOOKING AT AN ANCHOR RESTAURANT TO GO IN THERE, BUT WE HAVE A HANDSHAKE AGREEMENT FOR A WINE SHOP TO GO IN THERE.

AND I THINK EVERY DOWNTOWN NEEDS A GOOD WINE SHOP.

ALL RIGHT.

HANG ON A SECOND HERE.

DEPUTY MAYOR PRO TIM WILLIAMS. GOOD AGENT.

SO YOUR LAST COMMENT WAS RIGHT SPOT ON.

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THANK YOU SO MUCH.

YEAH.

I'M EXCITED ABOUT, ABOUT THIS, UH, ONE QUESTION.

THIS IS PRETTY BASIC, UH, IN YOUR NEGOTIATION WITH THE RESTAURANT.

UM, ANY, UH, CAN WE HANG ON TO THE SIGN WE'RE TALKING ABOUT? YES, WE HAVE BEEN, WE HAVE BEEN TALKING TO THEM ABOUT THE SIGN VERY MUCH SO.

YEAH, WE LOVE IT WITH, THIS IS THE DESIGN ITSELF WAS THE 19 LATE FORTIES, EARLY FIFTIES AUTO DEALERSHIP.

AND OUR IDEA IS ALONG THE SIDE, THERE TO STAY IN THE THEME OF IT IS WE'RE GOING TO PUT A COUPLE OF GARAGE DOORS THAT LEAD FROM THE INSIDE TO THE OUTSIDE ONTO THE PATIO.

SO WE'RE STAYING VERY RESPECTIVE, VERY, TO THE HISTORY OF THE BUILDING.

WE'RE GOING TO EMBELLISH IT.

WE'RE GOING TO IMPROVE IT WITH QUALITY MATERIAL IT'S ALONG THE LINES, BUT ABSOLUTELY WE, WE LOVE THE IDEA NOW THERE'S ONE OTHER THOUGHT WE'VE HAD IN THE BACK.

THERE'S AN EXTRA THOUSAND SQUARE FEET.

AND IF THE RESTAURANT DOESN'T WANT IT, WE HAVE TALKED TO A BAKERY, A HIGH END BAKERY THAT WANTS TO GO BACK THERE AND SHE WANTS TO MAKE IT INTO A SPEAKEASY ON THURSDAY, FRIDAYS, AND SATURDAYS, IF SHE CAN.

BUT THE SIGN THAT IS BACK THERE, THAT IS THE NEGOTIATION SHE SAID, SHE SAID, I HAVE TO HAVE THE SIGN.

AND WE'RE LIKE ALL DOWN FOR THAT.

WE'RE ALL EXCITED ABOUT THAT.

THANK YOU, SIR.

THANK YOU.

MA'AM OKAY.

HOLD ON COUNSEL.

ANY MORRIS, THANK YOU, MAYOR.

AND TOM, I DON'T HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

UM, YOU DID A MAGNIFICENT AND MAD, MAGICAL JOB ON THE ODDFELLOWS BUILDING AND THE GRAND OPENING STUDIO 15, 14 LAST NIGHT, UM, WENT VERY, VERY WELL.

UM, THAT IS A SHOWPLACE AND, UH, AS WELL AS THE UPSTAIRS INTO THE WELL, SO I HAVE, AND I WATCHED YOU WHEN YOU FIRST, UH, CLOSED ON THE GARLAND FURNITURE BUILDING THE, UM, ENVIRONMENTAL MITIGATION THAT YOU JUMPED ON, LIKE IN FIVE SECONDS.

I KNOW EVERYTHING THAT YOU HAVE DONE ON THE SQUARE HAS BEEN DONE WITH EXCELLENCE, AND I HAVE EVERY CONFIDENCE THAT YOU'LL DO THE SAME THING THERE AT 500 MAIN.

UM, I LOVE THE WHOLE PATIO CONCEPT.

THAT'S, UH, I CAN'T IMAGINE A BETTER USE FOR THAT KIND OF BLEAK LITTLE PIECE OF LAND ON THE SIDE THEN EXACTLY WHAT YOU'RE PROPOSING.

SO, UM, ANYWAY, THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

THANK YOU, MAYOR.

THANKS MADAM SECRETARY, DID YOU SAY WE HAD SPEAKERS ON THE SIDE OF I'M SORRY, MR. OFFICE.

THEY ONLY SPEAK.

OKAY.

I WAS JUST MAKING SURE I WAS LIKE, THIS IS MAKING SURE I WASN'T LEAVING SOMEBODY OUT.

YOU REGISTERED ONLINE.

OKAY.

VERY GOOD.

CAUSE WE WERE VERA ON THIS CACTUS ON THE PLANNERS, BUT THEY REAL CACTUS.

UH, THIS IS, THIS IS THE, UH, MY ARCHITECTS, UH, INTERPRETATION THAT FINAL DESIGN WILL GO TO THE RESTAURANT ITSELF.

WE WILL LET THEM INTERPRET, UH, HOW THE PATIO WILL LOOK.

NOW IT'S A BEAUTIFUL THING THAT MY ARCHITECT AND HIS ARCHITECT HAPPENED TO BE THE SAME PERSON.

SO THIS IS MORE OF A PLACEHOLDER THAN, UH, UH, THE ABSOLUTE IDEA.

OKAY.

BECAUSE YOU KNOW, REAL CACTUS HURT, THEY HURT.

YEAH.

I THINK IT'S, I THINK IT'S MORE OF A, OF A, JUST A, AN IDEA AS, OKAY.

OKAY.

YEAH.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU.

MA'AM THANK YOU.

IS THAT IT? YEP.

OKAY.

UH, ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FOR THE APPLICANT OR FOR STAFF? I SEE NONE NOW.

YOU'RE DONE.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, SIR.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

I WAS GOING TO MENTION BRIEFLY MAYOR.

UH, WE'LL BRING THIS BACK FOR FORMAL CONSIDERATION AT THE NEXT, UH, REG NOT TOMORROW NIGHT, BUT TWO WEEKS FROM ON THE 15TH.

YEP.

YES.

OKAY.

VERY GOOD.

UH, ANY QUESTIONS FOR STAFF BEFORE WE MOVE FUN? THANK YOU.

VERY GOOD.

UH,

[4D. Update on I-30/Greenbelt Parkway Area Plan]

NEXT IS ITEM FOUR D UPDATE ON 30 GREEN BELT PARKWAY AREA PLAN.

I WAS WONDERING WHO HAD, WHO'S GOING TO HAVE THIS ONE, TAKE IT.

I'LL LOAD IT UP IN A LITTLE BIT, SIR.

CONSULTANTS PRESENTATION, BUT, UM, MARIN COUNCIL, GOOD EVENING.

I'LL JUST KIND OF BRIEFLY KICK THINGS OFF AND THEN I'LL HAND IT OVER TO OUR CONSULTANT FROM KIMLEY-HORN DANIEL AZEVEDO.

UH, WE ARE EXCITED TO SHARE WITH THE COUNCIL, THE PROGRESS ON THIS, UH, SMALL AREA PLAN NEAR IN GREENBELT PARKWAY.

THE, UM, UH, VACANT LAND, UH, WITHIN THE STUDY AREA IS OWNED BY WALMART.

UM, WHICH OF COURSE WALMART IS JUST ADJACENT TO IT, TO THE EAST.

UM, BOTH WALMART AND AN INTERESTED, UH, DEVELOPER IN THE SITE HAD BEEN AT THE TABLE DURING THIS EXERCISE.

UM, AND THE PLANNING AREA ALSO INCLUDES DARTS LAKE RAY HUBBARD, A BUS STATION, A TRANSFER STATION, UM, AND THEIR STAFF, UH, FROM DART HAS BEEN PART OF THIS PROCESS AS WELL.

AND THEY'VE BEEN GREAT TO HAVE AT THE TABLE.

AND OF COURSE, IN DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN STAFF AND COUNCILMAN WILLIAMS, UH, PUBLIC INPUT HAS VERY MUCH BEEN PART OF THIS PROCESS, INCLUDING A CHARETTE HELD IN NOVEMBER, WHICH MR. AZEVEDO WILL TALK MORE ABOUT

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HERE IN A FEW MINUTES.

UM, THE GOAL OF THIS PLAN IS TO CREATE A CONCEPT FOR THIS LAND VISION.

UM, THIS WOULD BE A CONCEPT PLAN THAT WOULD GUIDE, UH, FUTURE DEVELOPMENT AND REDEVELOPMENT EFFORTS ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY FUTURE ZONING APPLICATIONS, DETAILED PLANS, AND THE LIKE, UH, WE SEE THIS AS A PROCESS WE CAN REPLICATE, UH, IN GARLAND.

THIS IS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF, UH, LOOKING AT AN INFILL SITE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND HOW IT RELATES TO THE SURROUNDING PROPERTIES.

UM, BUT, UH, WITH THAT MAYOR I'LL, UM, GO AHEAD AND HAND IT OVER TO MR. JOSEPHINUM FULLSCREEN.

I THINK YOU COULD JUST DO THAT.

ALL RIGHT.

MAYOR COUNCIL, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR TIME TODAY WILL DID A GREAT JOB.

SO MADE MY JOB EASY HERE AGAIN.

MY NAME IS DANIEL ACEVEDO.

I'M FROM KIMLEY-HORN AND WE ARE THE CONSULTANTS ON THIS PROJECT.

THERE'S A COUPLE OF THINGS WE WANTED TO TOUCH ON HERE BRIEFLY THIS EVENING.

AND THE FIRST ONE IS TO JUST GIVE YOU AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROJECT.

THE SECOND IS TO GIVE YOU SOME INSIGHT ON THE FEEDBACK THAT WE GATHERED THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS, DISCUSS WITH YOU WHAT WE HEARD AND SHOW YOU A FEW DESIGN CONCEPTS.

I KNOW IT WAS PART OF YOUR PACKET, BUT KIND OF GO OVER THOSE HIGH-LEVEL WITH YOU TO SHOW YOU WHERE WE'RE AT AND THEN DISCUSS NEXT STEPS AND HOW THE PLAN GETS WRAPPED UP HERE SHORTLY.

SO THE FIRST PART OF THIS IS TO JUST KIND OF INTRODUCE THE PROJECT APPROXIMATELY 27 ACRES AS MR. GARREN MENTIONED INCLUDES THE WALMART SITE ON THE SOUTHERN PORTION THERE, JUST OFF OF AND JUST WEST OF BROADWAY BOULEVARD, ADJACENT TO GREEN BELT PARKWAY, YOU CAN SEE THERE ON THE, ON THE SOUTHERN SIDE, IT'S PRIMARILY UNDEVELOPED.

AND THEN AS YOU GO TO THE NORTH, YOU HAVE THE LAKE RAY HUBBARD TRANSIT CENTER OWNED BY DARK THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS.

WE WENT THROUGH SEVERAL STEPS IN ORDER TO GET COMMUNITY FEEDBACK.

THE FIRST KIND OF, PART OF THAT PROCESS WAS MORE OF AN INTERNAL WHERE WE GO AND WE DO SOME EXISTING CONDITIONS STUDIES ON THE AREA.

WE LOOK AT THE MARKET, WE ALSO LOOK AT GENERAL SITE CONDITIONS.

THEN AFTER THAT, WE KICKED OFF A COMMUNITY SURVEY THAT WENT THROUGH A SERIES OF QUESTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.

WE ALSO CONDUCTED A TWO-DAY CHARRETTE WORKSHOP AND THEN AS WELL AS ENGAGED STAKEHOLDERS THROUGH INTERVIEWS, ONE-ON-ONE INTERVIEWS AND AS WELL AS WORKSHOP MEETINGS.

SO THE FIRST PART OF THAT, THE EXISTING CONDITIONS MAPPING, WE LOOKED AT DIFFERENT THINGS FROM LAND USE TO EXISTING UTILITIES TO REALLY UNDERSTAND WHAT CHALLENGES ARE PRESENTED ON THE SITE AND HOW, HOW TO BEST ADDRESS THOSE THINGS.

AND THEN IN THE MARKET ANALYSIS, WE LOOKED AT KIND OF THREE KEY FACTORS, LOOKED AT HOUSING, RETAIL, AND OFFICE, AND HOW THOSE PLAY A FACTOR IN THE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROPERTY.

A SUMMARY OF THAT MARKET ANALYSIS WILL BE PART OF THE STUDY AND IT WILL BE PART OF THE APPENDIX AS WELL AS PART OF THE ONLINE SURVEY, WE ASKED A SERIES OF QUESTIONS AND WE HAD THE, THE ONLINE SURVEY UP FOR ABOUT A MONTH AND A HALF THROUGHOUT THE, THROUGHOUT THE DESIGN PROCESS.

WE HAD GOOD PARTICIPATION.

WE, WE PROMOTED THE ONLINE SURVEY AT THE LIBRARY AS WELL AS AT CITY HALL AND ON THE CITY'S WEBSITE.

DURING THAT TIME, WE HAD TWO TOWN HALLS AND CHARRETTES WHERE WE HAD AN INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP WHERE WE OFFERED A SERIES OF EXERCISES THAT THE COMMUNITY COULD COME AND PARTICIPATE IN.

WE HELD IT WITHIN DISTRICT FOUR AND, AND REALLY WANTED TO FOCUS ON DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF HOW THE COMMUNITY REALLY SEES A VISION FOR THIS AREA.

AND SO WE DOCUMENTED THAT ON MAPS, WE HAD VISUAL PREFERENCE SURVEYS WHERE PEOPLE DO STICKER DOT EXERCISES.

WE HAD A BRIEF PRESENTATION SIMILAR TO THIS, AND WE CAME AWAY WITH LOTS OF INFORMATION, REALLY GOOD FEEDBACK.

IT WAS VERY WELL ATTENDED.

AND SO WE'RE PLEASED WITH THE AMOUNT OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION THAT WE RECEIVED.

ALL OF THIS PARTICIPATION WILL ALSO BE PART OF THE FINAL REPORT AND THAT FINAL REPORT WE EXPECT TO BE COMING FORWARD FIRST TO THE PLANNING ZONING COMMISSION, AND THEN TO CITY COUNCIL TO FOLLOW THAT TOWARDS THE END OF THE MONTH AND INTO EARLY NEXT MONTH, TEST YOUR PACKER WITH THREE DEVELOPMENT CONCEPTS THAT REALLY CAME OUT OF THAT PROCESS.

THE FIRST ONE HERE LOOKS AT DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF THE SITE.

IN THIS CASE, WE WERE LOOKING AT ON THE NORTH.

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE DART STATION THAT DARK BUS STOP STAYS, WHERE IT'S AT USES A PORTION OF ITS OF ITS PARKING LOT, BUT THEN LOOKS AT OTHER AREAS FOR REDEVELOPMENT.

SO THIS PLAN IS REALLY LOOKING AT AN OVERALL PARTY OR A STRATEGY FOR, FOR THAT

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SITE.

IT'S LOOKING AT ROADWAYS TRANSPORTATION, OPEN SPACE, ALL OF THOSE THINGS, AND THEN LOOKING AT HOW THE SITE CAN REDEVELOP.

AND SO YOU'LL SEE THAT THE SITE REALLY TRANSITIONS FROM THE NORTH WITH TOWNHOME SCALE DEVELOPMENT, AND THEN FURTHER TO THE SOUTH WITH URBAN RESIDENTIAL TYPE INTO RETAIL, COMMERCIAL AND RESTAURANTS, AS IT REACHES THE SECOND DEVELOPMENT CONCEPTS SIMILAR IN THE WAY THAT THE DENSITY RAMPS UP TOWARDS HAS REALLY A SPINE ROAD THAT, THAT TRAVERSES THROUGH THE NEIGHBORHOOD THERE.

AND IN THIS SCENARIO, LOOKING AT HOW THE DART BUS STATION CAN REDEVELOP FURTHER TO THE SOUTH AND GET BETTER VISIBILITY AND BETTER ACCESS TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

OF COURSE, WE WERE LOOKING AT WAYS FOR, AS THE SITE DEVELOPS FOR INCREMENTAL GROWTH AND HOW CAN THIS SITE BE USED AS A MIXED USE SITE, BUT, BUT ALLOWED TO BE GROWN INCREMENTALLY AS DEVELOPMENT HAPPENS.

AND SO ALL OF THESE THREE PLANS REALLY LOOK AT THAT DEVELOPMENT CONCEPT.

TWO WAS REALLY THE PREFERRED CONCEPT AFTER TALKING TO THE COMMUNITY AND TALKING WITH STAKEHOLDERS FROM THE STANDPOINT OF HOW THE SITE LAYS OUT AND KIND OF WHAT THE REDEVELOPMENT PATTERN LOOKS LIKE.

ESPECIALLY IN REGARD TO THE PEDESTRIAN NETWORK INTERCONNECTED WITH SIDEWALKS, PARKS, OPEN SPACES, LINKING THE NEIGHBORHOOD TOGETHER, AS WELL AS LINKING THE ROADWAY TOGETHER.

THE THIRD SCENARIO LOOKS AT THE DART BUS STATION, STAYING WHERE IT'S AT, BUT REDEVELOPING ITS FOOTPRINT, MORE OF AN URBAN DENSE PRODUCT FURTHER TO THE NORTH, AND THEN TRANSITIONING TO THE SOUTH AS WELL.

SO THE PREFERRED SCENARIO, WE TALKED A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ACCESS AND CONNECTIVITY, REALLY WANTING TO MAXIMIZE THE ACCESS AND CONNECTIVITY FOR VEHICULAR, BUT ALSO PEDESTRIANS THREADED TOGETHER AND LINK IT TOGETHER WITH THE COMMUNITY THAT'S ALREADY THERE LINKED TO TRAILS AND AMENITIES LIKE OPEN SPACES, AS FAR AS THE FRONTAGE ALONG GREENBELT PARKWAY, REALLY HAVING A FRONT TOWARDS GREENBELT PARKWAY WITH A WIDE SIDEWALK AND TREE-LINED STREETS, AS FAR AS VISIBILITY, JUST WANTING TO ENSURE THAT THE EXISTING WALMART AND THAT AREA CONTINUES TO HAVE GOOD VISIBILITY, BUT THEN ALSO PROVIDING GOOD VISIBILITY TO THE SITE AS WELL.

FROM A LAND USE STANDPOINT, WE STUDIED IN THE PREFERRED SCENARIO, BRINGING IN A HOSPITALITY USER AND RESTAURANTS ON THE SOUTHERN SITE AND TRANSITIONING TO URBAN RESIDENTIAL, AS IT PROGRESSES FURTHER TO THE NORTH, JUST TO NOTE THERE WITH THE DARK FOLKS, THEY'RE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT REDEVELOPMENT OF THAT SITE AND BRINGING IN A DEVELOPER TO REALLY GET SOME DENSITY AROUND THEIR STATION.

THEY BELIEVE THAT THAT WOULD BE THE BEST USE FOR THAT AND ALLOWS THEM TO PARK EASIER THAN WHAT THEY CAN PARK RIGHT NOW WITH THAT.

THE NEXT STEP IS REALLY TO DEVELOP THAT PREFERRED SCENARIO KIND OF SIMILAR TO THE MAP THAT YOU SAW IN THE PREVIOUS SLIDES, BUT INCORPORATE EVERYTHING THAT WE HEARD FROM PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AND FROM THE PROPERTY OWNERS.

WELL, AND THEN GET THAT FINAL REPORT TO YOU IN, IN, IN A BOOK FORM THAT WILL HAVE ALL OF THE REPORTS FOR ALL OF THE PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT THAT WE RECEIVED.

AND SO YOU'LL SEE THAT AGAIN HERE COMING UP PRETTY SOON AGAIN, WE'RE TARGETING SORT OF MID MONTH FOR PLANNING ZONING COMMISSION AND THEN THE BEGINNING OF NEXT MONTH FOR CITY COUNCIL.

UM, AND THERE'S KIND OF THE OUTLINE OF THE TIMELINE.

SO WITH THAT, UM, ENTERTAIN ANY QUESTIONS THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE FOR ME.

OKAY.

UH, DEPUTY MAYOR PRO TIM WILLIAMS. THANK YOU VERY GOOD EVENING, SIR.

LEAVING.

I DON'T REALLY HAVE A QUESTION FOR YOU.

UM, BUT I JUST WANT TO, UH, UH, SO THANK, THANK YOU.

AND, AND, UH, KIMBERLY HORN FOR THE JOB THAT YOU'VE DONE THUS FAR ON THIS PROJECT.

THANK YOU, SIR.

UM, YOU GUYS, UH, UM, SORT OF TOOK OUR, OUR RAW THOUGHTS THAT WERE ALL OVER THE PLACE AND YOU ALL PUT SOME GLUE TO THEM.

THEY DIDN'T MAKE SENSE AT TIME PROUDER TO ME, BUT, BUT YOU GUYS TOOK THOSE.

SO I WANT TO WANT TO SAY HOW MUCH I APPRECIATE WHAT YOU'RE ALL DONE WORKING WITH A WHEEL.

AND THEY DANIEL THE ENTIRE PLANNING STAFF.

WHEN WE FIRST SAT DOWN AND TALKED, STARTED TALKING ABOUT THIS CONCEPT, USING THIS ON THE CHARRETTE ON THE PUBLIC INPUT, BECAUSE, UM, I KNEW WHAT WE DIDN'T WANT IT DOWN THERE, BUT I DIDN'T KNOW EXACTLY WHAT, WHAT WE DID WANT AND THIS, THE GOING THROUGH THIS PROCESS AND

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THE, AND THE KEY WAS LISTENING TO THE CONSTITUENTS AND THE RESIDENTS IN DISTRICT FOUR AND GETTING THEIR INPUT.

UH, SO, UM, THE, YOUR, YOUR TEAMS WORKING WITH, WITH OUR, OUR STAFF, THE CHARRETTES, THE ONLINE SURVEY, UM, MADE THIS A VERY TRANSPARENT PROCESS.

AND I GOT, I'VE SAID BEFORE, I MAY NOT BE AROUND WHEN THE BABY IS BORN, BUT I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE A BEAUTIFUL BABY WHENEVER IT'S BORN.

SO I JUST WANT TO COMPLIMENT YOU AND YOUR PATIENTS AND PARTICULARLY FOR STAYING FOR TWO DAYS, UH, WE HAD, UH, SOME RESIDENTS, CITIZENS WHO COULD NOT MAKE THE NIGHT MEETING AND, UH, THE, YOU ALL VOLUNTEER TO STAY AT AUDUBON PARK, UH, FOR A SECOND DAY, UH, SO THAT CITIZENS COULD COME BY AND GIVE YOU THEIR INPUT AND THEY GAVE YOU AN EAR FULL.

UH, I TALKED TO MOST OF THEM, SO THE DATA.

SO I APPRECIATE THAT.

AND LASTLY ARE YOUR IN STAFF'S ABILITY TO GET THE MAJOR STAKEHOLDERS, UH, TO THE TABLE, UM, DART WALMART, UM, EVEN JONATHAN'S PLACE, UM, DOWN THERE IN THE SAME ROOM AND, UM, COMING OUT OF THAT WITH AT LEAST GOING IN THE SAME DIRECTION.

AND I THOUGHT THAT WAS PROBABLY IF I WAS NERVOUS ABOUT ANYTHING, I WASN'T SURE HOW THAT WAS GOING TO GO, BUT THANK YOU FOR ENGINEERING THAT PROCESS AND, AND AGAIN, TO OUR STAFF FOR DOING IT.

SO I'LL LOOK FORWARD TO THE NEXT STEPS AS WE MOVE FORWARD TO TRY TO, UH, DEVELOP THIS AREA IN A MEANINGFUL WAY.

SO I APPRECIATE THAT VERY MUCH.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, MAYOR.

THANK, UH, ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS FIRST HALF? NO.

MR. GARRETT, DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING TO ADD? UH, NO, MA'AM NOT REALLY.

JUST AS DANIEL SAID.

UM, WE'LL UM, NEXT STEP IS, CAN WE HORN? WE'LL DEVELOP THE FINAL REPORT AND CONSTANT, AND WE'LL BRING IT BACK.

WE'LL BRING IT THROUGH THE PLANE COMMISSION FIRST FOR RECOMMENDATION, HAVE THEM GET THEIR EYES ON IT, AND WE'LL BRING IT BACK TO THE FULL COUNCIL FOR CONSIDERATION.

ALL RIGHT, VERY GOOD.

THANK YOU, SIR.

THANKS.

WELL, AND THAT WILL

[4E. Review and Discussion of 2022 Capital Improvement Program]

BRING US TO ITEM FOUR E REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF 2022 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM.

HERE THEY COME WITH ALL THEIR NOTEBOOKS.

GOOD EVENING, MAYOR CITY COUNCIL, UM, TO START US OFF I'LL FIRST, TURN IT OVER TO FIREWALL TO GIVE THEIR PRESENTATION OF THEIR 22 PROPOSED CIP IS REQUESTED BY A MEMBER OF THE CITY COUNCIL.

THANK YOU.

OKAY.

AND I BELIEVE EVERYBODY SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED COPIES OF THAT EARLIER, MR. SLAY, THE MAYOR, GOOD EVENING MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL, MR. BRADFORD.

I AM HERE TO GIVE YOU A QUICK OVERVIEW ABOUT THE CIP ADAMS FOR FARWELL GOLF PARK.

AND WE'VE KIND OF BROKEN FARWELL DOWN INTO THREE CATEGORIES THIS YEAR.

UH, THE FIRST ITEM I'D LIKE TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT A LITTLE BIT IS OUR GOLF CART FLEET.

UH, CURRENTLY WE OPERATE ABOUT 240 CARTS.

THESE CARTS ARE RENTED FOR PLAY.

UM, I KNOW A LOT OF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BELIEVE THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE LIKE TO WALK, BUT THEY DON'T.

WE, WE RENT A LOT OF GOLF CARTS OUT THERE ABOUT 90% OF OUR PATRONS PREFER TO RIDE.

UM, WE HAD A 60, WE'VE GOT TWO TYPES OF GOLF CARTS OVER AT OUR OLD ENLIGHTS COURSE.

UH, WE'VE GOT AN EASY GO PRODUCT.

THAT'S GOT A THREE-YEAR BATTERY LIFE ON THOSE CARTS.

THEY'RE BASICALLY WARRANTIED FOR THREE YEARS.

WE, WE PURCHASED THOSE CARTS IN 2019, AND THEY ARE DUE TO BE REPLACED IN 2022.

AND WE HAVE THOSE IN THE CIP.

UH, WE HAVE ANOTHER PRODUCT OVER AT OUR BRIDGES COURSE.

WE HAVE 110 GOLF CARTS OVER AT THE BRIDGES COURSE.

THAT'S A LITTLE DIFFERENT CART.

UH, IT CAME WITH A FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY AND A FIVE-YEAR BATTERY LIFE.

I WANT TO REMIND YOU, AND WE'RE TALKING ABOUT WARRANTIES AND HOW LONG THAT CART SUPPOSED TO LAST.

IT'S KIND OF LIKE AN AUTOMOBILE.

YOU KNOW, MOST CARS COME WITH A THREE YEAR 36,000 MILE WARRANTY CARDS KINDA COME WITH A THREE YEAR.

I MEAN, THEY'RE, THEY'RE WARRANTIED BASED ON HOURS DRIVEN THE NORMAL HOURS OUT ON A GOLF COURSE WOULD TYPICALLY BE A FOUR HOUR ROUND DRIVING THAT THING AROUND PLAYING 18 HOLES.

I'M HERE TO TELL YOU THAT, UH, IF YOU WILL ALL RECALL, WE, WE CLOSED THE GOLF COURSE FOR A LITTLE WHILE, BACK IN 2020.

AND WHEN WE REOPENED IN JUNE OF

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2020, UH, WE WERE BOMBARDED.

WE, UH, WE WERE, WE WERE DOING MORE ROUNDS DURING THE WEEKDAYS.

THEN WE WOULD DO ON THE ONE OF THE BUSIEST WEEKENDS OF THE MONTH.

AND SO DURING A 16 MONTH PERIOD, WE ONLY ALLOWED ONE RIDER PER CART VERSUS THE NORMAL TWO RIDERS PER CART, WHICH REALLY, REALLY, UH, IT WORKED THOSE CARTS TO DEATH.

WE HAD, MOST OF OUR FLEET WOULD GO OUT TWO AND THREE TIMES A DAY, CARRYING FOLKS AROUND 18 HOLES.

WE LITERALLY HAD CARTS OUT ON THE GOLF COURSE FROM SUNUP TO SUNDOWN FOR A LONG STRETCHES OF TIME.

AND SO, UH, OUR CART FLEET, I DON'T WANT TO SAY IT'S IN POOR SHAPE, BUT ON ANY GIVEN DAY, WE WILL HAVE 15 TO 20 CARTS THAT ARE NOT DRIVABLE.

UH, THEY CAN HOLD A CHARGE, BUT THEY CAN ONLY HOLD THE CHARGE FOR FOUR TO SIX HOURS.

UH, HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE LINED UP WAITING ON CARTS.

AND IT, IT, I'M NOT GOING TO SAY IT CREATES A PROBLEM FOR STAFF, BUT, UH, IT'S SOMETHING WE'VE KIND OF LEARNED TO DEAL WITH.

AND SO, UH, WE WERE, WE WERE DUE TO REPLACE THOSE THREE-YEAR CARTS THIS YEAR.

UH, BOTH, BOTH GROUPS OF CARTS HAVE, THEY'VE GOT A LOT OF MILES ON THEM.

THEY THEY'VE BEEN DRIVEN LIKE CRAZY ALL GOLF COURSES UP HERE HAVING THE SAME PROBLEMS. EVERYBODY'S LOOKING FOR GOLF CARTS RIDING DOWN.

AND SO WE'VE GOT OUR GOLF CARTS ON OUR, IN OUR CIP THIS YEAR.

AND I THINK I'VE KIND OF COVERED EVERYTHING HERE.

WE'RE ALL SCAS ASKING FOR A COUPLE OF RANGE BALL PICKERS AND, UH, TWO BEVERAGE CARDS, UH, COURSE MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT LAST YEAR, UH, Y'ALL WERE SO KIND TO APPROVE ABOUT $300,000 IN ON COURSE MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT.

WE REPLACED A LOT OF OUR FAIRWAY MOWERS, A LOT OF MACHINES THAT WE USE OUT ON THE COURSE THIS YEAR, WE'RE CATCHING THE OTHER HALF OF THAT.

AND SO IN OUR CIP THIS YEAR, UH, WE'VE GOT SOME ZERO TURN MO MOWERS.

SOME OF THIS EQUIPMENT IS COMING OFF LEASES, A LOT OF PRIVATE CLUBS, AT LEAST A PIECE OF EQUIPMENT FOR A YEAR.

IT'S A BRAND NEW PIECE OF EQUIPMENT.

THEY'LL LEASE IT FOR A YEAR AND TURN IT IN.

AND WE CAN SAVE A LITTLE BY GETTING SOME OF THAT TYPE OF EQUIPMENT.

WE'VE GOT SOME BLOWERS HERE, SOME GREENS ROLLERS, AND, UH, FOUR UTILITY CARTS.

IF THIS, IF THIS IS APPROVED, THAT WILL REALLY KIND OF, WE'LL BE IN GREAT SHAPE OUT ON THE COURSE, MAINTAINING THE COURSE FOR ANOTHER EIGHT TO 10 YEARS, WE HAVE A FEW PIECES OF UNIQUE EQUIPMENT THAT WE MIGHT BOUNCE IN HERE EVERY NOW AND THEN DURING CIP PERIOD TO ASK FOR.

BUT WE'RE GOING TO BE IN REALLY GOOD SHAPE WITH OUR OWN COURSE EQUIPMENT.

UH, IF, IF, IF THIS IS APPROVED AND