Economic Advisory CouncilPresentationApril 12, 2012
Presenters Don Bailey, Mayor Jackie Aymon, City Council member Woody Woodworth, Business owner Nathan Stewart, City EngineerStaff in Attendance Michelle Groenevelt, Comm. Dev. Director Carol Coyle, Grant Coordinator Matt Neukom, Horrocks Engineers
The Good,the Bad,and the Ugly
McCall: A charming mountain town
13.8 % unemploymentrate Decline e in development elo e related revenues 40% vacancy rate inredevelopment area Multiple jobs to make aliving
Third Street Redevelopment Area meets andexceeds the criteria for slum and blight:Looking north from Woody’sPedestrians in front of Fircrest Plaza
“We feel like we just don’t belongto the downtown. ”-Theresa and Lloyd Burton, owners of Long Valley Canvas“Businesses here are like an islandaway from the rest of downtown”-Wendy McPherson, owner of Hair Studio and Sunset Videoin Fircrest Plaza
Garrett’sNeedsmappStreetscapeimprovements andconnectivityUtility upgradesUser safety andtraffic controlimprovements
PrivateCash11%City inkind6% DEQ 6%City Cash30%CDBG 47%Total Project Cost: $1,047,348
1:1 ratio for CDBG with local matchCity in-kind labor directs more fundingto infrastructure costsPrivate investment in project areaMultiple local funding sources
Vital connectivity to the downtown core andpublic transit. Brings pedestrians and bicyclist past numerousbusinesses. Connects business centers with lodging. Business retention and attraction effort. Improved streetscape helps theoverall economy.
Local Option TaxMcCall City Code-Zoning CodeLocal business owners’ responsibility formaintenance.The Third Street project is one piece inthe bigger economic developmentpicture…
Regional i l effortsCity wide effortsProject based efforts
2009 20112013 and beyond!