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SC City Council Approves Mixed Use Project

On Tuesday September 11, 2018 the Santa Cruz City Council voted to support the proposed Library Mixed Use project for the Downtown Branch. The Library joined with the City's Economic Development Department, the Parking Department, and Public Works to build this proposal.

Seven resolutions were approved:

1. Accept the Downtown Library Advisory Committee recommendations for a new library space program and mixed-use Library Project and direct staff to move forward with the design and development of the project including affordable housing, commercial, and parking uses on the City-owned surface parking lot between Lincoln, Cedar and Cathcart streets (lot 4);

2. Authorization to proceed with selection of an owner’s representative to manage overall project implementation and a competitive RFP/RFQ process for selection of a Design-Build project team;

3. Introduce an ordinance of the City of Santa Cruz amending Chapter 10.52 regarding parking meter rates;

4. Resolution amending parking and permit rates for Downtown parking lots and structures;

5. Direct staff to work with the Downtown Commission to update thecurrent parking resolution for a five-year phase out of deficiency fees;

6. Direct staff to work with selected owner’s representative and Design-Build team to initiate a community outreach process on project design and to return to Council with preliminary project design options for consideration;

7. Direct the City Manager to initiate an analysis with a land planning organization of needs, options, costs and opportunities for reuse of the existing City library site and nearby City facilities in the context of the broader downtown vision.


Updated: 09/13/2018
Branch: Downtown
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Update

SC City Council Approves Mixed Use Project

On Tuesday September 11, 2018 the Santa Cruz City Council voted to support the proposed Library Mixed Use project for the Downtown Branch. The Library joined with the City's Economic Development Department, the Parking Department, and Public Works to build this proposal.

Seven resolutions were approved:

1. Accept the Downtown Library Advisory Committee recommendations for a new library space program and mixed-use Library Project and direct staff to move forward with the design and development of the project including affordable housing, commercial, and parking uses on the City-owned surface parking lot between Lincoln, Cedar and Cathcart streets (lot 4);

2. Authorization to proceed with selection of an owner’s representative to manage overall project implementation and a competitive RFP/RFQ process for selection of a Design-Build project team;

3. Introduce an ordinance of the City of Santa Cruz amending Chapter 10.52 regarding parking meter rates;

4. Resolution amending parking and permit rates for Downtown parking lots and structures;

5. Direct staff to work with the Downtown Commission to update thecurrent parking resolution for a five-year phase out of deficiency fees;

6. Direct staff to work with selected owner’s representative and Design-Build team to initiate a community outreach process on project design and to return to Council with preliminary project design options for consideration;

7. Direct the City Manager to initiate an analysis with a land planning organization of needs, options, costs and opportunities for reuse of the existing City library site and nearby City facilities in the context of the broader downtown vision.


Updated: 09/13/2018
Branch: Downtown
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Downtown

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