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File #: 18-0040 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Board Action Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/6/2018 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 7/12/2018 Final action:
Title: Interlocal Agreement between the CRA and THE City OF DELRAY BEACH - Funding for PLANNING SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH Updates to the Osceola Park Redevelopment Plan
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - Lump Sum Keith and Schnars Delray Beach Osceola Park Redevelopment Plan Update 6 6 2018, 3. Exhibit B - ILA - City-CRA - Osceola Park Neighborhood Plan Update - Final
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: July 12, 2018

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Interlocal Agreement between the CRA and THE City OF DELRAY BEACH - Funding for PLANNING SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH Updates to the Osceola Park Redevelopment Plan

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Approve the Interlocal Agreement between the City and CRA for the CRA to provide funding for planning services associated with updates to the Osceola Park Redevelopment Plan in an amount not to exceed $65,000.

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Background:

The Osceola Park Redevelopment Plan (“Plan”) was adopted by the City Commission on December 6, 2004. The primary focus of the redevelopment plan was to arrest deterioration, provide adequate parking and services for the existing industrial and commercial areas, and accommodate housing which would be compatible with the other uses. The issues relating to industrial uses within this area were addressed with the CBD-RC (Central Business District - Railroad Corridor) zoning district, created on May 16, 1995. Therefore, the redevelopment plan for the area focuses mainly on the residential neighborhood. The redevelopment strategies outlined in the Plan include revitalization and rehabilitation of the commercial/industrial uses along the railroad corridor, and stabilization of the residential neighborhood through beautification and traffic calming.

In recent years, utilities, alley, and sidewalk improvements have been made in portions of the residential neighborhood. In 2017, construction of the improvements to the business district were completed, which consisted of the following: streetscape improvements along SE 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue, alleyway and sidewalk improvements, construction of a 14-space permeable paver brick public parking lot with decorative lighting on SE 2nd Avenue. Also, in 2017, the City entered into an agreement with Matthews Consulting to design the balance of the residential neighborhood improvements consist...

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