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File #: 18-527    Version: 1
Type: Presentation Status: Passed
File created: 6/13/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/19/2018 Final action: 6/19/2018
Title: Approve Ryan Companies to continue with 5th Avenue community engagement efforts to determine feasible and beneficial redevelopment options for City Council consideration.
Attachments: 1. Combined Working Group 06042018 Meeting Summary, 2. 5th Avenue Survey Information, 3. DRAFT Steering Committee Minutes 20180612, 4. Concept Creation Phase Overview Graphic
Related files: 18-867
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Approve Ryan Companies to continue with 5th Avenue community engagement efforts to determine feasible and beneficial redevelopment options for City Council consideration.
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Amy Emery, Operations Manager

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
The 5th Avenue Steering Committee has initiated its review of Concept Principals developed by the six Working Groups. The Concept Principles are intended to inform concept drawing development. The Steering Committee is in the process of selecting another date to meet to complete its review and form recommendations for the City Council.

BACKGROUND:
The 5th Avenue Project is focused on the potential redevelopment eight (8) parcels in the immediate vicinity of the Naperville Metra Station. These properties currently include several surface parking lots, an automobile repair business, the City's former Public Works Facility, and the DuPage Children's Museum.

On October 3, 2017, City Council approved a motion to engage and authorize Ryan Companies to conduct community engagement and market research to determine feasible and beneficial options for the redevelopment along the 5th Avenue corridor for the purpose presenting a concept plan for redevelopment of the 5th Avenue area (the "Design Concept") to City Council for its consideration. The motion included several amendments including the caveat that Ryan Companies present a status report at a City Council Workshop every two months. Continuation of the process is contingent on an affirmative Council vote.


DISCUSSION:
Six 5th Avenue Working Groups (land use, design, parking, stormwater, pedestrian safety & connectivity, and traffic) were established by the 5th Avenue Steering Committee in March. Nearly 60 members of the community applied to be a part of this process. Each working group met five times over the course of eight weeks. In total, 48 participants...

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