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File #: 18-538    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/21/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/27/2018 Final action:
Title: Review and reach consensus on the concept principles for the 5th Avenue Project and receive input from the 5th Avenue Steering Committee regarding Points of Conflict.
Attachments: 1. Working Group CONCEPT PRINCIPLES, 2. Steering Committee CONCEPT PRINCIPLES MARKUP, 3. CONCEPT PRINCIPLES STEERING COMMITTEE 20180620, 4. Steering Committee Conflict Issue Discussion 6-20-2018
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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Review and reach consensus on the concept principles for the 5th Avenue Project and receive input from the 5th Avenue Steering Committee regarding Points of Conflict.
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Amy Emery, AICP, Operations Manager

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Concept Principles document was prepared by the Working Groups in May 2018. An edited version was recommended by the 5th Avenue Steering Committee on June 20, 2018 by a vote of 13:0. Councilwoman Brodhead and Mayor Emeritus Pradel were absent.

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.

DISCUSSION:
Ryan Companies has been working diligently over the last nine (9) months in accordance with the Community Engagement Plan approved by City Council. To date, the effort has included:
* 2 open houses
* 9 community input meetings
* 2 community surveys
* Establishment of a 15-member Steering Committee which has met five (5) times since February 2018
* 6 Public Progress Meetings with Ryan Companies and City Staff
* Establishment of six (6) Working Groups (48 participants). Each Working Group has met five (5) times over an 8-week period to study existing infrastructure, site conditions, challenges, market research, survey information, community input, case stud...

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