City of Fernley Redevelopment Study – Upcoming Community Workshops

The purpose of this study is to determine whether redevelopment, as an economic development funding tool, is appropriate for Fernley.  As a property owner, business owner, and resident, you are invited to participate in the upcoming redevelopment community workshops.

Workshop No. 2:  Development of Section 1, Section 2, and Section 4 of the Redevelopment Plan; Saturday, January 27, 2018; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Section 1 is a basic overview of the elements of the redevelopment plan itself.  Section 2 provides a description of the redevelopment project area including a summary of the blighting conditions and economic conditions that the redevelopment agency will attempt to address.  Section 4 of the Redevelopment Plan consists of the financial and economic feasibility projections for the Redevelopment Agency.

Workshop No. 3:  Development of Section 5 and Section 6 of the Redevelopment Plan; Monday, February 5, 2018; 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Section 5 and 6 will discuss proposed Redevelopment Agency activities and the possible use of public-private partnerships.

Workshop No. 4:  Development of Section 7 and Section 8 of the Redevelopment Plan; Saturday, February 10, 2018; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Section 7 consists of the authorized and required actions the Redevelopment Agency may take.  Section 8 discusses the implementation measures for the Redevelopment Agency.

Workshop No. 5:  Development of the Owner Participation Agreement/Rules; Monday, February 26, 2018; 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

All workshops will be held in City Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 595 Silver Lace Blvd.  There is no charge to attend, but individuals interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP two days in advance of each workshop. To RSPV or get more information about these meetings, please contact Frederick Steinmann, University Center for Economic Development, via phone (775.784-1655) or by email (fred@unr.edu).

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