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File #: 20-135    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 8/8/2019 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 10/14/2019 Final action:
Title: CC - Authorization to Release a Request for Proposals to Prepare a Physical Master Plan for Commercial Property in the Fox Hills Area (Reimagine Fox Hills).
Attachments: 1. 2019_10_14 ATT - RFP 1943 - Reimagine Fox Hills
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CC - Authorization to Release a Request for Proposals to Prepare a Physical Master Plan for Commercial Property in the Fox Hills Area (Reimagine Fox Hills).

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Meeting Date: October 14, 2019

Contact Person/Dept: Todd Tipton/CDD

Phone Number: (310) 253-5783

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (10/09/19); (E-mail) commercial and residential stakeholders (10/09/19), (E-mail) Fox Hills Neighborhood Association and Fox Hills Alliance (10/09/19);
Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (08/21/19)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council authorize the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to prepare a physical Master Plan for commercial property in the Fox Hills area.


BACKGROUND

The City has been discussing a public/private partnership to redevelop Fox Hills business park as a new retail and creative office district with a focus on walkable and bikeable streets. To further that effort, the City Council recently approved the Economic Development Division work plan which includes the production of a Master Plan to help guide future policy decisions for the area. The proposed Master Plan would include:

* Redevelopment of the existing 119 acre industrial park into a creative office, health, and technology campus with shared amenities and open space;
* Creation of a vibrant "main street" of retail and restaurants serving employees and residents during the of daytime and evening;
* Mobility strategies to make it easier to get in and around the area;
* A new "parking district" with parking strategies to replace excessive surface parking lots with convertible garages and flexible managed parking


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