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<br />M I N U T E S <br /> <br /> <br />Eugene City Council <br />Work Session <br />McNutt Room—Eugene City Hall <br /> <br /> April 19, 2006 <br /> Noon <br /> <br />COUNCILORS PRESENT: Jennifer Solomon, Andrea Ortiz, David Kelly, Betty Taylor, <br />Gary Papé, Bonny Bettman, George Poling, Chris Pryor. <br /> <br />The Honorable Mayor Kitty Piercy called the meeting of the Eugene City Council to <br />order. <br /> <br /> <br />A. WORK SESSION: Downtown Development Update <br /> <br />City Manager Dennis Taylor introduced Community Development Division Manager Mike <br />Sullivan and Associate Planner Nan Laurence to present an update on downtown development. <br />He noted that the agenda item was scheduled at the request of the City Council. <br /> <br />Mr. Sullivan used a slide presentation to review development opportunity areas as originally <br />described in the Downtown Plan. He said the sites were key elements of ongoing work in <br />downtown and included the following projects and their investment values: <br /> <br />? <br /> Wayne Morse Federal Courthouse - $72 million <br />? <br /> The Tate Condominiums - $16 million <br />? <br /> Whole Foods - $24 million <br />?th <br /> WestTown on 8 - $16 million <br /> <br />Mr. Sullivan described two projects that were more speculative in nature, including the West <br />Broadway proposal, which was a mixed-use development that included retail, housing, office and <br />theater space and represented a potential investment of $165 million. He said the other project <br />was the former Sears site owned by the City, for which a Request for Proposals (RFP) would be <br />developed in conjunction with the Planning Commission. <br /> <br />Continuing, Mr. Sullivan listed other sites that were highlighted in the Downtown Plan but where <br />there currently was less City activity: <br /> <br />? <br /> AgriPac remainder property – approximately two acres of developable property <br />owned by the City, zoned I-3, Heavy Industrial, desirable location at the heart of the <br />th <br />courthouse district, redevelopment would emphasize 8 Avenue as a Great Street <br />? <br /> Eugene Clinic site – 2.65 acres owned by PeaceHealth, 1.6 acres surface parking, <br />zoned C-3, Major Commercial, available dependent on the hospital’s future plans <br />?th <br /> 5 Street Market – public and private ownership, zoned C-2, Community <br />Commercial and Special Area, redevelopment potential, <br />? <br /> State Motor pool – 1.7 acres, property possibly in transition, much redevelopment <br />potential <br /> <br /> <br />MINUTES—Eugene City Council April 19 Page <br />1 <br /> <br />