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Side-by-side comparison for similar ordinances and cost analysis would be helpful. <br />® Unjust to resident have to pay for repairs brought on by new development. <br />Further discussion needed of the impacts of new development and annexed properties in areas <br />served by unimproved roads. <br />® Need to be more intentional and be clear about growth. <br />Important for Council to clearly communicate to the public what its goals and intentions are on this <br />issue. <br />3. WORK SESSION: Downtown high -Speed Fiber Project Update <br />Economic Development Planner Anne Fifield and Department Budget Coordinator Pavel Gubanikhin <br />gave a PowerPoint presentation with updates on the high-speed fiber project and the City's submittal of <br />a federal grant applications. <br />Council discussion: <br />Great deal of enthusiasm from many government entities; easy to track where money goes. <br />Will help pay for the most advanced technology available; state-of-the-art at low cost. <br />Arguably the most important infrastructure project that the City has taken on recently. <br />Proposal represents enormous giveaway of public funds; private contributions need to be <br />higher. <br />Goal should be to have every property in the city hooked up. <br />Too easy to spend money out of public view, needs to be done in the public. <br />Money received from Comcast should be used to make this a community -wide project. <br />MOTION AND VOTE: Councilor Evans, seconded by Councilor Taylor, moved to authorize the <br />submittal of the grant application to the EDA for funds to construct a publicly owned fiber network <br />in the downtown. PASSED 6:0 <br />The meeting adjourned at 1:08 p.m. <br />Respectfully submitted, <br />Chuck Crockett <br />Deputy City Recorder <br />MINUTES — Eugene City Council <br />Work Session <br />September 28, 2016 <br />Page 2 <br />