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MINUTES <br />Eugene City Council <br />Harris Hall, 125 East 81h Avenue <br />Eugene, Oregon 97401 <br />October 24, 2016 <br />5:30 p.m. <br />Councilors Present: George Brown, Betty Taylor, Alan Zelenka, George Poling, Mike Clark, <br />Greg Evans, Claire Syrett via phone, Chris Pryor <br />Mayor Piercy opened the October 24, 2016, meeting of the Eugene City Council. <br />1. WORK SESSION: Envision Eugene Multi -Family Housing Strategies <br />Principal Planner Terri Harding and Planning Director Robin Hostick gave a PowerPoint <br />presentation discussing the Envision Eugene timeline, review of summer engagement results, and <br />council direction on housing strategies. <br />Council discussion: <br />• Refinement plans are needed before MUPTE can expand beyond downtown. <br />• If data submitted by Helickson is valid, none of the proposed options will be needed. <br />• Review of new data should not occur in a vacuum; not interested in taking more time. <br />• Moving from 10 to 14 units of allowable housing is a significant increase. <br />• Re-examining all of the assumptions is not advisable; update has been built into process. <br />• Endless revisions will cause the State to step in; process cannot drag on indefinitely. <br />• Support staff recommendations and appreciate efforts in reaching out to underrepresented <br />population. <br />• Input from affordable housing sector is a very important component of the calculation. <br />MOTION: Councilor Evans, seconded by Councilor Zelenka, moved to direct staff to prepare <br />the UGB adoption package using the high density residential downtown redevelopment strategy <br />and the medium density residential option B with exemptions for lots under a half an acre in size <br />and subsidized affordable housing development. <br />MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE: Councilor Brown, seconded by Councilor Taylor, moved to <br />substitute the main motion with a motion to direct the City Manager to come back to the City <br />Council with an analysis of the technical statements in Mr. Helikson's October 22, 2016, letter to <br />the Mayor and Council. FAILED 2:6, Councilors Brown and Taylor voted in support. <br />VOTE ON MAIN MOTION: PASSED 5:3, Councilors Brown, Taylor, and Clark opposed <br />The meeting adjourned at 6:34 p.m. <br />Respectfully submitted, <br />Chuck Crockett <br />Deputy City Recorder <br />MINUTES — Eugene City Council October 24, 2016 Page 1 <br />Work Session and Meeting <br />