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Resolution No, 4001 <br />A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO MAKE APPLICATION <br />TO THE STATE OF OREGON FOR DESIGNATION OF A WEST EUGENE <br />ENTERPRISE ZONE. <br />The City Council of the City of Eugene finds that: <br />The City of Eugene recognizes the need for economic development and the <br />need to be competitive as a community in attracting new industry. <br />The State of Oregon establishes Enterprise Zones to encourage economic <br />development by permitting i nc_ enti ves _ for businesses to locate in such <br />designated Enterprise Zones. <br />The Oregon Economic Development Commission has designated certain census <br />tracts in west Eugene as meeting the economically distressed criteria under <br />the Oregon Enterprise Zone Act. <br />The Lane County Board of County Commissioners has resolved to join the <br />City in submitting an Enterprise Zone appl-i cati on . <br />NOW, THEREFORE, <br />BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL'O F THE CITY OF EUGENE, a Municipal <br />Corporation of the State of Oregon, as follows: <br />Section 1. The City Manager i s directed to prepare i n cooperation on i th <br />Y g p p p w <br />Lane County, and submit'to the State of Oregon an application under the <br />Oregon Enterprise Zone Act for designation of a West Eugene Enterprise Zone, <br />comprised of census tracts 24.02, 26, 27, 42, 43 and 44.03, located within <br />the City of Eugene. <br />Section 2. In addition to property tax exemption provided under state <br />l businesses locating within the West Eugene Enterprise Zone shall <br />receive: <br />a. Expedited review of building and development plans; <br />b. Priority consideration for Eugene Business Development Fund <br />loans and any economic development or job training funds received <br />from the federal government, and assistance in obtaining Urban <br />Development Action Grants or other discretionary funds; and <br />c. Assistance in employee recruitment and training through the <br />Southern Wi'l l amette Private Industry Council. <br />Section 3. The City will assist the Oregon Economic Development Depart- <br />ment in evaluating economic progress in, West Eugene once it is designated as <br />an Enterprise Zone, <br />The foregoing Resolution adopted the 8th day of September, 1986. <br />4a0000z <br />City Recorder . <br />