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CED Presentation to CFED on Planning Process

  1. 1. LaSalle Square Redevelopment Plan Presented By: City of South Bend, IN Department of Community And Economic Development
  2. 2. Overview of Presentation <ul><li>How We Got Here </li></ul><ul><li>Request for Proposals </li></ul><ul><li>Planning Process </li></ul><ul><li>Other Related Developments </li></ul>
  3. 3. How We Got Here <ul><li>February 5, 2007 : Mayor announces City will investigate expansion of the Airport Economic Development Area at State of the City </li></ul><ul><li>June 19, 2007 : Declaratory Resolution approved by the Redevelopment Commission (legal process begins) </li></ul><ul><li>June 19, 2007 : Area Plan Commission approves </li></ul><ul><li>June 25, 2007 : Common Council Approves </li></ul><ul><li>July 20, 2007 : Redevelopment Commission approves, expansion becomes effective </li></ul><ul><li>December 7, 2007: Redevelopment Commission approves TIF budget plan for 2008, which includes funds for LaSalle Square </li></ul>
  4. 5. Request For Proposals <ul><li>Key Dates: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>February 1, 2008 : Request for Proposals is advertised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Available at: www.southbendin.gov/lasallesquare.pdf </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Request for Proposals <ul><li>Key Dates, Continued: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>March 10, 2008 : Proposals due </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>March 10-24, 2008 : Review period </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>March 28, 2008 : Redevelopment Commission Approval </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Steering Committee will review and make recommendation to the Redevelopment Commission </li></ul>
  6. 7. Request for Proposals <ul><li>Steering Committee’s Role </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review proposals for planning services, make recommendation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advise consultants on planning times and locations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assist in running the public planning meetings </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Requests for Proposals <ul><li>Steering Committee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invited Participants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organization, Individual Organization, Individual </li></ul><ul><li>LWW Steering Committee, Mike Guljas Common Council, Henry Davis Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>LWW Gateway Association, Jerry Niezgodski LWW Gateway Assoc, Marilyn Gachaw </li></ul><ul><li>LaSalle Area Neigh Assoc, Lucille Spaulding Faith Apostolic Ministries, Eddie Miller </li></ul><ul><li>South Bend Heritage, Gladys Muhammad Redevelopment Comm, Hardie Blake </li></ul><ul><li>Beacon Heights, Property Manager CFED, Linda Wolfson </li></ul><ul><li>St. Vincent de Paul, Matthew Vigneault Charlotte Pfeifer, Near Westside Neigh </li></ul><ul><li>Honeywell, By appointment </li></ul>
  8. 9. Planning Process <ul><li>Examples of where steering committees have been utilized for planning processes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial Corridor Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corridor Steering Committees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weed & Seed Neighborhood Restoration Plan W&S Neighborhood Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City Plan Civic Alliance </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Planning Process <ul><li>RFP outlines process and requires: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Process to “be conducted as and remain a public process through community workshops and focus group meetings.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultants to “conduct interviews with key stakeholder (public) groups to establish programmatic needs, organizational objectives and desires, and design criteria” </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Planning Process <ul><li>Process and Requirements, Continued </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three public planning meetings: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kickoff and formation of ideas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design charrette </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying strategies and actions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Draft Plan will be available for public review and comment prior to adoption </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Plan Components <ul><li>Analysis of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoning, land-use, urban design, and Market conditions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“The consultant team will perform an in-depth market analysis to determine the viability of housing and commercial needs.” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“The consultant team will be responsible for providing visual representations of recommendations regarding urban design, street layout, and landscaping.” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Plan Components <ul><li>Will Include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A written implementation strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A phasing plan with associated public infrastructure costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphic illustrations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Policy recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A matrix outlining the plan implementation components </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Conclusion <ul><li>LaSalle Square has community-wide interest </li></ul><ul><li>Plan’s foundation will include public input </li></ul><ul><li>Long term, private investment and continued public involvement will be the key to sustained success </li></ul>
  14. 15. Other Related Developments <ul><li>Bendix Physicians Group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint Partnership: St. Joseph and Memorial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal study shows this area to be in greatest need of additional healthcare services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitals predict operating budget short-fall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approached City to aid in needed building improvements due to budget short-fall </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Other Related Developments <ul><li>Senior Housing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private company approached City with interest to develop Senior Housing at LaSalle Square </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Per developer, project will not begin until 2009 due to funding cycles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City’s decision to support the development will hinge upon the Plan </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. Contact Information <ul><li>Jeff Vitton, Planner </li></ul><ul><li>Division of Community Development </li></ul><ul><li>224 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 100 </li></ul><ul><li>235-5827 (Ignore message regarding emailing questions, this is just for consultants) </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>