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Review Process for Significant Development Projects (e.g., Honarkar's)

 
  1. REVIEW PROCESS FOR SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

  2. Recommendations:

1)Appoint two members of the City Council to work with the City Manager and staff to identify potential impacts and possible public benefits of projects; and
2)Authorize the City Manager to:
a)Retain Elisa Stipkovich to assist with negotiations and evaluating potential public benefits;
b)Utilize Bill Ihrke from Rutan and Tucker for legal issues;
c)Retain Keyser Marston on an as needed basis to assist City with economic evaluations and financial issues related to hotel projects and additional public benefits;
d)Negotiate and implement agreements to recover 100% of costs of experts and legal fees from Mr. Honarkar; and
e)Establish a system to recover all City development related costs to process proposed projects.
Staff Report