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06-02-2020 Minutes FIFTY ocoee WEST CRA COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REGULAR MEETING Ocoee Commission Chambers 150 North Lakeshore Drive Ocoee,Florida June 2,2020 MINUTES 5:00 PM I. Call to Order CRA Chair Firstner announced the following, "All interested parties are invited to be heard during the public comments portion of the meeting. Due to the current State of Emergency regarding COVID-19, City Hall is closed to the public; however, the City requests the public to call or email comments and/or questions to 407-554-7118 or citizens@ocoee.org." CRA Chair Firstner called the Community Redevelopment Agency Board to order at 5:00 PM in the Commission Chambers of City Hall. City Clerk Sibbitt called roll and declared a quorum present. Roll Call: Chair Firstner, Vice-Chair June, Member Brinson, Member Wilsen, Member Johnson, Member Oliver and Member Marsh. Also Present: City Manager Frank,Assistant City Manager Shadrix, City Attorney Cookson, and City Clerk Sibbitt. II. Public Comments -None III. Approval of Minutes from the February 18,2020, CRA Regular Meeting Member Brinson, seconded by Member Wilsen, moved to approve the CRA Regular Meeting Minutes of February 18, 2020, as presented. Motion carried 7-0. IV. Update on Capital Projects A) SR 50 Medians - Deputy Development Services Director/CRA Administrator Corless provided an overview as follows: - Phase 1 and Phase 2 are completed. - Phase 3 is currently In-Progress — Contractor is nearly 75% complete, and construction is scheduled to be completed by the end of June with final inspections in July. The first FDOT reimbursement request has been submitted with the second request to be filed mid-month. The estimated reimbursement through June is over $300,000. CRA Regular Meeting 06-02-2020 Page 1 B) Target Area 1 (Southwest Intersection of Maguire Road and SR 50) — Deputy Development Services Director/CRA Administrator Corless provided an overview as follows: - Infrastructure Master Plan completed. - New Businesses proposed for the Boyd Property. - Mixed-Use Development proposed for this Target Area. Plans have not been received. C) Other Projects — Deputy Development Services Director/CRA Administrator Corless provided an overview as follows: N. Blackwood Ave. - Utility redesign is required due to proposed roundabout. - Moving towards 90%with streetscape design Bluford/Geneva - Roundabout Study proposed to assist with current traffic issues, and serve as gateway into Downtown and Fifty West Redevelopment District. Wellness Park - Staff is working on outstanding design issues. Plans should be finalized by the end of June. - Nearly $2 million dollars to construct. Staff is seeking to apply for grants this summer. Maine Street Park - Estimated completion date, Fall 2021 V. Public Information & Outreach Activities Deputy Development Services Director/CRA Administrator Corless provided an overview of the CRA Welcome Packet created for businesses which includes a Welcome Letter, Annual Report, Market Guide, Target Area Insert, and Transportation Flyer. She explained they have also sent letters alerting businesses of the City Center West Orange construction, and informing them of construction phases. Updates are also being sent out using social Media. Deputy Development Services Director/CRA Administrator Corless provided an overview on some parking issues they have been able to resolve with the help of the Police Department. Deputy Development Services Director/CRA Administrator Corless shared that due to COVID-19 restrictions, CRA staff has sent emails to restaurants informing them how to be listed in the West Orange Observer's Restaurant's Directory. Staff has also provided small business PPE supplies press release, and Ocoee's "Open for Business"press release. CRA Regular Meeting 06-02-2020 Page 2 VI. Other Items Reporting & Website Update—Deputy Development Services Director/CRA Administrator Corless announced the CRA website is a statutory requirement, and staff has met all state requirements. She encouraged the members to check out the website. VII. Confirm Next Regular CRA Board Meeting Deputy Development Services Director/CRA Administrator Corless announced and confirmed the next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 5:00 PM. VIII. Board Comments Member Brinson commented that the beautification projects look great. CRA Chair Firstner inquired about the Duke Energy Lighting Package. Deputy Development Services Director/CRA Administrator Corless addressed his question. ADJOURNMENT The meeting was adjourned at 5:22 PM. Attest: APPROVED: Z/4/1 ,-.4/1/60 C--;c" --' Melanie Sibbitt, Secretary Richard Firstner, Chair CRA Regular Meeting 06-02-2020 Page 3