NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING AND PUBLIC HEARING BY THE
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO,
TO CONSIDER THE URBAN RENEWAL PLAN FOR THE
NORTHSIDE CROSSING URBAN RENEWAL PROJECT
OF THE CHUBBUCK DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, Chubbuck City Hall, 5160 Yellowstone Avenue, Chubbuck, Idaho, the City Council of the city of Chubbuck, Idaho (“City”) will hold, during its regular meeting, a public hearing to consider for adoption the proposed Urban Renewal Plan for the Northside Crossing Urban Renewal Project (the “Plan”), of the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Chubbuck, Idaho, also known as Chubbuck Development Authority (“Agency”). The urban renewal and revenue allocation area boundary is hereinafter described. The Plan proposes that the Agency undertake urban renewal projects, including identifying public facilities for funding, pursuant to the Idaho Urban Renewal Law of 1965, Title 50, Chapter 20, Idaho Code, as amended. The Plan being considered for adoption contains a revenue allocation financing provision pursuant to the Local Economic Development Act, Title 50, Chapter 29, Idaho Code, as amended, that will cause property taxes resulting from any increase in equalized assessed valuation in excess of the equalized assessed valuation as shown on the base assessment roll as of January 1, 2020, to be allocated to the Agency for urban renewal purposes. The Agency has adopted and recommended approval of the Plan. Due to COVID-19 and CDC best practices for social distancing, the public meeting will occur via web-conference and telephone. Details on how to attend the meeting and participate are found below. Public hearings will be held with respect to the following items:
The general scope and objectives of the Plan are:
a. The engineering, design, installation, construction, and/or reconstruction of storm water management infrastructure to support compliance with federal, state and local regulations for storm water discharge and to support private development. Stormwater projects anticipated within the Project Area are included with projects for public parks or open space, as well as the roadway improvements set forth in Attachment 5;
b. The provision for participation by property owners and developers within the Project Area to achieve the objectives of this Plan;
c. The engineering, design, installation, construction, and/or reconstruction of streets and streetscapes, including but not limited to Hiline Road, the reconfiguration of Tyhee Road, the new intersection at Tyhee Road and Hiline Road, modifications to existing Tyhee Road once realigned, and improvements to the intersection with New Day Parkway (formerly Siphon Road), Whitaker Road, Aurora Boulevard (now Northside Crossing), Morning Dew, Dawn Daylight, and yet to be named roads as development occurs, and related pedestrian facilities, curb and gutter, intersection and rail crossing improvements, and traffic signals;
d. The engineering, design, installation, construction, and/or reconstruction of utilities (within and outside of the Project Area) including but not limited to improvements and upgrades to the water distribution system, water capacity improvements, water storage upgrades, sewer system improvements and upgrades, lift station, and improvements, and upgrades to power, gas, fiber optics, communications and other such facilities. Construction of utilities outside of the Project Area are directly related to the growth and development within the Project Area, but cannot be sited within the Project Area;
e. Removal, burying, or relocation of overhead utilities; removal or relocation of underground utilities; extension of electrical distribution lines and transformers; improvement of irrigation and drainage ditches and laterals; undergrounding or piping of laterals; addition of fiber optic lines or other communication systems; public parking facilities, and other public improvements, including but not limited to, fire protection systems, roadways, curbs, gutters, and streetscapes, which for purposes of this Plan, the term streetscapes includes sidewalks, lighting, landscaping, benches, signage, bike racks, public art, and similar amenities between the curb and right-of-way line; and other public improvements, including public open spaces that may be deemed appropriate by the Board;
f. The acquisition of real property for public right-of-way improvements, public parks, pedestrian facilities, pathways and trails, recreational access points and to encourage development opportunities consistent with the Plan, including but not limited to future disposition to qualified developers;
g. The acquisition of real property for utility undergrounding and streetscape improvements to create development opportunities consistent with the Plan, including but not limited to future disposition to qualified developers and for qualified developments, including economic development;
h. The disposition of real property through a competitive process in accordance with this Plan, Idaho law, including Idaho Code § 50-2011, and any disposition policies adopted by the Agency;
i. The demolition or removal of certain buildings and/or improvements for public rights-of-way, pedestrian facilities, utility undergrounding and streetscape improvements to encourage and enhance transportation and mobility options, decrease underutilized parcels, to eliminate unhealthful, unsanitary, or unsafe conditions, eliminate obsolete or other uses detrimental to the public welfare or otherwise to remove or to prevent the spread of deteriorating or deteriorated conditions;
j. The management of any property acquired by and under the ownership and control of the Agency;
k. The development or redevelopment of land by private enterprise or public agencies for uses in accordance with this Plan;
l. The construction and financial support of infrastructure necessary for the provision of improved transit and alternative transportation;
m. The provision of financial and other assistance to encourage greater density in order to create greater land use efficiencies and greater social opportunities through good design, together which will result in decreased tax and utility liabilities for the City’s residents and businesses;
n. The rehabilitation of structures and improvements by present owners, their successors, and the Agency;
o. The preparation and assembly of adequate sites for the development and construction of facilities for commercial, office, retail, residential, and governmental use;
p. In collaboration with property owners and other stakeholders, working with the City to amend zoning regulations (if necessary) and standards and guidelines for the design of streetscape, festival streets, plazas, multi-use pathways, parks and open space and other like public spaces applicable to the Project Area as needed to support implementation of this Plan;
q. In conjunction with the City, the establishment and implementation of performance criteria to assure high site design standards and environmental quality and other design elements which provide unity and integrity to the entire Project Area, including commitment of funds for planning studies, achieving high standards of development, and leveraging such development to achieve public objectives and efficient use of scarce resources;
r. To the extent allowed by law, lend or invest federal funds to facilitate development and/or redevelopment;
s. The provision for relocation assistance to displaced Project Area occupants, as required by law, or within the discretion of the Agency Board for displaced businesses; and
t. Other related improvements to those set forth above as further set forth in Attachment 5.
Any such land uses as described in the Plan will be in conformance with zoning for the City and the City of Chubbuck Comprehensive Plan, Our Valley, Our Vision, as amended (the “Comprehensive Plan”), adopted by the Chubbuck City Council, as may be amended from time to time. Land made available will be developed by private enterprises or public agencies as authorized by law. The Plan identifies various public and private improvements which may be made within the Project Area.
The Urban Renewal Project Area and Revenue Allocation Area herein referred to is described as follows:
An area consisting of approximately 230 acres generally bounded by Hiline Road on the east, the Union Pacific Railroad on the west, the centerline of Tyhee Road on the north, and the New Day Parkway on the south, and as more particularly described as follows:
A TRACT OF LAND LOCATED IN THE EAST 1/2 OF SECTION 34 AND THE WEST 1/2 OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 34 EAST, BOISE MERIDIAN, BANNOCK COUNTY, IDAHO, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
BEGINNING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 35, BEING MONUMENTED BY A RAILROAD SPIKE AS DESCRIBED IN CORNER PERPETUATION FILED FOR RECORD UNDER INSTRUMENT NO. 20520343 IN THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF BANNOCK COUNTY;
THENCE SOUTH 89°46’49” EAST (BASIS OF BEARINGS PER THE CENTRAL MERIDIAN OF THE EAST ZONE OF IDAHO STATE PLANE COORDINATE SYSTEM), ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SECTION 35, A DISTANCE OF 1485.77 FEET TO A POINT ON THE CENTER OF THE HILINE CANAL;
THENCE FOLLOWING ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF THE HILINE CANAL OVER THE FOLLOWING EIGHT (8) COURSES:
- SOUTH 13°11’58” WEST A DISTANCE OF 241.08 FEET;
- SOUTH 26°17’16” WEST A DISTANCE OF 314.45 FEET;
- SOUTH 18°21’19” WEST A DISTANCE OF 318.85 FEET;
- SOUTH 9°31’31” WEST A DISTANCE OF 808.83 FEET;
- SOUTH 0°35’06” WEST A DISTANCE OF 1029.73 FEET;
- SOUTH 1°13’28” EAST A DISTANCE OF 352.00 FEET;
- SOUTH 8°00’48” EAST A DISTANCE OF 396.63 FEET;
- SOUTH 5°46’10” EAST A DISTANCE OF 583.20 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF A PARCEL OF LAND BELONGING TO RANDY MERICA AND TERESA MERICA AS DESCRIBED IN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED AS INSTRUMENT NO. 896747 IN THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF BANNOCK COUNTY;
THENCE FOLLOWING ALONG THE NORTH AND WEST BOUNDARY LINES OF SAID PARCEL OF LAND OVER THE FOLLOWING TWO (2) COURSES:
- NORTH 89°46’42” WEST A DISTANCE OF 1184.49 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 35;
- SOUTH 0°14’09” WEST A DISTANCE OF 1293.83 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF NEW DAY PARKWAY (FORMERLY SIPHON ROAD);
THENCE NORTH 89°36’44” WEST A DISTANCE OF 984.32 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE FOR THE UNION PACIFIC
THENCE FOLLOWING ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OVER THE FOLLOWING THREE (3) COURSES:
- NORTH 1°12’43” WEST A DISTANCE OF 4643.47 FEET TO A POINT OF TANGENCY WITH A 2950.00’ RADIUS CURVE WHOSE CENTER BEARS NORTH 88°47’17” EAST;
- FOLLOWING ALONG SAID CURVE THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 10°03’16” FOR AN ARC LENGTH OF 517.67 FEET (THE CHORD OF SAID CURVE BEARS NORTH 3°48’55” EAST A DISTANCE OF 517.01 FEET), MORE OR LESS, TO A POINT OF TANGENCY;
- NORTH 8°50’33” EAST A DISTANCE OF 81.42 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO A POINT ON THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF TYHEE ROAD;
THENCE SOUTH 89°47’15” EAST, ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF TYHEE ROAD, A DISTANCE OF 1057.19 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WEST LINE OF SECTION 35;
THENCE NORTH 0°12’45” EAST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SECTION 35, A DISTANCE OF 25.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
A PARCEL OF LAND BELONGING TO STEVEN ALLEN WILSON AS DESCRIBED IN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED AS INSTRUMENT NO. 21404143 IN THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF BANNOCK COUNTY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
Commencing at the NW corner of Section 35, T 5S, R 34 EBM:
Thence S 36 degrees 07’ E 1450 feet to the P.O.B.
Thence N 01 degrees 26’ E 241.0 feet:
Thence S 87 degrees 36’ E 220.56 feet (recorded as 210 feet):
Thence S 12 degrees 01’ W 259.49 feet (recorded as 259 feet):
Thence N 84 degrees 59’ W 173.21 feet (recorded as 174.50 feet):
Thence N 01 degrees 26’ E 6.97 feet to the P.O.B.
A Total of 1.14 acres (recorded as 1.04 Acres)
TOTAL PROJECT AREA IS 229.89 ACRES, MORE OR LESS
The Project Area is also depicted in the map below.
Copies of the proposed Plan are on file for public inspection and copying at the office of the City Clerk, Chubbuck City Hall, and 5160 Yellowstone Avenue, Chubbuck, Idaho, 83202 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, exclusive of holidays. The Plan can also be accessed online at https://secureservercdn.net/220.127.116.11/1x4.758.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Northside-Crossing-Plan-4852-5405-0760-v.13.pdf. For additional assistance in in obtaining a copy of the Plan in the event of business office interruptions, contact the office of the City Clerk at 208-237-2400, Ext. 201. Costs for copying are outlined in Idaho Code Section 74-102.
At the hearing date, time, and place noted above (November 4, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.), all persons interested in the above matters may appear and be heard. Because social distancing orders may be in effect at the time of the hearing, written testimony is encouraged. Oral testimony may be limited to virtual (internet) or telephonic means. Information on accessing the meeting remotely and participating in the virtual meeting can be found at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89727174854?pwd=VlMwNkNHbXdKb25KNU9yc2N1UjZEUT09. Additional information, as well as, information regarding providing testimony in compliance with any social distancing orders in effect may be obtained by calling 208-237-2400, Ext. 201 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A complete description of each item is available to the public on request to email@example.com. Council packet will be available upon request to the same email by October 28, 2020. Any and all persons may register comments, protests, or agreements on the hearing subjects being considered. Oral testimony concerning these proposals may be offered at the public hearing. Council may limit oral testimony. Written testimony must be received by firstname.lastname@example.org at least 7 days prior to the hearing, shall comply with standards established in City Code 18.28.020.D.7., and shall be considered public record.
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DATED: September 25, 2020.
Joey Bowers, City Clerk
Publication date: October 2, 16, 2020.