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File #: 2020-7678   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 2/4/2020
Title: Recommendation to: 1) Direct Staff to Conduct a Four-Week Request For Qualification (RFQ) Solicitation Process for the Development of the West Midway Project; 2) Approve Debbie Potter, Community Development Director; Michelle Giles, Base Reuse Manager; Lisa N. Maxwell, Assistant City Attorney; and Eric Levitt, City Manager, as Designated Real Property Negotiators for the West Midway Project; 3) Approve the Finding Related to the Surplus Lands Act that the Property Constitutes Exempt Surplus Land; and 4) Direct Staff to Include a $350,000 Appropriation for the RESHAP Project Backbone Infrastructure Design in the Mid-Year Budget. (Community Development 819099)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Map, 2. Exhibit 2 - 2018 RFQ, 3. Presentation
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Recommendation to: 1) Direct Staff to Conduct a Four-Week Request For Qualification (RFQ) Solicitation Process for the Development of the West Midway Project; 2) Approve Debbie Potter, Community Development Director; Michelle Giles, Base Reuse Manager; Lisa N. Maxwell, Assistant City Attorney; and Eric Levitt, City Manager, as Designated Real Property Negotiators for the West Midway Project; 3) Approve the Finding Related to the Surplus Lands Act that the Property Constitutes Exempt Surplus Land; and 4) Direct Staff to Include a $350,000 Appropriation for the RESHAP Project Backbone Infrastructure Design in the Mid-Year Budget. (Community Development 819099)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Staff requests that City Council direct staff to conduct a four-week Request for Qualifications (RFQ) solicitation process for development of the West Midway project, a 22.8-acre mixed-use project that includes 291 market-rate residential units and commercial uses, all required backbone and in-tract infrastructure improvements, for the property and all of the required backbone infrastructure for the adjacent 9.7-acre RESHAP project (Market Rate West Midway Project). The RESHAP project is a 267-unit, 100% affordable housing development being built by Alameda Point Collaborative, Operation Dignity, and Building Futures with Women and Children (collectively, the Collaborating Partners) and Mid-Penn, a non-profit affordable housing developer and that is subject to the RESHAP Disposition and Development Agreement (DDA) with the City (the RESHAP Project). The Market Rate West Midway Project and the RESHAP Project collectively make up a 32.5-acre development that includes 558 units, of which 48% are affordable to very low- and low-income households, commercial uses and backbone and in-tract infrastructure improvements (the West Midway Project).

Staff recommends that the City Council appoint certain staff to serve a...

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