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Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)

Thursday, June 24, 2010

9:00 a.m. session


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09:05:12 >>GWEN MILLER: Good morning.

09:05:13 We call the CRA meeting to order.

09:05:16 I call on Reverend Scott.

09:05:18 >> Please stand for the invocation and the pledge.

09:05:27 Today we pause to reflect upon how blessed we are as a

09:05:29 community, as a people, as a nation, and has been

09:05:35 instructed by you to acknowledge you in all of our ways

09:05:37 and give direction to our path.

09:05:40 May we pause and say thank you for the beauty of this

09:05:42 day, the rising of the sun and the going down of the

09:05:45 same.

09:05:46 Today as we face many challenges and opportunities, we

09:05:51 say thank you for the challenges that are before us.

09:05:54 And wisdom, insight and patience as we deliberate to

09:06:01 the best of our community today, not only for this

09:06:03 council but we pray for elected officials all over the

09:06:05 nation today.

09:06:08 You said to us that we should pray for them, those who

09:06:11 lead our community.

09:06:12 And we pray that you bless our men and women who are

09:06:15 fighting, for democracy and freedom around the world.

09:06:18 Protect them and bring them back home safely.

09:06:20 And protect our men and women here at home.

09:06:25 Protect us each day.

09:06:27 Now we pray that you be with us through this meeting.

09:06:32 may it be a good meeting today.

09:06:33 May we do what's best in the interest of our city, our

09:06:36 citizens and for our community.

09:06:38 It is in your name.

09:06:39 Amen.

09:06:39 [ Pledge of Allegiance ]

09:06:59 >>GWEN MILLER: Roll call.

09:07:00 >>JOSEPH P. CAETANO: Here.

09:07:04 >>THOMAS SCOTT: Here.

09:07:05 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Here.

09:07:09 >>GWEN MILLER: Here.

09:07:11 I would like to put on the record that Mr. Dingfelder

09:07:13 and Ms. Saul-Sena will not be in attendance for the CRA

09:07:15 meeting.

09:07:16 At this time, we are going to turn it over to our

09:07:19 attorney Mr. Sal Territo.

09:07:24 >>SAL TERRITO: Legal department.

09:07:26 (off microphone)

09:07:27 You have one exhibit that was submitted to you on the

09:07:39 17th.

09:07:40 And I'm here to answer any questions.

09:07:44 >>GWEN MILLER: Any questions?

09:07:48 You didn't hear it?

09:07:50 >> No, I did not.

09:07:52 I didn't hear it.

09:07:53 >>GWEN MILLER: Do it again.

09:07:54 >>SAL TERRITO: We are here today on the second of two

09:07:57 public hearings of the Encore project.

09:07:59 We had the first one on June 10th.

09:08:02 On June 17th I submitted the missing exhibit that

09:08:05 was discussed at that particular time dealing with

09:08:08 design standards, for landscaping.

09:08:11 I have also submitted a new package of material to the

09:08:14 City Council that handles things like typographical

09:08:18 errors and some clarifications, the documents that were

09:08:20 discussed on the 10th are substantially the same as

09:08:23 the ones that are being considered today.

09:08:26 And I'm here to answer any questions from the council,

09:08:29 the CRA members, if they have any questions on any of

09:08:32 those documents.

09:08:35 >>CHAIRMAN: Any questions by council members?

09:08:38 >> So moved.

09:08:38 >> Second.

09:08:39 >>GWEN MILLER: Motion and second to pass the

09:08:42 resolution.

09:08:42 All in a favor.

09:08:43 >>THE CLERK: Motion carried with Saul-Sena and

09:08:47 Dingfelder being absent.

09:08:48 >>SAL TERRITO: And I request that you receive and file

09:08:51 the document.

09:08:52 >> So moved.

09:08:53 >> Second.

09:08:54 >>GWEN MILLER: Motion and second to receive the

09:08:56 document.

09:08:56 All in favor?

09:08:57 Opposed?

09:08:58 At this time we go into our council meeting.

09:09:00 CRA will stand adjourned.

09:09:01 (CRA meeting adjourned)