Urban Renewal Interim Committee - HCR 17 (2015)


Charge: To undertake and complete a study of urban renewal plans and issues.

Sen. Dan Johnson, Co-chair Rep. Rick Youngblood, Co-chair
Sen. Jeff Siddoway Rep. Kathy Sims
Sen. Chuck Winder Rep. Robert Anderst
Sen. Mary Souza Rep. Lance Clow
Sen. Maryanne Jordan Rep. Hy Kloc

Staff: Mike Nugent, Keith Bybee, Secretary: Lara Margelofsky

2015 Report


Meeting Notices/Agendas:
August 10, 2015
August 24, 2015 - meeting canceled
September 21, 2015
October 19, 2015   -   Invitation to Testify
November 16, 2015
December 14, 2015
January 14, 2016
February 10, 2016
February 18, 2016
March 8, 2016


Meeting Minutes:
August 10, 2015
September 21, 2015
October 19, 2015
November 16, 2015
December 14, 2015
January 14, 2016
February 10, 2016
February 18, 2016


August 10 Meeting - Presentations & Handouts:
HCR 17, workgroup findings, HB 239
Utah vs Idaho Urban Renewal Laws, Mike Nugent, Legislative Services Office
Urban Renewal in Idaho, Ryan Armbruster and Meghan Conrad, Elam & Burke, P.A.
Idaho and Utah URA Policy Observed, Cameron Arial, Vice President of Public Finance, Zions Bank
TAC Item 1 - Buildings
TAC Item 2 - Public Accountability of an URB
TAC Item 3 - Clarifying the Description of Blight
TAC Item 4 - Termination Established for URDs and RAA
What's the Tiff about TIF?, University of Idaho


September 21 Meeting - Presentations & Handouts:
URA Best Practices, Dr. Jaap Vos, PhD. University of Idaho - Professor and Program Head, College of Art and Architecture
CDA - Setting Fact from Fiction, Denny Davis, Ignite CDA (Lake City Devt. Corp.)
Association of Idaho Cities, Seth Grigg
Ada Co. Courthouse / Idaho Water Center, Ryan Armbruster and Meghan Conrad, Elam & Burke
Accountability, Alan Dornfest, State Tax Commission
Accountability, Max Vaughn, Minidoka Co. Assessor
30th St. Area Master Plan
8th St. Concept Plan
Westside Master Plan
URA City of Twin Falls
CCDC Audit Report
CCDC 5-year Plan 2016-2020
HJR 17 (1982) and other legislative doc, Public testimony 1

October 19 Meeting - Presentations & Handouts:
Public Testimony
   -   Brian Blad, Mayor of the City of Pocatello
   -   Ball Ventures
   -   Ron Harriman
   -   Doug Havens, Nez Perce Co. Commissioner
   -   David Lyons
   -   Amy Lyons
   -   Brent Regan
   -   Frank Orzell
   -   Midtown Project
   -   North Idaho College
   -   Bob Bingham, North West Property Owners Alliance
URA Law Spreadsheet, Dan Johnson, Co-chair Urban Renewal Interim Committee


November 16 Meeting - Presentations & Handouts:
Idaho Falls 2014 Annual Report
URA Letters of Support
Property Tax Shift-Urban Renewal Increment (response to Max Vaughn)
Idaho Redevelopment Letter, Local Construct
Letter of Support for Urban Renewal and Resolution, Rexburg
Meridian Development Corporation
Idaho Assoc. of Counties Resolution
Mayor John Evans Letter
Attorney General's Opinion
Letter from Senator Souza and Representative Clow
Lake City Development Corporation Spreadsheet
Draft Legislation for Relocation of Utilities


December 14 Meeting - Presentations & Handouts:
Urban Renewal Draft Legislation, Mike Nugent, Division Manager, Legislative Services Office
URD Required and Prohibited Activity, Bob Bingham, NWPOA Founder
City of Sandpoing Resolution
Garden City Letter


January 14, 2016 Meeting - Presentations & Handouts:
Nicholas Miller Letter, Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley LLP
Alan Dornfest, Property Tax Policy Bureau Chief, Idaho Tax Commission
Draft Roadmap, Mike Nugent, Division Manager, Legislative Services Office


February 10, 2016 Meeting - Presentations & Handouts:
Urban Renewal Draft Legislation DRMPN315

February 18, 2016 Meeting - Presentations & Handouts:
Urban Renewal Draft Legislation DRMPN344


March 8, 2016 Meeting - Presentations & Handouts:
Redevelopment Association of Idaho Letter
Elam & Burke Letter



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