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File #: R-2020-168    Version: 1 Name: University Station
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2020 In control: Office of Communications, Marketing & Economic Development
On agenda: 7/1/2020 Final action: 7/1/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Ranking The Responses To The City's Publication Of A Notice Of Receipt Of An Unsolicited Proposal And Willingness To Accept Competing Proposals For The Development Of A Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income Project To Be Located On The City-Owned Parcel Of Land Between Fillmore And Polk Streets Along North 21st Avenue; Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Negotiate A Comprehensive Agreement With Housing Trust Group, LLC As The Highest-Ranked Firm.
Attachments: 1. Reso-University Station-HTG P3 Award.pdf, 2. Evaluation Committee Scoring Matrix.pdf, 3. Housing Trust Group-P3-Submission.pdf, 4. Pinnacle-P3-Submission.pdf
Title
A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Ranking The Responses To The City's Publication Of A Notice Of Receipt Of An Unsolicited Proposal And Willingness To Accept Competing Proposals For The Development Of A Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income Project To Be Located On The City-Owned Parcel Of Land Between Fillmore And Polk Streets Along North 21st Avenue; Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Negotiate A Comprehensive Agreement With Housing Trust Group, LLC As The Highest-Ranked Firm.


Strategic Plan Focus
Economic Vitality


Body

Staff Recommends: Approval of the Attached Resolution.


Explanation:
The redevelopment of the City-owned parcels located along N 21st Avenue between Polk and Fillmore Streets has long been a part of downtown redevelopment discussions and plans. The parcels located along N 21st Avenue between Polk and Fillmore Streets include a former fire station (repurposed and leased to Barry University in 2011), surface parking lots, and a Shuffleboard Center.

The municipal election in January of 2008 included a land referendum, approved by voters, authorizing the disposition of the portion of the site that includes the former fire station and parking lot. In 2016, as the dual tracking of the rail corridor was underway to provide for the return of passenger rail to the Florida East Coast Rail corridor, the City issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking qualified firms to redevelop the approximately 2.5 acres of land. This was prior to the completion of the dual tracking project and before Virgin Trains USA (formerly Brightline) began operating high speed passenger rail service on the FEC railway. This request did not result in any proposals.

In 2017, the City was selected by the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) for the development of a Station Area Master Plan funded by a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant to examine this area as part of the planning for a proposed Tri-Rail ...

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