As we learned from City staff at the last NENA meeting, interest has already been expressed for a mixed-use development at the site. More information on the status of contamination at the site and restrictions on development can be found here.
Click here before 6 pm to register and join the meeting: WebEx meeting link
NENA residents, please drop in to this meeting to learn about URDs, ask questions, state your concerns, and provide input to the City Commission on whether the URD should be available as a tool to redevelop this area.
NEXT STEPS IN THE URD CREATION PROCESS:
September 15th, 6pm: Online City Commission meeting to adopt a "Resolution of Necessity" and "statement of blight" (go to bozeman.net/meetings to join)
Aug-Sept 16th - The second step required to create a URD is the completion of a URD Plan. This plan is an "enabling document" meaning that it sets the stage for the types of projects that are eligible to use TIF funding.
October 5th, 6pm- Online Planning Board meeting: The Planning Board must review the URD Plan to determine that the plan is in conformance with the Bozeman Community Plan, and the proposed Pole Yard URD is zoned for uses in accordance with the Bozeman Community Plan. Planning Board Review of URD Plan with a TIF provision
October 6th - Mailing and public noticing to property owners within the study area of 10/27 City Commission public hearing to adopt URD Plan
October 13th, 6pm - Online City Commission meeting: URD Plan brought before City Commission after Planning Board review. No action will be taken. (go to bozeman.net/meetings to join)
October 27th, 6pm - Online City Commission meeting: Public hearing and first reading of URD Plan and Ordinance
November 10th OR 17th, 6pm - Online City Commission meeting: Second reading and adoption of the Plan and District boundaries by Ordinance (go to bozeman.net/meetings to join)
Dec 10 or 17, 2020 – Ordinance becomes effective
Jan 2021 – Certification documents submitted to the Montana Department of Revenue
You can provide your input in the following ways:
- Online at the September 9th, 6pm community meeting about the Pole Yard URD process (click the link to join): https://cityofbozeman.
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- In writing to decision makers: Email Bozeman City Commissioners at firstname.lastname@example.org
- In person at City Commission meeting on 9/15 or 10/27 (bozeman.net/meetings)
- Schedule a meeting with City Staff: Email email@example.com, bfont
firstname.lastname@example.org, dhess@ bozeman.net
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