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Supervisors set to OK Nugget project agreement

Sandi Hoover

The Carson City Board of Supervisors is scheduled to take action Thursday to approve a coordination agreement for the Carson City Center Project, formerly known as the Nugget Project. The agreement is between the Carson City Redevelopment Authority, the Hop and Mae Adams Foundation and P3 Development.

The board also will consider authorizing $75,000 from the Redevelopment Authority’s Revolving Fund to pay for the authority’s portion of the work.

According to the agenda report, the agreement is the first step in preparing the analysis that would define the specifics of the project such as the potential sources of funding and components of a possible final project.

This agreement also defines the roles and responsibilities of the parties in preparing the analysis, the timeline of 90 days to complete it and the cost of $166,365. In addition to the Redevelopment Authority’s payment portion, the foundation will pay $75,000, and $16,365 will come from the Carson City Library Gift Fund.

Determining the size and nature of the project is the first necessary step before specifics can be identified for an actual development agreement to be worked out.

At the end of the 90 days, when it comes time for putting together a project development agreement, city and library staff, the foundation, the 14-member Citizens Advisory Committee and the community will be involved.

Supervisors are also scheduled to consider:

• Approving an agreement with Fireside Investments, LLC to lease with an option to buy the former Fireside Building for use as Carson City’s Business Resource Center.

• Adopting on second reading an ordinance proposing a 30 percent rate increase for water projects, which would go into effect July 1.

• Introduction of ordinances to issue bonds for water and sewer projects.

• Reviewing the Carson City Operations Scorecard with a presentation of revised objectives under “A Healthy Community.”

Other city meetings this week:

The Carson City Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.

The commission will hear reports on:

• Pony ride vendor at the Carson City Fairgrounds

• Adopt-a-Park program

• Indoor recreation/sports needs assessment survey

• Carson City designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community

• Commission goals

The commission is scheduled to take action on the Ash Canyon to Kings Canyon trail

• The Parks and Recreation Department annual budget

• A new resolution regarding fees and charges for recreation programs, rentals and reservations.