The City is constructing public infrastructure improvements in the redevelopment area to ensure, among other things, public access, improved street layout, public parking and roadway improvements including landscaping, new sidewalks and crosswalks and other amenities to enhance the appearance and pedestrian environment of the 84th Street corridor.
There are substantial public benefits to be realized by the City and its residents from the proposed redevelopment of the 84th Street corridor, including: elimination of substandard and blighted conditions, new construction, permanent jobs, the availability of dining, shopping and entertainment in the heart of the City.
Public improvements, including public streets, off-street parking and open spaces on the old Wal-Mart site are:
The Summer Drive intersection will move to the south.
Public infrastructure (streets, sewers, etc.).
Off-street parking areas.
Public open space throughout the City Centre Mixed Use Redevelopment Project.
Funding sources include the additional half-cent sales tax residents passed in 2014 that has to be used for 84th Street public improvements as well as tax-increment financing.
Engineering and design of these public improvements is underway. Please check back for updates on this process. Engineering and design of these public improvements is underway. Please check back for updates on this process.