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$433,830 for CBDG Grant

Local Government Committee (LGC) Report Report DATE: 1-12-2023

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Contributor, Dawna Howard

Thursday April 13, 2023 agenda. There are 2 public hearings scheduled:

1. CDBG Grant (Community Development Block Grant) City of Idaho Falls has been awarded $433,830 from this grant. This is a HUD grant that requires a citizen participation plan that will run from 4-13 to 5-13 and will be discussed and determined in the work meeting on Monday, May 22.

2. Fees for municipal services, sanitation, dump, transit etc...

Impact fees were addressed at Monday's work session. They will be ratified in Thursday's meetings. There is a schedule of those fees attached to the agenda.

he agenda itself is rather short but public hearings can oftentimes be lengthy.



APRIL 4, 2023

Contributor, Cheryl Papke

1. Public Hearing: Annexation/Initial Zoning: Mixed use HC, Highly Commercial; LC, Limited

Commercial; and R3A, Residential for property of 166 acres North of E 49th N, east of N 5th

E, south of E 65th N and west of US Hwy 20.

When a property is annexed, it must be zoned at the same time. This property is located

where the possible ITD connector will occur. There was much debate on the annexation

due to the fact that the connector location has not been finalized. The debate was if it

made sense and was of value to the city to annex before knowing this information. It was

approved except for one nay from Commissioner Dale Storer who felt that it was too

early to make a decision on this property due to the ITD connector.

2. Final plat: approved: this will be entry level detached housing located on 37.372 acres in

the southwest of intersection at 5th west and 65th south. 109 lots. The canal may come

through the property.

3. Final plat: approved: 4 buildable lots R2 zoned on property located at north of Lomax St,

east of N Wabash Ave, south of Cleveland St, west of N Fanning Ave.

4. Final plat: approved: 50.971 acres, LC zoned, 3 lots in phases to be developed, property

located north of the Sidehill Canal, east of Pioneer Rd, south of Event Center Dr, west of

Snake River Pkwy. It was asked by the commissioners how busy the planning board was, and they responded that things have being slowing down.

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