Las Vegas City Council will meet on Wednesday, March 18, at 9 a.m. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest. Get the agenda. Watch live at kclv.tv/live.
Agenda Item 11 – East Fremont Street Revitalization: As part of the Vision 2045 Downtown Las Vegas Master Plan and Project Enchilada, the city is proposing a multi-faceted project for the downtown area. Phase 1 of the project involved ongoing significant improvements to East Fremont Street from Las Vegas Boulevard to Fourteenth Street. If approved, this contract with CivicVisions LP addresses work related to the revitalization of the mid-century modern hotel fabric of East Fremont Street and advice regarding comparable models of urban revitalization and preservation for the surrounding downtown vicinity.
Agenda Item 12 – Senior Apartments Affordable Housing at 400 S. Decatur Blvd.: The Affordable Housing Development Review Committee received an application for HOME and AAHTF funds in the amount of $1,400,000. The committee recommended this project for funding. If approved, this project would provide the construction of 59 units of affordable housing for seniors. View the project fact sheet.
Agenda Item 13 – Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing 2020: The city is an entitlement community receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These programs promote the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanded economic opportunities, principally for persons of very low- and low-income. In order to receive these grants, the city must complete an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (Analysis), a report of impediments or barriers that affect the rights of fair housing choice. The Analysis covers the period of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025 and was created in collaboration with Clark County, City of Henderson, City of North Las Vegas, Boulder City and the City of Mesquite. City Council will vote to approve the analysis and final plan. View the draft.
Agenda Item 20 – Land for Future Northwest Park: Historically, the northwest sector of the city has been one of the fastest growing areas. Staff has identified an area near North Skye Canyon Park Drive and Log Cabin Way as a park to ensure these services are available in the future as needed. If approved, staff will complete the application process.
Agenda Item 36 – Bottles of Wine at Certain Establishments: If adopted, this bill will amend LVMC Chapter 6.50, related to the licensing of alcoholic beverage establishments, to update provisions regarding the removal of bottles of wine from certain types of establishments. The bill describes the circumstances under which certain types of establishments that hold a restaurant license may allow bottles of wine brought in by customers to be served with a meal, as well as the circumstance under which partially consumed bottles of wine may be taken from an establishment, including bottles purchased on-site for consumption with a meal.
Agenda Item 37 – Waiver of License Fees in the Medical District: If adopted, this bill will continue to authorize, on a temporary basis, the waiver of certain business license-related fees and charges for qualifying new businesses to be established within the Las Vegas Medical District, and adds to the list of qualifying businesses an establishment with a tavern-limited alcoholic beverage license.
Agenda Item 67 – Huntridge Theater Update: At the November 6, 2019 City Council meeting, the CityCouncil unanimously approved the Purchase and Sale Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions to facilitate the purchase of 2.63 acres located at the southeast corner of East Charleston Boulevard and South Maryland Parkway to J Dapper. The City Council requested monthly updates on this transaction, which includes the historic Huntridge Theater.