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File #: 21-659    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/4/2021 In control: Office of Economic Development
On agenda: 4/28/2021 Final action:
Title: Authorize a public hearing to be held on June 9, 2021, to receive comments concerning the second extension of the Public/Private Partnership Program Guidelines and Criteria for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 - Financing: No cost consideration to the City
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Exhibit A
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Economic and Neighborhood Vitality
AGENDA DATE: April 28, 2021
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Economic Development
EXECUTIVE: Dr. Eric A. Johnson
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Authorize a public hearing to be held on June 9, 2021, to receive comments concerning the second extension of the Public/Private Partnership Program Guidelines and Criteria for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 - Financing: No cost consideration to the City

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BACKGROUND

The Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act (Texas Tax Code, Chapter 312) requires that any city desiring to enter into tax abatement agreements as an incentive to foster private investment must first establish guidelines and criteria governing tax abatement agreements and must pass a resolution stating that it elects to be eligible to participate in tax abatement agreements and other economic development incentives.

On December 9, 2020, City Council authorized the re-adoption of the City of Dallas' Public/Private Partnership Program Guidelines and Criteria ("Guidelines") by Resolution No. 20-1972. The current Guidelines are effective December 31, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

The Office of Economic Development is completing a new strategic plan, inclusive of new strategic economic development policy/economic development entity recommendations, which will inform the development of new policies to amend or replace the Guidelines. While that process is ongoing, staff recommends extending the current Guidelines through the next fiscal year to allow sufficient time for completion of the strategic plan and its recommendations to assist in drafting, review, and approval of new Guidelines.

The City desires to provide a reasonable opportunity for any interested person to speak for or against the extension of the Public/Private Partnership Program Guidelines and Criteria for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 202...

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