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2002 AGENDAS
AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, December 11, 2002
meeting of the Communities within A City Committee held at 5 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
     1.  Hope VI Application and City Facilities - Overview & Discussion
    2.  Housing First Fund Advisory Board Funding Guidelines and Allocations - Recommendation to Council
    3.  2003 Committee Calendar - Information

AGENDA FOR:  Thursday, November 21, 2002 meeting of the Communities Within A City Committee held at 5 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center:
    1.  Belmont Overview: HOPE VI Application - Overview
    2.  City Facility Investment Plan - Information

AGENDA FOR:  Wednesday, November 6, 2002 meeting of the Communities Within A City Committee held at 5 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center:
    1.  City West Commons Shopping Center Equity Distribution Agreement - Recommendation to Council
    2.  Hope Haven Grant Request - Recommendation to Council

AGENDA FOR:  Wednesday, October 9, 2002 meeting of the Communities Within A City  Committee held at 2 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center:
    1. Compliance Monitoring - Update
    2. Housing Policy Review: 
        - Section 8 Blight -
Preliminary Recommendation
        - Assisted Housing Multi-Family Definition - Preliminary Recommendation
        - City County Cooperation - Preliminary Recommendation
        - Information Clearinghouse - Preliminary Recommendation

AGENDA FOR:  Thursday, September 26, 2002 meeting of the Communities Within A City Committee held at 5 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center:
    1.  Charlotte Neighborhood Fund RFP - Information 
    2.  City West Commons Shopping Center Equal Distribution Agreement - Discussion
    3.  Housing Policy Review
         -
Section 8 Blight - Information & Discussion
         - Assisted Housing Multi-Family Definition - Information & Discussion

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, July 25, 2002 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center:
      1.  City West Commons Equity Distribution - Update
      2.  Charlotte Neighborhood Fund - Recommendation to Council

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, June 6, 2002 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at  5 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
    1.  Neighborhood Matching Grants Program Modifications - Recommendation to Council
    2.  Housing Policy:  
         -
  Section 8 Blight - Information Report
        

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, May 2, 2002 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
     1.  Update on St. Peter's Home SRO - Update
     2.  FY03 Consolidated Action Plan ($8 million in federal funds) - Recommendation to Council
     3.  FY02 Tax Credit Projects ($3 million commitment and letters of support) - Recommendation to Council

AGENDA FOR: Monday, April 22, 2002 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 3:30 p.m. at the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Government Center.
     1.  St. Peters' Homes SRO Project - Received Input from Residents and Businesses

AGENDA FOR: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5:00 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
     1.  Affordable Housing Development Decisions - Information
           - Investment Decisions 
           - Project Leveraging 
           - Review of Fees and Expenses
     2.  Pleasant View II  (40 Units) - Recommendation to Council
     3.  St. Peters' Homes SRO  (60 Units) - Recommendation to Council

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, April 4, 2002 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5:00 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
     1.  Proposed Neighborhood Focus Plan - Recommendation to Council
     2.  The Consolidated Plan - Information Update
     3.  Compliance Monitoring - Information Update
     4.  Enterprise Community - Information Update

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, March 7, 2002 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5:00 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
     1. Review of the Charlotte Housing Authority (Priorities, Business Plan and Budget) - Report to Council

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, February 28, 2002 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5:00 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
     1.  Committee Agenda - Information
     2.  Status of CWAC Follow-up Assignments - Committee Review
     3.  Mixed Housing Policy - Overview

AGENDA FOR: Monday, February 4, 2002 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 3:00 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
     1.  Housing Policy Review
          - Section 8 Program -
Overview
          - Assisted Housing Definition - Overview
          - Section 8 Rental Incentives - Overview

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, January 24, 2002 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5:30 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
     1.  Committee Overview and Assignments - Information
     2.  Housing Policy Overview - Update
     3.  Other Committee Referrals - Information

 


2001 AGENDAS
AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, January 10, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center. 
   1.  Relocation Program Recommendations
   2.  Affordable Housing Strategy Update
   3.  Approval of 2001 Meeting Schedule

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, February 7, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center
    1.  Relocation Program Recommendations

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, April 4, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
    1.  FY2002 Consolidated Action Plan - Committee received an overview of the FY2002 Consolidated Action Plan.  This plan, focuses Charlotte's efforts of providing economic opportunities, housing and sustainable neighborhoods.  The plan establishes a vision for the Charlotte community and sets goals, objectives and benchmarks.  The plan also embraces HUD goals of providing housing, suitable living environments and economic opportunities for low and moderate-income households.  The plan serves as the City's annual application for federal grant funds and is due to HUD on May 15, 2001.  The proposed federal grant allocation is approximately $8 million for the 2002 fiscal year.  The review, commend and approval schedule for the plan:
        - Citizens Hearing - April 9, 2001 
        - City Within A City Committee review - May 2, 2001 
        - City Council approval - May 14, 2001
   2.  Housing Retreat Proceedings Document - The Committee will review the proceedings document from the CWAC/CHA/CMPH Housing Retreat held November 15-16, 2000.
   3.  Housing Initiatives Update - The Affordable Housing Implementation Team has produced the first draft of its final report to City Council.  The schedule for review and action on the recommendations by City council and CWAC Committee are: 
       - City Council Budget Workshop presentation - April 11, 2001 
       - City Council Workshop Presentation & Discussion - May 7, 2001 
       - Public Hearing - May 14, 2001 
       - CWAC Meetings - May 
       - Approval May/June
   4.  Enterprise Communities Update - Update on the Northeast Enterprise Cluster and the West Enterprise Cluster plans for long-term operations.
   5.  Compliance Monitoring Update - Committee to review the status report on compliance activities of Neighborhood Development's Compliance Monitoring Unit.  Neighborhood Development has established the following framework for evaluating each financial partner: 
      - Assessment of Governing Board 
      - Assessment of Staff Capability 
      - Review of Fiscal/Financial policies and Practices 
      - Review of Business Operational Policies/Practices 
      - Determination of Regulatory and Contract Compliance
   6.  Weed and Seed Sustainability Plan Update - The Committee will receive an update on the Weed and Seed program which was begun in nine neighborhoods along the West Boulevard corridor in 1998.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, May 2, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  FY2002 Consolidated Action Plan - The Committee reviewed the FY2001 Action Plan which continues the strategy, adopted by City Council March 24, 2000,  for providing housing and community development activities to serve primarily low and moderate-income households in Charlotte.
   2.  House Charlotte Police Officer Program - The Committee reviewed the staff's recommendation to expand the Police Officer Incentive Program to include firefighters, teachers and other local government employees.  The program currently provides a loan of up to $15,000 in a Fragile neighborhood and $10,000 in a Threatened neighborhood to Police Officers who wish to live in these neighborhoods.
    3.  Housing Retreat Proceedings Document - Committee reviewed the proceedings for the retreat with the Charlotte Housing Authority Board and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership Board, and established the next steps.
    4.  Affordable Housing Implementation Team Report - The Committee established a timetable for implementation of the Affordable Housing recommendations.  
    5.  Educational Attainment Update - Committee received an update on the City's efforts to develop a strategy to enhance and support educational attainment initiatives in the City Within A City neighborhoods.
    6.  Enterprise Communities Update -  Committee was updated on the work being done by City staff and representatives of the Enterprise Clusters to develop a single organization which will best utilize the remaining resources and how best to transition into that structure.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, May 16, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
    1.  Charlotte Housing Authority's Request for Support of the Piedmont Courts Hope VI Grant Application - The Committee reviewed the CHA's request for City assistance to support the Piedmont Courts Hope VI grant application; and recommend to City Council a level of commitment of support.
    2.  Affordable Housing Implementation Team - Final Report    
The Committee approved and recommended to the full City Council the implementation of a Housing Trust Fund as suggested by the Affordable Housing Implementation Team.

AGENDA FOR:   Tuesday, June 26, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center. 
   1.  Affordable Housing Implementation Team Report - Committee heard staff's report and recommendation from the Affordable Housing Implementation Team.

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, July 12, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  Affordable Housing Implementation Team Report

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, September 5, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5:30 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  Affordable Housing: Housing Location Policy and Density Bonus

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, September 20, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center. 
   1.  Affordable Housing: Density Bonus

AGENDA FOR: Tuesday, October 2, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
   1.  Charlotte Neighborhood Fund
   2.  Preliminary Decisions on Higher Density along Transit Corridors
   3.  Overview of Housing Trust Fund

AGENDA FOR:  Thursday, October 18, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 3 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg  Government Center.
    1.  Housing Trust Fund
    2.  High Density Along Transit Corridors
    3.  Location Policy

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 3 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
    1.  Affordable Housing Implementation Team Report

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, November 14, 2001 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 5:30 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
    1.  Affordable Housing Recommendations

 

2000 AGENDAS
AGENDA FOR: Wednesday,
January 5, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1.  NC Employment Security Commission Contract Amendment - An extension of six months was approved for the NC Employment Security Commission contract for the Dislocated Workers Program.
         2.  Lakewood Community Development Corporation Loan Request - A forgivable HOME Loan to finance the acquisition, rehabilitation, site amenities, landscaping and exterior beautification of three properties was granted to the Lakewood Community Development Corporation.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 meeting of the City Within a City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1.  CWAC Focus Area Plan Modifications - The committee is considering amendments to the goals, objectives and measures of the 1999-2000 City Within A City Strategy Focus Area for the calendar year 2000.  The goals currently fall into three categories:  Economic Opportunity, Community Safety and Physical Environment.  Action taken by the committee will be included in a revised focus report for the City Council's February Retreat.
          2.  Wingate Property Acquisition - The committee reviewed the recommendation to approve the acquisition of 13 parcels in the Wingate neighborhood.  The properties will be used for the development of new housing for low/moderate income families.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, February 2, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1.  CWAC Focus Plan/Retreat Presentation   
         2.  Housing Strategy Report   
         3.  Enterprise Committee Contract Renewal
  

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, February 17, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 3:30 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1.  Tour of Wingate Neighborhood
         2.  Weed and Seed Contract Renewal -
The Committee will review the request for a second year of funding for the Weed and Seed Program in the amount of $225,000.  The program which is designed to facilitate law enforcement, neighborhood organization and local government collaboration in order to weed out neighborhood crime, drugs and other undesirable conditions and to see them with restorative improvement activities, is being implemented along the West Boulevard Corridor.  The request passed unanimously.
          3.  Wingate Action Plan Presentation -  The Committee will receive an update on the work plan for the Wingate community.  As one of two neighborhoods in which a pilot program is being implemented (Grier Heights is the other), the Wingate Team is comprised of four full time City employees and two neighborhood residents.  The team is focusing on improving Wingate's quality of life rating from fragile to stable and sustain improvements through increased neighborhood involvement and accountability.  No action was taken
          4.  Enterprise Community Contract Renewal Update - The contract will address the organizational issues as well as address the structure of efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability in dealing effectively with all neighborhoods in the Enterprise Community cluster.  The request to approve the contract term effective April 1, 2000 until June 30, 2001 passed unanimously.
          5.  Housing Strategy Stakeholders' Report Update - Neighborhood Development Director Stanley Watkins provided an update on the Housing Strategy Task Force.  No action was taken.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, March 1, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1. Grier Heights Pilot Team Presentation - Council members received a presentation from the Grier Heights Pilot Team.  The CWAC Strategic Plan recognizes the importance of building neighborhood capacity.  Strong, viable neighborhoods that provide the highest quality of life for all Charlotte residents are a high priority for the City.  Addressing this priority requires consistent monitoring of neighborhood conditions and change over time.  Neighborhoods that struggle with issues of poverty, crime, high unemployment and physical decay need help to work through those issues and move toward stability.  The Neighborhood Action Plan implementation process was initiated to react to the need to stabilize some of Charlotte's inner city neighborhoods and to improve the quality of life of their residents.
          2.  Tour of Grier Heights - the Committee toured the Grier Heights Community.
          3.  Enterprise Community Contract Renewal - A motion was made and approved to accept the West Enterprise Community and the Northeast Enterprise Community Contracts.  Both the CWAC and the Economic Development - Planning Focus Areas emphasize preparing people for quality employment and meeting the workforce needs of employers.  Workforce development and economic development activities provided by the Enterprise Community Initiative are part of the City's overall efforts to help disadvantaged residents find jobs, prepare for jobs and pursue entrepreneur opportunities.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, March 22, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1.  Tax Credit Applications
         2.  Wingate Phase II
         3. Consolidated Action Plan

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, April 5, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
         1.  Housing Strategy Stakeholders Report  - Committee will receive and review the Charlotte Housing Strategy Stakeholders Report and forward recommendations to the full City Council regarding an adoption process.
         2.  Housing Authority Follow-up Report  - Committee will receive a report that compares the Charlotte Housing Authority with the City's Neighborhood Development Key Business.

AGENDA FOR:   Thursday, May 25, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
          1.  Neighborhood Business Strategy
          2.  Community building Initiative Goals and Strategies
          3.  Charlotte Neighborhood Fund
          4.  Reid Park 203(k) Housing Project
          5.  City Compliance Monitoring Efforts

AGENDA FOR: Monday, June 19, 2000 meeting the City Within A City Committee held at 3 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
          1.  City's Compliance Monitoring Efforts - Committee received information on a staff proposed compliance plan for monitoring Neighborhood Development's financial partners.  The goals of the program are to ensure accountability and performance; ensure compliance with federal, state and local grant requirements; and enhance long-term sustainability and viability of the financial partners.
           2.  Overview of City's Relocation Program - Committee received an overview from staff on the program including the issues, concerns and key stakeholders in the relocation process.  
         The City's Relocation program provides housing assistance to persons involuntarily displaced from their residence by government action.  Relocation benefits may include housing referral and credit counseling, payments for rental assistance and home purchase or moving expenses.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, August 9, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1.  Westover Shopping Center - Committee is to provide direction on the proposed options for ownership and financing for the Westover Shopping Center.  This 4.6 acre shopping center is located at 1506 West Boulevard at the intersection of Remount and West Boulevard.  One of the proposed new tenants of this center will be the Adam II District Office.
         2.  Relocation Policy Modifications - Committee will provide direction on modification of the City's relocation policy.  The program provides benefits to persons involuntarily displaced from their residences by government action, such as code enforcement, housing programs and road projects.  Benefits are also provided to individuals, within income guidelines, who are displaced by fires.  The options are to (1) retain the current program, (2) expand the program, or (3) decrease the program.
         3.  Northwest Enterprise Community Service Delivery Plan Update - The Northeast Enterprise Community and the West Enterprise Community submitted a joint proposal for delivering service to the Northwest Enterprise Community.  The proposal called for higher accountability for performance; increased efficiency and effectiveness in carrying out operations; and the development of strategic and sustainability plan for the Enterprise Community initiative.  Staff is currently reviewing the plan.
         4.  Housing Strategy Stakeholders Report Update - The Neighborhood Development and Planning staffs have outlined action steps and a timeline to implement the Committee's recommendations, made May 20, to conduct a public hearing and to consider input and set priorities in developing the report on Affordable Housing.  Staff will keep the committee updated on the progress.
         5.  CWAC/CHA Retreat Update - Plans are underway to coordinate a retreat with the the CWAC Committee and the boards of the Charlotte Housing Authority and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership in the fall of 2000.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, September 6, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4:00 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
          1.  Seventh Street/McDowell Street Land  - Discussion centered around the RFP for the land in First Ward and the type of residential/commercial/retail development that will make up the mix.
          2.  Relocation Program
          3.  CWAC Committee/Charlotte Housing Authority Retreat -
It was recommended and agreed to extend the time originally set aside for this retreat in order to provide sufficient time to discuss the magnitude of housing issues.

AGENDA FOR: Monday, September 18, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 3:30 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
          1.  Housing Strategy Stakeholders' Report
Committee has been asked to provide post-public hearing guidance on the Affordable Housing Strategy Report implementation work plan; and recommend a charge and candidates for the Housing Strategy Implementation Team.
          2.  Housing Retreat Update

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, October 4, 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1.  Relocation Program:   Discussion of Key Issues
The Committee conducted a brainstorming session to discuss key questions regarding the policy and program design for the City's Relocation Program.  The Committee's discussion and responses to the questions will enable staff to develop program options and implications for the Committee to consider at its next meeting.
         2.  Housing Retreat Update
Plans are continuing for a housing retreat for City Council's City Within A City Committee, Charlotte Housing Authority Board, and the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Partnership Board.
          - Retreat to be held November 16 from 4 - 9 p.m. and November 17 from 8 a.m. until noon.  Retreat will be held at the Carole A. Hoefener Community Services Center, 610 E. 7th Street.
           - During the month of September members of the CWAC Committee and CHA Board have participated in a series of meetings to discuss mutual issues and concerns regarding affordable housing.
           - Staffs from each organization are meeting weekly to prepare the retreat agenda and supporting information. 
           - The retreat purpose and timeline complements the work outlined in the Affordable Housing Strategy Report. The retreat highlights and recommendations will be shared at the 2001 City Council Retreat.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, November 29 , 2000 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
           1.  First Ward Proposed RFP - 7th and McDowell Development
           2.  Compliance Monitoring
           3.  Northwest Enterprise Community Service Delivery Plan - Update

 

1999 AGENDAS:
AGENDA FOR:
Wednesday December 15, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
        1.  CWAC Focus Area Plan Modifications - The committee began the review of the 1999-2000 CWAC Strategy Focus Areas to consider any amendments to the goals, objectives and measures for the calendar year 2000.
        2.  Community Building Initiative Report - The committee heard a presentation from the Community Building Initiative Action Team on their working document "Economic Equity in Charlotte-Mecklenburg."  The presentation focused on key recommendations for consideration and implementation.
        3.  Enterprise Community - The committee received an update regarding the contract negotiations with the Enterprise Community clusters.
        4.  Housing Strategy Taskforce - The committee received a status report on the work of the Housing Strategy Task Force.
        5.  Meeting schedule for 2000 - The committee decided to continue meeting on the first and third Wednesdays.  The meetings will begin at 4 p.m. and end no later than 6 p.m.


AGENDA FOR: Wednesday,
November 3, 199 9 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center;
        1.  Housing Strategy Plan
        2.  Sparrow Run
        3.  Workforce Investment Act
        4.  Charlotte Housing Authority

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, October 6, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
        1.  Neighborhood Action Plan - Staff will present an informational report on the Neighborhood Action Plan process.   Currently Neighborhood Action Plans are underway in eight neighborhoods. These include:  Belmont, Grier Heights, Lakewood, Druid Hills, Reid Park Seversville, Wingate and Lincoln Heights.  The ultimate goal of the process is to provide the resources and the vehicles necessary for neighborhoods to achieve and maintain stability.
         2.  Sparrow Run Housing Loan Request - Information on the Sparrow Run, Limited partnership loan will be presented to the Committee.  The partnership is seeking a HOME loan for gap financing for the construction of 32 one-bedroom elderly housing units in the Belmont Neighborhood.  The City loan will be used to address project overruns.
        3.  Five Year Strategic Plan for Work Investment Act - The Workforce Development Plan will be submitted to Committee for endorsement.  This plan will guide the work of the Workforce Development Board over the next five years, and will be a platform for making fundamental changes to workforce development in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.  The plan has five goals
          - Implement for Workforce Investment Act.
          - Promote the importance of life long learning.
          - Focus community attention and resources on minimizing barriers to employment.
          - Increase accountability.
          - Expand community-wide awareness and support of workforce development issues.

AGENDA FOR: Thursday, June 3, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
        1.  Wesley Heights Plan - Staff will present a plan to the Committee which will put measured in place to ensure the protection and continuation of Wesley Heights as a successful inner-city neighborhood.
        2Charlotte Neighborhood Fund Status Report - Staff will submit a proposal to the Committee for funding, in the amount of $200,000, to the Charlotte Neighborhood Fund and for the City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Enterprise Foundation to administer the Fund.
       3. Roseland Investor-Owner Rehabilitation Loan Request - Committee will receive information concerning the proposal to rehabilitate and upgrade development to the Roseland Apartments.
       4.  Lead Based Paint Program Update - Committee will hear an update on the City's Lead Based Paint Abatement program.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, May 19, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
       1.  Six Month Job Training Program Plan for FY2000  Motion was made to recommend to City Council approval of the Six Month Job Training Program for FY2000. The motion passed unanimously.
       2.  FY2000 Consolidated Housing Action Plan  A motion was made to recommend to Council approval of the FY2000 Consolidated Housing Action Plan in order for the City to receive the proposed federal grant allocation of $7,197,000.  The motion passed unanimously.
       3.  CWAC  Study  A motion was made to recommend to City Council the approval of a $50,000 grant to conduct an Inner-City Buying Study for the City Within A City area.  The study will be conducted by a partnership consisting of the North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development, Self-Help Credit Union, University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Morehouse College.  The motion passed unanimously.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, April 21, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
       1. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Urban League Loan Request: The Committee will continue the discussion begun last month on the Urban League of Central Carolinas, Inc. request for approval of a $200 loan to assist in financing the organization's newly constructed training/office facility.
        2.  Community Housing Strategy Update: An update the the Housing Strategy Stakeholders meetings will be given to the Committee. The purpose of the meetings is to discuss and begin to develop strategies and recommendations to address low and moderate income housing for Charlotte.
       3.  Dalton Village Report: Representatives from the Charlotte Housing Authority and Beacon Properties will present a report on the development progress of Dalton Village. The report will include detailed budget information on Dalton Village.
Charlotte Neighborhood Fund Status Report: Committee will discuss the recommendation to approve the third year of funding in the amount of $200,000 to the Charlotte Neighborhood Fund (CNF) and authorize the City Manager to enter a Memorandum of Understanding with the Enterprise Foundation to administer the Fund. The CNF is a partnership between the City, the Enterprise Foundation, major banks, Fannie Mae and community housing development corporations.
        4.  Northwest Enterprise Community Status Report:

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, April 7 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1.  Welfare to Work Implementation Contract. The committee will receive a report on the contract with Urban League of Central Carolinas in partnership with Opportunity America LLC to provide welfare to work services to eligible Mecklenburg County residents.
         2.  Weed and Seed - Success Indicators and Final Budget. The committee will receive a report on the Weed and Seed program. This initiative is designed to facilitate law enforcement, neighborhood organization and local government collaboration in order to weed out neighborhood crime, drugs and other undesirable conditions and to see them with restorative improvement activities. This initiative supports the Council's City Within A City strategy and the Westside Strategy Plan.
         3.  Neighborhood Centers Cost Sharing Plan. The committee will receive a report on the tenant cost sharing options for Neighborhood Centers. The CWAC Strategic Plan stress responsiveness to neighborhood needs and expanded community use of existing public facilities. The Restructuring Government Focus Area calls for reviewing the management of City assets for opportunities to reduce cost and/or improve service delivery.

AGENDA FOR:   Wednesday, March 17, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1.  Corridor Health Report: The Committee will receive a report from the UNC-Charlotte Geography Dept. that assembled and analyzed information on the economic health of the nine City Within A City business district corridors. Corridors include Beatties Ford Road, Graham Street, North Tryon Street, Davidson Street, Central Avenue, South Boulevard, West Boulevard, Wilkinson Boulevard and Freedom Drive.
          2.  Urban League Loan Request: The committee will discuss the request for a $200,000 loan to the Urban League of Central Carolinas to assist in financing the organization's newly constructed training/office facility. The Urban League serves area's low-income individuals, regardless of race, through its economic independence and training programs.
          3.  Community Housing Strategy:  The committee will continue to discuss the strategic plan.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, March 3, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
         1.  Neighborhood Centers Contract. The committee is asked to make a recommendation to the full City Council regarding contracts with two organizations for property management of the Alexander Street, Belmont, Greenville and Amay James Neighborhood Centers. The management contracts are a result of a recommendation from the Privatization/ Competition Advisory Committee (PCAC) to submit management to a competitive bid process.
         2.  Neighborhood Centers Cost Sharing Plan. The committee is asked to make a recommendation to the full City Council regarding a cost-sharing option for the Neighborhood Center tenants.
         3.  Community Housing Strategy. The committee will receive a update on the Community Housing Strategy plan and the appointment of stakeholders.

AGENDA FOR:   Friday, February, 19, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 10:30 a.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
         1.  Weed and Seed Contract The committee is asked to make a recommendation to the full City Council regarding the U.S. Justice Dept. initiative Weed and Seed program that is designed to facilitate law enforcement, neighborhood organization and local government collaboration in order to weed out neighborhood crime, drugs and other undesirable conditions and to seed them with restorative improvement activities.
         2.  Nuisance Remedy Program:  The committee is also asked to make a recommendation regarding the Nuisance Remedy Program and other community policing efforts in association with the Weed and Seed strategy.
         3.  Neighborhood Centers Management Contract Update and Review of Cost Sharing Plan. The committee will receive a status report on the property management contract and the cost-sharing plan for the Neighborhood Centers.
         4.  Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund. The committee is asked to make a recommendation to the full City Council to submit an application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a $500,000 Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund Demonstration Pilot.
         5.  Community Housing Strategy Update. The committee will receive a status report on the Community Housing Strategy.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, February 3, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 3 p.m. at the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Government Center.
        1.  Discuss Housing Strategy Plan. The committee will review the status of the plan process. Staff will provide a final list of stakeholders, final consultant recommendations and detailed meeting schedule, and will update the committee on meeting preparations.
        2.  Roseland Limited Partnership Loan Request. The Committee will consider a request from Century Pacific Development Company and Charlotte Housing Authority, CP-CHA Roseland, Limited partnership, to obtain a $500,000 investor-owner rehabilitation loan to be used as gap financing to acquire and rehabilitate 502 multi-family units in the Roseland Apartments.

AGENDA FOR: Wednesday, January 20, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee held at 3 p.m. at the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Government Center.
          1.  Discuss Housing Strategy Plan. The committee will discuss the suggested stakeholders, refined strategic process, suggested consultants and a the detailed schedule. The final adjustments will be included in a report to City Council on February 1, 1999.
          2.  Review the Enterprise Communities Report. The Enterprise Communities, clustered in three areas - Northwest, Northeast and West - are made up of 32 urban neighborhoods in the City Within A City boundary. The report reviews the progress of Neighborhood leaders and public/private sector stakeholders who have embarked on a plan to construct a community driven system that collaborates with government, non-profits and the business community to address the challenges of the urban core.
           3.  Review Neighborhood Quality of Life Study Update. The study, conducted by the Urban Institute at UNC-Charlotte, measures the quality of life in the 73 City Within A City neighborhoods by tracking a wide variety of conditions that affect neighborhood life. Variables measured included economic opportunity, social fabric, environment, education, physical conditions, community health, community safety and civic engagement.

AGENDA FOR:  Wednesday, January 6, 1999 meeting of the City Within A City Committee that was held at 4 p.m. at the Charlotte - Mecklenburg Government Center:
         1.  Discuss Housing Strategy Plan. The committee will discuss proposed charge, process, schedule and identify stakeholders to participate in the Committee's review of the City's Housing Strategy Plan.
         2.  Review of the Dalton Village Redevelopment Plan. The committee will determine recommendation of plan's acceptance, consider support of a low income tax credit for the project and recommend whether the City should participate in infrastructure improvements in Dalton Village as part of the FY2000 Capital Improvement budget.
         3.  Discuss holding a Public Hearing on CDBG Funds. The committee will discuss the City conducting a public hearing to receive citizen comments on the $2.6 million in Community Development Block Grant funds to be used with the awarded Economic Development Initiative grant of $1 million for the development of a shopping center at West Boulevard and Clanton Road.
         4.  Review of the Charlotte Housing Authority's Relocation Policy