30th Street URD Projects UpdateMay 13, 2019
News Update on CCDC Projects in the 30th Street URD
Formed in December 2012, the 30th Street URD runs along 27th Street, Whitewater Park Boulevard and encompasses the West Main Street and Fairview Avenue corridor.
2403 Fairview Ave – Adare Manor – PP Type 2, 4: The development is well under construction with completion anticipated by the end of 2019. The combined participation agreement is for about $730,000 for public improvements adjacent to the development.
2200 Fairview Ave – New Path Community Housing – PP Type 1: CCDC has reimbursed $150,000 for this project’s Eligible Expenses which included sidewalks, trees, bioswales for stormwater, bike racks, and street signage. The project is the first of its kind in Boise and is providing housing and support services to 40 previously homeless individuals. This project is complete.
301 29th St – Whittier Elementary – PP Type 4: Construction continues on Phase 2 of the Whittier renovation, which includes a substantial amount of the improvements being completed in the right of way (sidewalks, streets, plaza space). Construction is scheduled to be complete by mid-August 2019 at which time CCDC will process the reimbursement of approximately $550,000.
Main Street and Fairview Avenue – Street Configuration: ACHD will be re-striping both streets generally from four lanes to three lanes with parking-protected bike lanes this summer. CCDC currently has no role in this project.
30th Street District – Urban Renewal Plan Amendment: CCDC has been involved in discussions regarding the development of a sports park since 2017. In the event Agency financing is involved in the development and it is located in the 30th Street District, it is likely that an amendment to the 30th Street Urban Renewal Plan will be necessary. The Agency is working with legal counsel and consultants to obtain appropriate scope of services and timeline.
30th Street District Public Art – City of Boise Traffic Boxes – PP Type 4: The CCDC Board approved the T4 Agreement between CCDC and the City at its February 11, 2019 meeting. Artists were selected on March 4. Art content was presented to City Arts & History for feedback on May 1.