Redding Riverfront Land Could be Utilized for Affordable Housing
In the first of four public workshops on a proposed riverfront land development, the Council will hear a presentation on the process for declaring city land surplus in preparation for sale. A report from the City Attorney indicates that the City could declare the properties as “exempted surplus land” and sell to a developer ready to build at least three hundred housing units, with 25 percent of them meeting affordable housing requirements.
City Releases Controversial Riverfront Land Proposal
The proposal from Populous, K2, Turtle Bay and McConnell to buy prime riverfront land will be discussed as part of an open session of Tuesday’s City Council meeting. At that meeting the Council could decide to enter into a non-binding agreement with developers or declare almost 200 acres of riverfront land surplus.
Dacquisto Calls for Public Disclosure of Riverfront Land Proposal Documents
During a tense end to Tuesday’s meeting Council Member Dacquisto called for the disclosure of the K2, Populous and McConnell Foundation proposal that was submitted to Council. Shasta Scout followed up with city staff and others. Here’s what we found.