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OLLIE, ARE WE, HANG ON JUST A SECOND.

HEY, OLLIE, ARE WE READY? CAN THE MEETING COME TO ORDER? IT'S A LITTLE BIT PAST SEVEN.

THERE, THERE WORKING.

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OKAY.

ARE WE READY NOW? IF THE MEETING WILL COME TO ORDER,

[2024 Capital Bond Streets & Transportation Subcommittee Meeting on August 15, 2023.]

THAT WOULD BE GREAT.

UM, OH, ONE SECOND.

OKAY.

ONE SECOND.

GOOD EVENING, EVERYONE.

UM, SURE.

WE'RE GONNA HOLD ONE SECOND.

FORGET ABOUT GOOD EVENING.

WE'RE GONNA SAY IT AGAIN.

OKAY.

GOOD EVENING EVERYONE.

UH, THE MEETING IS NOW BEING RECORDED.

UM, THIS IS ALI HAFI.

I'M THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS WITH ME.

ON THE LEFT SIDE, I HAVE SHA MOHAMMAD, OUR, UH, PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR OVER ASSET MANAGEMENT.

UH, WE HAVE HAYDEN HAYTHAM, HASSAN, OUR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OVER ENGINEERING, BUT, AND ALSO WE HAVE DR.

WHITE AT THE END, UH, AS OUR INTERIM ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OVER, UH, ASSET RIGHT OF AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT.

ON MY RIGHT SIDE, WE HAVE CATHERINE RUSH, OUR, UH, CHIEF PLANNER FROM TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT.

I DON'T KNOW, UH, IF S DO, WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN US OR WE'RE GONNA OKAY.

GO.

CONCOR AT THE BACK.

DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION.

YOU'RE GONNA JOIN US LATER ON WITH THAT.

WE'RE GONNA GO OVER, UH, THE PRESENTATION FOR TONIGHT.

OKAY.

HOWEVER, JUST YES, PLEASE, MA'AM.

I NEED TO DO SOME HOUSEKEEPING BEFORE WE DO THAT.

RIGHT? I WAS GOING ACTUALLY TO SAY THAT , RIGHT? RIGHT.

SO THIS PLEASE GO AHEAD.

THIS IS LINDA COOP.

UM, THERE ARE SEVERAL MEMBERS WHO HAVE NOT SIGNED IN, IN, UH, DURING THE LAST COUPLE OF MEETINGS, AND WE WANNA MAKE SURE ON THE RECORD THAT YOU GET SIGNED IN.

SO IF YOU WILL JUST, WE DON'T KNOW WHAT THE ACTUAL PROCEDURE IS FOR DOING THAT, BUT I THINK THAT IF YOU'LL JUST PUT IT DOWN ON A PIECE OF PAPER AND EVERYBODY HAND IT THIS WAY, AND I'LL, AND I'LL GIVE IT TO THE STAFF AND WE CAN MAKE THOSE CORRECTIONS, I THINK, BECAUSE WE'RE BEING RECORDED ALL THE TIME.

BUT I KNOW THAT YOU, THAT MANY OF YOU DO WANNA MAKE SURE THAT YOU, THAT YOUR ATTENDANCE IS SHOWN CORRECTLY.

ABSOLUTELY.

AND THAT'S IMPORTANT, REALLY, ACTUALLY.

ABSOLUTELY.

NO.

SO THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE, UM, HAVE, WHO ATTENDED EITHER IN, IN PERSON OR ONLINE, WE ONLINE USUALLY WE'RE ABLE TO PICK IT UP FAIRLY QUICKLY, BUT ESPECIALLY IN PERSON, IF YOU HAVEN'T SIGNED THE SIGN IN SHEET AND IT'S GOING AROUND RIGHT NOW, PLEASE DO THAT.

AND THEN IF YOU THINK THAT YOU'VE MISSED A MEETING, JUST PASS IT TO ME AND WE'LL DOUBLE CHECK IT.

OKAY.

THAT'S MY HOUSEKEEPING FOR THE, FOR THE DAY.

THANK YOU, MA'AM.

AND IF YOU HAVE ANYONE, UM, ATTENDING VIRTUALLY, JUST FOR THE RECORD, PROBABLY THEY NEED TO, UH, STATE THEIR NAMES AND THE DISTRICT.

UM, SELENA, DO WE HAVE ANYONE ATTENDING? VIRTUALLY? MARY.

OKAY.

MARY, YEAH.

MARY HAD PROBLEM WITH MUTING HERSELF LAST TIME.

I'M NOT SURE IF THIS IS STILL THE CASE OR NOT.

UH, MARY, IF YOU CAN'T HEAR US, CAN YOU TALK FROM OKAY.

THEY'RE TRYING TO UNMUTE YOU, MA'AM.

UH, IF YOU CAN HEAR US, BUT, UH, FOR THE SAKE OF THE TIME, I'LL, I'LL TEXT HER JUST A SECOND.

OKAY.

AND THEN ALSO, I TALKED TO LAUREN EARLIER AND I KNOW SHE'S ON, SHE'S OUT OF TOWN.

SHE'S IN ATLANTA, SO, UM, LAUREN, IF YOU CAN HEAR US, SEND ME A MESSAGE.

HANG ON JUST A SECOND.

SHE MIGHT HAVE ALREADY DONE THAT.

LAUREN.

UM, OKAY.

MARIE SAID SHE CHATTED IN AND THEN, THANK YOU.

THANK YOU.

AND THEN ON, UH, LAUREN, SHE SAID, IS THE LINK THE SAME LINK AS LAST TIME? ANYBODY KNOW? SO, DO YOU WANT US TO GO AHEAD AND START THE PRESENTATION WHILE WE'RE TRYING TO ADDRESS THE TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES? YES.

YES.

GO AHEAD.

YEAH, I THINK LAUREN IS IN.

NO, THIS IS MARIE.

IT WORKED.

OH, OKAY.

WONDERFUL.

THANK YOU, MA'AM.

SO CAN YOU UNMUTE L LAUREN? LAUREN, IF YOU CAN HEAR US, CAN YOU SAY SOMETHING? THIS IS MARIE AGAIN.

YOU GUYS JUST UNMUTED ME, BUT I CAN ONLY UNMUTE IF YOU UNMUTE ME LIKE IT'S LOCKED UNLESS YOU SEND ME AN UNMUTE REQUEST.

I THINK IF WE UNMUTE YOU ONCE, UH, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO MUTE, UNMUTE YOURSELF AFTERWARDS.

NO, I JUST TRIED THAT 'CAUSE I MUTED MYSELF AFTER THE FIRST TIME I SPOKE AND IT LOCKED AGAIN.

UH, SELENA, YOU KNOW HOW TO UNMUTE HER AGAIN? YEAH.

OKAY.

CAN YOU JUST MAYBE SEND IN A CHAT WHEN YOU WANNA SPEAK THAT SHE CAN UNMUTE YOU AGAIN? YEAH.

AND YOU GUYS CAN ACTUALLY SEE THE CHAT THOUGH.

'CAUSE I WAS CHATTING BEFORE AND

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IT DIDN'T LOOK LIKE ANYONE.

YEAH, YOU CAN SEE THE CHAT.

OKAY.

YEP.

MM-HMM.

.

OKAY.

WHY DON'T WE GO AHEAD AND START, ALAN? SURE.

WE CAN, UH, GO AHEAD AND START.

UH, AGAIN, THIS PRESENTATION, MAJORITY OF 'EM, UM, YOU HAVE PROBABLY SEEN THEM.

UM, JUST TO REFRESH EVERYONE'S MIND, UH, IN OUR LAST MEETING, WE HAD A VOTE ON THE ALLOCATION PART FOR THE DISTRICT-WISE, UH, PROJECT.

AND IT WAS DECIDED TO GO WITH 25% DIVIDED EQUALLY TO ALL THE COUNCIL MEMBER, ALL THE COUNCIL DISTRICTS, AND ALSO 75% BASED ON THEIR NEEDS.

SO THIS IS WHAT WAS DECIDED.

AND BASED ON THAT, UH, WE PUT SOME, UH, SLIDE TOGETHER TO SHOW YOU THE DOLLAR AMOUNTS BASED ON THE PERCENTAGE THAT YOUR DISTRICT GONNA RECEIVE AS A PART OF THIS, UH, SCENARIO.

HOWEVER, THE PERCENTAGE NOT GONNA CHANGE BECAUSE THIS IS THE, BASED ON THE 50% OF THE CITYWIDE AND 50% FOR THE DISTRICT, RIGHT? HOWEVER, AFTER THAT WE'RE GONNA TALK ABOUT THE CITYWIDE.

UH, WE HAVE OUR TRANSPORTATION TEAM, OUR TEAM, THEY'RE GONNA GO OVER THE EXCEL FILE THAT, UM, WE HAVE.

AND WE'RE GONNA TALK ABOUT, UH, SOME PROBABLY MINOR CHANGE ON THE PERCENTAGE OF THE CITYWIDE PROJECT.

AND, UH, WE'RE GONNA VOTE ON IT AGAIN TO MAKE SURE THAT Y'ALL ARE, UH, IN, YOU KNOW, ON BOARD, UH, WITH THE FINAL NUMBERS.

UM, IF YOU CAN GO TO THE NEXT SLIDE, SELENA.

OKAY.

SO, UM, UH, IN TODAY'S MEETING, WE'RE JUST GONNA LOOK AT THE OVERALL BUDGET ALLOCATION SCENARIOS FOR THE, UH, THREE DIFFERENT SCENARIOS.

$400 MILLION FOR A, UH, 400, UH, MILLION DOLLARS, $485 MILLION, AND $520 MILLION.

UH, WE ALSO GONNA LOOK AT, UM, THIS, THIS SPECIFICALLY SELECTED SCENARIO BASED ON THE PREVIOUS BO VOTING.

WE ALSO GONNA DO, UM, LOOK AT THE SPECIFICALLY COUNT, UH, SPECIFIC AMOUNTS PER COUNCIL DISTRICT BASED ON THAT SCENARIO, AS ALI MENTIONED.

AND THEN WE WILL, UM, AS ALI MENTIONED, LOOK AT ADDITIONAL SCENARIO THAT YOU, UM, THAT WE WANNA PROPOSE, UH, SPECIFICALLY, UM, UNDER THE IMPACT OF CHANGING PERCENTAGE FOR THE CITYWIDE.

UH, SO, UM, LET'S MOVE TO THE NEXT SLIDE PLEASE.

SO THIS IS, UM, THIS IS THE THREE DIFFERENT SCENARIOS WITH, UM, AS PREVIOUSLY, UM, PROPOSED AND SHOWN, UH, IN OUR LAST MEETING.

UM, THIS HAS NOT CHANGED HERE.

NEXT SLIDE, PLEASE.

SO, AND THIS IS THE SELECTED SCENARIO, UH, BASED ON, UM, THE SUBCOMMITTEE VOTING FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING, UM, JUST, UM, TO FOCUS ON THAT SCENARIO.

UM, IT'S CURRENTLY, UM, SPLIT 50 50, UH, 50% OF THE BUDGET GOES TO THE CITYWIDE PROJECTS TO INCLUDE, UH, SIDEWALKS AND BRIDGES, UM, ALONG WITH, UM, DIFFERENT CITYWIDE BY CATEGORIES.

THE OTHER 50% IS GONNA BE PER COUNCIL DISTRICT.

UH, AND THEN THAT IS SPLIT INTO, UM, TWO PARTS.

25% OF THE BUDGET, UH, PER CITY GOES TO THE EQUALLY DIVIDED, AND THE 75% GOES BASED ON THE NEEDS, UM, PERCENTAGES.

NEXT, PLEASE.

SO FOR THAT SPECIFIC SCENARIO HERE IS, UM, A BREAKDOWN FOR STREETS AND ALLEYS BASED ON THE DATA WE HAVE FOR PERCENTAGES.

NEXT.

AND HERE IS THE FIRST, UH, BUDGET SCENARIO WE'RE LOOKING AT, WHICH IS THE $400 MILLION.

UM, THE TOP, UH, LITTLE TABLE SHOWS, UM, YOU KNOW, OVERALL BREAKDOWN BASED ON DIFFERENT ASSETS.

AND THEN, UM, THE BOTTOM, UM, BIGGER TABLE SHOWS, UH, AMOUNTS PER CITY FOR ALLEYS AND STREETS, UH, FOR THAT 50% OF THE BUDGET THAT IS PER COUNCIL DISTRICT.

SO, UH, IF YOU GO TO THE NEXT, UM, TO THE NEXT SLIDE, YOU'LL SEE THE 485 MILLION SCENARIO.

AND THEN IF YOU GO TO THE SLIDE AFTER, YOU'LL SEE THE 520 MILLION, UH, SCENARIO PERCENTAGES HA UM, HAVE NOT CHANGED WHERE, UH, HOWEVER THE AMOUNTS ARE CHANGED BASED ON THE TOTAL BUDGET.

UM, THE ADDITIONAL SCENARIO, IF YOU GO TO THE SLIDE AFTER, IS WHAT YOU DON'T HAVE ON THE PRINTED SHEETS.

HOWEVER, THIS IS JUST LAST MINUTE ADDED

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AFTER, UH, AN INTERNAL DISCUSSION BETWEEN PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT AND THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT.

WE ARE PROPOSING THIS SCENARIO, UM, FOR THE, DUE TO THE CITYWIDE PROJECTS THAT, UM, THAT WE THINK ARE BENEFICIAL FOR THE CITY, UM, TO TAKE CARE OF.

AND WE'RE HERE TO DISCUSS THAT A LITTLE FURTHER WITH YOU AND SEE WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT IT.

UM, FOR THAT, IF YOU LOOK AT THE CITYWIDE PORTION, YOU'LL SEE DIFFERENT CATEGORIES WITH THE DIFFERENT AMOUNTS FROM THE PREVIOUS SHEETS.

UH, SO WE KIND OF CHANGED THE LOCATION, UH, FOR THE CITYWIDE CATEGORIES BASED ON SPECIFIC PROJECT LISTS THAT WE'RE LOOKING AT.

UH, AND WE THINK IT'S BENEFICIAL FOR THE CITY TO ADDRESS.

SO THAT SHOWS, UM, A TOTAL, IF, IF YOU ADD ALL THESE, UM, CITYWIDE CATEGORIES, IT'S GONNA, UM, BASICALLY MAKE ABOUT 57% OF THE BUDGET, NOT 50% OF THE BUDGET, AND THE REST OF IT GOES TO THE PER, UH, PER DISTRICT, UM, AND SPLIT ON THE, BASED ON THE SAME PERCENTAGES PER, UH, PER EACH COUNCIL DISTRICT.

SO, UM, IF YOU LOOK AT THE OVERALL BREAKDOWN ON THE TOP, YOU SEE FOUR STREETS CITYWIDE IS $154 MILLION, AND FOR THE PER C IS ONE $24 MILLION.

SO IT'S NOT A 50 50 SPLIT, IT'S ALMOST 57, UH, PERCENT SPLIT, UH, COMPARED TO, UM, A 43% SPLIT.

SO, UM, THE REST OF IT IS, UM, BASICALLY SAME PERCENTAGES AND JUST SHOWS ALL THE AMOUNTS THAT YOU SHOULD GET IF WE GO WITH THIS SCENARIO.

SO IF WE LOOK AT THE BOTTOM WHERE WE SEE THE CITYWIDE CATEGORIES, WHAT WE DID IS FOR COMPLETE ST STREET, WE LOCATED ABOUT $36 MILLION BASED ON SPECIFIC PROJECTS.

THE PARTNERSHIP FUNDED HERE, WE KIND OF LOOKED AT THE IDEA OF ALLOCATING MORE MONEY FOR THE PROJECTS THAT HAVE FUNDS THAT IS, UH, ALREADY, UM, YOU KNOW, UM, DONE BY OTHER ENTITIES OTHER THAN THE CITY OF DALLAS.

SO THAT'S WHAT WE'RE CALLED FUNDED CATEGORY.

AND WE THOUGHT, UM, THIS CAN BE A GOOD PROPOSAL TO BASICALLY FUND ALL THOSE PROJECTS THAT HAVE FUNDS ALREADY FROM OTHER ENTITIES IN PLACE.

AND THEN FOR THE PARTNERSHIP PERSPECTIVE, WE ALSO PUT IT $21 MILLION FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THOROUGH AFFAIRS.

WE HAD $40 MILLION.

AND FOR THE THOROUGHFARE EXPANSIONS, WE ALSO THOUGHT OF PROPOSING, UH, NOT ALLOCATING FUNDS TO SPECIFIC PROJECTS AT THIS POINT, UH, FOR, UM, EXPANDING THOROUGHFARE OR WIDENING SOME A STREET, UM, AS, UM, A PRIORITY AT FOR THIS FUND.

BUT WE ARE HERE TO TALK ABOUT THESE OPTIONS WITH YOU AND SEE WHAT YOU THINK.

UM, I THINK WE CAN LOOK AT THE SHEETS AND THEN WE LOOK AT THOSE PROJECTS AND THAT GIVES YOU BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT.

UH, CAN YOU GO TO THE, UM, SPREADSHEETS, LET ME, LET ME BEFORE WE START ON QUESTIONS AND SO ON AND SO FORTH.

I, I'M SORRY, BUT I DID PROMISE PEOPLE THAT THEY COULD SPEAK BEFORE THE MEETING, BUT THEN I SAW THAT THERE WERE SO MANY PEOPLE IN THE AUDIENCE THAT, THAT WE WERE GONNA HAVE AN ISSUE.

RAISE YOUR HAND IF YOU'RE HERE TO SPEAK ON A PROJECT.

SO THERE'S JUST TWO, TWO PROJECTS.

IS THAT IT? I'M SORRY, DAVID, CAN YOU, YEAH, YOU'RE ONE.

OKAY.

SO, AND THERE'S SOMEBODY ELSE.

OKAY.

THERE'S JUST TWO.

OKAY.

LET US GET THROUGH THIS JUST A LITTLE BIT FURTHER AND THEN WE'LL TAKE YOU, I'M SORRY, I SAW SO MANY PEOPLE OUT THERE, I THOUGHT I'D I'D HOLD ON THAT, UH, ON THE PUBLIC SPEAKERS.

UM, GO AHEAD.

SHAHA, SHAHAN.

FINISH UP WHAT YOU WERE SAYING.

I'M SORRY.

UM, NO, I WAS JUST GONNA, UH, LOOK AT THIS TOGETHER.

UM, SO IF WE OPEN THE, UM, THE OPTION THAT SAYS , THE COPY OF THE BOND RE THE SECOND ONE? YES.

THE SECOND ONE.

YES, PLEASE.

OKAY.

IF YOU EXPAND IT, PLEASE.

OH, WE GET TO SHARE IT.

OKAY.

MM-HMM.

, LEMME GO AHEAD.

SO, UM, APOLOGIES FOR NOT SENDING THIS OUT IN ADVANCE.

UM, HOWEVER, THE PURPOSE OF THIS IS TO BASICALLY PREVIEW WITH YOU ALL, UM, WHAT IS THE SORT OF STAFF PRELIMINARY PROPOSAL

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FOR THESE RECOMMENDED CITYWIDE PROJECTS.

UM, AND THEN BEFORE THE NEXT MEETING, UM, I WOULD RECOMMEND FOR THE CHAIR'S CONSIDERATION THAT, UM, MEMBERS SUBMIT ANY PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LIST OR ANY PROJECTS THAT THEY HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT OR, UM, UH, CHANGES TO KIND OF THE OVERALL FUNDING SCHEME A COUPLE DAYS BEFORE THE NEXT MEETING SO THAT THOSE, WE COULD BASICALLY GO DOWN THE LIST AND CONSIDER THOSE AMENDMENTS.

DOES EVERYBODY UNDERSTAND THESE ARE THE 50% THAT WERE CITYWIDE PROJECTS OR SYSTEM-WIDE PROJECTS THAT CONSISTED OF COMPLETE STREETS PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM? SOME OF 'EM HAD FEDERAL MONEY ON 'EM, SOME OF 'EM HAD STATE MONEY ON 'EM, SOME OF 'EM HAD COG MONEY ON 'EM.

UM, AND THEN ON THE SHEET THAT SHE'S SHOWING YOU RIGHT HERE IS A, UH, ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE IS KIND OF THE IDENTIFIER WHERE THEY ARE.

AND THEN IT TALKS ABOUT WHAT'S, WHAT'S GONNA BE, WHAT'S GONNA HAPPEN AND THAT KIND OF THING AND, AND HOW MUCH MONEY THEY'RE WORTH.

UM, SUSAN WORKED WITH ME THE OTHER DAY AND MADE SOME GREAT SUGGESTIONS.

AND THIS PRETTY MUCH LOOKS LIKE THE FORMAT THAT WE WERE TALKING ABOUT, SUSAN, THAT WE JUST WANTED TO SEE WHAT THESE PROJECTS WERE AND WHERE THEY WERE AND HOW MUCH THEY WERE WORTH AND THAT KIND OF THING.

BECAUSE I THINK THAT ANSWERS A LOT OF YOUR QUESTIONS THAT SOME OF YOUR, UM, AND I KNOW THAT THE AUDIENCE IS HERE TOO, THAT THE AUDIENCE WANTS TO KNOW 'CAUSE THEY DON'T SEE THEIR STREETS IN THE STREETS NEEDS LIST.

AND A LOT OF IT HAS BEEN TAKEN CARE OF, UM, ON THE SYSTEM WIDE, UM, PROCESS.

SO, OKAY.

JUST WANTED A, A SMALL EX EXPLANATION OF THAT.

THANK YOU.

THERE IS ALSO A COLUMN IN HERE THAT SAYS NOTES FOR BOND CONSIDERATION TO BASICALLY HELP PROVIDE A LITTLE BIT MORE CONTEXT FOR WHY.

UM, YOU'LL SEE THAT CERTAIN PROJECTS AS WE GO DOWN THE LIST, CERTAIN PROJECTS WERE SKIPPED IN FAVOR OF OTHER PROJECTS.

AND SO THAT IS INTENDED TO BASICALLY EXPLAIN NOT ONLY WHY A PROJECT SCORED HIGHLY, BUT ALSO WHY ANOTHER PROJECT MAY BE CONSIDERED, UM, A HIGHER PRIORITY THAN OTHERS.

AND THEN THERE ARE ALSO THREE COLUMNS FOR THE DIFFERENT FUNDING SCENARIOS FOR THE 400 MILLION, THE 485, AND THE 520 MILLION, TO GIVE YOU A SENSE OF WHAT COULD BE FUNDED UNDER THOSE THREE DIFFERENT SCENARIOS.

AND SO THE STARTING POINT FOR THIS LIST, UH, WAS THE PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS FUNDED LIST.

SO THESE ARE THE PROJECTS THAT HAVE A FUNDING OF SOME AMOUNT FROM ANOTHER GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY.

UM, AND IF YOU COULD GO TO THAT, UM, THAT SHEET.

YEAH, THE TAB THAT SAYS PARTNERSHIP, UH, PROJECTS FUNDED.

YEAH.

SO WE'RE, THERE'S A COUPLE PROJECTS ON HERE.

PRETTY MUCH ALL OF THESE PROJECTS WE'RE RECOMMENDING FOR SOME AMOUNT OF MONEY.

UM, THERE'S SOME OF THEM SUCH AS DAVIS STREET, THAT THE TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT IS, UH, WE WOULD NEED AROUND A HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS.

SO WE ARE PROPOSING TO SPLIT PROJECTS LIKE THAT UP INTO PHASES OR SUB PHASES OR FUNDING JUST, UM, A SMALLER AMOUNT OF IT IN THE HOPES OF GETTING ADDITIONAL FEDERAL FUNDING TO TRY TO MAKE THAT FUNDING GO FURTHER.

THERE'S A COUPLE ON THERE THAT WE ARE NOT PROPOSING FOR FUNDING.

SO TWO OF THEM THAT YOU CAN SEE RIGHT HERE.

SO SAMUEL BOULEVARD LIGHTING, AS WELL AS THE PLEASANT GROVE WE THINK WE CAN FUND FROM OTHER SOURCES OR, UM, WE BELIEVE ALREADY HAVE BEEN FUNDED, UH, SAMUEL BOULEVARD BEING, UH, THE MAIN ONE THERE.

AND THEN DENTON PROJECT, WE ARE RECOMMENDING THAT HOLDING OFF AND FOCUSING ON THE OTHER, THERE'S ANOTHER DENTON DRIVE PROJECT.

SO BEFORE I MOVE ON TO, UM, I CAN TAKE QUESTIONS OR WE CAN HOLD OFF UNTIL THE END, UM, AT LEAST ON, ON THIS SHEET BEFORE WE MOVE ON TO SOME OF THE OTHERS.

JUST AGAIN, THIS IS A HIGH LEVEL.

YES.

OH, I HAVE SUSAN NEXT AND THEN MAURA.

OKAY.

OH, I'M SORRY.

I LOVE CANDACE .

OKAY.

IT'S CANDACE, SUSAN MAURA .

HEY JENNIFER.

SO THE QUESTION I HAVE, THIS IS CANDACE URBAN DISTRICT 13, IS CAN SHARE WITH US WHAT ADDITIONAL PARTNERSHIP FUNDS WE'RE RECEIVING BECAUSE YOU'RE ASKING US TO TAKE MONEY AWAY FROM THE DISTRICTS AND GIVE IT TO THE CITYWIDE PROJECTS.

AND WHEN YOU LOOK AT THESE PROJECTS, THEY TEND TO FAVOR CERTAIN DISTRICTS OVER OTHERS.

AND SO TRYING TO AGREE TO THAT, IT WOULD BE HELPFUL TO UNDERSTAND WHAT IS THE BENEFIT IN THE INCREMENTAL FUNDS, AND THEN ALSO YOU'RE ASKING TO CHANGE IT TO 53% OR 57% IN THE 400 MILLION OPTION, BUT IT LOOKED LIKE IN THE 520 MILLION OPTION YOU WERE ASKING TO INCREASE IT TO 60%, WHICH YOU HAVE EVEN MORE MONEY.

SO IT'S UNCLEAR TO ME WHY THEN WOULD YOU EVEN NEED MORE VERSUS GOING BACK DOWN TO 50.

YES.

SO FOR, TO ANSWER THE FIRST QUESTION ABOUT, UM, WHAT THE FUNDING SOURCES

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THAT WE'RE GETTING THAT INFORMATION IS PROVIDED IN THAT SORT OF, UM, INFORMATION FOR BOND CONSIDERATION, UM, UH, COLUMN TO BASICALLY ADD THAT ADDITIONAL SORT OF INSIGHT.

UM, WOULD YOU MIND, UH, ZOOMING IN ON THE SPREADSHEET A LITTLE BIT? UH, LET'S LOOK AT, I THINK THE SHORE CREST PROJECT KIND OF, UM, IF YOU CAN ZOOM IN A LITTLE BIT, IT'S SORT OF RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE THERE.

SO THAT PROJECT IS, YOU'LL SEE IN, UH, THE SORT OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION COLUMN, IT HAS, UH, TWO AND A HALF MILLION AWARDED FROM THE COUNTY.

THE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS IS GOING TO BE CONTRIBUTING 25 MILLION.

I THINK WE NEED 2.5 MILLION, UM, IN ORDER TO MATCH THE COUNTY'S FUNDS OR ELSE WE LOSE THE COUNTY FUNDS.

SO ANYTIME YOU SEE M M C I P PROJECTS, THAT MONEY REQUIRES AT LEAST A 50% MATCH.

SO BASICALLY THAT FUNDING AMOUNT.

UM, AND THEN TO ANSWER YOUR OTHER QUESTION ABOUT WHY, UM, THE FUNDING, UH, PERCENT ACTUALLY INCREASED AS THE DOLLAR AMOUNT INCREASED, A LOT OF THIS GOES BACK INTO, TO THESE DIFFERING PERCENTAGES.

LIKE WHY 53 VERSUS 50, IT GOES DOWN, IT'S BASICALLY ABOUT WHAT PROJECTS ARE BEING FUNDED.

SO ONE OF THE REASONS WHY THE FUNDING JUMPS IN THE HIGHER END SCENARIO IS BECAUSE UNDER THAT SCENARIO, WE COULD CONSIDER FUNDING ADDITIONAL DEBT CAPS, WHICH HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS A PRIORITY FOR COUNCIL MEMBERS FOR UPCOMING, UM, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS ON I 30 AND THEN I 30, I 3 45.

AND SO PROJECTS LIKE THAT HAVE BEEN ADDED AS WE GET MORE MONEY, BUT THOSE, IT'S A, YOU KNOW, IT'S $20 MILLION KIND OF THING AT A TIME, AS YOU'LL SEE WITH A LOT OF THESE PROJECTS EXPLAIN THE DEBT CAP.

OKAY.

UM, SOME PEOPLE CALL IT SOMETHING ELSE.

DEBT PARK.

YES.

SO, UM, THIS IS ACTUALLY, UH, SO THE DECK HAVE THINK CLYDE WARREN PARK, BUT REALLY WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE FUNDING FOR IS THE SUPER STRUCTURE, UH, FOR, AS THESE HIGHWAYS ARE RECONSTRUCTED, UH, THE BASICALLY SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR IT, A DECK TO BE ADDED ON TOP BECAUSE JUST BEING ABLE TO RETROFIT A HIGHWAY DOWN THE ROAD WOULD BE MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE IF WE DON'T DO IT AT THE TIME OF THE PROJECT.

SO RE REITERATE, IT'S NOT FOR PARK, IT'S FOR THE SUPERSTRUCTURE.

OKAY.

CORRECT.

SO JUST, UH, IF I MAY, UH, CLARIFY THIS ITEM.

UM, SO, AND ONCE WE PUT THE DECK ON TOP OF THE FREEWAY, THE PURPOSE ABOVE IT CAN BE WHATEVER THAT BASICALLY COULD BE DESIRED.

SO IN THAT CASE IS IF A CAP IS PUT IN, IT COULD BE DESIGNED FOR, UH, TO HANDLE, UH, A CA A A PARK OR IN SOME INSTANCES SIMILAR TO WHAT WE'RE CURRENTLY DOING IN THE CANYON, IS, UH, WE'RE CONSIDERING PUTTING IN A POTENTIAL STRUCTURE, UH, OVER THAT.

SO THESE ARE SOME THINGS THAT WE'RE, UM, CURRENTLY DESIGNING.

THE, UH, UH, AND DETERMINING THE LOADS, UH, THAT WILL REQUIRE, WILL BE, UH, IMPOSED ON THE STRUCTURE.

THUS WE HAVE TO PUT IN, AS CATHERINE MENTIONED, IS WE HAVE TO PUT IN THE FOUNDATION NOW AS PART OF THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THESE PROJECTS.

OKAY.

UM, NEXT I HAVE, UM, SUSAN, I'M STILL TRYING TO DIGEST WHAT YOU'VE JUST GIVEN TO US, AND WE KNOW THAT I'M THE SLOWEST ONE HERE.

I THINK BEING ABLE TO DO THAT, BUT MY INITIAL QUESTION THAT I WANTED TO ASK IN THE PREVIOUS SLIDES THAT YOU'VE SHOWN US IN THE OTHER MEETINGS THERE, THERE WAS A CATEGORY IN CITYWIDE THAT INCLUDED THE STREETS PROJECTS THAT COVERED MULTI-DISTRICT.

I DON'T SEE THAT IN THE CITYWIDE SECTION BELOW.

SO I, I WONDER WHAT, WHERE DOES THAT SHOW UP AND HOW DID THAT GET ACCOUNTED FOR AND DID THAT CHANGE THE 50 50? OKAY.

YEAH.

UM, YOU'RE ABSOLUTELY CORRECT.

THE, THE MULTI-DISTRICT THAT WE HAVE, IT WAS A DIFFERENT CATEGORY, UH, IN PREVIOUSLY, AND IT, I THINK IT, IT HAD SOMETHING AROUND LIKE FIVE, $7 MILLION.

IT WAS, THE AMOUNT WAS NOT THAT MUCH, BUT EXCUSE ME, WE ABSORBED THAT PART OF IT INTO THE DISTRICTWIDE PROJECT WE INCLUDED AS A PART OF THAT.

SO IT IS NOT A PART OF THE CITYWIDE ANYMORE BECAUSE, UH, WE THOUGHT ABOUT IT, WE SAID, OKAY, IF THAT CATEGORY BY ITSELF IS A CITYWIDE AND GETS ASSIGNED SOME SORT OF ALLOCATION OF MONEY, AND ALSO THAT SAME DISTRICT ALSO GET AN ADDITIONAL MONEY FOR THE DISTRICTWIDE.

SO IT WASN'T A FAIR, UH, ALLOCATION.

SO WE INCLUDED IN THE DISTRICT.

OKAY, THANK YOU.

I HAVE MORE.

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SO I, UH, MORRIS SCHREYER FLEMING DISTRICT 12.

SO, UM, I WANNA GET SOME CONFIRMATION.

IT APPEARS BASED ON WHAT YOU HAD SAID, THAT SOME OF THESE PROJECTS WE WOULD LOSE FUNDING, THE CITY WOULD LOSE FUNDING.

SO IT WOULD, IT, HOW MANY OF THESE WOULD LOSE FUNDING? SO IT WOULD APPEAR THAT THEY ARE SOME SORT OF SUPER PROJECTS, IF THAT'S THE CASE, COULD YOU CONFIRM THAT THESE ARE SUPER PROJECTS THAT ARE VERY SIGNIFICANT BECAUSE OF LOST FUNDING? IF THEY'RE NOT, UM, I CAN CONFIRM THAT FUNDING, UM, I CAN CONFIRM THAT THE FUNDING, IF, IF WE DID NOT MEET OUR LOCAL MATCH REQUIREMENT, THAT FUNDING WOULD BE LOST.

BUT GUS CAN.

SO FEDERAL FUNDS CANNOT BE REAPPROPRIATED TO ANOTHER PROJECT.

HOWEVER, ON THE M C I P, WHICH IS THE MAJOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT, UH, PROGRAM FROM THE, FROM DALLAS COUNTY, THERE COULD BE SOME FLEXIBILITY.

UH, BUT WE HAVE TO COORDINATE WITH THE, UH, UM, WITH THE COUNTY AND HAS TO BE APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER'S COURT FOR ANY FLEXIBILITY.

SO GENERALLY SPEAKING IS THESE ARE, UH, FUNDS, UM, THAT ARE SET FOR A SPECIFIC PROJECTS AND SPECIFIC, UM, UH, UH, SCOPE.

SO WHAT MAKES THESE PROJECTS, YOU KNOW, SPECIAL CASE, AND IT SOUNDS LIKE IF YOU HAVE TO ASK THE COUNTY FOR SPECIAL PERMISSION, THE PROBABILITY OF GETTING THAT MAYBE NOT VERY HIGH.

SO FOR EXAMPLE, IN THE, UH, M C I P, UH, EVERY FIVE YEARS USUALLY COUNT.

CAN YOU TELL 'EM WHAT M C I P MEANS? OKAY, I JUST, I'LL RESTATE IT.

THE MAJOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, UH, FROM THE DALLAS COUNTY.

SO THEY DO THAT PROGRAM EVERY FIVE YEARS.

SO, UM, BACK IN OCTOBER OF 2019, WE APPLIED FOR, UH, THE PROGRAM WHEN THEY RAN IT, AND WE HAD, UM, UH, I THINK CLOSE TO LIKE 43 PROJECTS THAT WE SUBMITTED AND 41 WERE SELECTED OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT.

UM, AND, UH, THOSE WERE THE PROJECTS THAT WERE SELECTED AT THE TIME.

SO SOME, WE HAD THE 2017 BOND ON THEM AND OTHERS DID NOT HAVE ANY BONDING.

AND WE NOTED IN THE APPLICATION THAT THOSE WILL BE, UH, FUNDED, THE LOCAL MATCH WILL BE FUNDED FROM FUTURE BONDS, BUT WHAT ARE, WHAT ARE THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ONES THAT YOU WANNA TAKE MONEY FROM, THE 50% AND THESE PROJECTS, UH, IT'S NOT QUITE CLEAR WHAT MAKES THESE SO UNIQUE, AT LEAST NOT TO ME.

SO WHY WERE THEY SELECTED AND SUBMITTED? WHAT'S THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THEM AND WHY ARE THEY, YOU KNOW, IF IT'S 50% DISTRICT CITYWIDE AND THE OTHER 50% IS BETWEEN DISTRICTS, WHATEVER QUARTER WOULD BE DECIDED, WHY IS IT SPECIAL TO TAKE MORE THAN THE 50% THAT WE HAD ALREADY AGREED ON? WHEN WE SEE PROJECTS SPECIAL, UH, ON, ON THESE HERE, I MEAN, I'LL LET CATHERINE KIND OF ELABORATE, BUT I THINK THESE ARE THE, WE PUT IN THE REQUIRED LOCAL MATCH FOR THE PROJECT, AND THESE ARE THE TOTAL, UH, THAT CAME OUT FOR THE, UH, REQUIRED MATCH.

BUT, UM, AND THEN, WAIT, YEAH, I MEAN, SO SOME OF THESE PROJECTS WERE COUNCIL MEMBER PRIORITIES AT THE TIME, BUT WHAT I'M SAYING HERE IS, AND I THINK IF I'M UNDERSTANDING THE QUESTION CORRECTLY, IS WHY THE, UM, TOTAL IS HIGHER THAN THE 50%.

IS THAT CORRECT? YEAH, I MEAN, YEAH.

SO WHAT I'M SAYING HERE IS IF I HAVE A PROJECT LIKE SHORT CREST IS THE COUNTY GAVE US TWO AND A HALF MILLION, I HAVE TO COME UP WITH A TWO AND A HALF MILLION, SO IT'S A 50 50.

SO, UM, I CAN'T SHORTCHANGE THE PROJECT.

SO WHEN YOU PUT IN THE REQUIRED FUNDING, THEN THE TOTAL, UM, FOR THESE PROJECTS MAY END UP AND IT DID END UP GOING OVER THE 50, IS THAT CORRECT? SO, SO THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED.

HOWEVER, I MEAN, I'LL BE MORE THAN HAPPY TO KIND OF FOLLOW UP IF THERE IS, IF I'M MISUNDERSTANDING OR, WELL, IT, IT SEEMS LIKE WE SPENT SO MUCH TIME ON THE WHOLE ALLOCATION LAST TIME AND NOW TO INTRODUCE A NEW VARIABLE AT THIS LATE TIME SEEMS, I MEAN, CERTAINLY YOU KNEW THE PROJECTS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE PROCESS.

ANOTHER THING TO CONSIDER, UM, COULD YOU GO TO THE COMPLETE STREET SHEET? SO WE STILL HAVEN'T DONE A FULL ANALYSIS OF WHAT I'M ABOUT TO TALK ABOUT, BUT, SO IF YOU LOOK AT PEAK STREET IS THE VERY TOP, THIS PROJECT, UM, WOULD FUND THE NUMBER, NUMBER ONE SCORING, NUMBER FOUR, SCORING FIVE, SIX, UH, 13, AND 1520, ET CETERA, RESURFACING PROJECTS IN D TWO AS WELL AS AT LEAST TWO OF THE TOP, UH, SIGNAL

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UPGRADE PROJECTS, UM, CITYWIDE.

UM, SO MOST OF THE COMPLETE STREET PROJECTS, BECAUSE WE HAVE SUCH LIMITED FUNDING, ARE INTENDED TO ADVANCE MULTIPLE CITY PRIORITIES.

SO FOR EXAMPLE, IF MOST OF THE STREET IS IN A FAILED CONDITION, IF SEVERAL SIGNALS, FOR EXAMPLE, ALONG THE STREET, NEED TO BE UPGRADED, IF IT IS A PRIORITY IN A PLAN, UM, THINGS LIKE THAT ARE WHAT KIND OF GET THESE COMPLETE STREET PROJECTS TO THE TOP.

SO WE HAVEN'T DONE THE FULL ANALYSIS OF THEN WHAT, UM, THAT COULD MEAN FOR, FOR, UM, THE DISTRICT ALLOCATIONS.

BUT THAT IS SOMETHING TO KEEP IN MIND AND SOMETHING THAT I THINK WITH PUBLIC WORKS WE'VE BEEN GRAPPLING WITH.

OKAY.

UM, NEXT I HAVE JENNIFER AND THEN PATTY, JENNIFER GRANTHAM, DISTRICT SEVEN.

WOULD IT BE POSSIBLE FOR YOU TO SEND US THE SPREADSHEET OUT SO THAT WE CAN SEE WHICH PROJECT SO WE CAN VIEW OUR PRIORITIES AND THE BUDGET? UM, SPECIFICALLY I WAS WONDERING WHICH TAB THE M L K PARTNER PROJECT IS ON.

IT'S THE PARTNERSHIP PROJECT'S PERSPECTIVE AND WHAT'S THE PERSPECTIVES PART? SO WITH THAT PROJECT, WE APPLIED FOR A SAFE STREETS FOR ALL FEDERAL GRANT.

UM, THE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT WHAT PROJECTS HAVE BEEN WERE SELECTED HAS NOT BEEN MADE YET.

SO WE DON'T, THE FUNDING FOR THAT ISN'T ACTUALLY COMMITTED, WHICH IS WHY IT'S UNDER THE, UH, PERSPECTIVE CATEGORY.

HOWEVER, AS YOU WILL SEE, IT'S ONE OF THE PROJECTS THAT WE RECOMMEND FUNDING FOR.

OKAY.

AND THEN MY OTHER QUESTION IS, AND THIS IS SORT OF TO MA'S POINT ON GOING OVER THE 50% IS, AND THIS IS WHY I WANNA SEE THE BREAKDOWN OF THE TOTAL COST OF SOME OF THESE PROJECTS, AND DO WE NEED ALL THESE PROJECTS, LIKE FOR INSTANCE, THE DEBT CAPS ON 30 AND 3 45 ON PROJECTS THAT ARE SO ENORMOUS AND STILL BEING GREATLY DISCUSSED.

I FEEL LIKE BOND MONEY WILL BE BETTER SPENT ON PROJECTS THAT AFFECT QUALITY OF LIFE AND INFRASTRUCTURE FOR RESIDENTS IN THE NEAR FUTURE IN THAT FIVE TO SEVEN YEARS, VERSUS PROJECTS THAT WE'RE EARMARKING MONEY AND MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR LATER.

AND SO BY, IF WE'RE MOVING THOSE BRING US CLOSER TO THE 50% SO WE HAVE MORE MONEY FOR OUR DISTRICT NEEDS, THAT WOULD BE A RECOMMENDATION I WOULD MAKE.

CAN I COMMENT JUST A LITTLE BIT, IF I MAY, ON THE DEBT CAPS? SO IF YOU LOOK AT HOW MUCH MONEY WE PUT IN, WE PUT IN A VERY SMALL AMOUNT OF MONEY IN THE DEBT CAP.

JUST THAT, THAT'S WHAT I WANNA LOOK AT.

THAT'S WHAT I DON'T SEE.

SO I MEAN, YEAH, I MEAN, SO, UH, UH, SO, UM, SO IT'S A SMALL AMOUNT COMPARED TO WHAT IS REQUIRED.

HOWEVER, THIS IS VERY MUCH IN LINE WITH WHAT HAS BEEN PUT IN, IN PREVIOUS BOND ON, UM, LIKE THE SOUTHERN GATEWAY AND SO ON.

IT, WE DO NOT, AND DID NOT PUT IN THE, THE FULL, UH, EXPECTED AMOUNT OF, OF, FOR THE LOCAL MATCH ON THESE DECK CAPS.

AND THE OTHER THING IS ALL WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO HERE IS, UM, PUT IN JUST ENOUGH, UH, SEED MONEY IN THESE, UM, PROJECTS TO ALLOW US TO, UH, TRY TO GET PARTNERSHIPS AND OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS.

UM, BECAUSE THE MOST IMPORTANT THING ON ANY OF THESE PROJECTS AS THESE FREEWAYS ARE BEING RECONSTRUCTED, IS TO OVERSIZE THE FOUNDATION THAT WILL SUPPORT THE CAP.

THIS IS NOT FOR THE FULL CAP.

I MEAN, THIS IS, LIKE I SAID, THIS IS VERY SMALL TOKEN JUST TO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE FOUNDATION SO THAT WE DON'T HAVE TO COME BACK AND RETROFIT AND BE IN A SITUATION THAT WE ARE IN, UH, CLYDE WARREN PARK WHERE, UM, YOU KNOW, UH, WE RUN INTO MAJOR CHALLENGES AS FAR AS THE MAINTENANCE OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE.

OKAY.

AND THEN MY LAST QUESTION IS THE ORDER THAT THESE PROJECTS ARE SELECTED, ARE THEY FOLLOWING THE SAME CRITERIA SCORE OF THE TECHNICAL SCORE THAT INCLUDES THE PAVEMENT CONDITION INDEX AND THE OVERLAYS THAT INCLUDE THE EQUITY SCORING? AND ARE THOSE SELECTED IN THAT ORDER AS WELL? YES, THE CRITERIA FOR THESE PROJECTS DOES CONSIDER, UM, PAVEMENT CONDITION, UM, AS WELL AS THE EQUITY OVERLAYS.

IT'S A, THAT'S THE FULL SCORING, UH, WHEN YOU SEE TOTAL SCORE, IT'S, IT'S ALL THE CRITERIA.

SO, UH, WHAT WE PRESENTED IN PREVIOUS MEETINGS FOR THE SCORING CRITERIA, THAT'S EVERYTHING IN HERE.

OKAY.

THANK YOU.

OKAY.

AND, UM, UH, NEXT I HAVE TWO MORE SPEAKERS, PATTY AND PORTIA, AND THEN AFTER THAT AND, AND DARREN.

OKAY.

AND AFTER THAT, I'M GONNA TAKE A LITTLE BREAK AND WE'RE GONNA HAVE THE SPEAKERS IN THE AUDIENCE SO THAT THEY DON'T HAVE TO STAY UNTIL NINE O'CLOCK.

UM, BUT THEY ONLY GET THREE MINUTES, SO DON'T, DON'T THINK WE'RE GIVING 'EM SO MUCH TIME, BUT WE APPRECIATE THEM SITTING HERE.

IT'S VERY IMPORTANT, YOU KNOW, WHEN PEOPLE COME TO SPEAK TO US THAT

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WE ACKNOWLEDGE THEM AND LISTEN TO WHAT THEY HAD TO SAY.

SO I HAVE PATTY, FIRST, PATTY, SIMON, DISTRICT TWO.

I WANNA MAKE SURE I UNDERSTAND THIS, UH, ADDITIONAL FUNDING AND, AND THE PERCENTAGE.

AND I, I THINK I UNDERSTAND MOORE'S QUESTION AND I THINK I UNDERSTAND YOUR ANSWER, BUT I WANNA MAKE SURE THAT THE TWO ARE CONNECTING HERE.

UM, SO CAN WE LOOK AT THIS AS IF YOU USE IT OR LOSE IT? AND IF WE DON'T MATCH IT, THIS IS ESSENTIALLY INTEREST ON MONEY WE HAVE IN THE BANK, THAT WE'RE GETTING EXTRA MONEY BY FUNDING THIS AND WE'RE GONNA LOSE THAT MONEY AND INSTEAD OF 4 MILLION, MAYBE WE END UP WITH 450 MILLION BECAUSE WE HAVE MATCH AND WE DON'T HAVE TO PAY FOR THESE THINGS DOWN THE ROAD OUT OF OUR MONEY.

IS THAT CORRECT? NO, FOR THESE PROJECTS WHERE THERE'S A MATCH, THAT'S JUST WHERE WE HAVE MATCHES.

UM, YEAH, SO IT'S, IT'S, WE EITHER PROVIDE THE, IF WE, WE EITHER PROVIDE THE FUNDING MATCH AND GET THE FUNDING, OR WE DON'T PROVIDE THE FUNDING MATCH AND WE DON'T GET THE FUNDING, AND WE WOULD HAVE TO, UH, FUND THAT REMAINING AMOUNT, UM, OURSELVES IF AND WHEN THAT PROJECT IS, UM, SELECTED.

WE ALSO NEED TO, UH, RESCORE.

I JUST WANNA ADD THE, JUST TO CLARIFY BY THAT, YOU'RE, YOU'RE CONTRIBUTING MORE THAN REQUIRED IN SOME OF THESE CASES THOUGH, CORRECT? OR ARE YOU JUST DOING THE MINIMUM TO GET THE MATCH? UM, WELL, THERE'S SOME PROJECTS WHERE THERE'S, UH, IT COSTS MORE THAN THE, THAN THE MINIMUM MATCH.

SO, UM, LIKE DATE, A LOT OF THESE ACTUALLY, THE, THE COST IS MUCH MORE THAN IT THAN JUST THE MATCH.

SO WE ARE FUNDING MORE BECAUSE OF THAT.

DOES THAT MAKE SENSE? I JUST, UH, I JUST WANNA ADD SOMETHING HERE FOR EVERYONE TO THINK ABOUT TOO, IS WHEN WE, UH, ARE PROVIDING THIS SCENARIO OR ADDITIONAL SCENARIO, UM, WE'RE ADDING, I KNOW IT'S, IT'S ADDED ABOUT 7% OVER WHAT WE SPOKE ABOUT BEFORE.

HOWEVER, IF WE LOOK AT, FOR EXAMPLE, THAT'S NOT ONLY COMING FROM THE PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS FUNDED, UH, UH, THAT ADDITION DID NOT COME ONLY FROM THAT, IT'S BASICALLY BASED ON SEVERAL, YOU KNOW, LOOKING AT ALL THOSE PROJECTS, A PROJECT BY PROJECT, WHEN WE WANTED TO FINALIZE THOSE RECOMMENDED LISTS, AND THAT'S HOW WE SAW THAT IT ADDED UP TO WHERE ALMOST THIS AMOUNT THAT KIND OF PUSHED, UM, THE, UH, CITYWIDE PROJECT A LITTLE MORE THAN THE PERCENTAGE WE FIRST PUT IN PLACE BASED ON, ON THE PERSON NEEDS.

BUT WHAT I WANNA SAY IS, IF EVEN IF WE DECIDE TO GIVE FULL FUNDING TO THE, UM, PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS FUNDED AND STILL STAY WITH THE 50% OVERALL FOR THE CITYWIDE, WE HAVE THAT OPTION TOO.

BUT WE WILL HAVE TO TAKE, UM, MONEY FROM OTHER CATEGORIES LIKE LOWER THE FUND, FOR EXAMPLE, FOR COMPLETE STREETS OR PROSPECTIVE OR, YOU KNOW, FOR EXAMPLE, WHAT WE'RE PROPOSING HAVING NO FUNDS UNDER THIS FUND TO GO THROUGH THE TOUR OF YOUR EXPANSIONS UNLESS THERE IS SPECIFIC SORT OF YOUR EXPANSION PROJECT THAT'S STANDING OUTWARD, ONE OF THE CON UH, YOU KNOW, DISTRICTS THAT WANNA BRING UP AND SAY, NO, WE WANT THIS.

SO THAT'S WHAT I'M TRYING TO, YOU KNOW, EXPLAIN IT'S OPTIONS HERE THAT WE'RE TRYING TO DISCUSS.

OKAY.

PORSCHE AND THEN DARREN PORTIA GREER, DISTRICT SIX, I MEAN, I'M SORRY, DISTRICT THREE.

UH, I, THIS IS FOR POINT OF INFORMATION ABOUT, I GUESS WITHIN THE LAST 10 YEARS, 35 SOUTH HAS HAD A FACELIFT, A MAKEOVER, AND THERE IS AN AREA BECKLEY.

NOW I WAS UNDER THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THAT'S GONNA BECOME A PARK, SO IT WILL PROBABLY BE SOMETIME IN THE FUTURE TO GET COMPLETED, IS BECKLEY, IT'S SIMILAR TO CLYDE WARREN PARK WHERE NOTHING IS ON, I MEAN, WHEN YOU GO UNDERNEATH THIS, SO ARE WE TALKING ABOUT SOUTHERN GATEWAY? YEAH, SOUTHERN GATEWAY.

SO THERE IS THE FIRST PHASE THAT THE DECK IS ALREADY IN PLACE.

OKAY.

AND THERE IS THE SECOND PHASE.

AND THE SECOND PHASE, THIS IS WHERE WE'RE TRYING TO, UM, UH, UM, WE APPLIED FOR FEDERAL FUNDS AND WE'VE GOT, UH, ALSO, UM, REGIONAL, UH, NORTH CENTRAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENT FUNDS.

AND I BELIEVE THERE IS SOME, UH, UM, THERE IS SOME HERE BECAUSE THE LOCAL, I MEAN, I THINK THE LOCAL, I MEAN, THERE IS LOCAL MATCH THAT'S COMING

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TO IT, UH, FOR PHASE TWO.

SO THAT'S SOUTHERN GATE GATEWAY, THE SOUTHERN GATEWAY THANK OR PHASE TWO, BECAUSE PHASE ONE INCLUDED, UH, 2017 BOND AND, UM, YEAH, IN ADDITION TO ALL THE FUNDS THAT CAME TODAY.

OKAY.

THANK YOU.

YES, MA'AM.

THANK YOU, DARREN.

SO, UH, WHILE WE'RE HERE ON THE, UH, COMPLETE STREETS TAB, UM, LOOKING AT THESE SCENARIOS THAT HAVE THE NUMBERS ATTACHED TO THEM, ARE, ARE YOU SAYING THAT IN THE SCENARIO YOU'RE ASKING FOR, WE ONLY GET THESE FOUR PROJECTS? UM, NO, THERE ARE MORE THAN FOUR PROJECTS IF YOU SCROLL, BUT IN THE DESCRIPTION NEXT TO IT, WE, UM, TRY TO EXPLAIN WHY THAT PROJECT HASN'T BEEN FUNDED.

UM, AND IT'S MOSTLY BECAUSE BELOW THAT WE THINK THERE ARE A COUPLE CRITICAL PROJECTS.

SO FOR EXAMPLE, UM, WHAT YOU DON'T SEE ON HERE IS SAN JACINTO, SAN JACINTO, I THINK, UH, ALL THE, THE ENTIRE CORRIDOR, EXCEPT FOR LIKE ONE BLOCK IS FAILED PAVEMENT CONDITION.

IT HAS VERY OLD SIGNALS.

SO WITH A LOT OF THESE COMPLETE STREET PROJECTS, THE OTHER QUESTION TO ASK IS THIS, THAT STREET'S PROBABLY ONLY GONNA GET TOUCHED ONCE IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS AT BEST.

DO WE WANT THAT OPPORTUNITY TO GO BY AND JUST HAVE NEW PAVEMENT CONDITION, OR DO WE WANT A COMPLETE STREET? DO WE WANT LIKE A, DO WE THINK THAT THAT STREET IS WORTHY OF BEING SORT OF A, UM, A SIGNATURE PROJECT OR A, UM, MORE CONNECTED FACILITY, MORE MORE MULTIMODAL FACILITY FOR THE CITY? OKAY.

UM, SO, UH, MY NEXT QUESTION IS MORE, IS MORE OF A COMMENT WITH A QUESTION, BUT, UM, ON THESE ONES THAT HAVE THE MATCHING FUNDS THAT YOU SAY, IF WE DON'T USE IT NOW IN THIS BOND, WE WILL LOSE IT.

UM, PRESUMABLY THESE BONDS ONLY COME AROUND EVERY SEVERAL YEARS, SO IF SOMETHING GETS KNOCKED OFF AND DOESN'T MAKE THE LIST, IT'S GONNA COME BACK AROUND 5, 6, 7 YEARS FROM NOW, AGAIN, ON THE NEXT BOND CYCLE.

AND, UH, WHAT IS THE LIKELIHOOD THAT MATCHING FUNDS COULD REOCCUR ON THAT PROJECT, UM, FIVE YEARS FROM NOW UNDER A DIFFERENT PROGRAM? SO, UM, FOR EXAMPLE, THE NORTH CENTRAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS, UM, UH, FUNDED PROJECTS, THEY HAVE SOMETHING CALLED THE MILESTONE POLICY.

IF WE DO NOT DELIVER THE PROJECTS AS PROMISED, THAT FUNDING IS BASICALLY TAKEN AWAY.

AS A MATTER OF FACT, WE WILL BE ON THE NASTY LIST AND ADVERTISED.

SO, UM, PROJECTS BASICALLY ON THE, UH, LIKE I SAID, UH, THE, UH, UH, FUNDED REGIONALLY, UH, WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE MILESTONE, AND MOST LIKELY WE'LL LOSE THOSE FUNDS.

AND THE, UH, THE M C I P, UH, THROUGH DALLAS COUNTY IS TAKING THE VERY SIMILAR APPROACH, UM, UH, BASICALLY IS THAT IF WE DO NOT FUND THOSE PROJECTS, UH, THEY'RE TAKING THE FUNDS AWAY AND PUT 'EM, PUTTING THEM SOMEWHERE ELSE.

SO IN ESSENCE, WHAT WAS POTENTIALLY TRUE, SAY 10, 15 YEARS AGO IS NO LONGER TRUE NOW.

SO IT'S EITHER WE HAVE THE MONEY AND DELIVER THE PROJECTS, OR WE PRETTY MUCH WE'RE DONE.

OKAY.

OKAY.

I, OKAY.

OKAY, PATTY, AND THEN WE'RE GONNA TAKE THIS A LITTLE SORRY, ONLY BECAUSE IT'S HERE AND, AND I SEE THAT, SO WE'RE TALKING, I SEE COMPLETE STREETS ON PEAK.

ARE, IS THERE A CONSIDERATION BEING TAKEN INTO THE FACT THAT 30 IS BEING PROPOSED PURPORTEDLY RECONSTRUCTED, AND THAT THE NEIGHBORHOODS ARE ASKING FOR PEAK AND HASKELL TO BE UNCOUPLED AND BI-DIRECTIONAL? I'M SORRY, CAN YOU REPEAT THE QUESTION? SO, I SEE COMPLETE STREETS ON PEAK, AND IT'S FROM HASKELL TO SOMETHING, I DON'T KNOW.

IT'S GOING SOUTH, UH, HEADING TOWARDS FAIR PARK.

I CAN'T REMEMBER WHAT STREET IT WAS, BUT IT'S GOING IN THAT DIRECTION, WHICH GOES THROUGH OUR NEIGHBORHOOD.

NOBODY'S TALKED TO US ABOUT THIS, BUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD HAS BEEN BEGGING FOR HASKELL AND PEAK STREET TO BE UNCOUPLED AND BIDIRECTIONAL.

AND WE HAVE ALREADY TALKED TO, UH, TDOT ABOUT THAT LIKE TWO, THREE YEARS AGO.

IT WAS DURING COVID WHEN THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT THEIR WHOLE RECONSTRUCTION.

SO I MEAN, ARE YOU GUYS TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION ALL OF THESE OTHER PROJECTS THAT ARE COMING AT THIS AND SO THAT WE AREN'T THROWING MONEY AT SOMETHING THAT'S GONNA GET TORN UP BY ANOTHER ENTITY? UM, THE QUICK AND SHORT ANSWER IS YES.

UM, SO WITH SOME OF THESE PROJECTS YOU'LL SEE, UM, FOR EXAMPLE, WHY WE SKIPPED OVER A PROJECT LIKE ON THE COMPLETE STREETS LIST.

UM, VE THERE'S A PROJECT ON VE SOUTH OF 30 THAT IS NOT, YOU HAVE TO KIND OF SCROLL A LITTLE BIT, BUT IT'S REALLY CRITICAL TO HAPPEN AT, BECAUSE OF THE I 30 PROJECT, IT'S GOING TO SPLIT, UM, ST.

PAUL.

THOSE ARE ONE-WAY COUPLETS.

AND SO BASICALLY IF WE DON'T CONVERT A PORTION OF EVE TO TWO WAY, IT'LL REALLY LIMIT ACCESS FROM SOUTH DALLAS INTO DOWNTOWN.

YOU'LL

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BASICALLY ONLY BE ABLE TO GO SOUTH ON HERVE INTO SOUTH DALLAS AND NOT REALLY NOT BE ABLE TO GET NORTH UNLESS YOU GO KIND OF A LITTLE BIT OVER TO GET NORTH INTO DOWNTOWN.

UM, SO YES.

UM, AND THEN WITH PEAK IN HASKELL, SO, SO, UH, WE ARE GOING TO BE DOING A TWO-WAY CONVERSION STUDY FOR, UH, PEAK AND HASKELL.

UM, SO I THINK THE, THE ASSUMPTION IS TOO THAT THIS PROJECT, IT'S A FAIR AMOUNT OF MONEY, SO, UM, IT WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO PROBABLY, UH, FUND AS COMPREHENSIVE OF IMPROVEMENTS ON A STREET, BUT IT COULD BE, UM, IT, IT COULD WAIT FOR THAT STUDY TO BE COMPLETED AND THEN IF AGAIN, IT COULD TURN INTO A PARTNERSHIP PROJECT IF MORE FUNDING IS NEEDED.

AND I SEE BIKE LANES, HAVE YOU TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION THAT THE COMPLETE STREET BIKE LANES ON COLUMBIA ARE COMPLETE CATASTROPHE AND A FAILURE? UH, WE ARE AWARE OF THAT PROJECT AND WE ARE WORKING, UH, WITH PUBLIC WORKS, UH, ALL IN A TEAM EFFORT TO TRY TO MAKE THE SECOND HALF OF THAT PROJECT, UM, A SUCCESS AND THEN SEE HOW WE CAN GO BACK AND IMPROVE THE FIRST PART OF THAT PROJECT.

OKAY.

SO THIS ISN'T GONNA BE THE SAME KIND OF BIKE LANES? NO.

OKAY, GOOD.

THANKS.

WHEN, WHEN ARE WE GONNA GET THE SPREADSHEET? ARE YOU SENDING THAT OUT, LIKE AS WE SPEAK OR IS THIS GONNA BE AFTER THE MEETING? NOT AS WE'RE SPEAKING RIGHT NOW, BUT WE'RE GONNA SEND IT PROBABLY AFTER THIS MEETING.

UH, AFTER THE MEETING, YEAH.

THANK YOU.

IS THERE ANY REASON WE CAN'T GET IT NOW? I MEAN, BECAUSE I FEEL LIKE WE'RE GONNA BE ASKED TO MAKE DECISIONS AND IT WOULD BE HELPFUL IF WE COULD SEE THE EMAIL.

WE, WE CAN SEND YOU WHAT WE HAVE RIGHT NOW IS NOT FINAL, FINAL, UH, MAY HAVE, WE MAY NEED TO, UH, FINE TUNE IT A LITTLE BIT, BUT WE CAN EMAIL YOU ALL RIGHT NOW IF YOU WANT.

YEAH, THANK YOU.

SURE.

AND DID YOU SEND THE NEW STREETS AND ALLEY SPREADSHEETS? I JUST WANNA MAKE SURE THEY DIDN'T GET CAUGHT UP AGAIN, LIKE LAST TIME.

NO, UH, UM, I HAVE IT READY.

IT'S PART OF THIS, UH, THE LIST THAT WE WERE GONNA LOOK AT, UM, AS NEEDED.

HOWEVER, UM, THOSE LISTS ARE JUST, UM, DIDN'T HAVE ANY, YOU KNOW, CHANGE LIKE THIS ONE, THE CITYWIDE.

UM, SO, UM, I CAN SHARE THOSE WITH, WITH THIS.

WE WERE WAITING ON SENDING EVERYTHING TOGETHER TO YOU, BUT WE CAN SEND THEM SEPARATELY TOO.

UM, UM, HOWEVER, ALSO THERE IS THE BOND BOOK THAT I MENTIONED EARLIER, THAT WE ALSO, UM, CALL IT A BOND BOOK, BUT IT'S THE RESIDENTS REQUEST BOOK FOR, UH, PROJECTS TO BE ON THE BOND THAT WE WERE TRACKING, AND THEN SOME OF THEM COMING FROM COUNCIL MEMBER OFFICES AS WELL.

AND THEN SOME OF THEM COULD BE, UM, ONE OF SOME OF YOUR PRIORITIES AND ALREADY ON THOSE LISTS AND ALREADY ON THE NEEDS INVENTORY.

BUT WE JUST THOUGHT THAT WE'RE GONNA PROVIDE THOSE FOR EVERYBODY TO LOOK AT AND MAKE SURE WE TOLD YOU WHAT, UM, WHAT WE HAVE RECEIVED REQUESTS FROM RESIDENTS OR COUNCIL MEMBERS TO ADD, UM, TO THEM, TO THE BOND OR TRACK FOR THE BOND FUNDING.

I JUST THINK IT WOULD BE HELPFUL TO GET DATA SOONER RATHER THAN LATER, UM, BECAUSE YOU'RE BRINGING A LOT OF CHANGES ON US NOW, BUT WE DON'T EVEN HAVE THE DATA THAT WE WERE PROMISED LAST WEEK TO HAVE BEFORE THIS MEETING.

SO IT'S VERY FRUSTRATING TO GET A BIG CHANGE LIKE THIS AND NOT HAVE THE DATA WE WERE PROMISED FROM THE LAST MEETING.

LET, LEMME ELABORATE SOMETHING, UH, ON THE CHANGE, UH, THESE ARE ALL RECOMMENDATION FROM THE CITY, RIGHT? I, I THINK WHAT CATHERINE TRIED TO DO IS TO COLLECT ALL THE MEANINGFUL PROJECT TO THE CITY, TO THE REGION, TO THE DISTRICT, RIGHT? AND GIVE YOU AN OPTION.

THIS IS ANOTHER PROPOSAL.

YOU CAN HAVE 90% CITYWIDE, 10% DISTRICT, YOU CAN HAVE 90% DISTRICTWIDE, 10% CITYWIDE, RIGHT? UH, WE CAN, WE CAN PLAY WITH THE NUMBERS, RIGHT? WE CAN COLLECT ALL THE PARTNERSHIP, PUT IT THERE, AND REDUCE SOME OTHER CATEGORIES TO STAY WITH THE 50 PERSON.

AGAIN, THESE ARE RECOMMENDATION.

IT'S NOT SOMETHING THAT WE'RE SAYING NO, 57 IS THE DEAL.

YOU GUYS HAVE TO STAY WITH IT, AND THAT'S WHAT IT IS.

IT'S NOT, I UNDERSTAND.

IT'S JUST, IT'S HARD FOR US TO ASSESS YOUR RECOMMENDATION WITHOUT THE DATA THAT THAT'S ABSOLUTELY RIGHT.

BUT I GUESS THE PERCENTAGE FOR THE DISTRICT WISE, UH, THE ONE THAT WE EXERCISED, YOU KNOW, THE LAST MEETING, THAT'S NOT GONNA CHANGE BECAUSE THAT IS STILL GONNA SAME, STAY THE SAME AS 25%, 75% BASED ON THE NEEDS, RIGHT? WHETHER IT'S 50% OF THE MONEY OR IT'S 80% OF THE MONEY, THE PERCENTAGE FOR YOUR DISTRICT WILL STAY THE SAME.

THEN DOLLAR AMOUNT WILL CHANGE, OF COURSE, BECAUSE OF THE DOLLAR AMOUNT.

BUT AGAIN, WE'RE GOING TO SEND YOU THIS, UH, RIGHT NOW, UM, WE'RE GONNA EMAIL YOU ALL, AND YOU CAN LOOK AT IT FOR THE CITYWIDE THAT WOULD BASICALLY STAY WITH THIS EXCEL FILE BECAUSE IT HAS, UM, YOU KNOW, UM, HAS MORE INFORMATION, UH, RATHER THAN THE PREVIOUS, UM,

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EXCEL FILE.

BUT AGAIN, KEEP IN MIND THAT PEOPLE ARE STILL UPDATING THE NEEDS INVENTORY.

SO AS THINGS GOES ON, YOU KNOW, THINGS ARE GETTING UPDATED AND EVEN AS WE ARE SPEAKING, ARE GETTING UPDATED EVERY NIGHT, THE NEEDS IS GETTING UP, UPDATED AND GETTING A SCORE AND ALL THESE THINGS REGARDLESS, TO SOME POINT THE NEED'S GONNA CHANGE AND, UM, TO SOME EXTENT WE HAVE TO STAY, OKAY, THIS IS AS OF THIS TIME AND STAY WITH IT AND THEN DON'T CHANGE IT AGAIN, BUT WE'LL SEND YOU THIS INFORMATION RIGHT NOW.

UM, I JUST WANNA ADD SOMETHING TO THAT.

THESE SHEETS WERE PROVIDED ALREADY, SO WE HAVE ALREADY GIVEN, UH, THE STREETS, UM, YOU KNOW, SHEETS AND THEIR SCORING.

HOWEVER, UM, AS ALI WAS MENTIONING, WE ARE SENDING UPDATES AS DATA IS BEING ADDED, AS THINGS ARE BEING UPDATED BECAUSE EVERY NIGHT AUTOMATICALLY OUR SYSTEM GETS UPDATED AND WE HAVE, AND THAT MIGHT HAVE CHANGES ON THE SCORING AND ON THE PROJECTS AS THINGS ARE BEING ADDED.

SO WE, WE HAVE TO KEEP SENDING YOU UPDATED LIST AS WE GO.

UM, AGAIN, BUT THIS INFORMATION HAS BEEN ALREADY PROVIDED BEFORE AS WELL.

OKAY, I'M GOING TO STOP IT RIGHT HERE.

WE'RE GOING TO TAKE SPEAKERS.

THEY HAVE THREE AND A HALF MINUTES EACH.

WE HAVE TWO SPEAKERS, I THINK.

RAISE YOUR HAND IF YOU'RE A SPEAKER.

OKAY, WE HAVE A THREE SPEAKER, FOUR SPEAKERS.

OKAY.

UM, DAVID, DO YOU WANNA COME UP AND SPEAK FIRST? YOU WERE HERE IN THE BEGINNING.

UM, I HAVE A STOPWATCH ON MY PHONE, SO WHEN I TELL YOU TO, I'LL GIVE YOU A LITTLE 32ND WARNING.

IS THAT OKAY? AND DOES EVERYBODY HAVE ONE OF THESE? SHOULD, SHOULD THEY GO TO THE PODIUM OR SHOULD THEY STAY THERE IN THE BACK? WELL, OR ASKING QUESTIONS.

IS THE PODIUM MICD? IS THAT MIKE ON? NO, NO, NO.

HE'S TALKING ABOUT THIS.

I, YEAH, IT DOESN'T HELLO? RIGHT.

ACTUALLY WE CAN SEE 'EM BETTER THERE.

OKAY, SO DOES EVERYBODY HAVE ONE OF THESE? THEY PASSED 'EM OUT EARLIER.

DOES EVERYBODY HAVE ONE? WE'LL GET BACK TO THIS DISCUSSION, I PROMISE, AS SOON AS THE SPEAKERS HAVE SPOKEN.

OKAY, GO AHEAD.

GOOD.

UH, GOOD EVENING EVERYBODY.

THANK YOU AGAIN FOR YOUR TIME.

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR WORK ON THIS VERY IMPORTANT ENDEAVOR.

I'M DAVID WHITLEY.

I'M SPEAKING ON BEHALF OF THE TEXAS TREES FOUNDATION REGARDING THE PROJECT IN THE SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL DISTRICT, SPECIFICALLY THE RECONSTRUCTION OF INWOOD AND HARRY HINES.

UM, AND THIS PROJECT IS ACTUALLY PART OF A BROADER SET OF IMPROVEMENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY UNDERWAY ON HARRY HINES.

UM, I'M SURE THAT YOU ALL ARE FAMILIAR, BUT HARRY HINES IS KIND OF THE POSTER CHILD FOR AUTOCENTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE.

THIS INTERCHANGE ACTUALLY SEES ABOUT 82,000 CARS A DAY PASSING THROUGH IT.

UM, THAT TROPIC VOLUME, OF COURSE, BRINGS CHALLENGES.

UM, IT IS PART OF THE CITY'S HIGH INJURY NETWORK.

UM, IT ALSO HAS A HIGHER CRASH RATE THAN THE STATE AVERAGE, AS WELL AS NUMEROUS SEGMENTS THAT HAVE THE MAJORITY, IF NOT IN SOME CASES, ALL OF THE FOLKS TRAVELING ABOVE OR WELL ABOVE THE POST SPEED LIMIT.

UM, THIS IS ALL OCCURRING IN A VERY IMPORTANT REGIONAL DESTINATION AND ECONOMIC ENGINE FOR THE CITY.

THE MEDICAL DISTRICT SEES ABOUT 3 MILLION CLINICAL VISITS EVERY YEAR, ABOUT 37,000 EMPLOYEES FROM EVERY COUNCIL DISTRICT, UH, AS WELL AS THROUGHOUT THE REGION WORK IN THIS PLACE.

UM, AND SO THIS PROJECT REALLY IS REALLY ABOUT MAKING THE INFRASTRUCTURE MATCH THAT CONTEXT AND ADDRESSING SOME OF THOSE VERY PRESSING, UM, SAFETY ISSUES.

UH, IT'S ADVANCING VISION ZERO BY INCREASING SAFETY AND REDUCING CONFLICTS, UM, ADVANCES COMPLETE STREETS BY FOCUSED ON FOCUSING ON INTERMODAL CONNECTIVITY THROUGH THAT INTERCHANGE WHERE THERE IS NOW PRESENTLY NONE.

UM, IT ALSO ADVANCES THE CLIMATE ACTION PLAN BY PROVIDING ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS FROM NON-MOTORIZED TRANSPORTATION OPPORTUNITIES, AND THEN THE FUTURE PHASES WILL INCREASE, UM, GREEN SPACE AND TREE CANOPY, AS WELL AS LOOK AT NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS FOR VERY COMPLEX URBAN PROBLEMS. SO THIS HAS BEEN AN ONGOING PROJECT THAT THE TREES FOUNDATION HAS BEEN WORKING HAND IN HAND WITH THE CITY, UH, AS WELL AS OUR PARTNERS AT THE COUNTY AND COG AND THE MEDICAL DISTRICT.

UM, WE HAD A VERY BROAD, UM, ENDEAVOR, UM, WITH ABOUT 2000 POINTS OF CONTACT, UH, TO DEVELOP A COMMUNITY.

WE HAD A COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PLAN TO DEVELOP THE VISION FOR THE PROJECT, UM, WHICH WAS, UH, SEED FUNDED DURING THE LAST BOND PROGRAM WITH CITY FUNDS THAT THEN LEVERAGED COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENT FUNDING MONEY AS WELL AS M C I P MONEY, AS WELL AS $8 MILLION IN COUNTING AND PRIVATE FUNDS, UM, TO EXECUTE.

WE ARE PRESENTLY, UH, COMPLETING THE 30% DESIGN PHASE FOR THE ENTIRE CORRIDOR, WHICH INCLUDES THE INTERCHANGE, WHICH IS PART OF THE REQUEST TODAY.

UM, AND THE FIRST PHASE OF CONSTRUCTION, WHICH WILL BE SOUTH OF THE INTERCHANGE DOWN TO, UH, MARKET CENTER, WILL GO INTO CONSTRUCTION IN 2025.

SO THIS, THIS REQUEST IS REALLY ABOUT CONTINUING THAT MOMENTUM AND

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CONTINUING THAT EFFORT, UM, FURTHER LEVERAGING THE DOLLARS THAT HAVE BEEN SPENT ON THE PROJECT SO FAR, PROTECTING THAT INVESTMENT, UM, AS WELL AS BRINGING ADDITIONAL DOLLARS TO THE TABLE.

UM, THE REQUEST WOULD PROVIDE DESIGN AS WELL AS CONSTRUCTED AND SEED DOLLARS FOR ALL OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS AT INWOOD OF HARRY HINES.

THE TRAINS FOUNDATION WOULD THEN COMMIT TO BRING ADDITIONAL PRIVATE DOLLARS THAT WOULD HELP TO FUND, UM, THE DESIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND OPEN SPACE AMENITIES, AS WELL AS, UM, CONTINUE TO WORK TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THOSE AMENITIES, AS WELL AS, UM, ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR THAT, UH, INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONSTRUCTION.

UM, AND SO WE'RE VERY EXCITED TO HAVE BEEN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY AND WE'RE, UH, LOOKING FORWARD TO CONTINUING THAT VERY EXCITING AND TRANSFORMATIONAL PARTNERSHIP, AND IT'S EXCEPTIONALLY IMPORTANT PART OF OUR CITY.

THANK YOU.

OH BOY, THAT WAS REALLY CLOSE.

THREE MINUTES AND 23, 3 5 SECONDS.

YEAH, THAT WAS CLOSE.

THAT WAS VERY GOOD.

UH, OKAY.

THANK YOU DAVID.

AND YOU HAVE, AND WE HAVE THIS, AND YOU CAN LOOK AT IT AT, AT YOUR LEISURE.

IT DOES.

I, I HAVEN'T LOOKED AT IT, BUT IT, I'M SURE IT TALKS ABOUT THE, WHERE THE STREET IS AND SO ON AND SO FORTH IN FRONT OF THE MEDICAL DISTRICT, UM, THAT SPANS SEVERAL DIFFERENT COUNCIL MEMBERS, UM, DISTRICTS.

UH, YES MA'AM.

NUMBER TWO.

YES, MA'AM.

PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME.

GOOD EVENING, UH, MADAM CHAIRMAN AND ALSO THE COMMITTEE MEMBERS.

AND I DO APPLAUD YOU, JUST AS THE GENTLEMAN SAID, AND THE GOOD HARD WORK THAT YOU'RE DOING ON BEHALF OF ALL THE CITIZENS OF DALLAS HEARTFELT WORK.

MY NAME IS TRUDY NEWTON.

I LIVE AT 2323 WEST COLORADO BOULEVARD, WHICH IS IN OAK CLIFF.

AND I'M REALLY HERE TO PROVIDE A PETITION REQUESTING REPAVING AND RECONSTRUCTION OF THE TWENTY TWO HUNDRED AND TWENTY THREE HUNDRED BLOCKS OF WEST COLORADO.

THESE BLOCKS ARE LOCATED IN STEVENS PARK VILLAGE.

STEVENS PARK VILLAGE IS LOCATED IN DISTRICT ONE.

WE HAVE APPROXIMATELY 140 HOMES.

95% OF THE HOMES WERE BUILT IN 1940 AND 41 AND 26 OF THE, UH, HOMES ARE LOCATED IN THESE TWO BLOCKS THAT I'VE MENTIONED.

THE PETITION THAT I'M PROVIDING YOU AS 25 PEOPLE IN EACH OF THE, THAT OWN THE HOMES HAVE ALREADY SIGNED THIS PETITION.

AND YOU SAID, WELL, WHY ARE YOU HERE? WELL, THE REASONS ARE THE STREET SURFACE IS VERY OVERGROWN, VERY, UM, VERY POOR CONDITIONS, INCLUDING PORTIONS WITH ALLIGATOR AND CRACKS WITH VEGETATION GROWING THROUGH 'EM.

THAT'S THE FIRST REASON.

THE SECOND ONE IS THAT WE HAD HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRUCKS USING THESE BLOCKS DURING PROLONGED CONSTRUCTION AND AN ADJACENT TOWNHOUSE DEVELOPMENT.

AND THIS TOWNHOUSE DEVELOPMENT IS LOCATED AT 2200 2300 BLOCKS OF ROOK ROAD AND FORT WORTH AVENUE, AND IT CAUSED A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF DAMAGE TO AN EROSION OF THE STREET SURFACE, AND IT SHORTENED THE LIFE OF OUR STREET.

THE THIRD REASON THAT I'M ASKING THAT YOU CONSIDER OUR PETITION IS THAT THESE BLOCKS HAVE EXPERIENCED A HEAVIER THAN NORMAL TRAFFIC THAN MOST SIMILAR RESIDENTIAL STREETS, WHICH HAS CAUSED DAMAGE IN A HIGHER FREQUENCY OF WEAR AND TEAR.

AND THE FIRST REASON FOR THAT IS THAT THE INCREASED TRAFFIC IS CONNECTED WITH STEVENS PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, INCLUDING REGULAR BUS TRAFFIC AS WELL AS SECONDLY, HIGH USE BY CARS, TRUCKS, AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLE VEHICLES, EXCUSE ME, THAT REGULARLY CUT THROUGH OUR NEIGHBORHOOD TO AVOID TRAFFIC AND TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNALS ON FORT WORTH AVENUE, WHICH IS THE MAJOR PARALLEL THOROUGHFARE.

JUST ONE BLOCK AWAY.

I HAVE THE ACTUAL PETITIONS FOR YOU TO CONSIDER THAT EVERYONE HAS SIGNED ON THE STREET EXCEPT FOR ONE INDIVIDUAL, WHICH IS OVERSEAS AT THIS POINT.

AND I THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION.

UH, THANK YOU MS. NEWTON.

CAN YOU, UM, GIVE THOSE TO OUR IT PERSON? OH, OKAY.

THAT'S GREAT.

OH, CAN YOU HAVE SOMEONE TALK WITH HER ABOUT WHERE THEY ARE ON THE NEED? WHAT, WHERE HER REQUEST IS ON THE NEEDS LIST? OKAY.

JUST ASK A STAFF PERSON TO CHAT WITH HER A LITTLE BIT.

THANK YOU FOR COMING DOWN, MRS. NEWTON.

UM, OKAY, WHO ELSE IS HERE? OKAY.

YES SIR.

GOOD NE GOOD EVENING EVERYONE.

MY NAME IS WILLIAM ZIMMERMAN.

I HAVE RUSS AMAN WITH ME AS WELL.

AND WE ARE HERE ON BEHALF OF THE JEFFERSON BOULEVARD PROJECT IN DISTRICT ONE, BUT IT'S A CITYWIDE PROJECT, AND THIS PROJECT IS REALLY AN OPPORTUNITY TO RECREATE JEFFERSON INTO A COMPLETE STREET AND GREEN STREET THAT WORKS WITH A LOT OF THE CITY'S EXISTING, UM, INITIATIVES AND GOALS.

THIS INCLUDES VISION ZERO COMPLETE STREETS.

THIS IS AN INTEGRAL PIECE OF THE DALLAS BIKE PLAN.

WE HAVE BEEN WORKING WITH, UM, CITY STAFF, UM, FROM PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION, UM, URBAN

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PLANNING TO COME UP WITH A SOLUTION THAT WORKS WELL FOR THE NEIGHBORHOODS.

WE HAVE A TASK FORCE COMPRISED OF MULTIPLE NEIGHBORHOODS, D I S D, LOCAL BUSINESSES.

AND SO WE'RE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT THE WORK, UM, THAT'S TAKING PLACE.

I'M GONNA LET RUSS TALK ABOUT SOME OF THE ISSUES ON JEFFERSON AND WHAT WE'RE REALLY HOPING THAT WILL BE, UH, REMEDIED THROUGH THE BOND FUNDING.

THANK YOU.

GREAT.

UH, THANK YOU WILL.

THANKS WILLIAM.

SO ONE OF THE THINGS, UH, FIRST AND FOREMOST, OUR FOCUS IS ON SAFETY AND TRAFFIC CALMING STRATEGIES.

SO, UH, ONE OF THE THINGS EARLY ON IN OUR TASK FORCE EFFORTS, WE REACHED OUT TO CITY STAFF AND, UH, WITH RESPECT TO THE VISION ZERO PROGRAM, WHICH IS LOOKING AT HOW CAN WE TAKE OUR FATALITIES AND INJURIES DOWN TO ZERO FOR PEDESTRIAN CYCLISTS AND SO FORTH.

UH, WE LEARNED THROUGH SOME, UH, COMMUNICATION WITH CITY STAFF THAT AN ANALYSIS HAD BEEN DONE IN PUTTING TOGETHER A HIGH INJURY NETWORK.

WHAT STREETS ARE UNSAFE, THERE ARE HIGHER, UH, LIKELIHOOD OF HAVING ACCIDENTS THERE.

AND IT TURNS OUT JEFFERSON IS ON THAT LIST, UH, FROM EDGEFIELD GOING EAST.

SO AGAIN, THAT, THAT'S REALLY OUR MAJOR OVERARCHING, UH, GOAL IS HOW CAN WE MAKE THE, THE, THE, THE STREET, UH, SAFER.

UH, ALSO ORIGINALLY, YOU KNOW, UH, CURRENTLY IT'S, IT'S SET UP AT SIX LANES.

WE, WE FOUND A WAY TO, UH, IMPROVE SAFETY BY GOING TO FOUR LANES, SO TWO LANES EACH DIRECTION, WHAT'S SOMETIMES CALLED, UM, A, UH, A LANE REDUCTION, ROAD REDUCTION EFFORT.

AND WE THINK THAT'S HAD AN EFFECT.

WE THINK IT'S NOT, IT'S, IT'S REALLY NOT ENOUGH.

WE ALSO WORK WITH CITY STAFF ON SOME, UM, DATA COLLECTION, AND WE FOUND THAT THE, THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT OF 30 MILES AN HOUR, PEOPLE ARE REGULARLY EXCEEDING THAT.

AND A, UH, ABOUT HALF OF THE DRIVERS, 45, 50% ARE, ARE GOING ABOVE THAT SPEED.

WHAT WE'RE MOST CONCERNED ABOUT ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE, UH, MUCH FASTER.

THEY'RE 45 MILES AN HOUR OR FASTER.

AND SO, UH, WE'D LIKE TO SEE EFFORTS PUT IN PLACE TO HELP REDUCE THOSE, UH, SIGNIFICANTLY.

UM, IN TERMS OF BEAUTIFICATION, SIDEWALKS ARE IN FAIR TO POOR CONDITION AND NON-EXISTENT IN SOME CASES.

AND, UM, AS, AS WILLIAM MENTIONED, A DALLAS BIKE PLAN, I DO VERY RARELY SEE PEOPLE ON BIKES.

WE THINK ADDING A BICYCLING ELEMENT, WE'LL ACTUALLY MAKE FOR A BETTER, FROM A, UH, QUALITY OF LIFE IMPROVEMENT AS WELL.

UH, WE'VE HAD, UH, AT LEAST SINCE I'VE LIVED IN, UH, THE AREA,