Public Hearing Notice West Downtown Urban Redevelopment Plan
The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will conduct a public hearing on December 10, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, in the City of Savannah.
The purpose of the hearing will be to receive citizen comments and input on the West Downtown Urban Redevelopment Plan and the proposed designation of the West Downtown Urban Redevelopment Area. The Urban Redevelopment Area will be governed by the Plan, which focuses on redevelopment and revitalization of a blighted commercial and industrial area experiencing a high vacancy rate, economic obsolescence and underdevelopment and visual blight and improving neighborhoods. The proposed urban redevelopment area includes two segments. The North Segment extends from the area north of Bay Street to the Savannah River and between Jefferson Street on the east and the Springfield/S&O Canal on the west. It includes part of Census Tract 1/Block Group 1 and Census Tract 3/Block Group 1. The South Segment extends south of Bay Street to Oglethorpe Avenue and between Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard on the east and the Springfield/S&O Canal on the west. It includes part of Census Tract 1/Block Group 1.
The West Downtown Urban Redevelopment Plan can be reviewed by the public online or at the following locations beginning Tuesday, December 1, 2015:
• Department of Community Planning & Development, 2203 Abercorn Street
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Live Oak Public Libraries:Main Library, 2002 Bull Street
Southwest Chatham Library, 1407 Abercorn Street
The West Downtown Urban Redevelopment Plan is scheduled to be adopted on December 10, 2015. All interested persons are invited to attend.