Urban Renewal Agency Mountain Home, Idaho


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 Urban Renewal Agency

Past Projects

Current 2018

 

·        Marathon Cheese: We funded over $2,000,000 for infrastructure during their construction in 2005

·        Railroad Park:  We provided approximately $12,000 in improvements including the clock and sidewalk that meanders through the park

·        295 North 2nd East:  We invested approximately $700,000 in the purchase of the vacant building, renovations and upgrades to electrical and plumbing to meet current code requirements.  The building is currently leased to Beall’s Department store.

·        Downtown Art:  We have provided $6,000 in funding to the continuing downtown alley art project.

·        ADA ramps and sidewalks:  We have funded over $150,000 to construct ADA ramps and sidewalk improvement within the URA area.

·        Decorations and Flowers:  We have worked with City to fund landscaping and Christmas decorations within the URA area.

·        Downtown Revitalization:  We have provided $62,500 for the development and completion of a Downtown Master Plan.

 

Since its inception in 2005, the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Mountain Home has provided over $2,930,000 for infrastructure improvements and  continues to invest in fiscally responsible projects that fit within the Idaho statutory requirements to provide economic development with in the Urban Renewal Agency area.

“In Fiscal year 2018 the Urban Renewal Agency continued its mission of relieving slum and blight within the URA district.  This year the agency removed and replaced dilapidated, unsafe sidewalks in these areas:   a.  East 2nd South and South 2nd East; b. East 2nd North and North 3rd East; c. East 5th North and North 3rd East.  The total cost of this year’s project was $119,539.00”