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File #: 18-7926    Name: Resolution Composition Change to Eisenhower West-Landmark/Van Dorn Implementation Advisory Group
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/20/2018 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 9/11/2018 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Resolution for a Temporary Change to the Composition of the Eisenhower West - Landmark/Van Dorn Implementation Advisory Group for the duration of the Landmark Mall site re-planning process. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 18-7926_Proposed_Resolution, 2. 18-7926_Presentation, 3. 18-7926_After Items, 4. 18-7926_After Items 2
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM


DATE: SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Consideration of a Resolution for a Temporary Change to the Composition of the Eisenhower West - Landmark/Van Dorn Implementation Advisory Group for the duration of the Landmark Mall site re-planning process. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Consideration of a resolution for a temporary change to the composition of the Eisenhower West/Landmark Van Dorn Implementation Advisory Group for the duration of the Landmark Mall site re-planning process.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council approve the resolution temporarily amending the composition of the Ad Hoc Eisenhower West - Landmark/Van Dorn Implementation Advisory Group for the duration of the Landmark Mall site re-planning process by adding one slot for the West End Business Association, and one slot for The Howard Hughes Corporation.

BACKGROUND: On March 29, 2016, the City Council established an Ad Hoc Eisenhower West - Landmark/Van Dorn Implementation Advisory Group ('EW-LVD Advisory Group') through Resolution 2717. The mission of this group is to provide guidance to staff on implementation of the Eisenhower West Small Area Plan (2015) and the Landmark/Van Dorn Corridor Plan (2009) ('Plans'). This group includes a broad cross-section of residents and business representation from the two planning areas, as well as members of City commissions, three of whom also live in the planning area.

After lengthy delays as a result of changes to the sites' ownership structure as a result of General Growth Properties' bankruptcy and reorganization of ownership of assets, changes in department store ownership and economics and the overall real estate market, The Howard Hughes Corporation, owner of the Landmark Mall site since 2010, has recently indicated their ...

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