Presentation on theme: "Building Healthy Places with Economic Development and Redevelopment Robert S. Ogilvie PhD Building Healthy Places with Economic Development & Redevelopment."— Presentation transcript:
Building Healthy Places with Economic Development and Redevelopment Robert S. Ogilvie PhD Building Healthy Places with Economic Development & Redevelopment
Public Health Law & Policy We are a nonprofit corporation that improves community health outcomes by building the capacity of public health leaders to use sophisticated legal and policy tools in their everyday practice. We are a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers, urban planners, policy analysts – many also with advanced training in public health; all committed to working with public health agencies and their community-based partners.
For more information, visit our website at: www.phlpnet.org/arra Our Approach
Economic Development: The institutional changes made to promote economic betterment. The social/organizational changes made to promote economic growth.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTIONS Local Government Economic Development Agencies Small Business Assistance Agencies Economic Development Corporations Community Development Corporations Job Training and Placement Agencies Business Organizations
Local Government State Government Federal Government Community Development Financial Institutions Private Foundations Private Banks FINANCING SOURCES
Powers of the Redevelopment Agency Tax increment financing Improving blighted conditions Master planning authority Mobilizing other public funds Eminent domain
A public process that aims to improve the economic and physical condition of a designated (blighted) area The budget of the Redevelopment Agency is separate from the city/county budget www.flickr.com/photos/pfrench99/2461298175/
SUPERMARKET DEVELOPMENT Build a new full service supermarket
SMALL STORE DEVELOPMENT Build new produce markets or small format groceries
CORNER STORE IMPROVEMENT Assist willing corner store operators in upgrading their offerings to include fresh food for sale in existing stores
MOBILE MARKETS Organize the sale of fresh produce from trucks with a weekly schedule
FARMERS’ MARKETS Organize and incentivize regularly scheduled markets
An area that in its present condition and use… impairs or arrests the sound growth of the municipality, retards the provision of housing accommodations.. and is a menace to the public health, safety, morals or welfare… (Colorado) Blighted Area
Justus Hayes / Shoes on Wires / shoesonwires.com Blighted area…an area…that, because of deteriorating buildings, structures…; defective or inadequate streets, street layout, or accessibility; unsanitary conditions; adversely affects the public health, safety, morals, or welfare of the municipality and its residents. (Texas)