Montrose TIRZ to hold first public meeting as part of Livable Centers outreach effort

Montrose TIRZ
Montrose residents will be asked to provide input on the future development of the Inner Loop neighborhood at a public input meeting Sept. 10. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

Montrose residents will be asked to provide input on the future development of the Inner Loop neighborhood at a public input meeting Sept. 10. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

A study is underway to help the Montrose Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone develop a long-range plan for the area, and its first public input session is scheduled this week.

Consulting firm Asakura Robinson is leading the Livable Centers study, part of a Houston-Galveston Area Council program designed to help communities develop comprehensive plans for public infrastructure and development.

The Montrose public workshop will be held virtually Thursday, Sept. 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with streams available through both Zoom and Facebook.

The Montrose TIRZ is funded through a portion of property tax collections within its defined boundaries. It has an approved budget of $167 million, based on projected revenues over the next 25 years, according to city records. Its project budget is divided into four categories—corridor improvements, affordable housing, parking and cultural amenities.
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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