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01/12/2022 - Minutes MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY BUSINESS ADVISORY BOARD Wednesday,January 12th, 2022 8:30 a.m. -10:00 a.m. To access and participate in the meeting please visit https://saltlakecity.webex.com/saltlakecity/j.php?MTID=m51 b832e415699e6845498768c3c5 ae0 0 Meeting Password: vVCtmJSC572 I,Darin Piccoli,Vice-Chair of the Business Advisory Board(BAB),hereby determine that conducting the Business Advisory Board meeting at an anchor location presents a substantial risk to the health and safety of those who may be present. 1. Roll Call The following members of the Business Advisory Board were present: Darin Piccoli, Chair Sue Rice Jeff Carleton Alberto Brito Karen Gunn Andy Robertson The following members of the Business Advisory Board were absent: Scott Lyttle Abudujannah Soud Also Present: Veronica Cavanagh, Department of Economic Development; Lorena Riffo Jenson,Department of Economic Development; Will Wright, Department of Economic Development; Cathie Rigby, Department of Economic Development; Peter Makowski,Department of Economic Development; Lindsey Day,Depai intent of Economic Development;Roberta Reichgelt, Department of Economic Development;Allison Rowland, Salt Lake City Council Office; Kristina Olivas,The Downtown Alliance; Michelle Hoon Homeless Engagement and Response Team(HEART);Amy Thompson, Planning Division;Edward Bennett, Suazo Business Center;Weston Clark, Community Outreach. 2. Briefings by the Staff New BAB member Ms. Reichgelt introduced Andy Robertson as a new member of the Business Advisory Board. Mr. Robertson stated that he is the Vice President of Business Development for IONIQ Sciences,Inc,which is a MedTech start-up where they are modernizing cancer detection with an FDA Breakthrough Device. Construction Mitigation Ms. Reichgelt provided an update on the Construction Mitigation Program(CMG), explaining that $76,000 have been deployed to small businesses impacted by construction. She stated that once all funds have been issued the Business Development team will provide a report on businesses that received funding, overview of the program, and recipient survey results. Emergency Loan Program(ELP) Ms. Reichgelt stated in March 2020,Economic Development asked City Council for a$1 million to fund a program which would provide businesses with a bridge loan until Paycheck Protection Program loans would be available.Fifty-two local businesses received an ELP Loan, and the repayments were tied to the Emergency Proclamation which expired in May 2021 and Economic Development extended the payment deadline to December 31, 2021. The Department is currently working with City Council and looking into extending repayments. Mr. Bennett asked if any of the businesses that received an ELP loan shut down. Ms. Reichgelt said she does not have that information at this time. Ms. Rowland added that the Council is involved in this because it is their statutory obligation to oversee the finances of the City. There are a lot of steps to do all the diligence and some of the guidance of the Treasury hasn't been clear until recently for these emergency funds. The Council is aware, and they are working with Economic Development. DED staffing Ms. Reichgelt announced that there were two Project Coordinator positions available on the Business Development team. She asked BAB members to share this information with their network. 3. Approval of the minutes A. Review and Approval of December 8th,2021 BAB Minutes Ms. Rice made a motion to approve the minutes from December 8,2021 meeting.Ms. Rice seconded the motion.Upon roll call,the motion passed unanimously. 1. Business A. FBSE 2nd Story Rooftop Commercial Uses that was approved by Council in Sugarhouse Ms. Thompson from Salt Lake City's Planning Division provided information on the recent changes to the zoning ordinates related to 2nd story commercial rooftop uses specific to the FBSE zone. Mr. Robertson asked if a second story deck has opened in the past and if it was successful.Ms. Thompson was not aware of any history regarding of any previous request in that area. B. HEART(Homeless Engagement and Response Team) Ms. Hoon provided a presentation regarding the engagement from the Homeless Engagement and Response Team(HEART) in the business community. She stated that if BAB members ever experience any homeless encampment they can reach out on the SLC Mobile App,to provide information on the encampment. That information will be sent to the SLC Police Department and Salt Lake County Health Department to remedy the problem. She added that if there are issues with biowaste and needles they also can deploy a cleaning contractor to clean. Deputy Director Riffo Jenson asked Ms. Hoon what is the best way to contact her. Ms. Hoon responded that her email was best: michelle.hoon@slcgov.com. Mr. Bennett asked if the City has ever thought that the Housing First model was not appropriate for Salt Lake City. Ms. Hoon said they always want to be sure that they are evaluating what the best use of their resources are. They want to make sure they are following what the best practices are and best for the community.With Housing First,people need places to go and if there is no outflow from a shelter the shelter would just get bigger. It does make sense to use Housing First to help with getting the homeless a place of their own as it has been proven that it is more costly to shelter people and have them engage with the police force and emergency medical services than them getting their own place. Chairperson Piccoli said that the last Grand America meeting they discussed getting the next legislative session to include funds, and the Senator said they left it in a way that the State is not going to act if there is not some sort of incentive. Mr. Piccoli asked Ms. Hoon if there has been any update regarding funds for this. Ms. Hoon said the City, County and State are recipients of ARPA dollars and the County has set aside $6 million s for its development of a receiving center and is seeking matching funds from the State to fill the gap. One of the things that is in the Governor's proposed budget is about$20 million set aside for the development of the Tiny Homes Community,which is also one of Mayor Mendenhall's big initiative. Ms. Reichgelt stated she would invite Andrew Johnston to a future meeting to provide updates regarding the Legislative Session. C. Nomination of Chair/Vice Chair for Calendar Year 2022 Mr. Carleton made a motion for Chairperson Piccoli to continue as Chair. Ms. Rice seconded the motion. Upon roll call,the motion passed unanimously. Ms. Rice nominated Mr. Carleton to serve as Vice-Chairperson.Ms. Gunn seconded the motion.Upon roll call,the motion passed unanimously. 2. City Council Announcements Ms. Rowland announced that City Council swore in two new district members: District 1: Alejandro Puy,and District 2: Victoria Petro-Echler She also announced City Council has a new chair and vice chair: Chair—Dan Dugan of District 6 Vice-Chair: Darin Mano of District 5 3. BAB Member Announcements No Announcements. 4. Adjournment There being no further business,the meeting was adjourned. dani darin picco (Mar 11,2022 12:10 MST) Darin Piccoli, Chairperson This document and the recording constitute the official minutes of the Economic Development Business Advisory Board meeting held January 12th, 2022. BAB MINUTES 1 . 12.2022 Final Audit Report 2022-03-11 Created: 2022-03-10 By: Veronica Cavanagh(veronica.cavanagh@slcgov.com) Status: Signed Transaction ID: CBJCHBCAABAAUEM1H1DnYNaPvdXsJrGhyMDaLsNc5rK8 "BAB MINUTES 1 . 12.2022" History Document created by Veronica Cavanagh (veronica.cavanagh@slcgov.com) 2022-03-10-0:26:47 AM GMT Document emailed to darin piccoli (d@thestateroomslc.com) for signature 2022-03-10-0:27:12 AM GMT Email viewed by darin piccoli (d@thestateroomslc.com) 2022-03-10-1:35:06 AM GMT Document e-signed by darin piccoli (d@thestateroomslc.com) Signature Date:2022-03-11 -7:10:26 PM GMT-Time Source:server ® Agreement completed. 2022-03-11 -7:10:26 PM GMT .4 Adobe Stgn