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File #: 19-7290   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 10/31/2019
Posting Language: Approving the following items relating to the Navistar Economic Development Project: [Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager; Alejandra Lopez, Interim Director, Economic Development]
Attachments: 1. Tax Abatement Agreement, 2. Chapter 380 Agreement, 3. E16 Program Agreement, 4. Draft Ordinance - Part A, 5. Draft Resolution - Part D, 6. Draft Ordinance - Part B, 7. Draft Ordinance - Part C, 8. Contracts Disclosure Form
Related files: 19-7957, 19-7959, 19-7958, 19-7960
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DEPARTMENT: Economic Development


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Alejandra Lopez


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: 3


SUBJECT:

A public hearing and City Council consideration of ordinances designating the Navistar Reinvestment Zone, approving a 10-year, 100%, real and personal property tax abatement agreement, authorizing a Chapter 380 Economic Development Incentive Fund (EDIF) grant agreement, authorizing City and SAWS impact fee waivers, authorizing a CPS Energy E16 Economic Development Incentive Rate Rider (E16 Rider) agreement, and a resolution nominating Navistar for designation as a Texas Enterprise Zone Project.


SUMMARY:

The following items relate to a potential Navistar production facility in San Antonio: (A) a public hearing and an Ordinance designating the Navistar Reinvestment Zone located at 15770 S US Highway 281 in City Council District 3; (B) an Ordinance approving a 10-year, 100% Tax Abatement Agreement on real and personal property based on a capital investment of at least $235 million over four years and the exclusive use of CPS Energy and San Antonio Water Systems for 16 years; (C) an Ordinance authorizing a Chapter 380 Economic Development Fund (EDIF) grant agreement with Navistar for up to $750,000, restricted to costs associated with water infrastructure improvements, City development fee waivers up to $200,000 and SAWS impact fee waivers up to $300,000, and approving an agreement with Navistar to participate in the CPS Energy E16 Economic Development Incentive Rate Rider (E16 Rider) Program; and (D) a Resolution nominating Navistar for designation as a Texas Enterprise Zone Project.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Founded in 1902 as the International Harvester Company, Navistar is a publicly-traded, multinational commercial truck manufacturer headquartered in Lisle, Illinois, in the Chicago metro area. Today, Navistar employs 14,000 people worldwide, and its products, parts, and service are sold throughout a network of nearly 1,000 dealer outlets in f...

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