Deputy Executive Director for the Department of Personnel and Administration
(DPA), and Cheri Gerou, State Architect, introduced a proposal to construct
an eight-story building on a parking lot adjacent to the Governor's Mansion.
The committee heard the proposal at its 3/10 and 3/17 meetings. Mr.
Follenweider provided an overview of the project, and Ms. Gerou provided
additional details on the project. Ms. Gerou also addressed questions
raised at previous meetings. Discussion ensued regarding parking
accommodations at the new building, parking for events at the Governor's
Mansion, and use of the money generated by the project. Danielle
Oliveto, Deputy Chief of Staff for the Governor's Office, provided input
on the latter question. Discussion followed regarding the terms of
the lease to be entered into with a developer under the proposal. Discussion
returned to the parking situation associated with the new building and
the Governor's Mansion. A CDC staff memo on the request is included
as Attachment E. A DPA memo responding to questions committee members had
at the 3/17 meeting is included as Attachment F. A CDC staff memo
on area median income (AMI) is included as Attachment G.