DURA ( Dover Urban Renewal Agency) is a board consisting of five members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Currently there are three vacant positions. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming involved, please contact the Mayor at 265- 8339. DURA meets the first Wednesday of every month at 4:00 pm in the Conference Room at City Hall.
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There is currently one position open at this time on Planning and Zoning. If you are interested or know of someone who is, please contact the Mayor or one of the Council members at 208.265 8339.
Two statutes which govern urban renewal and revenue allocation financing in Idaho are The Idaho Urban Renewal Law—Title 50, Chapter 20, Idaho Code, and The Idaho Local Economic Development Act—Title 50, Chapter 29, Idaho Code. Following the determination that deteriorated conditions were present in a portion of the city. An Urban Renewal Plan and feasibility study was commissioned on behalf of the Urban Renewal Board
Idaho Code 50-2018
Deteriorated Area: Includes areas in which there are a “predominance of buildings or improvements...which by reason of dilapidation, deterioration, age or obsolescence, inadequate provision for ventilation, light, air, sanitation, or open spaces, high density of population and overcrowding, or the existence of conditions which endanger life or property by fire and other causes, or any combination of such factors is conducive to ill health, transmission of disease, infant mortality, juvenile delinquency, or crime, and is detrimental to the public health, safety, morals or welfare.”
Deteriorating Area: Includes areas in which there are a “substantial number of deteriorated or deteriorating structures, predominance of defective or inadequate street layout, faulty lot layout in relation to size, adequacy, accessibility or usefulness, in sanitary or unsafe conditions, deterioration of site or other improvements, diversity of ownership, tax or special assessment delinquency exceeding the fair value of the land, defective or unusual conditions of title, or the existence of conditions which endanger life or property by fire and other causes, or any combination of such factors, substantially impairs or arrests the sound growth of a municipality, retards the provision of housing accommodations or constitutes an economic or social liability and is a menace to the public health, safety, morals or welfare in its present condition and use . . .”