The Three Party Agreement calls upon the three entities to cooperate on planning in areas of mutual interest. According to the document, Area B land is that which “lies at the boundaries of or between the University and either the City or the County and on which the activities of any or all three of the parties might have an effect.”
Since 1986, elected and appointed officials have met quarterly as part of an entity known as the Planning and Coordination Council.
“Area B will be designated a ‘study area’,” the document states. “The City, County and University will work with each other to try to develop a master plan for the study area perhaps by beginning with its most critical parts. The intent is that the results of the cooperative study will be made a part of the Comprehensive Plan of each body.”Read more