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File #: 2415-2016    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/19/2016 In control: Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 10/3/2016 Final action: 10/7/2016
Title: To authorize the Director of Development to enter into a Second Amendment to the Third Avenue and Olentangy River Road Tax Increment Financing Agreement with NRI Equity Land Investments, LLC; and to declare an emergency.
Explanation
Background: The Columbus City Council passed Ordinance 1301-2010 on October 4, 2010, establishing a tax increment financing (TIF) area benefiting parcels near 3rd Avenue and Olentangy River Road pursuant to Section 5709.40(B) of the Ohio Revised Code.

The City Council by Ordinance 2130-2011, passed on December 5, 2011, authorized the Director of Development to enter into a Tax Increment Finance Agreement with NRI Equity Land Investments, LLC, dated as of July 12, 2012, to provide for the construction and financing of certain improvements within and around that tax increment finance area.

The City Council passed Ordinance No. 0587 -2013 on March, 18, 2013 authorizing the City to enter into a First Amendment to Tax Increment Financing Agreement with the Developer, dated as of April 15, 2013 (the “First Amendment,” the First Amendment together with the Original Agreement shall be referred to herein as the “TIF Agreement”).


The City and the Developer now desire to amend the Tax Increment Financing Agreement by entering into a Second Amendment to the Tax Increment Financing Agreement substantially in the form on file with the Director of Development, to clarify project financing. This Ordinance will authorize the Director of Development to execute the agreement.

Emergency action is requested in that this Ordinance is required to be immediately effective in order to facilitate the continuing development of the TIF Area.

Fiscal Impact: No City funding is required for this legislation.

Title
To authorize the Director of Development to enter into a Second Amendment to the Third Avenue and Olentangy River Road Tax Increment Financing Agreement with NRI Equity Land Investments, LLC; and to declare an emergency.


Body
WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance 1301-2010 passed on October 4, 2010, this Council created a tax increment financing in the area of 3rd Avenue and Olentangy River Road (TIF Area); and

WHEREAS, the City passed Ord...

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