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File #: 0787-2017    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/17/2017 In control: Rules & Reference Committee
On agenda: 4/17/2017 Final action: 4/20/2017
Title: To enact new Section 3111.21 of the Columbus City Code in order to create the West Scioto Area Commission, and to declare an emergency.
Sponsors: Shannon G. Hardin, Michael Stinziano, Jaiza Page
Attachments: 1. West Scioto Area Commission Petition Packet
Explanation
BACKGROUND: To respond to a petition filed on December 27, 2016 by the West Scioto Area Commission Task Force to create the West Scioto Commission Area as bounded and described herein, and to establish the West Scioto Area Commission as its representative area commission in accordance with Chapter 3109 of the Columbus City Code and with proposed bylaws filed as part of said petition.

FISCAL IMPACT: No funding is required for this legislation. Passage of this legislation will initiate notice procedures by the Department of Development regarding various applications involving real property within the proposed area; necessitate additional routine staff work for the Department of Development; and require annual funding in an amount to be appropriated by Council.

Emergency Justification: to expedite the election of officers and the creation of the West Scioto Area Commission for the preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare.

Title

To enact new Section 3111.21 of the Columbus City Code in order to create the West Scioto Area Commission, and to declare an emergency.


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WHEREAS, people interested in the area of Columbus described hereafter joined together to initiate efforts to establish an area commission for their area; and

WHEREAS, a task force was established to consider organizational questions, to choose directions, to prepare and circulate documents required by Chapter 3109 of the Columbus City Code to file such documents with the City Clerk, to notify residents and to serve that area until an area commission is appointed and organized; and

WHEREAS, on December 27, 2016, the task force, through Anita Ruiz, the agent for petitioners, filed with the City Clerk a petition for the creation of the West Scioto Area Commission together with proposed by-laws and selection procedures for its operation; and

WHEREAS, public notice of such filing was published in the City Bulletin on January 14, 2017, as required by Sect...

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