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File #: 2564-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/27/2019 In control: Neighborhoods Committee
On agenda: 10/7/2019 Final action: 10/10/2019
Title: To authorize Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with the Short North Alliance in support of Highball Halloween 2019; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($8,500.00)
Sponsors: Rob Dorans, Elizabeth Brown, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Shannon G. Hardin
Attachments: 1. Ord 2564-2019 Legislation Template
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with the Short North Alliance in support of Highball Halloween 2019.

The Short North Alliance (SNA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving both the property owners and business owners of the Short North Arts District. The mission of the Short North Alliance is to nurture the Short North Arts District as a vibrant, creative, and inclusive community and leading arts destination.

One of the ways the SNA raises money for its members is through festivals and community events. These events, including Highball Halloween, draw thousands of visitors from throughout the Central Ohio region to help reinforce the image of the Short North neighborhood as one of the premier economic drivers in the State of Ohio.

Fiscal Impact: Funding is available within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund.

Emergency action is requested in order to provide the resources necessary to the Short North Alliance in advance of the Highball Halloween event.

Title
To authorize Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with the Short North Alliance in support of Highball Halloween 2019; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($8,500.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the mission of the Short North Alliance is to nurture the Short North Arts District as a vibrant, creative, and inclusive community and leading arts destination; and

WHEREAS, one of the ways the SNA raises money for its members is through festivals and community events; and

WHEREAS, these events, including Highball Halloween, draw thousands of visitors from throughout the Central Ohio region to help reinforce the image of the Short North neighborhood as one of the premier economic drivers in the State of Ohio; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily business of the city in that it is immediately necessary to authorize a grant agreement with the ...

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