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File #: 1540-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/23/2020 In control: Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2020 Final action: 7/23/2020
Title: To approve an amendment to the petition and an amendment to the supplemental plan for the authorization of the special energy improvement projects to be constructed upon real property within the Columbus Regional Energy Special Improvement District under Chapter 1710 of the Ohio Revised Code; to amend Ordinance No. 1728-2018, in order to correspondingly amend and restate the levying of special assessments associated with the project; to levy special assessments for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, and improving certain public improvements in the City in cooperation with the Columbus Regional Energy Special Improvement District; to approve a Second Amendment to the Energy Project Cooperative Agreement in connection with such improvements and special assessments; and to declare an emergency.
Attachments: 1. ORD1540-2020 Greenworks - Hayden - Second Amendment to EPCA Ex A, 2. ORD1540-2020 Greenworks - Hayden - Columbus Amending Legislation 6-23-2020 Ex B
Explanation
BACKGROUND: The Council of the City of Columbus previously passed a resolution approving a petition for the addition of certain real property to the Columbus Regional Energy Special Improvement District (the “District”) and a supplemental plan for special energy improvement projects to be constructed upon such parcels once added to the District. Pursuant to that resolution, the real property has been added to the District. The supplemental plan previously approved by the Council provides that special assessments levied by the Council pursuant to Chapters 727 and 1710 of the Ohio Revised Code be used to pay the costs of “special energy improvement projects,” as that term is defined in Section 1710.01 of the Ohio Revised Code, to be constructed pursuant to the supplemental plan.

The Council, by resolution, has further determined the necessity of proceeding to levy special assessments for the purposes set forth in the supplemental plans. The Council, by ordinance, has further determined to proceed with the levying of the special assessments pursuant to Chapters 727 and 1710 of the Ohio Revised Code, and pursuant to the Charter of the City of Columbus. The Council, by ordinance, has further levied special assessments pursuant to Chapters 727 and 1710 of the Ohio Revised Code, and pursuant to the Charter of the City of Columbus and approved an Energy Project Cooperative Agreement and a Special Assessment Agreement facilitating the provision of the special energy improvement projects.

Hayden Columbus, LLC, as the owner of a certain parcel of real property within the City of Columbus (with the commonly used mailing addresses 16 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio and 20 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio) that was subject to the special assessments previously levied by the City, has submitted an amendment to the petition and an amendment to the supplemental plan to the Council, requesting that the Council approve the amendment to the petition and amendment to...

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