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File #: 0121X-2020    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/20/2020 In control: Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 10/5/2020 Final action: 10/8/2020
Title: To determine that the petition to establish the Berlin Meadows New Community Authority and district is sufficient and complies with the requirements of section 349.03 of the Ohio Revised Code in form and substance; and to authorize the Director of the Department of Development to sign the petition on behalf of the City of Columbus.
Attachments: 1. RES0121X-2020 Berlin Meadows NCA - Petition for Organization of NCA (unexecuted)
Explanation
BACKGROUND: The need exists for Columbus City Council to pass a resolution, as a proximate City as defined under Ohio Revised Code Section 349.01(M)(1), determining that the petition to establish a New Community Authority for the Berlin Meadows development located in the County of Delaware, Ohio complies as to form and substance with RC 349.03. The owner plans to develop the 280 acre site as a mixed-use commercial and residential development, including open space and school development, single-family residential units, a community facility with associated outdoor spaces, and surface and structured parking necessary to support those uses.

FISCAL IMPACT:

No Funding is required for this legislation.

Title
To determine that the petition to establish the Berlin Meadows New Community Authority and district is sufficient and complies with the requirements of section 349.03 of the Ohio Revised Code in form and substance; and to authorize the Director of the Department of Development to sign the petition on behalf of the City of Columbus.

Body
WHEREAS, Berlin Meadows Development LLC (the “Developer”) plans to develop an approximately 280-acre site located entirely within the boundaries of the County of Delaware, Ohio. For the purposes of the proposed new community authority as set forth herein, each of the City of Delaware, Ohio and the City of Columbus, Ohio shall be considered to be a “proximate city” of the proposed new community authority, as set forth in Ohio Revised Code Section 349.01(M)(1), as set forth in additional detail herein. The Developer plans to develop the site as a mixed-use commercial and residential development, including open space and school development, single-family residential units, a community facility with associated outdoor spaces, and surface and structured parking necessary to support those uses; and

WHEREAS, on August 20, 2020, the Developer submitted to the Council of the City of Columbus, Ohio (“Council”), pursua...

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