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File #: 0155X-2020    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/9/2020 In control: Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 11/9/2020 Final action: 11/12/2020
Title: To determine that the petition to establish the Liberty Grand 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. RES0155X-2020 Liberty Grand NCA Petition - (FINAL)
Explanation
BACKGROUND: The need exists for Columbus City Council to pass a resolution as the proximate City defined under Ohio Revised Code Section 349.03 that determines that the petition to establish a New Community Authority for the Liberty Grand development located in the County of Delaware, Ohio. The owner plans to develop the 288 acre site as a comprehensive residential development, consisting of approximately 489 single-family residential units, including public infrastructure and utility improvements and other various community facilities 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 Liberty Grand 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, Liberty Grand Development LLC (the “Developer”) plans to develop an approximately 288-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), and in additional detail provided herein. The owner plans to develop the 288 acre site as a comprehensive residential development, consisting of approximately 489 single-family residential units, including public infrastructure and utility improvements and other various community facilities with associated outdoor spaces, and surface and structured parking necessary to support those uses; and

WHEREAS, on October 26, 2020, the Developer submitted to the Counci...

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