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File #: 0115X-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/9/2022 In control: Remy
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action: 6/16/2022
Title: To recognize the businesses and property owners who have taken the Short North Good Neighbor Pledge.
Sponsors: Emmanuel V. Remy, Nicholas Bankston, Lourdes Barroso De Padilla, Elizabeth Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Shannon G. Hardin


To recognize the businesses and property owners who have taken the Short North Good Neighbor Pledge.




WHEREAS, the Short North is a culturally rich and vibrant Columbus neighborhood, home to over 15,000 residents and over 300 exciting businesses, the majority of which are locally owned or headquartered; and


WHEREAS, the Short North welcomes more than 4 million visitors each year, drawn to the neighborhood’s variety of amazing art, dining, nightlife, fashion, and retail locations; and


WHEREAS, commitment to community, safety, and inclusion is important to all Short North business operators, residents, and visitors and benefits the vibrancy and cohesion of the neighborhood; and


WHEREAS, the Short North Good Neighbor Pledge Program administered by the Short North Alliance is a voluntary, collaborative, community-wide effort to foster transparent communications among all stakeholders who enjoy the Short North community; and


WHEREAS, businesses and commercial property owners that sign the Short North Good Neighbor Pledge commit to practice community standards for private business operations that support the economic success of businesses, that foster the Short North Arts District as a vibrant, creative, and inclusive community and leading arts destination, and that prevent impacts to adjacent historic residential neighborhoods; and


WHEREAS, the Good Neighbor Pledge has been embraced and signed by more than 100 Short North businesses and commercial property owners; now, therefore


BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby recognize the 100 Good Neighbor pledge signatories for their commitment to the economic success, safety, and vibrancy of the Short North community.