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File #: 0108X-2022    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/6/2022 In control: Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 7/11/2022 Final action: 7/14/2022
Title: To appoint a Member to the Board of Trustees of the Jeffrey Park New Community Authority as required by Chapter 349 of the Ohio Revised Code; and to declare an emergency

Explanation

BACKGROUND

This resolution is presented as a result of Columbus City Council Resolution Ordinance No. 1231-2017, declaring that the establishment of the Jeffrey Park New Community Authority, (the “AUTHORITY”) will be conducive to the public safety, convenience, and welfare and is intended to result in appointing Members to the associated Board of Trustees of the Authority (the, “BOARD OF TRUSTEES”).  This resolution is to appoint Members to the Board of Trustees following the terms of the Members appointed by Resolution No. 1231-2017 passed on July 10, 2017.  Emergency action is requested on this legislation to provide for the appointment of Members to the Board of Trustees.

 

FISCAL IMPACT

No funding is required for this legislation

 

 

Title

To appoint a Member to the Board of Trustees of the Jeffrey Park New Community Authority as required by Chapter 349 of the Ohio Revised Code; and to declare an emergency

 

Body

WHEREAS, Weinland Park Development, LLC, Weinland Park Homes, LLC and Jeffrey New Day LLC, as successor developer to Jeffrey Place Development LLC (collectively, the “DEVELOPER”), filed a petition to enable the redevelopment of that property as contemplated in the Economic Development Agreement between the City and Wagenbrenner Development, Inc. dated August 29, 2008; and

WHEREAS, the Jeffrey Park New Community Authority is located entirely within the municipal corporate boundaries of the City, a municipal corporation, and this Council, as the legislative authority of the City, is therefore the organizational board of commissioners for the Jeffrey Park New Community Authority; and

WHEREAS, this Council, as the organizational board of commissioners, enacted Ordinance No.1231-2017 on May 22, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the Authority shall be composed of seven (7) members and that as authorized by Section 349.04 of the Ohio Revised Code, the following alternative method of selecting successor Board members is hereby adopted: three members shall be citizen members appointed by this Council, three members shall be developer representatives appointed by Jeffrey New Day, LLC, as developer, and one member shall be appointed by this Council to serve as a representative of local government. No elections will be held for electing successor Board members unless this Council subsequently authorizes elections.

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Development in that it is necessary for this Council to appoint members to the Board of Trustees of the Jeffrey Park New Community Authority as the terms of currently appointed members of the Board of Trustees have or will be expiring; NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

Section 1.  The appointee of the City to the Board of Trustees shall be as follows:

(i)                     Lisa Steinhart is hereby appointed, as a citizen member, to the balance of a two year term, such term beginning on the effective date of this resolution, and shall continue to hold over into one or more subsequent terms until a new citizen member is duly appointed to serve for the remainder of such term;

Section 2. For the reasons stated in the Preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this Resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor or ten days after the passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.