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File #: 0235X-2022    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/17/2022 In control: Bankston
On agenda: 11/21/2022 Final action: 11/23/2022
Title: To Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of COCIC
Sponsors: Nicholas Bankston, Lourdes Barroso De Padilla, Elizabeth Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Shannon G. Hardin



To Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of COCIC




WHEREAS, Central Ohio Community Improvement Corporation was formed by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners in 2012; and


WHEREAS, their mission is to acquire properties in order to improve the quality of neighborhoods, increase property values and return unproductive properties to contributing, tax-paying status, and create diverse housing and business opportunities by leveraging resources to promote and facilitate the reclamation, rehabilitation and reutilization of vacant, abandoned, tax-foreclosed, or other real property in the County; and


WHEREAS, this year marks the 10th anniversary of the founding of COCIC; and


WHEREAS, COCIC is committed to the elimination and prevention of hopelessly blighted, economically-stranded properties, since their founding they’ve cleared the path for the private-market to produce 138 market-rate owner-occupied homes and 1,648 market-rate rental units; and


WHEREAS, COCIC is celebrating 10 years of the service helping rebuild stronger, safer, and more vibrant neighborhoods throughout Franklin County; now, therefore


BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council celebrates the 10th Anniversary of COCIC’s founding