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File #: 220426    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/2/2022 In control: Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
On agenda: 5/18/2022 Final action: 8/4/2022
Title: Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $1,500,000.00 in the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $1,500,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Fund; and authorizing the Director of the Housing and Community Development Department to negotiate and execute a Funding Agreement with Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council in the amount of $1,500,000.00 for the purpose of constructing a transitional housing development located at 2005 East 35th Street.
Attachments: 1. FACT SHEET - Heroes Home Gate Transitional Home Expansion, 2. FISCAL NOTE HHG, 3. Authenticated Ord. 220426
ORDINANCE NO. 220426
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Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $1,500,000.00 in the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $1,500,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Fund; and authorizing the Director of the Housing and Community Development Department to negotiate and execute a Funding Agreement with Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council in the amount of $1,500,000.00 for the purpose of constructing a transitional housing development located at 2005 East 35th Street.

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WHEREAS, Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council ("Developer") has proposed to construct the Heroes Home Gate Transitional Home Expansion a residential facility which includes 24 residential units to be located in Ivanhoe neighborhood along East 35th Street and Euclid Avenue (the "Project Site"); and

WHEREAS, Developers proposal will provide 24 transitional units for veterans at no cost to the veterans; and

WHEREAS, Developers proposal includes lead-contaminated soil remediation, site preparation, new public, and building construction; and

WHEREAS, the Developer's proposal contemplates a financing package that includes Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Funds; and

WHEREAS, the Developer requested a public contribution of $1,500,000.00 and the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Board has recommended that funding be approved in the amount of $1,500,000.00; and

WHEREAS, the project serves a predominantly public municipal purpose because, without limitation, completion of the project (i) enhances the tax base of the Project Site; (ii) retains and generates jobs; (iii) promotes economic development in the area of the City in which the Project Site is located, and promotes consideration of areas of the City that the City Council has determined to be blighted as a location for business operations; (iv) results in generation of tax revenues to the City fro...

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