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File #: 202001164    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Adopted
File created: 8/6/2020 In control: Cincinnati City Council
On agenda: 9/2/2020 Final action: 9/2/2020
ORD/RES# date: ORD/RES#:
Title: MOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Sittenfeld, Kearney, Young and Landsman, WE MOVE that the City of Cincinnati commit $500,000 to help catalyze the Avondale grocery store project. WE FURTHER MOVE that these dollars come from the City Operating or Capital Budget within the next two Fiscal Year budget cycles. WE FURTHER MOVE that these City dollars be contingent on there being a Community Benefits Agreement between the grocery operator and the neighborhood and its longtime partners who have advocated passionately for this outcome, as represented by the Avondale Community Council, Avondale Community Development Corporation. The Center for Closing the Health Gap and The Urban League in order to ensure that ongoing quality standards for the neighborhood are met; and also be contingent on vetting and due diligence from the City's Department of Community and Economic Development; and finally, be contingent on a financial match against City dollars from other partners. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)
Sponsors: P.G. Sittenfeld, Jan-Michele Kearney, Wendell Young, Greg Landsman
Attachments: 1. Motion

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MOTION, submitted by Councilmembers Sittenfeld, Kearney, Young and Landsman, WE MOVE that the City of Cincinnati commit $500,000 to help catalyze the Avondale grocery store project. WE FURTHER MOVE that these dollars come from the City Operating or Capital Budget within the next two Fiscal Year budget cycles. WE FURTHER MOVE that these City dollars be contingent on there being a Community Benefits Agreement between the grocery operator and the neighborhood and its longtime partners who have advocated passionately for this outcome, as represented by the Avondale Community Council, Avondale Community Development Corporation. The Center for Closing the Health Gap and The Urban League in  order to ensure that ongoing quality standards for the neighborhood are met; and also be contingent on vetting and due diligence from the City’s Department of Community and Economic Development; and finally, be contingent on a financial match against City dollars from other partners. (STATEMENT ATTACHED)

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ADOPT