Other legislation expected to be voted on include the following:
- Ordinance 2-19, which would approve a lease to Crestline Paving and Excavating Co., Inc. for 8.78 acres of the former Champion Spark Plug site at 750 Montrose Avenue. Under the agreement, the annual lease amount would be $1, and the initial term of the lease would be for five years with one five-year renewal option.
- Ordinance 39-19 which would allow Generations Pipeline, LLC to install a 16-inch subsurface natural gas pipeline through a portion of the Collins Park Water Treatment Facility property to facilitate development of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.’s hot briquetted iron production facility.
- Ordinances 41-19 and 75-19 regarding redevelopment associated with the Marina District site in East Toledo. 41-19 would approve a development agreement with Metroparks Toledo for its proposed new riverfront park, and 75-19 would approve vacatinga portion of Riverside Drive to allow for redevelopment of the property.
- Ordinances 51-19 and 52-19 which would approve for reappointment Mayor Kapszukiewicz’s nominees Paul Syring and Richard Salisbury to the HVAC Board of Control, and James Coyle, William Schmalzried and Chris Weaver to the Plumbing Board of Control.
- Ordinance 58-19 which would temporarily extend the boundaries of the Downtown Outdoor Refreshment Area to include Promenade Park in order to coincide with the planned Fire and Ice Festival. The temporarily extended boundary will be effective from 5:00 p.m. on February 21 through 9:00 p.m. on February 23.
- Ordinance 63-19 which would establish the West Toledo Community Reinvestment Area to include the area bounded by Tremainsville Road, Jackman Road, South Cove Boulevard, Torrey Hill Drive, Bancroft Street, and Douglas Road. The designation will facilitate the city granting property tax exemptions to encourage construction and remodeling of structures.
- Ordinance 73-19 which would specify that authorized appointed individuals may issue tickets and perform towing, and that the city may contract with any governmental or non-governmental entity for enforcement services at non-public municipal off-street locations. The change is meant to address complaints of parking at such locations in the city by those not permitted to do so.
As Manager for Local Government Advocacy, Tim Schneider advocates for local policies and laws that safeguard and foster a pro-business environment in the Toledo Region. Tim has more than 10 years of legislative and public policy experience with the local, state and federal levels of government.