- Ordinance 323-19 which would approve Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz’s nomination of David Mann, Amy Hall, and Sharon Speyer for 4-year appointments to the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority Board.
- Ordinance 337-19 which would approve a temporary expansion of the Downtown Outdoor Refreshment Area to include Promenade Park during Toledo Jeep Fest from 5:00 p.m., August 9 to 2:00 p.m., August 11.
- Ordinance 341-19 which would amend an ordinance adopted in 2018 that established a Tax Increment Financing exemption for development of the Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. hot-briquetted iron plant. Amendments pertain to Cleveland-Cliffs and the Port Authority making minimum service payments on parcels both owns on the site, and authorizing the city to enter into cooperative agreements for the financing of associated public improvements.
- Ordinances 350-19 and 351-19 which would respectively approve a zoning change and special use permit for a new 40-bed rehabilitation hospital for Encompass Health Corporation. The facility would be on the former site of the Sisters of Notre Dame Provincial Center at 3837 Secor Road.
- Ordinance 353-19 which would approve the 2019 Uptown District Master Plan as an amendment to the Toledo 20/20 Comprehensive Plan. Priorities listed include improving connectivity, highlighting the Adams Street corridor, increasing market rate housing, enhancements to Monroe Street, and others.
At a 3:00 p.m. hearing prior to the voting session, Council’s Regional Growth, Development & Small Business Enterprise Committee will discuss the following ordinances which also could be voted on during the council meeting:
- Ordinance 342-19 which would approve providing $55,000 to Lucas County for one year for staffing support for the city’s Department of Economic & Business Development. Responsibilities of the funded position would include coordinating incentives, project pre-development, and other business supports. The city would have the option to renew the arrangement with the county for a second year.
- Ordinance 343-19 which would approve $50,000 to JumpStart Inc. for assistance aimed at supporting local entrepreneurs who historically are disconnected from services. The program will include outreach events, one-on-one consulting, mentoring, and a 12-week accelerator class. JumpStart is also trying to establish a collaborative to support other area providers serving local entrepreneurs.
All Council meetings, including committee hearings, are held in Council Chambers on the first floor of One Government Center, located on Jackson Boulevard in downtown Toledo.
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.