Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: O-238-16    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/8/2016 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 8/11/2016 Final action: 8/11/2016
Title: AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A DEVELOPMENT AREA PURSUANT TO PROVISIONS OF KRS 65.7041- 65.7083 TO BE KNOWN AS THE PHOENIX HILL DEVELOPMENT AREA, DESIGNATING THE METRO DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, INC. AS AN "AGENCY", ADOPTING A DEVELOPMENT PLAN, APPROVING ENTERING INTO A LOCAL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT, AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF THE "RELEASED AMOUNT" PURSUANT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE LOCAL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT, REQUIRING THE SUBMISSION OF REGULAR REPORTS TO LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS AND THE TAKING OF ANY OTHER ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE PURPOSES AUTHORIZED BY THIS ORDINANCE.
Sponsors: David Tandy (D-4)
Attachments: 1. O-238-16 EXHIBIT A DEVELOPMENT PLAN, 2. O-238-16 EXHIBIT B MAP OF DEVELOPMENT AREA, 3. O-238-16 EXHIBIT C LOCAL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT, 4. 080216 Preservation Louisville Statement to Metro Council by Charles Cash, 5. ORD 143 2016
ORDINANCE NO. , SERIES 2016
title
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A DEVELOPMENT AREA PURSUANT TO PROVISIONS OF KRS 65.7041- 65.7083 TO BE KNOWN AS THE PHOENIX HILL DEVELOPMENT AREA, DESIGNATING THE METRO DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, INC. AS AN "AGENCY", ADOPTING A DEVELOPMENT PLAN, APPROVING ENTERING INTO A LOCAL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT, AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF THE "RELEASED AMOUNT" PURSUANT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE LOCAL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT, REQUIRING THE SUBMISSION OF REGULAR REPORTS TO LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS AND THE TAKING OF ANY OTHER ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE PURPOSES AUTHORIZED BY THIS ORDINANCE.
body
SPONSORED BY: Councilman David Tandy

WHEREAS, the Kentucky General Assembly enacted KRS 65.7041- 65.7083 (the "Act") relating to tax increment financing and urban redevelopment, which Act establishes development areas to increase property values, increase employment opportunities, and increase economic activity;
WHEREAS, Louisville Baxter Apartments, LLC, an Ohio limited liability company, (the "Developer") plans to undertake a major project within the Phoenix Hill Development Area (the "Development Area") to complete the Phoenix Hill Redevelopment Project (the "Project"), as more particularly described in the Development Plan attached hereto as Exhibit A;
WHEREAS, the Project, which qualifies as a development area under the Act, will involve new capital investment of approximately $50,000,000 when fully developed;
WHEREAS, in accordance with the provisions of the Act, a Development Plan for the Development Area has been prepared and a public hearing has been conducted to seek public comment on the Development Plan;
WHEREAS, the legislative council of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (the "Council") finds that the Project to be undertaken in the Development Area by the Developer will result in an increase ...

Click here for full text