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File #: O-539-18    Version: 1 Name: Danny Thomas Park Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Inc.
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 11/27/2018 In control: Public Service Department
On agenda: 12/18/2018 Final action: 12/18/2018
Title: Authorizing the mayor to enter into a lease agreement and development agreement with the YMCA of Greater Toledo, the Historic South Initiative, and the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation for the construction and operation and of a youth development park located within Danny Thomas Park located at 2583 Broadway Street; authorizing the expenditure of $300,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund for the city's contribution to the project; waiving the notice and competitive bidding requirements of TMC Section 187.19; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Concept Plan, 2. December 10, 2018 Press Release, 3. Audio: O-539-18 Council Meeting 12/18/2018
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Danny Thomas Park Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Inc.
Department of Public Service
Paul M. Rasmusson (x7868)
(Revised)

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Authorizing the mayor to enter into a lease agreement and development agreement with the YMCA of Greater Toledo, the Historic South Initiative, and the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation for the construction and operation and of a youth development park located within Danny Thomas Park located at 2583 Broadway Street; authorizing the expenditure of $300,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund for the city's contribution to the project; waiving the notice and competitive bidding requirements of TMC Section 187.19; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2001 to honor the legend and spirit of Cal Ripken, Sr. through transformational at-risk youth programs, youth development parks, and multi-purpose parks. The Foundation works with communities to create safe opportunities for youth to develop valuable life skills, build character, connect positively with local law enforcement, and learn how to make productive choices for their future. The Foundation is working in local communities across the country to develop and construct synthetic-surface youth development parks. These multi-purpose, low-maintenance facilities serve as outdoor classrooms designed to provide recreational, educational, and athletic experiences. This ordinance allows the City of Toledo to enter into a 20-year lease agreement with one ten (10) year renewal with the YMCA of Greater Toledo and the Historic South Initiative as tenants. Additionally, the City of Toledo will contribute $300,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund in order to assist with project development and construction. Upon completion of construction, the YMCA will operate the facility. Contingent on passage of this ordinance and the lease, the YMCA and Historic South Initiative have negotiated a development ag...

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