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File #: O-012-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 12/21/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: Levying special assessments for the 525 Winthrop Street, Toledo, Ohio 43620 Special Energy Improvement Project; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A, B & C, 2. Audio: Agenda Review 1/2/2019

Label
All Council Members

Title
Levying special assessments for the 525 Winthrop Street, Toledo, Ohio 43620 Special Energy Improvement Project; and declaring an emergency.

Summary
SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The City of Toledo, City of Oregon, City of Maumee, Township of Springfield, Township of Sylvania, Ohio and the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority ("Port Authority") have partnered to create an Energy Special Improvement District ("District") under Ohio Revised Code Chapter 1710 and a non-profit corporation, known as the Northwest Ohio Advanced Energy Improvement District ("Corporation"), to govern the District. Property owners within the District are permitted to make certain "energy efficiency improvements" to their properties, which constitute a "special energy improvement project", and pay for the cost of the special energy improvement project by way of special assessments in accordance with the process set out in Chapters 727 and 1710 of the Ohio Revised Code. Revised Code Section 1710.01(G) provides that special energy improvement projects (including energy efficiency improvements) constitute public improvements and are therefore subject to special assessments.

Douglas and Elsa Furia, (the "Petitioners") are the owners of 100% of the property described on Exhibit A attached hereto (the "Property"). The Petitioners have executed an Agreement to Impose Special Assessments (the "Agreement") which appoints the Chairperson of the Corporation, as the attorney-in-fact and agent for the Petitioners with the authority to act on behalf of the Petitioners in the special assessment process. A copy of the Agreement to Impose Special Assessments is attached to the Petition as Exhibit C.
Pursuant to the Agreement, and upon Application to the Corporation for membership and financing of special energy improvement project to the Property, the Corporation and Petitioners have caused an energy audit to the Property to be completed.

The energy audit has ...

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