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File #: R-385-21    Version: 2 Name: City of Toledo Neighborhood Block Beautification Contest
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 7/6/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/20/2021 Final action: 7/20/2021
Title: Resolution expressing support for the City of Toledo Neighborhood Block Beautification Contest with a desire to do all that is necessary to encourage participation and make the program a success; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Guidelines, 2. Questionnaire, 3. Block Entry Form, 4. Individual & Business Entry Form
Label
City of Toledo Neighborhood Block Beautification Contest
Department of Neighborhoods
Rosalyn Clemens, Director (x3647)

Title
Resolution expressing support for the City of Toledo Neighborhood Block Beautification Contest with a desire to do all that is necessary to encourage participation and make the program a success; and declaring an emergency.

Summary
WHEREAS, the City of Toledo Neighborhood Block Beautification Contest ("TNBC") is sponsored by the City of Toledo and Keep Toledo Lucas County Beautiful and is designed to encourage and promote neighborhood beautification and property maintenance; and

WHEREAS, the TNBC will annually recognize and reward participating residents and neighborhood small businesses whose properties reflect community pride and have aesthetically pleasing exterior improvements; and

WHEREAS, the TNBC is open to all homes, neighborhood blocks and small businesses within city limits; and

WHEREAS, the TNBC selection criteria will include property maintenance, code compliance, street facing exterior improvements, gardens, and landscaping that enhance curb appeal; and

WHEREAS, the TNBC will be managed by the Department of Neighborhoods and judged by a twelve (12) member Selection Committee consisting of a city resident recommended by each Council member; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Neighborhoods will seek sponsors and partners to provide in kind and cash support for TNBC incentives; and

WHEREAS, the TNBC Selection Committee will annually select three (3) homes, two (2) blocks and two small business in each Council District as winners of the TNBC; and

WHEREAS, winners of the TNBC will receive special recognition by the Mayor and City Council; a permanent plaque for placement on the exterior of the property; and other prizes provided by participating TNBC sponsors; and

WHEREAS, contest deadlines, other rules and conditions are set forth i...

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