Agenda Report # 56
WHEREAS, the property has limited capacity for most other commercial activities due to utility conflicts and dimensions of the property; and,
WHEREAS, the development of a zip-line business on the riverfront would be a popular attraction for visitors to the riverfront and would compliment the Whitewater venue; and,
WHEREAS, UpTown Whitewater Management LLC has expressed an interest in developing this project and soliciting the capital investment necessary to bring the recreational venue to reality; and,
WHEREAS, the City considers it advantageous to promote further development on the riverfront and the use of City property for this purpose is in the public good; and,
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to enter into a land lease agreement with UpTown Whitewater Management LLC for property on Bay Avenue for the purpose of developing a recreational venue.