AN ORDINANCE
NO._________


An ordinance amending Chapter 2 of the Columbus Code so as to designate the Council of Columbus, Georgia as the common redevelopment agency pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 36-44-4; and for other purposes.

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THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
SECTION 1.

The Columbus Code is hereby amended by adding a new Section 2-66 to read as follows:
“Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 36-44-4, the Council of Columbus, Georgia is hereby designated as the common redevelopment agency for Columbus, Georgia and may exercise all redevelopment powers authorized by O.C.G.A. Title 36, Chapter 44. Concurrently, the Development Authority of Columbus, Georgia is hereby delegated authority to perform various functions and duties required by the Redevelopment Powers Law on behalf of the Council of Columbus, Georgia except for those functions which are prohibited from delegation by O.C.G.A. 36-44-6(b). The specific functions and duties to be delegated will be set forth in a Memorandum of Understanding to be entered into between Columbus, Georgia and the Development Authority of Columbus.”
SECTION 2.

The attached Policies and Guidelines for use in reviewing plans for redevelopment areas and tax allocation districts are hereby approved and adopted.
SECTION 3.

All ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia held on the 13th day of October, 2015, introduced a second time at a regular meeting of said Council held on the ______ day of ________, 2015, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ________ members of said Council.

Councilor Allen voting____________.
Councilor Baker voting____________.
Councilor Barnes voting___________.
Councilor Buck voting_____________.
Councilor Davis voting____________.
Councilor Henderson voting________.
Councilor Huff voting_____________.
Councilor Pugh voting_____________.
Councilor Thomas voting___________.
Councilor Woodson voting__________.



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TINY B. WASHINGTON TERESA PIKE TOMLINSON
CLERK MAYOR