Items Types:
Economic Development
For Meeting of:
March 28, 2016
District: 5 From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: No

Business Assistance Program Agreement between TPH Church Street, LLC d/b/a Pi Pizza and the City of Orlando - 532 West Church Street


TPH Church Street, LLC d/b/a Pi Pizza (Pi Pizza) has developed a new way to enjoy a pizza pie:  with a 5 inch hole in the center, allowing for an appetizer, side dish or dessert.  The restaurant has several existing locations in the Orlando area. Pi Pizza is opening another location at 532 West Church Street. The business plans to occupy approximately 2,200 sf of existing space, complete an interior renovation including slab repair, new walls and ceiling, HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems, cooler, and create 8-10 new, full time jobs. Total capital investment for this project is more than $200,000.

The business has requested assistance through the City of Orlando's Business Assistance Program.  The Business Assistance Program (BAP) is a matching grant program that was approved by the Orlando City Council on June 18, 2001 to encourage small businesses to locate, expand or redevelop in the City of Orlando.  The Business Assistance Program assists with small-scale infrastructure projects, building permitting fees and impact fees.  The BAP pays fifty percent of eligible fees.  The maximum amount granted under the program guidelines is $20,000. 

Total eligible fees for Pi Pizza under the Business Assistance Program, are $25,257.78.  The BAP will pay fifty percent of eligible fees ($12,628.89).  The fee breakdown is as follows:  Sewer Benefit Fee @ 50% = $11,083.80, Transportation Impact Fee @ 50% = $1,545.09. 

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: Fiscal Impact statement attached.

Recommended Action:
Approve the Business Assistance Program Agreement between TPH Church Street, LLC d/b/a Pi Pizza and the City of Orlando, and authorizing the Mayor or Mayor Pro Tem and City Clerk to execute same, subject to review and approval by the City Attorney's Office

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: Kim King
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 3/16/2016 12:48 PM
City Clerk 3/16/2016 1:01 PM

Name: Description: Type:
Pi_Pizza_FIS.docx Fiscal Impact statement Fiscal Impact Statement
BAP_Agreement_-_TPH_Church_Street__LLC_dba_Pi_Pizza.docx Program Agreement Contract Docs
Exhibit_B_(Pi_Pizza_Fees).pdf Exhibit Exhibit

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