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Record #: O2014-6867   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/10/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 10/8/2014
Title: Public hearing(s) on reconstitution and/or establishment of Special Service Area No. 38, Northcenter
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 38 (North Center)
Attachments: 1. O2014-6867.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAIIM EMANUEL
MAYOR
September 10,2014









TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing a Public Hearing for the reconstitution and establishment of various Special Service Areas.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor



Very truly yours,
PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, special service areas may be established pursuant to Article VII, Sections 6(1) and 7(6) of the Constitution of the State of Illinois, and pursuant to the provisions of the Special Service Area Tax Law, 35 ILCS 200/27-5 et seq., as amended from time to time, and pursuant to the Property Tax Code, 35 ILCS 200/1-1 et seq., as amended from time to time (the "Property Tax Code"); and

WHEREAS, on December 7, 2005, the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") enacted an ordinance (the "Establishment Ordinance") which established an area (the "Original Area") known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 38, and authorized the levy of an annual tax for the period beginning in tax year 2005 through and including tax year 2014 (the "Initial Period"), not to exceed an annual rate of one hundred sixty four thousandths of one percent (0.164%) of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein (the "Original Services Tax") to provide certain special services in and for the Original Area in addition to the services provided by and to the City of Chicago generally (the "Original Special Services"); and
WHEREAS, the Original Area includes Western Avenue from Montrose Avenue to Belmont Avenue; Lincoln Avenue from Addison Street to Montrose Avenue; and Irving Park Road from Ravenswood Avenue to Campbell Avenue; and

WHEREAS, the Original Special Services, as authorized in the Establishment Ordinance, include but are not limited to, maintenan...

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