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Record #: O2015-7213   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/24/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 9/24/2015
Title: Public hearing(s) on establishment of Special Service Area No. 35-2015, Lincoln Avenue
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 35-2015 (Lincoln Avenue)
Attachments: 1. O2015-7213.pdf
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, the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") finds that it is in the public interest that consideration be given to the creation of an area within the City of Chicago to be known and designated as Special Service Area Number 35-2015 (the "Area") and to the authorization of the levy of a special annual services tax (the "Services Tax") for a period of fifteen (15) years within the Area for the purposes set forth herein; that the Area is contiguous; and that said special services are in addition to municipal services provided by and to the City of Chicago generally, and it is, therefore, in the best interests of the City of Chicago that the creation of the Area and the levy of the Services Tax within the Area for the services to be provided be considered; now, therefore,

Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:

SECTION 1. The preambles of this ordinance are hereby incorporated into this text as if set out herein in full.

SECTION 2. A public hearing shall be held by the Committee on Finance of the City Council of the City of Chicago at the City Council Chambers, City Hall, Chicago, Illinois (the "Hearing") to consider the creation of the Area and the authorization of the levy of the Services Tax. At the Hearing there will be considered the levy of the Services Tax upon the taxable property within the Area sufficient to produce revenues required to provide special services in the Area. The Services Tax shall not exceed the annual sum of 0.400 percent (0.400%) of the equalized assessed value of the taxable proper...

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