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Record #: O2017-6222   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/6/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 10/11/2017
Title: 2018 scope of services, budget and management agreement and amendment of 2017 levy, budget and service provider agreement for Special Service Area No. 1-2015 (Year 2018)
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 1-2015 (State Street)
Attachments: 1. O2017-6222.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
September 6, 2017










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 scope of services, budget and management agreement for various Special Service Areas, and authorizing the establishment of, and public hearings for the extension of, various Special Service Areas.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,
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 (the "Act") and pursuant to the Property Tax Code, 35 ILCS 200/1-1 et seq., as amended from time to time; and

WHEREAS, on December 9, 2015, the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") enacted an ordinance (the "Establishment Ordinance") which established an area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 1-2015 (the "Area") and authorized the levy of an annual tax, for the period beginning in 2015 through and including 2029, not to exceed an annual rate of 0.575 percent (0.575%) of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein (the "Services Tax") to provide certain special services in and for the Area in addition to the services provided by and to the City of Chicago generally (the "Special Services"); and

WHEREAS, the Establishment Ordinance established the Area as that territory consisting approximately of the area on both sides of State Street from Wacker Drive on the north to Congress Parkway on the south, extending west to Dearborn Street to include Block 37; and

WHEREAS, the Special Services authorized in the Establishment Ordinance include, but are not limited to: cus...

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