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Record #: O2017-6243   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/6/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 10/11/2017
Title: Public Hearing(s) on area expansion and extension of levy period for Special Service Area No. 31
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 31 (Clark Street/Lawrence Avenue)
Attachments: 1. O2017-6243.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,
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 8, 2004, the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") enacted an ordinance which established an area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 31 (the "First Area") and authorized the levy of an annual tax for the period beginning in tax year 2004 through and including tax year 2013 (the "First Services Tax") in an amount not to exceed an annual rate of thirty-five one-hundredths of one percent (0.35%) of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein to provide certain special services in and for the First Area in addition to the services provided by and to the City of Chicago generally; and

WHEREAS, on November 12, 2008 the City Council enacted an ordinance (the "Establishment Ordinance") which reestablished an area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 31 with reconstituted boundaries (the "Original Area"), terminated the authorization to levy the First Services Tax, and authorized the l...

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