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Record #: O2017-7073   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/11/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 11/8/2017
Title: Scope of services, budget and management agreement for Special Service Area No. 59 (Year 2018)
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 59 (59th Street)
Attachments: 1. O2017-7073 (V1).pdf, 2. O2017-7073.pdf

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 12, 2012, 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 59 (the "Area") and authorized the levy of an annual tax, for the period beginning in 2012 through and including 2021, not to exceed an annual rate of 0.75 percent 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 59th Street from the west side of Bell Avenue to the east side of Spaulding Avenue; the south side of 59th Street from the west side of Spaulding Avenue to the east side of Homan Avenue; the west side of Bell Avenue from the north side of 59th Street to the north side of 61st Street; both, sides of Western Avenue from the south side of 56th Street to the north side of 60th Street; the east side of Western Avenue from 59th Street to one parcel north of 61st Street; both sides of Kedzie Avenue from the north side of 60th Street to the south side of 57th Street; and

WHEREAS, the Special Services authorized in the Establishment Ordinance include, but are not limited to: recruitment of new businesses to the Area, rehabilitation activities, maintenance and beautification activities, new construction, security, promotional ...

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