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Record #: O2018-6891   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/17/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 9/20/2018
Title: Scope of services, budget and management agreement for Special Service Area No. 20, South Western (Year 2019)
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 20 (South Western Avenue)
Attachments: 1. O2018-6891.pdf
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 October 28, 1997, the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") enacted an ordinance, as amended by an ordinance by the City Council on November 15, 2000, which established an area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 20 and authorized the levy of an annual tax, for the period beginning in 1997 through and including 2003 (the "Initial Levy Period"), not to exceed an annual rate of one and zero hundredths percent (1.00%) of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property in the area to provide certain special services in and for the area in addition to the services provided by and to the City of Chicago (the "City") generally; and
WHEREAS, the Initial Levy Period expired; and
WHEREAS, on December 8, 2004, the City Council enacted an ordinance (the "Original Ordinance") which again established a special service area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 20 (the "Area") to provide certain special services in and for the Area in addition to services provided generally by the City (the "Original Special Services") and authorizing a levy of an annual tax for the period beginning in 2004 through and including 2013 (the "Second Period") not to exceed an annual rate of one and zero hundredths percent (1.00%) of the equalized assessed value of all property within the Area (the "Services Tax") to provide the Original Special Services for an additional period of 10 years; and
WHEREAS, on December 11, 2013, the City Council enacted an ordinance (the "Levy Extension Ordinance") which (i) authorized certain ...

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