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Record #: O2018-9125   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/14/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 12/12/2018
Title: Scope of services, budget and management agreement for Special Service Area No. 49, South Shore/Exchange (Year 2019)
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 49 (South Shore/Exchange)
Attachments: 1. O2018-9125.pdf

OFFICE  OF THE MAYOR

CITY OF CHICAGO

RAHM EMANUEL

MAYOR

November 14, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 a scope of services, budget and management agreement for various special service areas.

 

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor

 

 

Very truly yours,

 

CHICAGO December 12, 2018

 

 

To the President and Members of the City Council:

 

Your Committee on Finance having had under consideration an ordinance authorizing the imposition of a tax levy, the approval of the 2019 budget, and the approval of the Service Provider Agreement for Special Service Area Number 49.

 

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Amount to be levied: $474,354

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that your Honorable Body pass the proposed Ordinance Transmitted Herewith.

 

This recommendation was concurred in by                     (a (viva voce vote")

of members of the committee with                     dissenting vote(s)7                     

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted

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Document No.

 

 

 

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE TO THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF CHICAGO

 

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 8, 2010, the City Council ofthe City of Chicago (the "City Council") enacted an ordinance (the "Establishment Ordinance") which established ah area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 49 (the "Area") and authorized the levy of an annual tax, for the period beginning in 2010 through and including 2019, not to exceed an annual rate of two percent (2%) 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, certain funds in Fund A96 ("Fund A96") in the amount of $4,760 are available for use in connection with the Area; and

 

WHEREAS, the Establishment Ordinance established the Area as that territory consisting approximately of Exchange Avenue from the south side of 71st Street to 79th Street; 75th Street from the east side of Paxton Avenue to west side of South Shore Avenue; 79th Street from the east side of Paxton Avenue to the west side of South Shore Avenue; 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, security, coordination of promotional and advertising activities, strategic planning for the Area, and other technical assistance activities to promote commercial and economic development (which may include, but are not limited to, streetscape improvements, strategic transit/parking improvement including parking management studies, and enhanced land use oversight and control initiatives); and

 

WHEREAS, the Establishment Ordinance provided for the appointment ofthe South Shore/Exchange Special Service Area Commission (the "Commission") to advise the City Council regarding the amount of the Services Tax to be levied and for the purpose of recommending to the City Council: (1) a yearly budget based upon the cost of providing the Special Services; (2) an entity to serve as a service provider (the "Service Provider"); (3) an agreement between the City and the Service Provider for the provision of Special Services to the Area (the "Service Provider Agreement"); and (4) a budget to be included in the agreement between the City and the Service Provider (the "Budget") (the aforementioned items 1 through 4 shall be known collectively herein as the "Recommendations"); and

WHEREAS, the Commission has heretofore prepared and transmitted to the Commissioner of the Department of Planning and Development (the "Commissioner") .its

 

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Recommendations to the City Council, including the Budget attached hereto as Exhibit A and hereby made a part hereof; now, therefore

 

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

 

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

 

SECTION 2. Appropriations. There is hereby appropriated the following sums in the amounts and for the purposes necessary to provide the Special Services in and for the Area, the estimated amounts of miscellaneous income and the amounts required to be raised by the levy of the Services Tax indicated as follows:

 

SOUTH SHORE/EXCHANGE SPECIAL SERVICE AREA COMMISSION SPECIAL SERVICE AREA BUDGET

 

For the fiscal year commencing January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2019.

 

EXPENDITURES

 

$563,797

Service Provider Agreement for the provision of Special Services

 

$563,797

TOTAL BUDGET REQUEST

 

$474,354

SOURCE OF FUNDING

Tax levy at an annual rate not to exceed two percent (2%) of the equalized

assessed value, ofthe taxable property within Special Service Area Number 49

 

$4,760

 

Fund A96

 

$44,565

Carryover funds currently available from prior tax years

 

$40,118

 

Late collections received by the City of Chicago attributable to the levy of the Services Tax in prior tax years, along with interest income thereon, if any

 

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2018SSA49-Levy Ord.doc

 

 

SECTION 3. Levy of Taxes. There is hereby levied pursuant to the provisions of Article VII, Sections 6(a) and 6(l)(2) ofthe Constitution ofthe State of Illinois and pursuant to the provisions of the Act and pursuant to the provisions of the Establishment Ordinance, the sum of $474,354 as the amount of the Services Tax for the tax year 2018.

 

SECTION 4. Filing. The City Clerk of the City (the "City Clerk") is hereby ordered and directed to file in the Office ofthe County Clerk of Cook County, Illinois (the "County Clerk") a certified copy of this ordinance on or prior to December 25, 2018, and the County Clerk shall thereafter extend for collection together with all other taxes to be levied by the City of Chicago, the Services Tax herein provided for, said Services Tax to be extended for collection by the County Clerk for the tax year 2018 against all the taxable property within the Area, the amount of the Services Tax herein levied to be in addition to and in excess of all other taxes to be levied and extended against all taxable property within the Area.

SECTION 5. Service Provider Agreement. The Commissioner, or a designee ofthe Commissioner (each, an "Authorized Officer"), are each hereby authorized, subject to approval by the Corporation Counsel as to form and legality, to enter into, execute and deliver a Service Provider Agreement as authorized herein with Far South CDC, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, as the Service Provider, for a one-year term in a form acceptable to such Authorized Officer, along with such other supporting documents, if any, as may be necessary to carry out and comply with the provisions of the Service Provider Agreement. The Budget shall be attached to the Service Provider Agreement as an exhibit. Upon the execution of the Service Provider Agreement and the receipt of proper documentation the Authorized Officer and the City Comptroller are each hereby authorized to disburse the sums appropriated in Section 2 above to the Service Provider in consideration for the provision of the Special Services described in the Budget. The Department of Planning and Development shall promptly make a copy of the executed Service Provider Agreement readily available for public inspection.

 

SECTION 6. Enforceability. If any section, paragraph or provision of this ordinance shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the invalidity or unenforceability of such section, paragraph or provision shall not affect any ofthe remaining provisions of this ordinance.

 

SECTION 7. Conflict. This ordinance shall control over any provision of any other ordinance, resolution, motion or order in conflict with this ordinance, to the extent of such conflict.

 

SECTION 8. Publication. This ordinance shall be published by the City Clerk, in special pamphlet form, and made available in her office for public inspection and distribution to members of the public who may wish to avail themselves of a copy of this ordinance.

 

SECTION 9. Effective Date. This ordinance shall take effect 10 days after its passage and publication.

 

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Approved Approved

 

 

EXHIBIT A

 

Budget

 

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Exhibit A Budget

 

 

Special Service Area #

49

Service Provider Agency:

Far South CDC

2019 BUDGET SUMMARY

Budget and Services Period: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019

 

 

2018 Levy

 

CATEGORY

Collectable Levy

Estimated

Loss Collection

Carryover Funds

TIF Rebate Fund #A96

Estimated

Late Collections and Interest

Total All Sources

1.00 Customer Attraction

$31,182

$0

$0

$0

$0

$31,182

2.00 Public Way Aesthetics

$202,623

$37,694

$37,694

$4,760

$37,694

$320,465

3.00 Sustainability and Public Places

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

4.00 Economic/ Business Development

$25,000

$0

$0

$0

$0

$25,000

5.00 Safety Programs

$39,600

$0

$6,871

$0

$0

$46,471

6.00 SSA Management

$21,720

$0

$0

$0

$2,424

$24,144

7.00 Personnel

$116,535

$0

 

$0

$0

$116,535

 

Sub-total

$436,660

$37,694

 

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GRAND TOTALS

Levy Total

$474,354

$44,565

$4,760

$40,118

$563,797

 

LEVY ANALYSIS

 

$49,842,333

Estimated 2018 EAV:

 

2.000%

Authorized Tax Rate Cap:

 

Maximum Potential Levy limited by Rate Cap:

Requested 2018 Levy Amount.

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Estimated Tax Rate to Generate 2017 Levy

 

$996,847

$474,354 0.9517%