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Record #: O2019-7767   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/18/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development
Final action: 10/16/2019
Title: Tax levy, budget and service provider agreement for Special Service Area No. 31, Greater Ravenswood (Year 2020)
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 31 (Greater Ravenswood)
Attachments: 1. O2019-7767.pdf
OFFICE OF
CITY OF
THE MAYOR
CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGH'I'FOOT
MAYOR

September 18, 2019










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CI TY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing public hearings for, and renewals of, various Special Service Areas.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.


Very truly yours

Mayor
ORDINANCE


WHEREAS, special service areas may be established pursuant to (i) Article VII, Sections 6(1) and 7(6) of the Constitution of the State of Illinois, (ii) 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 (iii) the Property Tax Code, 35 ILCS 200/1-1 et seq., as amended from time to time; and
WHEREAS, on December 8, 2004, the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") enacted an ordinance (the "First Ordinance") which was published in the Journal of Proceedings of the City Council (the "Journal") for such date at pages 37745 through 37830, and 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 the year 2004 through and including the 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 (the "City") generally; and
WHEREAS, on November 12, 2008 the City Council enacted an ordinance (the "Second Ordinance") which was published in the Journal for such date at pages 45771 through 45868, and which re-established an area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 31 with reconstituted boundaries (the "Original Area"...

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