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Record #: O2019-8393   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/16/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development
Final action: 11/13/2019
Title: Scope of services, budget and management agreement for Special Service Area No. 35-2015, Lincoln Avenue (Year 2020)
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 35-2015 (Lincoln Avenue)
Attachments: 1. O2019-8393.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI Yi. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

October 16, 2019










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing a scope of service, budget and management agreement for various Special Service Areas.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

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 November 18, 2015, the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") enacted an ordinance (the "Establishment Ordinance") which was published in the Journal of Proceedings of the City Council for such date at pages 13277 through 13302, and which established an area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 35-2015 (the "Area") and authorized the levy of an annual tax, for the period beginning in 2015 through and including 2029, not to exceed an annual rate of 0.400 percent (0.400%) 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 (the "City") generally (the "Special Services"); and

WHEREAS, the Establishment Ordinance established the Area as that territory consisting approximately of both sides of Lincoln Avenue from Diversey on the north to Webster on the south; and

WHEREAS, the Special Services authorized in the Establishment Ordinance include, but are not limited to: customer attraction, public way aesthetics, sustainability and public place enhancements,...

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