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Record #: O2019-8397   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/16/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development
Final action: 12/18/2019
Title: Scope of services, budget and management agreement for Special Service Area No. 59, 59th Street (Year 2020)
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 59 (59th Street)
Attachments: 1. O2019-8397.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OT CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT

October 16.2019










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 a scope of service, budget and management agreement for various Special Service Areas. '

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.


Very truly yours.

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 12, 2012, the City Council ofthe 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 43511 through 43599, and 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 ofthe 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 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 th...

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