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Record #: O2019-9242   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/26/2019 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. 56, Bronzeville (Year 2020)
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 56 (Bronzeville)
Attachments: 1. O2019-9242.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR
November 26, 2019










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith ordinances authorizing a scope of services, 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 December 12, 2012, 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 43428 through 43510, and which established an area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 56 (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 2.1% ofthe 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, the Establishment Ordinance established the Area as that territory consisting approximately of the properties fronting both sides of 47th Street from the west side of St. Lawrence Avenue to the east side of State Street; the east side of State Street from the north side of 48th Street up to and including 4621 South State Street; the west side of Indiana Avenue from and including 4638 South Indiana Avenue up t...

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