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Record #: O2021-4137   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/14/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development
Final action: 10/14/2021
Title: Public hearing(s) on extension of tax levy period, increase of tax levy rate and authorization of certain services for Special Service Area No. 23, Clark Street/Lincoln Park
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 23 (Clark Street-Lincoln Park)
Attachments: 1. O2021-4137.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CIT Y OT CHICAGO
I.ORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

September 14, 2021










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 ordinances authorizing public hearings for the establishment, term extension, or term extension and boundary expansion of some 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 "Special Service Area Tax Law"), and (iii) the Property Tax Code, 35 ILCS 200/1-1 et seq., as amended from time to time (the "Property Tax Code"); and

WHEREAS, on December 4, 2002, the City.Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") enacted an ordinance which was published in the Journal of Proceedings of the City Council (the "Journal") for such date at pages 100184 through 100274, and which established an area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 23 (the "Initial Area") and authorized the levy of an annual tax, for the period beginning in 2002 through and including 2011 (the "Initial Services Tax"), in an amount not to exceed an annual rate of 0.175% of the equalized assessed value of the taxable property therein to provide certain special services in and for the Initial Area in addition to the services provided by and to the City of Chicago generally; and

WHEREAS, on November 12, 2008 the City Council enacted an ordinance (the "Establishment Ordinance") which was published in the Journal of Proceedings for such date at pages 45592 through 45684, and which reestablished an area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 23 (the "Area") with reconstituted...

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