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Record #: O2021-4138   
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 establishment of Special Service Area Number 52-2021, determination of tax levy rate, taxable area and selection of special services for area known as E 51st Street, from approximately Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive west to Metra Railroad tracks
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Attachments: 1. O2021-4138.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY Of CHICAGO
I .ORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

September 14, 2021










TO THB HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CI TY 01-CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Planning and Development, 1 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 oilhese ordinances will be appreciated.


Very truly yours,
PUBLIC HEARING 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, the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") finds that it is in the public interest that consideration be given to the creation of an area within the City of Chicago to be known and designated as Special Service Area Number 52-2021 (the "Area") and to the authorization of the levy of a special annual services tax (the "Services Tax") for a period of fifteen (15) years within the Area for the purposes set forth herein; that the Area is contiguous; and that said special services are in addition to municipal services provided by and to the City of Chicago generally, and it is, therefore, in the best interests of the City of Chicago that the creation of the Area and the levy of the Services Tax within the Area for the services to be provided be considered; now, therefore,

Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:

SECTION 1. The preambles of this ordinance are hereby incorporated herein as if set out herein in full.

SECTION 2. A public hearing shall be held by the Committee on Economic, Capital and T...

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