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Record #: O2021-4141   
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 enlargement of Special Service Area No. 60, Albany Park, authorization of additional services, extension of tax levy period to 2035 and determination of tax levy rate
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: SPECIAL SERVICE AREAS - S.S.A. No. 60 (Albany Park)
Attachments: 1. O2021-4141.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CI TY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

September 14, 2021










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 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.


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 "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 11, 2013, 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 70504 through 70598, and which established an area known and designated as City of Chicago Special Service Area Number 60 (the "Original Area") and authorized the levy of an annual tax, for the period beginning in 2013 through and including 2022 (the "Original Levy Period"), not to exceed an annual rate of 0.425 percent 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 "Original Special Services"); and

WHEREAS, the Establishment Ordinance established the Original Area as that territory consisting approximately of the area on Lawrence Avenue from the North Channel to Kimball, Montrose Avenue from the North Channel to Central Park, Kedzie A...

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