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File #: 170468    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/11/2017 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 9/14/2017
Title: Establishing a business improvement district encompassing certain existing and future hotel properties within the boundaries of the City of Philadelphia, to be known as the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District (the "District"); designating the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation to serve as Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association (the "NIDMA") for the District; approving a plan for the District, including a list of proposed programs and services related to the development and promotion of the hotel and tourism industry in the City and County of Philadelphia and their estimated cost; and providing for special assessment fees to be levied on affected property owners within the District to fund such programs and services; authorizing the Director of Commerce, on behalf of the City, to execute an agreement with the NIDMA for the District; and authorizing the NIDMA to assess affected property owners within the District and collect o...
Sponsors: Councilmember Green
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOSPITALITY IMPROVEMENT LEVY DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 170468 - Exhibit Set, As Amended.pdf, 2. Bill No. 17046801, As Amended.pdf, 3. CertifiedCopy17046801.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
9/26/20171 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
9/14/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
6/15/20171 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
6/15/20171 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
6/15/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
6/13/20170 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
6/13/20170 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
6/13/20170 Committee on Rules AMENDED  Action details Not available
6/13/20171 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
5/11/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
Title
Establishing a business improvement district encompassing certain existing and future hotel properties within the boundaries of the City of Philadelphia, to be known as the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District (the "District"); designating the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation to serve as Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association (the "NIDMA") for the District; approving a plan for the District, including a list of proposed programs and services related to the development and promotion of the hotel and tourism industry in the City and County of Philadelphia and their estimated cost; and providing for special assessment fees to be levied on affected property owners within the District to fund such programs and services; authorizing the Director of Commerce, on behalf of the City, to execute an agreement with the NIDMA for the District; and authorizing the NIDMA to assess affected property owners within the District and collect or cause to be collected special assessment fees to be used in accordance with the approved plan; all in accordance with the provisions of the Community and Economic Improvement Act.

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WHEREAS, Council of the City of Philadelphia is authorized by the Community and Economic Improvement Act, Act of December 21, 1998, P.L. 1307, No. 174 (53 P.S. ยง18101 et seq.), as heretofore amended, including by Act of May 24, 2016, No. 32 and the Act of May 24, 2016, No. 28 and as the same may be further amended, restated, or supplemented from time to time (as so amended, the "Act"), to establish, by ordinance, business improvement districts and to designate certain entities to impose special assessment fees and administer programs and services within such districts in order "to promote and enhance more attractive and safer commercial, industrial, residential and mixed-use neighborhoods; economic growth; increased employment opportunities; and improved commercial, industrial, bus...

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