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File #: 170927    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/26/2017 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2017
Title: Approving the plan, estimated costs and proposed method of assessment and charges of the Center City District for and concerning business improvements and administrative services to the central business district of the City of Philadelphia for 2018-2022; amending an Ordinance (Bill No. 1069, approved November 2, 1990, as amended by Bill No. 960631, approved November 25, 1996, and as further amended by Bill No. 120800, approved December 21, 2012) adopted pursuant to the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," P.L. 382, as amended, in order to add to the central business district area to be served by the Center City District the surface area of property more commonly known as the Viaduct Rail Park; and approving estimated costs for debt service through 2045; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: CENTER CITY DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 170927 - Exhibit Set, As Introduced.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy17092700.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
12/21/20170 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
12/7/20170 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/7/20170 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
12/7/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/5/20170 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/5/20170 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/5/20170 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
10/26/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Approving the plan, estimated costs and proposed method of assessment and charges of the Center City District for and concerning business improvements and administrative services to the central business district of the City of Philadelphia for 2018-2022; amending an Ordinance (Bill No. 1069, approved November 2, 1990, as amended by Bill No. 960631, approved November 25, 1996, and as further amended by Bill No. 120800, approved December 21, 2012) adopted pursuant to the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," P.L. 382, as amended, in order to add to the central business district area to be served by the Center City District the surface area of property more commonly known as the Viaduct Rail Park; and approving estimated costs for debt service through 2045; all under certain terms and conditions.

Body
WHEREAS, Under the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," P.L. 382, as amended (the "Act"), the City, in an ordinance approved on March 28, 1990 (Bill No. 727), authorized the organization of an authority then known as the Special Services District of Central Philadelphia (the "Authority") for the purpose of making business improvements and providing administrative services, as those terms are defined in the Act, to the central business district of the City of Philadelphia; and

WHEREAS, Articles of Incorporation were filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth and the Authority was incorporated on May 4, 1990; and

WHEREAS, In accordance with the requirements of the Act, the Authority completed a plan for business improvements and administrative services to be made and provided through the 1995 fiscal year of the Authority to the central business district of the City of Philadelphia, and the Authority held public hearings respecting such plan; and

WHEREAS, Legally sufficient written objections were not received from property owners and the City approved the Authority's plan to serve the central business district area (the "District") bounded an...

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