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File #: 171131    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 12/14/2017 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 6/7/2018
Title: Establishing a neighborhood improvement district, to be known as the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District ("District"), in an area that generally includes both sides of North 2nd Street from the north side of Callowhill Street to the south side of Girard Avenue, both sides of North 3rd Street from Spring Garden Street to the south side of Wildey Street, Spring Garden Street from North 2nd Street to the eastern side of North 5th Street, and certain blocks of streets that intersect portions of these streets; designating the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District, Inc., which has organized itself as a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation, as the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association for the District; approving a plan for the District, including a list of proposed improvements and their estimated cost, and providing for assessment fees to be levied on property owners within the District; authorizing the Director of Commerce, on behalf of the City, to ...
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla, Council President Clarke
Indexes: NORTHERN LIBERTIES BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 171131 - Exhibit A, As Introduced.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy17113100.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/20/20180 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/7/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
4/12/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/12/20180 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
4/12/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/9/20180 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/9/20180 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/9/20180 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
12/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Establishing a neighborhood improvement district, to be known as the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District ("District"), in an area that generally includes both sides of North 2nd Street from the north side of Callowhill Street to the south side of Girard Avenue, both sides of North 3rd Street from Spring Garden Street to the south side of Wildey Street, Spring Garden Street from North 2nd Street to the eastern side of North 5th Street, and certain blocks of streets that intersect portions of these streets; designating the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District, Inc., which has organized itself as a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation, as the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association for the District; approving a plan for the District, including a list of proposed improvements and their estimated cost, and providing for assessment fees to be levied on property owners within the District; authorizing the Director of Commerce, on behalf of the City, to execute an agreement with the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District, Inc., relating to the District; and authorizing the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District, Inc. to assess property owners within the District a special property assessment fee to be used in accordance with the approved plan; all in accordance with the provisions of the Community and Economic Improvement Act, and under certain terms and conditions.

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WHEREAS, Council 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.) ("Act") to establish, by ordinance, neighborhood improvement districts and to designate certain entities to 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, business d...

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