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File #: 171145    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 12/14/2017 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/1/2018
Title: Initiating action to establish a neighborhood improvement 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, to be known as the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District, for which the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District, Inc., which has organized itself as a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, serves as the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association; approving a preliminary plan for and report concerning the District; and authorizing and directing the Committee on Rules and the Clerk of Council to take all actions that are required by the Community and Economic Improvement Act prior to enactment of an ordin...
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla, Council President Clarke
Indexes: NORTHERN LIBERTIES BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 171145 - Exhibit A, As Introduced.pdf, 2. Resolution No. 17114500.pdf, 3. Signature17114500.pdf
Title
Initiating action to establish a neighborhood improvement 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, to be known as the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District, for which the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District, Inc., which has organized itself as a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, serves as the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association; approving a preliminary plan for and report concerning the District; and authorizing and directing the Committee on Rules and the Clerk of Council to take all actions that are required by the Community and Economic Improvement Act prior to enactment of an ordinance that would formally establish the District.

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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 districts and business climates"; and

WHEREAS, The purpose of this Ordinance is to establish a neighborhood improvement district in the Northern Liberties area, to be known as the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District ("District"); and

WHEREAS, All procedures required by the Act for establishment of the District have been followed; in particular, more than forty-five (45) day...

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