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File #: 190245    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 3/28/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/4/2019
Title: Initiating action to continue the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District ("District") beyond its termination date in an area that generally includes both sides of East Passyunk Avenue from the south side of Federal Street to the east side of South Broad Street, certain blocks of streets that intersect that portion of East Passyunk Avenue, both sides of South Broad Street from the north side of McKean Street to the north side of Snyder Avenue, and the west side of South Broad Street from the south side of Mifflin Street to the north side of McKean Street, and for which East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, Inc., a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation, is the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association; approving a preliminary plan for and adopting a 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 e...
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: EAST PASSYUNK AVENUE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 190245 - Exhibit A, As Introduced.pdf, 2. Resoluion No. 19024500, 3. Signature19024500

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Initiating action to continue the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (“District”) beyond its termination date in an area that generally includes both sides of East Passyunk Avenue from the south side of Federal Street to the east side of South Broad Street, certain blocks of streets that intersect that portion of East Passyunk Avenue, both sides of South Broad Street from the north side of McKean Street to the north side of Snyder Avenue, and the west side of South Broad Street from the south side of Mifflin Street to the north side of McKean Street, and for which East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, Inc., a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation, is the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association; approving a preliminary plan for and adopting a 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 continue the District.

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WHEREAS, Bill No. 020431 (approved December 17, 2002) established a business improvement district in the East Passyunk Avenue area, known as the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (“District”); designated the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, Inc., a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation, as the neighborhood improvement district management association for the District; and approved a final plan for improvements within the District; and

 

WHEREAS, Bill No. 090128 (approved September 23, 2009) continued the term of the District until September 23, 2019; and

 

WHEREAS, On September 23, 2019, the term of the District will automatically terminate; and

 

WHEREAS, Council is authorized by the Community and Economic Improvement Act, act of December 21, 1998, P.L. 1307, No. 174 ("Act") (53 P.S. §18101 et. seq.) to continue, by ordinance, neighborhood improvement districts beyond the date of their termination by reenacting the municipal enabling ordinance creating the original neighborhood improvement district, following  a review of the neighborhood improvement district and the neighborhood improvement district management association programs and services provided within the district; and

 

WHEREAS, Council wishes to initiate action to continue the District for a term to expire on September 30, 2024; and

 

WHEREAS, The purpose of this resolution is to initiate action to continue the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District beyond its termination date, approve the preliminary plan for the District, attached as Exhibit “A,” adopt as the City’s report concerning the District, the report included as part of that preliminary plan, and ensure that all actions required by the Act are taken prior to enactment of an ordinance formally continuing the district; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That Council hereby initiates action continuing the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District beyond its termination date in an area that generally includes both sides of East Passyunk Avenue from the south side of Federal Street to the east side of South Broad Street, certain blocks of streets intersecting that portion of East Passyunk Avenue, both sides of South Broad Street from the nouth side of McKean Street to the north side of Snyder Avenue, and the west side of South Broad Street from the south side of Mifflin Street to the north side of McKean Street, and for which East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, Inc., a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation, is the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association. Council hereby approves as the preliminary plan for the District the preliminary plan attached as Exhibit “A”, and Council adopts as the City’s report concerning the District, the report included as part of that preliminary plan.

 

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Committee on Rules is hereby authorized and directed to take all actions required by the Community and Economic Improvement Act ("Act") prior to enactment of an ordinance formally continuing the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, including the holding of any and all public hearings required by the Act. The Clerk of Council shall arrange for all mailings and publication of all notices required by the Act, as directed by the Chair of the Committee on Rules.

 

 

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