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File #: 190460    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: HELD IN COMMITTEE
File created: 5/23/2019 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Continuing the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District (the "District"), a business improvement district encompassing certain existing and future hotel properties within the boundaries of the City of Philadelphia (the "City"), and continuing the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation ("PHiL DC") to serve as the neighborhood improvement district management association for the District; approving a new 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; providing for special assessment fees to be levied on eligible hotel 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 PHiL DC relating to the District; and reauthorizing PHiL DC to assess eligible property owners within the District a...
Sponsors: Councilmember Green
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOSPITALITY IMPROVEMENT LEVY DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 190460 - Exhibit Set, As Introduced.pdf, 2. Bill No. 19046000.pdf
Title
Continuing the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District (the "District"), a business improvement district encompassing certain existing and future hotel properties within the boundaries of the City of Philadelphia (the "City"), and continuing the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation ("PHiL DC") to serve as the neighborhood improvement district management association for the District; approving a new 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; providing for special assessment fees to be levied on eligible hotel 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 PHiL DC relating to the District; and reauthorizing PHiL DC to assess eligible 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, and under certain terms and conditions.
Body
WHEREAS, Bill No. 170468 (signed September 26, 2017) established a business improvement district encompassing the City of Philadelphia, known as the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District (the "District"); designated the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation, a nonprofit corporation incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ("PHiL DC"), as the neighborhood improvement district management association (the "NIDMA") for the District; and approved a final plan for programs and services within the District and designated PHiL DC to impose special assessment fees and administer programs and services within the District in order "to promote and enhance more attractive and safer commer...

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