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File #: 190479    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: LAPSED
File created: 5/23/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Initiating action to continue a business improvement district encompassing certain existing and future hotel properties within the boundaries of the City of Philadelphia (the "City"), known as the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District (the "District"), and to continue the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation as the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association (the "NIDMA") of the District; approving a preliminary plan and report for 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 (the "Act"), prior to adoption of an ordinance that would formally continue the District.
Sponsors: Councilmember Green
Attachments: 1. 190479 - Exhibit Set, As Introduced.pdf, 2. Resolution No. 19047900
Title
Initiating action to continue a business improvement district encompassing certain existing and future hotel properties within the boundaries of the City of Philadelphia (the "City"), known as the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District (the "District"), and to continue the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation as the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association (the "NIDMA") of the District; approving a preliminary plan and report for 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 (the "Act"), prior to adoption of an ordinance that would formally continue the District.
Body
WHEREAS, Bill No. 170468 (signed September 26, 2017) established a business improvement district in the City of Philadelphia, known as the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District; designated the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation, a nonprofit corporation incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as the NIDMA for the District; and approved a final plan for improvements within the District; and
WHEREAS, On December 31, 2022, the District will automatically terminate unless it is continued by ordinance; and
WHEREAS, The Council of the City of Philadelphia ("Council") is authorized by the Community and Economic Improvement Act, Act of December 21, 1998, P.L. 1307, No. 174 (53 P.S. ?18101 et seq.), as amended, including by Act of May 24, 2016, No. 32 and the Act of May 24, 2016, No. 28 and as the same may be further amended, restated, or supplemented from time to time (as so amended, the "Act"), to continue, by ordinance, business improvement districts beyond the date of termination by reenacting the municipal enabling ordinance creating the original business improvement district following a review of the business improvement district and the NIDMA progra...

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