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File #: 190627    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 6/20/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2019
Title: Initiating action to establish a neighborhood improvement district in an area that generally includes both sides of Frankford Avenue from the west side of Delaware Avenue to the southwest side of Lehigh Avenue, both sides of North Front Street from the north side of Poplar Street to the south side of Montgomery Street, both sides of East Girard Avenue from Frankford Avenue continuing to the west side of E Fletcher Street, the north side of West Girard Avenue from Frankford Avenue to Front Street, and the south side of West Girard Avenue from Frankford Avenue to Howard Street, and certain blocks of streets that intersect portions of these streets, to be known as the Fishtown Area Business Improvement District ("District"), for which the Fishtown Area 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 Dis...
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Bass
Indexes: FISHTOWN AREA BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 190627 - Exhibit Set, As Introduced.pdf, 2. Signature19062700
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Initiating action to establish a neighborhood improvement district in an area that generally includes both sides of Frankford Avenue from the west side of Delaware Avenue to the southwest side of Lehigh Avenue, both sides of North Front Street from the north side of Poplar Street to the south side of Montgomery Street, both sides of East Girard Avenue from Frankford Avenue continuing to the west side of E Fletcher Street, the north side of West Girard Avenue from Frankford Avenue to Front Street, and the south side of West Girard Avenue from Frankford Avenue to Howard Street, and certain blocks of streets that intersect portions of these streets, to be known as the Fishtown Area Business Improvement District ("District"), for which the Fishtown Area 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. ?18101 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, Council wishes to initiate action to establish the District for a term to expire on December 31, 2024, approve the preliminary plan for the Distric...

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