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File #: 190722    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 9/19/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 9/19/2019
Title: Initiating action to establish a neighborhood improvement district in an area that generally includes both sides of North Broad Street from the north side of Spring Garden Street to the south side of Indiana Avenue, beginning with 600 North Broad Street and continuing to 2932 North Broad Street, and certain blocks of streets that intersect portions of these streets; designating North Broad Renaissance (the legal name of which is Avenue North Renaissance, Inc.), which has organized itself as a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, as the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association for the District; approving a plan for and report concerning the District; authorizing the Director of Commerce, on behalf of the City, to execute an agreement with North Broad Renaissance relating to the District; and authorizing North Broad Renaissance to assess property owners within the District a special property assessment fee to be used in accordance with the approved plan; all in accordance...
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Greenlee
Attachments: 1. 190722 - Exhibit Set, As Introduced.pdf, 2. Signature19072200
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Initiating action to establish a neighborhood improvement district in an area that generally includes both sides of North Broad Street from the north side of Spring Garden Street to the south side of Indiana Avenue, beginning with 600 North Broad Street and continuing to 2932 North Broad Street, and certain blocks of streets that intersect portions of these streets; designating North Broad Renaissance (the legal name of which is Avenue North Renaissance, Inc.), which has organized itself as a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, as the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association for the District; approving a plan for and report concerning the District; authorizing the Director of Commerce, on behalf of the City, to execute an agreement with North Broad Renaissance relating to the District; and authorizing North Broad Renaissance to assess property owners within the District a special property assessment fee 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.
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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 June 30, 2025, 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 ensur...

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