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File #: 220371    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 4/28/2022 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/5/2022
Title: Initiating action to continue the Port Richmond Industrial Development Enterprise Neighborhood Improvement District beyond its termination date in the area bounded generally by the north side of Allegheny Avenue, the west side of Memphis Street between Allegheny Avenue and East Westmoreland Street, the south side of East Westmoreland Street, the property line of 3300 Agate Street and the back of properties facing west along the east side of Tulip Street between Westmoreland and Ontario Streets, the south side of Ontario Street, the west side of Tulip Street between Ontario and Tioga Streets, the north side of Tioga Street, the back of properties facing west on the east side of Tulip Street between Tioga and Venango Streets, the back of properties facing south along the north side of Venango Street, including the property located at 2301-07 East Venango Street, and the back of properties facing east along the west side of Amber Street, as well as the properties located at 2066-80 East T...
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Attachments: 1. L220371 - Exhibit, As Introduced.pdf, 2. Resolution No. 22037100, 3. Signature22037100

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Initiating action to continue the Port Richmond Industrial Development Enterprise Neighborhood Improvement District beyond its termination date in the area bounded generally by the north side of Allegheny Avenue, the west side of Memphis Street between Allegheny Avenue and East Westmoreland Street, the south side of East Westmoreland Street, the property line of 3300 Agate Street and the back of properties facing west along the east side of Tulip Street between Westmoreland and Ontario Streets, the south side of Ontario Street, the west side of Tulip Street between Ontario and Tioga Streets, the north side of Tioga Street, the back of properties facing west on the east side of Tulip Street between Tioga and Venango Streets, the back of properties facing south along the north side of Venango Street, including the property located at 2301-07 East Venango Street, and the back of properties facing east along the west side of Amber Street, as well as the properties located at 2066-80 East Tioga and 2082 East Tioga Streets; and for which Port Richmond Industrial Development Enterprise, Inc., a Pennsylvania nonprofit 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 continue the District.

 

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WHEREAS, Bill No. 020166-A (approved January 23, 2003) established the Port Richmond Industrial Development Enterprise (“PRIDE”) Neighborhood Improvement District (“District”), designated Port Richmond Industrial Development Enterprise, Inc. (“PRIDE, 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. 070338 (approved December 13, 2007) continued the term of the District until December 31, 2012; and

 

WHEREAS, Bill No. 120397 (approved December 21, 2012) continued the term of the District until December 31, 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, Bill No. 170683-A (approved November 30, 2017) continued the term of the District until December 31, 2022; and

 

WHEREAS, On December 31, 2022, the District will terminate, unless it is renewed; 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 a neighborhood improvement district  beyond the date of termination of such district 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 neighborhood improvement district; and

 

WHEREAS, Council wishes to initiate action to continue the District until December 31, 2027; and

 

WHEREAS, The purpose of this resolution is to initiate action to continue the term of the Port Richmond Industrial Development Enterprise (“PRIDE”) Neighborhood 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 term of the district; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That Council hereby initiates action to continue the Port Richmond Industrial Development Enterprise (“PRIDE”) Neighborhood Improvement District beyond its termination date in the area bounded generally by the north side of Allegheny Avenue, the west side of Memphis Street between Allegheny Avenue and East Westmoreland Street, the south side of East Westmoreland Street, the property line of 3300 Agate Street and the back of properties facing west along the east side of Tulip Street between Westmoreland and Ontario Streets, the south side of Ontario Street, the west side of Tulip Street between Ontario and Tioga Streets, the north side of Tioga Street, the back of properties facing west on the east side of Tulip Street between Tioga and Venango Streets, the back of properties facing south along the north side of Venango Street, including the property located at 2301-07 East Venango Street, and the back of properties facing east along the west side of Amber Street, as well as the properties located at 2066-80 East Tioga and 2082 East Tioga Streets; and for which Port Richmond Industrial Development Enterprise, Inc., a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation, serves as 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.

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Committee on Rules is hereby authorized and directed to take all actions required by the Community and Economic Improvement Act prior to enactment of an ordinance formally continuing the Port Richmond Industrial Development Enterprise Neighborhood 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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