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File #: 19-6005   
Type: Resolution
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 8/15/2019
Posting Language: Resolution granting the City of San Antonio’s consent to the creation by Bexar County of a Public Improvement District to later be named the Gates Special Improvement District
Attachments: 1. Draft Resolution, 2. Draft Ordinance, 3. Gates Development Agreement v.5 (CAO_jw 08062019 FINAL), 4. ATT A - RECORDED PETITION (051619), 5. Fiscal Impact Form PID (2), 6. Item #37 19-5190 7 24 19 PC (2)Resolution, 7. Resolution 2019-08-15-0053R
Related files: 19-5192, 19-6006
DEPARTMENT: Planning


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Bridgett White, AICP


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City Council District 2


SUBJECT:

A Resolution granting the City of San Antonio's consent to the creation by Bexar County of a Public Improvement District to later be named the Gates Special Improvement District and an Ordinance authorizing a 30-year Development Agreement between the City of San Antonio and MEH Holding Company, Ltd.


SUMMARY:

A public hearing and consideration of the following items related to the Gates Special Improvement District and associated development agreement:
A) A Resolution granting the City Council's consent to the creation by Bexar County of a proposed Public Improvement District to later be named the Gates Special Improvement District, generally located along Highway 87, to the east of Real Drive in the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) of the City of San Antonio.
B) An Ordinance authorizing the execution of a 30-year Development Agreement between the City of San Antonio and MEH Holding Company, Ltd.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Texas Local Government Code Chapter 382 allows for the creation of Public Improvement Districts (PIDs), by a city or a county. PIDs are considered to be economic development tools used to pay or finance public improvements and economic development within (and that benefit) a defined geographical area which will ultimately become the district. The general nature of the proposed public work may include, but is not limited to, the improvement and construction of roads, thoroughfares, collectors, arterial roads, utilities, water, waste water, sanitary sewer, drainage, trails, park and recreational facilities; which are located within the district boundaries. These districts may levy an assessment and impose an ad valorem tax, sales and use tax or hotel occupancy tax as sources of funding and costs are apportioned and paid by land owners within the district that benefit from public improvements and/or services.

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