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File #: 19-6693   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 9/12/2019
Posting Language: Public hearing and Ordinance approving the levy of a Special Assessment for the Downtown Public Improvement District; levying an assessment rate for the Fiscal Year 2020 at $0.15 per $100.00 value of real property in the Downtown Public Improvement District and $0.09 per $100.00 value of residential condominiums; and approving the Fiscal Year 2020 Service and Assessment Plan for the Downtown Public Improvement District. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; John Jacks, Director, Center City Development & Operations]
Attachments: 1. PID Map, 2. Final service & assessment plan, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2019-09-12-0720
Related files: 19-6084
DEPARTMENT: Center City Development & Operations


DEPARTMENT HEAD: John Jacks


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: 1


SUBJECT:

Public hearing and consideration of an Ordinance approving the levy of a Special Assessment for the Downtown Public Improvement District; levying an assessment rate for Fiscal Year 2020 at $0.15 per $100.00 value of real property in the Downtown Public Improvement District and $0.09 per $100.00 value of residential condominiums; and approving the Fiscal Year 2020 Service and Assessment Plan for the Downtown Public Improvement District.

SUMMARY:

This public hearing is called to consider public comment in conjunction with City Council consideration of an Ordinance approving the levy of a special assessment to fund supplemental services for the Downtown Public Improvement District (PID); maintaining an assessment rate at $0.15 per $100.00 value of commercial real property in the PID and $0.09 per $100.00 value of residential condominiums in the PID; and approving the 2020 Service and Assessment Plan (the Plan) for the PID.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

A public improvement district is a mechanism authorized by Chapter 372 of the Local Government Code, known as the Public Improvement District Assessment Act (the Act), that permits the City to levy an additional assessment on property owners within specified boundaries that may be used for capital improvements or services which supplement those provided by city government. The Downtown PID was created in 1999 for an initial five-year term and was renewed again in 2004 and 2009. In May 2013, the City Council reauthorized the PID for a ten-year term beginning October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2023.

The Act provides for the creation of PIDs, outlines their uses and regulates how they may operate. A PID is created to provide supplemental services to enhance existing services, and a municipality may not reduce the provision of services within the PID boundaries. Attachment A is a map of ...

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