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File #: Res 0666-2015    Version: * Name: Lower East Side Business Improvement District
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 4/28/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution concerning amendments to the District Plan of the Lower East Side Business Improvement District that modify existing services for the district and change the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based, and setting the date, time and place for the public hearing of the local law authorizing such changes as set forth in the amended District Plan of the Lower East Side Business Improvement District.
Sponsors: Julissa Ferreras-Copeland
Attachments: 1. April 28, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. May 14, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Committee Report, 4. District Plan, 5. Hearing Transcript, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-14-15, 7. Final - Lower East Side District Plan, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 14, 2015
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/14/2015*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/14/2015*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Finance Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/14/2015*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Finance Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/28/2015*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/28/2015*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Res. No. 666
 
 
Resolution concerning amendments to the District Plan of the Lower East Side Business Improvement District that modify existing services for the district and change the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based, and setting the date, time and place for the public hearing of the local law authorizing such changes as set forth in the amended District Plan of the Lower East Side Business Improvement District.
 
 
By Council Member Ferreras
 
      WHEREAS, Pursuant to chapter 4 of title 25 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York (the "BID Law"), the City established the Lower East Side Business Improvement District (the "District") in the City of New York; and      
      WHEREAS, Pursuant to Local Law No. 82 for the year 1990, the City Council assumed responsibility for adopting legislation relating to Business Improvement Districts; and
      WHEREAS, Pursuant to Section 25-410(b) of the BID Law, an amendment to the District Plan that provides for additional improvements or services or any change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based may be adopted by local law, provided that the City Council determines, after a public hearing, that it is in the public interest to authorize such changes and that the tax and debt limits prescribed in Section 25-412 of the BID Law will not be exceeded by such changes; and
      WHEREAS, The Lower East Side Business Improvement District wishes to amend the District Plan in order to modify existing services for the District and change the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based; and
      WHEREAS, Pursuant to Section 25-410(b) of the BID Law, the City Council is required to give notice of the public hearing by publication of a notice in at least one newspaper having general circulation in the district specifying the time when and the place where the hearing will be held; now, therefore, be it
      RESOLVED, That the Council of the City of New York, pursuant to Section 25-410(b) of the BID Law, hereby directs that May 27, 2015 is the date and the City Council Committee Meeting Room, 2nd floor, City Hall, is the place and 10:00 a.m. is the time for a public hearing (the "Public Hearing") to hear all persons interested in the legislation that would authorize the modification of existing services in the District and a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in the District is based; and be it further
      RESOLVED,      On behalf of the City Council and pursuant to Section 25-410(b) of the BID Law, the District Management Association of the Lower East Side Business Improvement District is hereby authorized to publish in a newspaper of general circulation in the District, not less than ten (10) days prior to the Public Hearing, a notice stating the time and place of the Public Hearing.