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File #: Res 0134-2014    Version: Name: Church Avenue BID
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 3/26/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution concerning an amendment to the District Plan of the Church Avenue Business Improvement District that authorizes additional services and modifies existing services for the district, and setting the date, time and place for the public hearing of the local law authorizing additional services and modifying existing services for the district.
Sponsors: Julissa Ferreras-Copeland
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 134 - 3/26/14, 2. Committee Report, 3. Hearing Testimony 4/10/14, 4. Hearing Transcript 4/10/14, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-10-14, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 10, 2014
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
4/10/2014AJulissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2014AJulissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Finance Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Finance Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Finance Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Finance Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/26/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/26/2014*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Res. No. 134-A
 
 
Resolution concerning an amendment to the District Plan of the Church Avenue Business Improvement District that authorizes additional services and modifies existing services for the district, and setting the date, time and place for the public hearing of the local law authorizing additional services and modifying existing services for the district.
 
By Council Member Ferreras
 
     WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority formerly granted to the Board of Estimate by chapter 4 of title 25 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York or the predecessor of such Chapter (the "BID Law"), the Board of Estimate, by Resolution dated August 19, 1982 (Calendar No. 285) provided for the preparation of a district plan (the "District Plan") for the Church Avenue Business Improvement District (the "District") in the City of New York; and      
      WHEREAS, the Board of Estimate, by Resolution dated August 14, 1986 (Calendar No. 315) authorized the establishment of the District in accordance with the District Plan; 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 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 Church Avenue Business Improvement District wishes to amend the District Plan, as amended, in order to authorize additional services and modify existing services for the District; 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:
            (i)            April 29, 2014 is the date and the City Council Committee Room at City Hall, is the place and 10:00AM is the time for a public hearing (the "Public Hearing") to hear all persons interested in the legislation that would authorize additional services and modify existing services for the District; and
           (ii)            on behalf of the City Council and pursuant to section 25-410(b) of the BID Law, the District Management Association of the Church Avenue 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 and stating the proposed amendment to the District Plan authorizing additional services and modifying existing services for the Church Avenue Business Improvement District.