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File #: Res 0667-2015    Version: * Name: Fashion Center Business Improvement District
Type: Resolution Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 4/28/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution concerning an amendment to the District Plan of the Fashion Center Business Improvement District that provides for a change in 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 a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in the Fashion Center Business Improvement District is based.
Sponsors: Julissa Ferreras-Copeland
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Attachments: 1. April 28, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
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Res. No. 667
 
 
Resolution concerning an amendment to the District Plan of the Fashion Center Business Improvement District that provides for a change in 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 a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in the Fashion Center Business Improvement District is based.
 
 
By Council Member Ferreras-Copeland.
 
      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 Fashion Center Business Improvement 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 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 change and that the tax and debt limits prescribed in Section 25-412 of the BID Law will not be exceeded by such change; and
 
      Whereas, the Fashion Center Business Improvement District wishes to amend the District Plan in order to provide for a change in 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 and stating the proposed change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in the Fashion Center Business Improvement District is based; 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)      _________ is the date and the City Council Committee Meeting Room, 2nd floor, City Hall, is the place and _______ is the time for a public hearing (the "Public Hearing") to hear all persons interested in the legislation that would authorize a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in the Fashion Center Business Improvement District is based; 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 Fashion Center 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 change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in the Fashion Center Business Improvement District is based.