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File #: Res 0564-2018    Version: * Name: Concerning the increase in the annual expenditure for 14 BIDs.
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 10/17/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution concerning the increase in the annual expenditure for the Steinway Street, Graham Avenue, Lower East Side, Fashion Center, Grand Street, 125th Street, Lincoln Square, Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea, Queens Plaza/Court Square, Bay Ridge 5th Avenue, Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn, Park Slope Fifth Avenue, Chinatown, and Westchester Square Business Improvement Districts, and the setting of the date, time and place for the hearing of the local law increasing the annual expenditure for such districts.
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 564, 2. October 17, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Committee Report, 4. Hearing Transcript, 5. October 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-31-18, 7. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 31, 2018
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10/31/2018*Daniel Dromm City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/31/2018*Daniel Dromm Committee on Finance Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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10/17/2018*Daniel Dromm City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/17/2018*Daniel Dromm City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Res. No. 564

 

Resolution concerning the increase in the annual expenditure for the Steinway Street, Graham Avenue, Lower East Side, Fashion Center, Grand Street, 125th Street, Lincoln Square, Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea, Queens Plaza/Court Square, Bay Ridge 5th Avenue, Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn, Park Slope Fifth Avenue, Chinatown, and Westchester Square Business Improvement Districts, and the setting of the date, time and place for the hearing of the local law increasing the annual expenditure for such districts.

 

By Council Member Dromm

 

                     Whereas, Pursuant to 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 City established the

Steinway Street, Graham Avenue, Lower East Side, Fashion Center, Grand Street, 125th Street, Lincoln Square, Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea, Queens Plaza/Court Square, Bay Ridge 5th Avenue, Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn, Park Slope Fifth Avenue, Chinatown, and Westchester Square Business Improvement Districts in the City of New York; and

                     Whereas, Pursuant to Local Law No. 82 for the year of 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 increase in the amount to be expended annually 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 the increase and that the tax and debt limits prescribed in Section 25-412 of the BID Law will not be exceeded; and

                     Whereas, The fourteen Business Improvement Districts wish to increase the amount to be expended annually beginning on July 1, 2018 as follows: Steinway Street, $520,000; Graham Avenue, $250,000; Lower East Side, $1,300,000; Fashion Center, $13,000,000; Grand Street, $324,360; 125th Street, $1,240,462; Lincoln Square, $3,200,000; Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea, $3,250,000; Queens Plaza/Court Square, $1,000,000;  Bay Ridge 5th Avenue, $534,000; Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn, $1,400,000; Park Slope Fifth Avenue, $500,000; Chinatown, $1,800,000; and Westchester Square, $425,920; 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 districts specifying the time when and the place where the hearing will be held and stating the proposed amount to be expended annually; 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 November 14, 2018 is the date and the City Council Committee Room, 2nd floor, City Hall, Manhattan 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, which would increase the amount to be expended annually in the fourteen Business Improvement Districts; and be it further

                     Resolved, That on behalf of the City Council and pursuant to Section 25-410(b) of the BID Law, the District Management Associations of Steinway Street, Graham Avenue, Lower East Side, Fashion Center, Grand Street, 125th Street, Lincoln Square, Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea, Queens Plaza/Court Square, Bay Ridge 5th Avenue, Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn, Park Slope Fifth Avenue, Chinatown, and Westchester Square are hereby authorized to publish in a newspaper of general circulation in each district, not less than ten (10) days prior to the Public Hearing, a notice stating the time and place of the Public Hearing and setting forth the increase in the amount to be expended annually in each of the fourteen Business Improvement Districts.