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File #: Int 2291-2021    Version: * Name: Madison/23rd/ Flatiron/ Chelsea business improvement district.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 4/29/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to authorizing an increase in the amount to be expended annually in the Madison/23rd/ Flatiron/ Chelsea business improvement district, an extension of the Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea business improvement district, and a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea business improvement district is based
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm , (by request of the Mayor)
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would authorize the Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea Business Improvement District (“Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea BID or BID”) to increase the amount it expends annually, extend its boundaries, and change the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based as set forth in the BID’s amended district plan.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2291, 2. Int. No. 2291, 3. April 29, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. City Planning Commission Report, 5. Committee Report 5/27/21, 6. Hearing Testimony 5/27/21

Int. No. 2291

 

By Council Member Dromm (by request of the Mayor)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to authorizing an increase in the amount to be expended annually in the Madison/23rd/ Flatiron/ Chelsea business improvement district, an extension of the Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea business improvement district, and a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea business improvement district is based

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1.  Subdivision a of section 25-463.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 223 for the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

                        a. The city council having determined, pursuant to subdivision b of section 25-410 of chapter four of this title, that it is in the public interest to authorize an increase in the amount to be expended annually in the Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea business improvement district beginning on July 1, [2018] 2021, and the council having determined further that the tax and debt limits prescribed in section 25-412 of chapter four of this title will not be exceeded by such increased expenditure, there is hereby authorized in such district an annual expenditure of [three million two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($3,250,000)] six million dollars ($6,000,000).

§ 2. Chapter 5 of title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 25-463.2 to read as follows:

§ 25-263.2 Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea business improvement district; extension of district. a. The city council having determined, pursuant to section 25-407 of chapter four of this title: that notice of hearing for all hearings required to be held was published and mailed as required by law and was otherwise sufficient; that, except as otherwise provided in section 25-403 of chapter four of this title, all the real property within the boundaries of the district will benefit from the extension of the district; that all the real property benefited is included within the limits of the district; and that the extension of the district is in the public interest; and the council having determined further that the requisite number of owners have not objected as provided in section 25-406 of chapter four of this title, the Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea business improvement district in the borough of Manhattan is hereby extended. Such district is extended in accordance with the amended district plan required to be filed with the city clerk pursuant to subdivision b of this section.

b. Immediately upon adoption of this local law by the council, the council shall file with the city clerk the amended district plan upon which the Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea business improvement district, and the extension thereof, is based.

c. The amended district plan shall not be further amended except in accordance with chapter four of this title.

§ 3.  Chapter 5 of title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 25-463.3 to read as follows:

§ 25-463.3 Madison/23rd/Flatiron/Chelsea business improvement district; amendment of the district plan.  a. The city council having determined, pursuant to subdivision b of section 25-410 of chapter four of this title, that it is in the public interest to authorize a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in the Madison/23rd Flatiron/Chelsea business improvement district is based, and the council having determined further that the tax and debt limits prescribed in section 25-412 of chapter four of this title will not be exceeded by such change, there is hereby authorized in such district such change as is set forth in the amended district plan required to be filed with the city clerk pursuant to subdivision b of this section.

b. Immediately upon adoption of this local law, the council shall file with the city clerk the amended district plan containing the change in the method of assessment authorized by subdivision a of this section.

§ 4. This local law takes effect immediately and is retroactive to and deemed to have been in full force and effect as of June 30, 2021; provided that section two of this local law takes effect upon compliance with section 25-408 of chapter 4 of title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York and is retroactive to and deemed to have been in full force and effect as of June 30, 2021.