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File #: 13-0873    Version: Name: PW - ORD Fourth St. PBIA
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 9/27/2013 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/15/2013 Final action: 10/15/2013
Title: Recommendation to declare ordinance amending Ordinance No. ORD-07-0043 modifying the boundaries of the Fourth Street Parking and Business Improvement Area, read and adopted as read. (District 32)
Sponsors: Public Works
Attachments: 1. 100813-H-2sr&att.pdf, 2. 101513-ORD-14att.pdf, 3. ORD-13-0021.pdf
Related files: 13-0748
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/15/20132 City Council approve recommendation and adoptPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/8/20131 City Council declare ordinance read the first time and laid over to the next regular meeting of the City Council for final readingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
TITLE
Recommendation to declare ordinance amending Ordinance No. ORD-07-0043 modifying the boundaries of the Fourth Street Parking and Business Improvement Area, read and adopted as read.
(District 32)

DISCUSSION
The Fourth Street Business Improvement Association (FSBIA) uses business license assessment funds to promote and market the commercial area along Fourth Street on behalf of businesses located in the Fourth Street Parking and Business Improvement Area (FSPBIA). The FSBIA governs the assessment to be collected. To continue the assessment levy, State law requires that a public hearing be held on the proposed program and assessment.

The Assessment Report, attached to the Resolution as Exhibit A, describes boundaries, proposed activities and budgetary information, as well as the method and basis for continuation of the assessment. The Assessment Report proposes no change in the basis and method of levying the assessment and no significant change in proposed activities.

The Assessment Report requests a change in the District boundaries to include businesses located easterly on Fourth Street to Temple Avenue. The FSPBIA board petitioned the businesses located within the boundaries of the proposed expansion via US mail, and they conducted outreach by walking door-to-door. As a result, 65 percent of the total number of businesses located within the proposed additional area expressed support for the District expansion. Of the number of business owners who responded to the petition, 87 percent are in support of the expansion. It is requested that the City Council adopt the ordinance amending Ordinance No. ORD-07-0043 modifying the Fourth Street Parking and Business Improvement Area boundary as shown on the attached vicinity map.

At its September 3, 2013 meeting, City Council approved Resolution Number RES-13-0077, granting approval of the Assessment Report, declaring the intention of the City Council to levy the assessment, and set October 8, 2013 a...

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