Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-0373    Version: 1 Name: ED - Uptown Property and Community Assoc. D89
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 3/4/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/5/2020 Final action: 5/5/2020
Title: Recommendation to approve the Uptown Property and Business Improvement District Annual Report, continuing the property assessment for the period of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, automatically extending the current agreement with the Uptown Property and Community Association for a one-year period; and, authorize the payment of $31,833 in City property assessments from the General Fund Group. (Districts 8,9)
Sponsors: Economic Development
Attachments: 1. 050520-C-11sr&att.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to approve the Uptown Property and Business Improvement District Annual Report, continuing the property assessment for the period of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, automatically extending the current agreement with the Uptown Property and Community Association for a one-year period; and, authorize the payment of $31,833 in City property assessments from the General Fund Group. (Districts 8,9)

DISCUSSION
The Uptown Property and Business Improvement District (UPBID) was established by the City Council in 2013 for an initial term of five years. The UPBID was renewed in 2018 for a term of ten years. The City of Long Beach (City) contracts with Uptown Property and Community Association (UPCA) to manage the UPBID and the UPCA Board of Directors serve as the Advisory Board to the City Council on matters related to the UPBID. UPCA utilizes the UPBID funding to provide enhanced maintenance, security, and marketing above and beyond the services provided by the City.

State law governing Property and Business Improvement Districts requires that an Annual Report be submitted to the City Council by the Advisory Board designated for this Assessment District. The UPBID 2019-2020 Annual Report (Annual Report) (Attachment) describes the boundaries, proposed activities, and budgetary information, as well as the method and basis for continuation of the assessment. The Annual Report proposes no change to the UPBID boundaries, the method of assessment, and activities.

The Annual Report, transmitting the recommendations of the Advisory Board, proposes the following assessment rates:

Method of Assessment

The UPBID assessment is computed based on three primary parcel characteristics: land use type, linear frontage, and lot square footage.

Each parcel’s special benefit points are calculated as follows:

Parcel’s Linear Factor + Parcel’s Lot Factor X Parcel’s Special Factor X Parcel’s Total Benefit Points

The original maximum rate per Special B...

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