Long Beach, CA
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File #: 21-1044    Version: 1 Name: ED - ROI for Fourth Street PBIA D2
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 9/24/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action: 10/12/2021
Title: Recommendation to adopt resolution approving the Annual Report for October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022, for the Fourth Street Parking and Business Improvement Area, declaring its intention to levy the annual business assessment, and setting the date of hearing for November 9, 2021. (District 2)
Sponsors: Economic Development
Attachments: 1. 101221-C-3sr&att.pdf, 2. RES-21-0124.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt resolution approving the Annual Report for October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022, for the Fourth Street Parking and Business Improvement Area, declaring its intention to levy the annual business assessment, and setting the date of hearing for November 9, 2021. (District 2)

DISCUSSION
The Fourth Street Parking and Business Improvement Area (FSPBIA) was established by the City Council in 2007, allowing for the levy of an annual business license assessment to be paid by businesses located in the FSPBIA. The City of Long Beach (City) contracts with the Fourth Street Business Improvement Association (FSBIA) to manage the FSPBIA and the FSBIA Board of Directors serves as the Advisory Board to the City Council on matters related to the FSPBIA. The FSBIA promotes and markets the FSPBIA using funds generated through the FSPBIA business license assessment.

State law governing Parking and Business Improvement Areas requires that an annual report be submitted to the City Council by the Advisory Board designated for this Assessment District. On September 1, 2021, the FSBIA Board of Directors voted to recommend to the City Council approval of the 2021-2022 FSPBIA Annual Report (Annual Report) (Exhibit A to the Resolution).

The Annual Report describes boundaries, proposed activities, and budgetary information, as well as the method and basis for the continuation of the assessment. The Annual Report proposes no change to the FSPBIA boundaries or the method of levying the assessment and no significant change to proposed activities.

The Annual Report, transmitting the recommendations of the FSBIA, proposes the following assessment rates.

Method of Assessment

Business License Category Annual Rate
Financial/Banking and Insurance $200
Service: Real Estate Offices $200
Retail: Restaurant w/Alcohol and RTE $200
Retail: Other $200
Consulting $200
Construction Contractor $200
Professional $200
Service: Other $200
Misc.: Recreation/Enterta...

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