Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-1178    Version: 1 Name: ED - Bixby Knolls
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/11/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/8/2020 Final action: 12/8/2020
Title: Recommendation to receive supporting documentation into the record, conclude the public hearing, adopt resolution continuing the Bixby Knolls Parking and Business Improvement Area assessment levy for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021; and authorize City Manager, or designee, to extend the agreement with the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association for a one-year term. (Districts 7,8)
Sponsors: Economic Development
Attachments: 1. 120820-H-29sr&att.pdf, 2. RES-20-0158.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to receive supporting documentation into the record, conclude the public hearing, adopt resolution continuing the Bixby Knolls Parking and Business Improvement Area assessment levy for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021; and authorize City Manager, or designee, to extend the agreement with the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association for a one-year term. (Districts 7,8)

DISCUSSION
The Bixby Knolls Parking and Business Improvement Area (BKPBIA) was established by the City Council in 1989, allowing for the levy of an annual business license assessment to be paid by businesses located in the BKPBIA. The City of Long Beach (City) contracts with the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA) to manage the BKPBIA and the BKBIA Board of Directors serves as the Advisory Board to the City Council on matters related to the BKPBIA. The BKBIA promotes and markets the BKPBIA using funds generated through the BKPBIA business license assessment.

State law governing Parking and Business Improvement Areas requires that an annual report be submitted to the City Council by the BKBIA Advisory Board. On October 6, 2020, the BKBIA Advisory Board voted to recommend to the City Council approval of the 2020-2021 BKPBIA Annual Report (Annual Report) (Exhibit A to the Resolution), which describes 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 BKPBIA boundaries or the method of levying the assessment.

To continue the assessment levy, State law requires that a public hearing be held on the proposed program and assessment. At its November 17, 2020 meeting, the City Council approved Resolution No. RES-20-XXXX granting approval of the Annual Report, declaring its intention to levy the assessment, and setting December 8, 2020 as the date of the public hearing. A hearing notice, including a copy of the Resolut...

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