Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-1238    Version: 1 Name: ED - DBLA PBID D12
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 11/30/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 12/15/2020
Title: Recommendation to approve the Downtown Long Beach Property and Business Improvement District Annual Report for the period of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021; authorize City Manager, or designee, to extend the agreement for funding with the Downtown Long Beach Alliance for one year; and, authorize payments of $618,805 in City property assessments from the Civic Center Fund Group in the Public Works Department and $4,335 from the General Fund Group in the Economic Development Department. (Districts 1,2)
Sponsors: Economic Development
Attachments: 1. 121520-C-8sr&att.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to approve the Downtown Long Beach Property and Business Improvement District Annual Report for the period of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021; authorize City Manager, or designee, to extend the agreement for funding with the Downtown Long Beach Alliance for one year; and, authorize payments of $618,805 in City property assessments from the Civic Center Fund Group in the Public Works Department and $4,335 from the General Fund Group in the Economic Development Department. (Districts 1,2)

DISCUSSION
The Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA) has three established sources of revenue that pass through the City of Long Beach (City) to the organization. These include business license assessments, property owner assessments, and downtown parking meter revenue sharing. This recommended action relates to property owner assessment funds generated by the Downtown Long Beach Property and Business Improvement District (DLBPBID). The City Council approves the business license assessment separately.

The DLBPBID was established by the City Council in 1998 for a term of five years. The DLBPBID was renewed in 2003 for a term of ten years, and, again in 2012 for an additional ten-year term. The City contracts with the DLBA to manage the DLBPBID and the DLBA Board of Directors serves as the Advisory Board to the City Council on matters related to the DLBPBID. The DLBA utilizes DLBPBID funding to provide enhanced maintenance, public safety, beautification, marketing, and economic development programs, above and beyond those 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 DLBA. The DLBPBID 2020-2021 Annual Report (Annual Report) describes boundaries, proposed activities, and budgetary information, as well as the method and basis for continuation of the assessment (Attachments A and B). The Annual Report proposes no change to the DLBPBID boundari...

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