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File #: 2017-1950    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/2/2017 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 10/3/2017 Final action: 10/31/2017
Enactment date: 10/31/2017 Enactment #: 675
Effective date: 11/6/2017    
Title: Resolution amending Resolution No. 816, effective January 2, 2014 by updating the continued designation of an Oakland Business Improvement District. (Public Hearing Held October 18, 2017)
Sponsors: Bruce A. Kraus
Indexes: BID/NID (BUSINESS/NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS)
Attachments: 1. 2017-1950 Exhibit A OBID Boundaries
Title
Resolution amending Resolution No. 816, effective January 2, 2014 by updating the continued designation of an Oakland Business Improvement District.
(Public Hearing Held October 18, 2017)

Body
WHEREAS, pursuant to an act of December 19, 1996, P.L. 1158 (53 Pa. C.S.A. ? 5401 et seq.), as amended, known as the "Business Improvement District Act" (the "Act"), municipal corporations are authorized to establish areas designated as business improvement districts within commercial districts; and

WHEREAS, under the Act, Cities of the Second Class are authorized to create business improvement districts to acquire property for improvement and provide administrative services which improve the ability of the commercial establishment of the business improvement district to serve the customer, including, but not limited to, public relations programs, group advertising and district maintenance and security services; and

WHEREAS, City Council is empowered by the Act to authorize an assessment within a business improvement district based on the total cost of approved services and improvements; and

WHEREAS, the Oakland Business Improvement District was created as a business improvement district pursuant to Resolution No. 142, approved March 2, 1999, effective March 18, 1999; amended by Resolution No. 86 approved March 10, 2004, effective March 18, 2004; amended by Resolution 628 approved November 17, 2008, effective November 21, 2008 amended by Resolution 816, approved December 23, 2013, effective January 2, 2014; and

WHEREAS, at the behest of the Oakland Business Improvement District Board of Directors, and in order to keep up with the demands of Oakland's growth in vehicle and pedestrian traffic, the City has been presented with proposed updated terms for the continued designation of an Oakland Business Improvement District, as set forth herein.

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Resolution 816 of 2013 is hereby amended to read as ...

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