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File #: 2021-1562    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 5/28/2021 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 6/1/2021 Final action: 7/6/2021
Enactment date: 7/6/2021 Enactment #: 433
Effective date: 7/12/2021    
Title: Resolution providing for the continued designation of a Downtown Pittsburgh Business Improvement District for the area shown on Exhibit "A" at the behest of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, a coalition of property owners, business leaders, retailers, civic organizations, and residents. (Public Hearing held 6/29/21)
Sponsors: R. Daniel Lavelle
Indexes: MISCELLANEOUS
Title
Resolution providing for the continued designation of a Downtown Pittsburgh Business Improvement District for the area shown on Exhibit "A" at the behest of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, a coalition of property owners, business leaders, retailers, civic organizations, and residents.
(Public Hearing held 6/29/21)

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, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership was created as a Downtown Business Improvement District pursuant to Resolution No. 668, approved September 26, 1996, effective September 27, 1996; amended by Resolution No. 112, approved March 14, 2001, effective March 16, 2001; amended by Resolution No. 212, approved April 6, 2001, effective April 13, 2001; amended by Resolution No. 641, approved September 25, 2001, effective October 12, 2001; amended by Resolution No. 59, approved February 13, 2003, effective date February 21, 2003; amended by Resolution No. 58, approved February 8, 2005, effective February 10, 2005; amended by Resolution No. 687, approved November 6, 2006, effective November 16, 2006; amended by Resolution No. 356, approved May 18, 20...

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