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July 12, 2005 Public Hearing:

  1. Intention to Levy Assessments for the Telegraph Property and Business Improvement District

APPROVING THE ANNUAL ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR THE TELEGRAPH PROPERTY AND BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT FOR FY 2005; DECLARING INTENT TO LEVY SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS IN THE TELEGRAPH PROPERTY AND BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT FOR FY 2006; AND SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR JULY 12, 2005

 

WHEREAS, the Property and Business Improvement District Law of 1994 (California Streets and Highways Code Section 36600 et. seq.) authorizes cities to fund property-related improvements, maintenance and activities through the levy of assessments upon the real property that benefits from those assessments; and

 

WHEREAS, following a petition from property owners and other proceedings specified in the Property and Business Improvement District Law, the City Council established the Telegraph Property and Business Improvement District (“the District”) by Resolution No. 59,599–N.S. on July 7, 1998; and

 

WHEREAS, after five years of successful operation, the City Council re-established the District by Resolution No. 62,180–N.S. on July 15, 2003; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council has now received a report from the Telegraph Property and Business Management Corporation that describes the successful operations of the District in FY 2005 and proposes a budget for the operations of the district in FY 2006.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Berkeley as follows:

 

Section 1.            Pursuant to provisions of Section 36600 et seq. of the California Streets and Highways Code, the City Council approves the Annual Report for the Telegraph Property and Business Improvement District for FY 2005  (Exhibit A) and declares its intent to levy special assessments on property within the boundaries of the district for FY 2006. The levy is proposed to be maintained at the same rate as it was levied in FY 2005.

 

Section 2.            The boundaries of the District and the method and basis for the assessment remain the same as those set forth and approved in the Telegraph Property and Business Improvement District Management and Service Plan (the“Plan”), which was made part of Resolution No. 62,180–N.S., re-establishing the District.

 

Section 3.            The improvements and activities to be provided are those described in the Plan and the Report.

 

Section 4.            The cost of providing the improvements and activities is as described in the budget attached to the Report.

 

Section 5.             The contributions made from sources other than assessments levied in the District are those described in the budget attached to the Report.

 

Section 6.            The Report and supporting material, including the Telegraph Property and Business Improvement District Management and Service Plan and the Telegraph Property and Business Improvement District Engineer’s Report, are on file with the City Clerk.  A public hearing on the levying of assessments within the District for FY 2006 shall be held before the City Council on the 12th day of July 2005, in the Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, California.  Council meetings begin at 7:00 pm.  At this hearing, the Council will hear all interested persons for or against the levying of the assessments for the purposes described in the Report.  A protest may be made orally or in writing by any interested person.  Following conclusion of the public hearing, the City Council may confirm the Annual Report and levy assessments for FY 2006.

 

For further technical information, please contact Tom Myers, Economic Development, (510) 981-7530.

 

For further information regarding the hearing contact Sara T. Cox, City Clerk, (510) 981-6900. 


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