File #: Int 0103-2022    Version: * Name: Sutphin Boulevard Business Improvement District
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 3/24/2022
Enactment date: 7/3/2022 Law number: 2022/070
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to authorizing an increase in the amount to be expended annually in the Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district, an extension of the boundaries of such district, a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in such district is based, and an increase in the maximum total amount to be expended for improvements in such district, and providing for the dissolution of the one hundred sixty-fifth street mall special assessment district, and the dissolution of the Jamaica Center mall special assessment district
Sponsors: Justin L. Brannan, (by request of the Mayor)
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would authorize the Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district to increase the amount it expends annually, extend its boundaries, provide additional services and the modify of existing services, and change the method of assessment upon which the district charge is based as set forth in the BID’s amended district plan.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 103, 2. Int. No. 103, 3. March 24, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-24-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - March 24, 2022, 6. City Planning Commission Report, 7. Committee Report 4/7/22, 8. Hearing Testimony 4/7/22, 9. Hearing Transcript 4/7/22, 10. Committee Report 6/2/22, 11. Hearing Testimony 6/2/22, 12. Hearing Transcript 6/2/22, 13. June 2, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-2-22, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 2, 2022, 16. Amended District Plan, 17. Int. No. 103 (FINAL), 18. Fiscal Impact Statement, 19. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 20. Local Law 70
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Int. No. 103

 

By Council Member Brannan (by request of the Mayor)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to authorizing an increase in the amount to be expended annually in the Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district, an extension of the boundaries of such district, a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in such district is based, and an increase in the maximum total amount to be expended for improvements in such district, and providing for the dissolution of the one hundred sixty-fifth street mall special assessment district, and the dissolution of the Jamaica Center mall special assessment district

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     § 1. Subdivision a of section 25-462.1 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 118 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

                        a. The city council having determined, pursuant to subdivision b of section 25-410 of chapter four of this title, that it is in the public interest to authorize an increase in the amount to be expended annually in the Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district beginning on January 1, [2013] 2023, and the council having determined further that the tax and debt limits prescribed in section 25-412 of chapter four of this title will not be exceeded by such increased expenditure, there is hereby authorized in such district an annual expenditure of [two hundred fifty-two thousand dollars ($252,000)] one million five hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000).

§ 2. Chapter 5 of title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 25-462.2 to read as follows:

§ 25-462.2 Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district; extension of district. a. The city council having determined, pursuant to section 25-407 of chapter four of this title: that notice of hearing for all hearings required to be held was published and mailed as required by law and was otherwise sufficient; that, except as otherwise provided in section 25-403 of chapter four of this title, all the real property within the boundaries of the district will benefit from the extension of the district; that all the real property benefited is included within the limits of the district; and that the extension of the district is in the public interest; and the council having determined further that the requisite number of owners have not objected as provided in section 25-406 of chapter four of this title, the Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district in the borough of Queens is hereby extended. Such district is extended in accordance with the amended district plan of 2022 required to be filed with the city clerk pursuant to subdivision b of this section.

b. Immediately upon adoption of this local law by the council, the council shall file with the city clerk the amended district plan of 2022 upon which the Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district, and the extension thereof, is based.

c. The amended district plan of 2022 shall not be further amended except in accordance with chapter four of this title.

§ 3. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 25-462.3 to read as follows:

§ 25-462.3 Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district; amendment of the district plan. a. The city council having determined, pursuant to subdivision b of section 25-410 of chapter four of this title, that it is in the public interest to authorize a change in the method of assessment upon which the district charge in the Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district is based, and the council having determined further that the tax and debt limits prescribed in section 25-412 of chapter four of this title will not be exceeded by such change, there is hereby authorized in such district such change as is set forth in the amended district plan of 2022 required to be filed with the city clerk pursuant to subdivision c of this section.

b. The city council having determined, pursuant to subdivision c of section 25-410 of chapter four of this title, that it is in the public interest to authorize an increase in the maximum total amount to be expended for improvements in the district, and the council having determined further that the tax and debt limits prescribed in section 25-412 of chapter four of this title will not be exceeded by such change, there is hereby authorized in the Sutphin Boulevard business improvement district such change as is set forth in the amended district plan of 2022 required to be filed with the city clerk pursuant to subdivision c of this section.

c. Immediately upon adoption of this local law, the council shall file with the city clerk the amended district plan of 2022 containing the change in the method of assessment authorized by subdivision a of this section and the increase in the maximum total amount to be expended for improvements authorized by subdivision b of this section.

 § 4. Chapter 6 of title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 25-601.1 to read as follows:

§ 25-601.1 Dissolution of one hundred sixty-fifth street mall special assessment district. The recommendations of the one hundred sixty-fifth street mall improvement association concerning the proposed dissolution of the one hundred sixty-fifth street mall special assessment district having been requested and considered by the city council in accordance with subdivision (a) of section 25-415 of chapter four of this title, pursuant to the authority granted by such subdivision, the one hundred sixty-fifth street mall special assessment district is hereby dissolved as of the end of calendar day December 31, 2022, provided that as of such date there is no indebtedness, outstanding and unpaid, incurred to accomplish any of the purposes of the one hundred sixty-fifth street mall special assessment district.

§ 5 Chapter 6 of title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 25-604.1 to read as follows:

§ 25-604.1 Dissolution of Jamaica Center mall special assessment district. The recommendations of the Jamaica Center mall improvement association concerning the proposed dissolution of the Jamaica Center mall special assessment district having been requested and considered by the city council in accordance with subdivision (a) of section 25-415 of chapter four of this title, pursuant to the authority granted by such subdivision, the Jamaica Center mall special assessment district is hereby dissolved as of the end of calendar day December 31, 2022, provided that as of such date there is no indebtedness, outstanding and unpaid, incurred to accomplish any of the purposes of the Jamaica Center mall special assessment district.

§ 6. Sections one, four and five of this local law take effect December 31, 2022; and sections two and three of this local law take effect January 1, 2023, provided that compliance with section 25-408 of chapter 4 of title 25 of the administrative code of the city of New York has occurred on or before such date, provided further, however, that if such compliance occurs after January 1, 2023, sections two and three of this local law shall take effect upon compliance with such section 25-408 and shall be retroactive to and deemed to have been in full force and effect as of January 1, 2023.