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File #: ID 20-0373    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/30/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action: 5/19/2020
Title: Public Hearing for an Ordinance to Annex Territory to the Downtown Business Improvement District
Attachments: 1. Boundary Expansion DBID Request_4_20_20.pdf, 2. 20-0373 ORD Anx Downtown BID.pdf
Title
Public Hearing for an Ordinance to Annex Territory to the Downtown Business Improvement District

Body
Council Priority: Create an Environment to Promote Economic Development Opportunities and Job Creation and Maintain Infrastructure and Provide Sustainable Growth Opportunities

Department: Executive
Council Districts: 1, 2, and 3

Public Hearing: 5/19/2020
Advertising Date/By: 5/7/2020, City Clerk

Contact 1 and Phone: David Parrish, 373-2002
Contact 2 and Phone: Terri Jones, 373-2320

PURPOSE:
The City of Greensboro has received a petition for a property to be annexed into the Downtown Business Improvement District, a municipal service district. Pursuant to NCGS ? 160A-538, City Council must hold a public hearing and vote at two separate meetings.

BACKGROUND:
The Downtown Business Improvement District ("BID") is a municipal service district adopted in accordance with Article 23 of Chapter 160A of the North Carolina General Statutes. The BID was created for the purpose of downtown revitalization which includes: improvements, services, functions, promotions, and developmental activities intended to further the public health, safety, welfare, convenience, and economic well-being of the central city or downtown area. Examples of downtown revitalization projects include: improvements to infrastructure, improvements to reduce crime, providing city services or functions in addition to or to a greater extent than those provided and maintained for the entire city, sponsoring festivals and markets in the downtown area, promoting business investment, coordinating public and private actions, and developing and issuing publications on the downtown area. Properties located within the BID pay an additional property tax of $0.08 per $100 assessed. Downtown Greensboro Inc. (DGI) is contracted with the City to manage the BID and provide the additional services needed downtown.

Pursuant to NCGS ? 160A-538(b), City Council may extend by annexation the bound...

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