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File #: 27867    Version: 1 Name: To Approve the schedule of Special Charges for the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse for 2011/12 Maintenance Charges.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/29/2012 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 10/30/2012 Final action: 10/30/2012
Enactment date: 11/7/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00832
Title: To Approve the schedule of Special Charges for the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse for 2011/12 Maintenance Charges.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer, Scott J. Resnick
Attachments: 1. Final Special Charges Listing.pdf, 2. MALL FINAL LETTER .pdf, 3. ServiceAreaMap2012.pdf, 4. Trash Recycling Bid Update (2).pdf, 5. Mailing photo array.pdf
Fiscal Note
The City and property owners share the cost of the State Street / Capitol Square Mall Maintenance service. Total expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2011/2012 service period were $769,995.87. The City has paid $477,148.71 for these services. The remaining $292,847.16 for the 2011/12 service period is chargeable to the property owners. This is a 9.16% increase over prior year charges, and includes full annualization of a full time permanent staff position added in the 2011 Operating Budget and a landscaping program added in the 2012 Operating Budget, both funded entirely from the special charges district. Payments are to be received in 2013 and revenues are anticipated in the 2013 Executive Operating Budget.
Title
To Approve the schedule of Special Charges for the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse for 2011/12 Maintenance Charges.
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Preamble

Since 1982, a portion of the cost to maintain the State Street Mall and Capitol Concourse (Mall Concourse) has been recovered by assessing special charges against properties in proximity to the Mall/Concourse. The Mall Maintenance special charges imposed do not include imposition of special charges against properties of the University or State of Wisconsin. The State is not legally obligated to pay such charges. However, the State is not prohibited from reimbursing the City for its proportion of these costs.

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 35,075 dated October 23, 1979, mandated that a portion of the City’s annual maintenance costs be specially charged to properties within the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse District, and

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 37,401 dated September 29, 1981, adopted a policy for calculating such special charges as current services rendered at the conclusion of the service year, pursuant to Section 66.0627, Wisconsin Statutes, and

WHEREAS, Resolution No. RES-08-00931 dated October 10, 2008, adopted a policy for calculating such charges based upon a combination of parcel square footage ...

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