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File #: 49050    Version: 1 Name: To approve the schedule of Special Charges for the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse for 2016/17 Maintenance Charges.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/27/2017 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 10/31/2017 Final action: 10/31/2017
Enactment date: 11/3/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00868
Title: To approve the schedule of Special Charges for the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse for 2016/17 Maintenance Charges.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers
Attachments: 1. 2017 Mall Charges.pdf, 2. 2017 Mall Special Charges Letter and Map.pdf, 3. 2017 Notice of Special Charges.pdf, 4. 49050 DCC Public Comment 10-19-17.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution will adopt the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse 2016/2017 schedule of special charges for maintenance services. The City and property owners share the cost of the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse maintenance service. Total expenditures for the 2016/2017 service period were $1,190,939. The City portion for these services is $744,759. The remaining $446,180 is chargeable to the property owners. This is an increase of $5,989 or 1.36% over the prior year. Payments are included in the 2017 Parks Division Adopted Operating Budget.
Title
To approve the schedule of Special Charges for the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse for 2016/17 Maintenance Charges.
Body
WHEREAS, the State Street Mall and Capitol Concourse area (the Mall Concourse) serves as the heart of downtown Madison, and is a treasured part of the community. In recognition of the importance of this area, and in the interest of supporting continued economic development downtown and maintaining the quality of life in the area and the City itself, the City has a dedicated maintenance team (Mall Maintenance) that is responsible for providing additional services to this heavily used area, including, but not limited to, daily trash collection, snow removal, sidewalk cleaning, landscaping services, and other general maintenance needs; and,

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, since 1982, a portion of these extra costs incurred by the City to maintain the Mall Concourse area have been recovered by imposing special charges against the properties within ...

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