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File #: 57582    Version: 1 Name: To approve the schedule of Special Charges for the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse for 2018/19 Maintenance Charges.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/24/2019 In control: Parks Division
On agenda: 11/5/2019 Final action: 11/5/2019
Enactment date: 11/8/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00745
Title: To approve the schedule of Special Charges for the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse for 2018/19 Maintenance Charges.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. 2019 Mall Charges.pdf, 2. 2019 Notice of Special Charges.pdf, 3. 2019 Mall Special Charges Letter and Map.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution will adopt the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse 2018/2019 schedule of special charges for maintenance service. The City and property owners share the cost of the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse Maintenance service. Total expenditures for the 2018/2019 service period were $1,398,252. The City portion for these services is $861,979. The remaining $536,273 for the 2018/19 service period is chargeable to the property owners. This is an increase of $77,800 or 17% over the prior year. Payments are budgeted for in the 2019 Parks Division Adopted Operating Budget.

Title
To approve the schedule of Special Charges for the State Street Mall/Capitol Concourse for 2018/19 Maintenance Charges.

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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 spec...

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