City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
14-R-3502

*** A RESOLUTION BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF THE AIRPORT WEST COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (CID) AS AUTHORIZED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA IN THE ATLANTA COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ACT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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Department:Office of Research and Policy AnalysisSponsors:
Category:Community DevelopmentFunctions:None Required

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WHEREAS, by Act of the Georgia General Assembly, Ga. L. 1987, p. 5460, the Fulton County Community Improvement Districts Act (the “Act”) was enacted; and

WHEREAS, a majority of the owners of real property within a proposed Airport West Community Improvement District (“CID”), as shown on the map attached hereto as Exhibit “A” and list of tax parcels attached hereto as Exhibit “B”, and incorporated herein by reference, which real property will be subject to taxes, fees, and assessments levied by the District Board, have consented in writing to the creation of an Airport West CID with boundaries as shown on the above-referenced map; and

WHEREAS, the owners of real property within the proposed CID which constitutes at least 75% by value of all real property within said CID which will be subject to taxes, fees and assessments levied by the District Board, according to the most recent approved Fulton County ad valorem tax digest, have consented in writing to the creation of the Airport West CID, with boundaries as shown on the above-referenced map and list; and

WHEREAS, the aforesaid written consents have been certified as satisfactory in compliance with the Act for the creation of the Airport West CID; and

WHEREAS, the creation of the Airport West CID will not cause diversion of existing City of Atlanta (“City”) funds or erosion of the tax base; and

WHEREAS, the City has determined the activation of the Airport West CID would help provide governmental services and facilities within said district; and

WHEREAS, the City has determined the activation of the Airport West CID would be in the best interest of, and would promote the health, safety and welfare of, the citizens of the City. 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Atlanta, Georgia consents to the creation of a CID to be known as the Airport West Community Improvement District and to be comprised of the geographical area as shown on the map and list attached hereto as Exhibit “A” and Exhibit “B”, respectively, for the provision of the following governmental services and facilities:

1)              Street and road construction and maintenance, including curbs, sidewalks, street lights, and devices to control the flow of traffic on streets and roads;

2)              Parks and recreation areas and facilities;                           

3)              Storm water and sewage collection and disposal systems;

4)              Development, storage, treatment, purification, and distribution of water;

5)              Public Transportation including, but not limited to, services intended to reduce the volume of traffic or transport two or more persons in common vehicles or conveyances;

6)              Terminal and dock facilities and parking facilities; and

7)              Such other services and facilities as may be provided for by general law.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City will make its appointment to the Airport West Community Improvement District Board in accordance with the Act.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all District Board Members shall take an oath of office upon election to faithfully administer their duties under the Act.

AND FINALLY BE IT RESOLVED that the Municipal Clerk is directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Tax Commissioner of Fulton County.

 

Meeting History

Apr 29, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:FAVORABLE [4 TO 0]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Keisha Lance Bottoms, Cleta Winslow
ABSENT:Michael Julian Bond, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Kwanza Hall
May 5, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [13 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Keisha Lance Bottoms
AWAY:Ivory Lee Young Jr.