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File #: 19-1095    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 10/11/2019 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 11/18/2019 Final action: 11/18/2019
Title: A bill for an ordinance approving an Operating Plan and Budget for 2020 for the West Colfax Business Improvement District. Approves the 2020 Operating Plan and Budget for the West Colfax Business Improvement District in Council Districts 1 and 3. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 10-22-19.
Indexes: Jonathan Griffin
Attachments: 1. BR19 1095 DOF West Colfax BID, 2. BR19 1095 DOF West Colfax BID Packet, 3. 19-1095 Filed Bill_West Colfax BID for Amended Budget for 2019 and 2020 Operating Plan and Budget, 4. 19-1095 DOF West Colfax BID Packet, 5. 19-1095 Filed Bill_West Colfax BID for Amended Budget for 2019 and 2020 Operating Plan and Budget, 6. 19-1095 - signed, 7. 19-1095 Filed A bill for an ordinance approving an Operating Plan and Budget for 2020 for the West Colfax Business Improvement District.

Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

 

Date Submitted: 10-11-19

 

Requesting Agency: Finance

                               Division:

 

Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name:    Michael Kerrigan - Finance

Email:       michael.kerrigan@denvergov.org                                                                     

 

Item Title & Description:

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These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney’s Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

 

Both the title and description must be entered between the red “title” and “body” below.  Do not at any time delete the red “title” or “body” markers from this template.

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A bill for an ordinance approving an Operating Plan and Budget for 2020 for the West Colfax Business Improvement District.

Approves the 2020 Operating Plan and Budget for the West Colfax Business Improvement District in Council Districts 1 and 3. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 10-22-19.

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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Council District 1

 

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:

Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.

State statute requires that City Council approves or disapproves the BID budget for the upcoming year. The ordinance represents the City’s approval for the expenditures and revenues necessary to execute the responsibilities of the district.

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

Business Improvement Districts (BID’s) are organized for the benefit of commercial properties to assist with infrastructure improvements and their maintenance, as well as having the ability to perform marketing and economic development activities.  This is the operating plan and budget for West Colfax BID and it is submitted annually.

 

General Description of District and Location:  The West Colfax Business Improvement District is in west Denver.  The boundaries of the district include all commercial property abutting both sides of W. Colfax Ave. from Federal Blvd. to Sheridan Blvd. 

 

The district was created to provide services and improvements to strengthen the business environment of the West Colfax corridor.  Economic Development Services include: new and existing business support, business attraction and retention, consumer marketing, special events, maintenance and trash receptacles. Safety Programs include video monitoring, enhanced patrols and community and business watch programs.

 

District Structure:  The district has no debt and no mill levy but charges commercial property owners a special assessment.  The proposed budgetary expenditures for 2020 are $264,302.  The Board of Directors is composed of 5 citizens. 

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Legal Description (if applicable):

 

Denver Revised Municipal Code (D.R.M.C.) Citation (if applicable):

 

Draft Bill Attached?