Resolutions - C7 A
|TO:||Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission|| |
|FROM:||Raul J. Aguila, City Attorney|| |
|DATE:||April 25, 2018|
|SUBJECT:||A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA (1) ADOPTING THE OFFICIAL ELECTION CERTIFICATE OF THE CANVASSING BOARD FOR THE SPECIAL MAIL BALLOT ELECTION HELD IN THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH FROM MARCH 8, 2018 TO APRIL 20, 2018, TO DETERMINE WHETHER A MAJORITY OF THE AFFECTED PROPERTY OWNERS APPROVE THE CREATION OF A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS THE WASHINGTON AVENUE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT; AND (2) SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING ON JUNE 6, 2018, AT 2:30 P.M., FOR THE OWNERS OF THE PROPERTY TO BE ASSESSED OR ANY OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS TO BE HEARD BY THE CITY COMMISSION AS TO THE PROPRIETY AND ADVISABILITY OF MAKING SUCH IMPROVEMENTS AND PROVIDING SUCH SERVICES (AND FUNDING THEM WITH SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS ON PROPERTY), AS TO THE COST THEREOF, AS TO THE MANNER OF PAYMENT THEREFOR, AND AS TO THE AMOUNT TO BE ASSESSED AGAINST EACH PROPERTY SO IMPROVED, FOLLOWING WHICH THE CITY COMMISSION SHALL MEET AS AN EQUALIZING BOARD TO HEAR AND CONSIDER ANY AND ALL COMPLAINTS AS TO THE SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS AND TO ADJUST AND EQUALIZE THE ASSESSMENTS ON A BASIS OF JUSTICE AND RIGHT.|
Attached for consideration by the City Commission is a Resolution adopting the Certificate of the Canvassing Board for the Special Mail Ballot Election held in the City of Miami Beach from March 8, 2018 to April 20, 2018, to determine whether a majority of the affected property owners approve the creation of a special assessment district to be known as the Washington Avenue Business Improvement District, and declaring the results thereof. The Certificate of Election Results is attached to the Resolution.
The Resolution also sets, pursuant to Chapter 170, Florida Statutes, a public hearing on June 6, 2018, at 2:30 p.m., for the owners of the property to be assessed or any other interested persons to be heard by the City Commission as to the propriety and advisability of making such improvements and providing such services (and funding them with special assessments on property), as to the cost thereof, as to the manner of payment therefor, and as to the amount to be assessed against each property so improved, following which the City Commission shall meet as an equalizing board to hear and consider any and all complaints as to the special assessments and to adjust and equalize the assessments on a basis of justice and right.
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