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File #: 20-77    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/10/2020 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing: Adoption of a Resolution Overruling Protests and Ordering that the Alternative Method for the Levy of Benefit Assessment be Made Applicable to the Santa Clara Convention Center Maintenance District No. 183 - Santa Clara Convention Center Complex [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]
Attachments: 1. Director's Report FY 2020/21, 2. Revised Resolution of Intention, 3. Notice of Public Hearing, 4. Resolution, 5. RESOLUTION
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
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Public Hearing: Adoption of a Resolution Overruling Protests and Ordering that the Alternative Method for the Levy of Benefit Assessment be Made Applicable to the Santa Clara Convention Center Maintenance District No. 183 - Santa Clara Convention Center Complex [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]

Report
BACKGROUND
The original lease agreements between the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, Santa Clara Convention Hotel Limited Partnership (originally Doubletree, then Westin, now Hyatt Regency Hotel) and SCCC Associates II (Techmart) provided for the formation of Maintenance District No. 183 (District) to apportion the funds necessary to maintain and operate the common improvements serving the Convention Center, Hotel and Trade Center. The common improvements generally consist of, but are not limited to, surface and structural (parking garage) parking areas, landscaping, roadway, pedestrian bridges, space frames and lighting. In addition to the cost of maintaining and operating the common areas, the proposed total cost includes expenses relating to the City's cost to administer the District, insurance, utilities and reserve funds.

A City ordinance requires that a report (Director's Report) for each maintenance district be prepared each fiscal year by the Public Works Director, setting forth the budget for the ensuing year, the formula for the annual assessment levy and a description of each property, including the amount of assessment to be levied against each lot. A copy of the Director's Report for the District for FY 2020/21 has been prepared and is attached (Attachment 1). This Report has also been filed with the City Clerk as required by the ordinance.

Proposition 218, passed by the voters of California in November 1996, made significant changes to the method and manner of approving assessments for maintenance districts. Proposition 218 requires that wri...

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