[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Ithaca as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-7-1993 by L.L. No. 1-1993]
The provisions of Article 19-A of the General Municipal Law are hereby made applicable to the establishment of business improvement districts in the City of Ithaca.
[Adopted 9-10-1996 by L.L. No. 6-1996]
Editor's Note: This local law also provided that it shall become effective upon compliance with the requirements set forth in § 980-g of Article 19-A of the General Municipal Law and upon compliance with all other requirements of law.
The Ithaca Downtown Business Improvement District shall be and is hereby established in the City of Ithaca, the Common Council having found that the establishment of the district is in the public interest, that all notice, mailing and hearing requirements have been complied with, that all properties within the district will benefit from its establishment and that all property benefitted is included in the boundaries of the district. The boundaries of said district are contained in the district plan attached to the resolution of this body dated July 2, 1996, calling for a public hearing, and are set forth below:
The provision of services within the district shall be pursuant to such district plan of the Ithaca Downtown Business Improvement District. All said services shall be in addition to, and not a substitution for, required municipal services provided by the City of Ithaca on a city-wide basis.
To the extent not otherwise explicitly provided herein, the provisions set forth in Article 19-A of the General Municipal Law shall govern the operation of the business improvement district (BID) and the District Management Association in the city.
Insofar as the provisions of this article are inconsistent with the provisions of any other local law or act, the provisions of this article shall be controlling.
Any amendments to the BID or to the BID plan shall be made in accordance with the provisions set forth in § 980-i of Article 19-A of the General Municipal Law.