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File #: 15-15641    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/19/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 5/10/2021 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing for Municipal Service Districts
Attachments: 1. Map1, 2. Map 2, 3. MSD Rates
Title
Public Hearing for Municipal Service Districts

Action
Action:
Conduct a public hearing pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 160A-536 to allow residents and property owners in the city's five Municipal Service Districts to comment on the needs of the service districts.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
Ryan Bergman, Strategy and Budget

Explanation
* Municipal Service Districts (MSDs) are defined geographic areas in which the city provides services, facilities, or functions in addition to or to a greater extent than provided in other parts of the city.
* To extend its capacity to provide the enhanced level of services, facilities, or functions in each MSD, the city contracts with various financial partner agencies.
* The city's practice complies with all legal requirements and several additional best practices, such as requiring regular reports and entering into annual contracts with financial partner agencies in conjunction with the annual budget.
* The city plans to enter into contracts with the selected financial partner agencies and adjust those contracts annually to ensure that the services provided evolve with the needs of the public.
* In April 2021, a committee, including staff from various city departments, evaluated and assessed each proposal submitted in response to the MSD Request for Proposals, which was posted January 5, 2021.
* In compliance with North Carolina General Statute 166A-19.24. Remote meetings during certain declarations of emergency, written comments on the public hearing topic will be accepted by the Clerk's Office through May 11, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Any additional comments received will be provided to Council.

Background
* Pursuant to the provisions of Article 23, Chapter 160A of the North Carolina General Statutes, the city has defined and established five MSDs within the City of Charlotte to provide downtown and/or urban area revitalization projects enhancing the economic viability and quality of life in select geographi...

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