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File #: 13-0188    Version: Name: DDA Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Filed
File created: 2/19/2013 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/7/2013 Final action: 11/7/2013
Enactment date: 11/7/2013 Enactment #: ORD-13-05
Title: An Ordinance to Amend Sections 1:155, Section 1:156 and Add a New Section Which New Section Shall Be Designated as Section 1:160 of Chapter 7, Downtown Development Authority, Title I of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Ordinance No. ORD-13-05)
Sponsors: Stephen Kunselman, Sumi Kailasapathy
Attachments: 1. 13-05 Laid on Table.pdf, 2. ORD 13-05 Briefed as Amended 41513, 3. 13-05 Amended and Briefed, 4. DDA Ordinance as Amended on 040113, 5. Memo Substitute DDA Ordinance Amendments, 6. DDA Ordinance Amendments 2013 Substitute Version 2, 7. DDA Ordinance Amendments REVISED 3-1-13, 8. DDA Ordinance Amendments 2013, 9. Stephen Kemsley Communication, 10. HHSAB Resolution to Preserve DDA Investments in Affordable Housing
Related files: 13-0432
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11/7/20133 City Council    Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/7/20133 City Council Lay on the tablePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/21/20133 City Council    Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/21/20133 City Council Postponed at Second ReadingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/16/20133 City Council    Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/16/20133 City Council    Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/16/20133 City Council Postponed at Second ReadingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/3/20132 City Council    Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/3/20132 City Council Postponed at Second ReadingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/6/20132 City Council    Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/6/20132 City Council Held and Closed  Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/6/20132 City Council Postponed at Second ReadingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20132 City Council Held and Continued  Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20132 City Council    Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20132 City Council Call The QuestionFail Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20132 City Council PostponedFail Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20132 City Council Lay on the tableFail Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20132 City Council Amended  Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20132 City Council    Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20132 City Council AmendedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20132 City Council AmendedFail Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20132 City Council PostponedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/1/20131 City Council Approved on First ReadingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/18/20131 City Council    Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/18/20131 City Council PostponedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/4/20131 City Council    Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/4/20131 City Council PostponedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/19/20131 City Council Referred  Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title
An Ordinance to Amend Sections 1:155, Section 1:156 and Add a New Section Which New Section Shall Be Designated as Section 1:160 of Chapter 7, Downtown Development Authority, Title I of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Ordinance No. ORD-13-05)
Memorandum
This revised memorandum provides background and updated financial information related to the Ordinance amendments before City Council for action.

Background
Amendments to Chapter 7 of the City Code were originally introduced on City Council’s March 4, 2013 agenda and postponed prior to first reading. On March 18, 2013, the amendments were again postponed prior to first reading. On March 25, 2013, a substitute version of the ordinance amendments to Chapter 7 of the City Code for the one originally placed on the City Council agenda and subsequently tabled prior to first reading was introduced. First reading of the ordinance amendments occurred on April 1, 2013. Prior to second reading of the ordinance additional amendments the amendments to Chapter 7 were proposed and adopted. The ordinance amendments, as further amended, appear for approval of second reading on City Council’s September 3, 2013 agenda.

Ordinance Amendments

The Ordinance amendments are intended to address the following:
· Apply consistent citation throughout the Chapter for defined terms
· Use the correct terminology for captured value (i.e. “captured taxable value” not “captured assessed value”)
· Remove outdated provisions. Specifically, remove the reference to downtown development authority bonds. There are no bonds of this nature outstanding, nor have any ever been issued.

In addition the Ordinance addresses four substantive changes:
· Section 1:155. Removes the Mayor from consideration for appointment to the DDA effective following the November 2014 regular election. Section 4(1) of the Michigan Downtown Development Authority Act (Act 197 of Public Acts of 1975)(the “Act”) specifies that the composition of the Board of...

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