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CITY OF OMAHA PUBLIC NOTICES 11/7/18  11/08/18 8:14:30 AM

 
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CITY OF OMAHA
 
Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Omaha met on October 30, 2018 and passed and approved the ordinances entitled:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 41625
AN ORDINANCE to amend the official zoning map of the City of Omaha adopted by Section 55-65 of the Omaha Municipal Code, by changing certain boundaries of the official zoning map of the City of Omaha in accordance with Section 55-886 of the Omaha Municipal Code, to rezone property located southeast of Blair High Road and Pawnee Road from AG-Agricultural District to DR-Development Reserve District. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. The official zoning map adopted by Section 55-65 of the Omaha Municipal Code be, and the same hereby is, changed and amended in accordance with Section 55-886 of the Omaha Municipal Code so that: Lot 1, Sweazy Acres, a subdivision as surveyed, platted and recorded in Douglas County, Nebraska, is hereby rezoned AG-Agricultural District to DR-Development Reserve District. Section 2. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect fifteen (15) days from the date of its passage.
 
First Reading October 16, 2018; Second Reading October 23, 2018; Third Reading, Public Hearing and Vote October 30, 2018
 
PASSED: October 30, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
 Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
11-7-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41627
AN ORDINANCE approving a redevelopment and tax increment financing loan agreement between the City of Omaha, a Nebraska Municipal Corporation in Douglas County, Nebraska, and Urban Chiral, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, to implement the Urban Chiral Condominiums Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Plan for a redevelopment project site located at 714 South 15th Street, which proposes the rehabilitation of an 11,485 square foot two story brick building constructed in 1910, into a commercial unit on the first floor and two residential units above, with three parking spaces, including two striped on street spaces in front of the building; the agreement authorizes the use of up to $348,436.00, plus accrued interest, in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project; and providing for an effective date. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA; Section 1. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Clerk to attest, the attached Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and Urban Chiral, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, to authorize the use of up to $348,436.00, plus accrued interest, to offset TIF eligible costs such as acquisition, building rehabilitation, architectural and engineering fees, and public improvements as required, for a project with total estimated costs of $23,455,010.00, in addition to any other documents necessary or appropriate to implement the Redevelopment Agreement or to consummate the loan. Section 2. Said Redevelopment Agreement contains obligations undertaken pursuant to the Nebraska Community Development Law and Sections 18-2147 through 18-2150, and, are not otherwise obligations of the City of Omaha. Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days from and after the date of its passage.
 
First Reading October 16, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing October 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote October 30, 2018
 
PASSED: October 30, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
11-7-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41628
AN ORDINANCE approving a redevelopment and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha, a Nebraska Municipal Corporation in Douglas County, Nebraska, and BarnWest, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, to implement the Drummond Motor Company and Firestone Tire Buildings Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Plan for a redevelopment project site located at 2570 and 2566 Farnam Street, which proposes the rehabilitation of the Drummond Motor Company Building into 20 market-rate apartment units, approximately 2,575 square feet of commercial space along Farnam Street, approximately 11,250 square feet of underground/basement commercial space, and an indoor parking garage, in addition to the rehabilitation of the Firestone Tire Building into approximately 20,000 square feet of commercial retail and office space; the agreement authorizes the use of up to $1,080,688.00, plus accrued interest, in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project, and providing for an effective date. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA; Section 1. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Clerk to attest, the attached Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and BarnWest, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, to authorize the use of up to $1,080,688.00, plus accrued interest, to offset TIF eligible costs such as acquisition, rehabilitation and renovation construction costs, and public improvements as required, with the applicant contributing $20,000.00 of the TIF loan proceeds to the Midtown Public Improvement Fund for future public infrastructure improvements along Farnam Street, for a project with total estimated costs of $7,611,000.00; including any other documents in connection with the Redevelopment Agreement necessary or appropriate to consummate the loan. Section 2. Said Redevelopment Agreement contains obligations undertaken pursuant to the Nebraska Community Development Law and Sections 18-2147 through 18-2150; and, are not otherwise obligations of the City of Omaha. Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days from and after the date of its passage.
 
First Reading October 16, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing October 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote October 30, 2018
 
PASSED: October 30, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
11-7-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41629
AN ORDINANCE approving a redevelopment and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha, a Nebraska Municipal Corporation in Douglas County, Nebraska, and Dahlman Rows, LLC., a Nebraska limited liability company, to implement the Dahlman Rows Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Plan for a redevelopment project site located at 1903 South 7th Street, which proposes construction of 36 for sale market rate row house units; the agreement authorizes the use of up to $1,800,000.00, plus accrued interest, in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project, and providing for an effective date. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA; Section 1. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Clerk to attest, the attached Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and Dahlman Rows, LLC., a Nebraska limited liability company, to authorize the use of up to $1,800,000.00, plus accrued interest, to offset TIF eligible costs such as acquisition, street paving, utility mains, architectural and engineering fees, and public improvements as required, for a project with total estimated costs of $11,970,000.00; including any other documents in connection with the Redevelopment Agreement necessary or appropriate to consummate the loan. Section 2. Said Redevelopment Agreement contains obligations undertaken pursuant to the Nebraska Community Development Law and Sections 18-2147 through 18-2150; and, are not otherwise obligations of the City of Omaha. Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days from and after the date of its passage.
 
First Reading October 16, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing October 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote October 30, 2018
 
PASSED: October 30, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
11-7-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41630
AN ORDINANCE approving a redevelopment and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha, a Nebraska Municipal Corporation in Douglas County, Nebraska, and Triangular Holdings, LLC., a Nebraska limited liability company, to implement the Grace University Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Plan for a redevelopment project site located at 1311 South 9th Street, which proposes the adaptive reuse of the former Grace University campus for 167 market rate apartments, with 113 existing off-street parking spaces and additional 54 on-street parking stalls to be constructed, for a total of 167 parking spaces; the agreement authorizes the use of up to $2,786,095.00, plus accrued interest, in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project, and providing for an effective date. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA; Section 1. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Clerk to attest, the attached Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and Triangular Holdings, LLC., a Nebraska limited liability company, to authorize the use of up to $2,786,095.00, plus accrued interest, to offset TIF eligible costs such as acquisition, architecture and engineering fees, asbestos abatement, and public improvements as required, for a project with total estimated costs of $14,515,140.00; including any other documents in connection with the Redevelopment Agreement necessary or appropriate to consummate the loan. Section 2. Said Redevelopment Agreement contains obligations undertaken pursuant to the Nebraska Community Development Law and Sections 18-2147 through 18-2150; and, are not otherwise obligations of the City of Omaha. Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in full force and take effect fifteen (15) days from and after the date of its passage.
 
First Reading October 16, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing October 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote October 30, 2018
 
PASSED: October 30, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
11-7-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41631
AN ORDINANCE to approve an Amendment to the Uptown District Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and Uptown Properties, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company which was approved by Ordinance No. 40805 on June 28, 2016; the amendment proposes the acquisition of additional parcels to construct 18 new row houses to be added to Project Phase I as Phase IB and a TIF loan allocation for Phase IB of $779,978.00, with an estimated total project cost of $4,766,315.00 for Phase IB; the amendment also increases the original TIF loan from $4,305,000.00 to $5,084,978.00 in excess ad valorem taxes (TIF) generated by the development to help fund the cost of the project; and providing for an effective date. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Clerk to attest the attached Amendment to a Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and Uptown Properties, LLC, approved by Ordinance No. 40805 on June 28, 2016 for the acquisition of additional parcels to construct 18 new row houses to be added to Project Phase I as Phase IB., and to increase the TIF loan from $4,305,000.00 to $5,084,978.00.00. Section 2. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Clerk to attest, the attached Redevelopment Agreement between the City of Omaha and the Uptown Properties, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company to authorize the use of up to $5,084,978.00 in TIF that will be used to offset TIF eligible costs such as acquisition, site work, architectural and engineering fees, and any public improvements required. Section 3. Said Redevelopment Agreement contains obligations undertaken pursuant to the Nebraska Community Development Law and Sections 18-2147 through 18-2150; and, are not otherwise obligations of the City of Omaha. Section 4. That this Ordinance, not being legislative in character, shall take effect upon the date of its passage in accord with Section 2.12 of the Omaha Municipal Code.
 
First Reading October 16, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing October 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote October 30, 2018
 
PASSED: October 30, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
11-7-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41632
AN ORDINANCE to approve a five-year Purchase Agreement with Axon Enterprise, Inc., approving the purchase of sixty-five (65) new Tasers, holsters, and companion equipment, including unlimited battery and cartridge replacement during the five years for all certified officers, under the Taser 60 Unlimited Plan, in the total amount of $371,325.00; involving payment from the City of Omaha from appropriations of more than one year in accordance with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended; with payment to be made from General Fund 11111, Organization 113171 Training Academy, Account 46617 Safety Equipment; and to provide the effective date hereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That approval is hereby given for a five-year Purchase Agreement with Axon Enterprise, Inc., providing for the purchase of sixty-five (65) Tasers, holsters, and companion equipment, including unlimited battery and cartridge replacement during the five years for all certified officers, under the Taser 60 Unlimited Plan, in the total amount of $371,325.00 Section 2. That funds for the purchase of the Tasers, holsters, and companion equipment under the Taser 60 Unlimited Plan in the total amount of $371,325.00 will be paid from the General Fund 11111, Organization 113171 Training Academy, Account 46617 Safety Equipment. Section 3. That this Ordinance, being not of a legislative character, shall be in full force and take effect immediately upon passage.
 
First Reading October 16, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing October 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote October 30, 2018
 
PASSED: October 30, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
11-7-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41633
AN ORDINANCE to accept the bid from Great Plains Realty Auction Company, involving payment from the City of Omaha from appropriations of more than one year in accordance with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, to provide for auctioneering services for the Omaha Police Department Impound Facility extended over a period of five (5) years in accordance with the bid specifications and the bid attached hereto and made a part hereof, and providing for the effective date hereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. Authority is hereby granted and approval hereby given for an Agreement involving the payment by the City of Omaha of money from appropriations of more than one year in accordance with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended, to pay Great Plains Realty-Auction Company for auctioneering services for the Omaha Police Department extended over a period of five (5) years in accordance with the bid specifications and the bid attached hereto and made a part hereof. Such term may be administratively extended for a sixth and seventh year at the same bid cost at the sole option of the City of Omaha. Section 2. Funds for this agreement will be paid from the General Fund 11111, Organization 113142 Impound Facility, Account 42239 Professional Fees - Other. Section 3. This Ordinance, being not of a legislative character, shall be in full force and take effect immediately upon passage under and by virtue of the authority granted by Section 2.12 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha, 1956, as amended.
 
First Reading October 16, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing October 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote October 30, 2018
 
PASSED: October 30, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
 Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
11-7-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41634
AN ORDINANCE to approve the acceptance of and authorize disbursement over more than one fiscal year from the FY 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program - Operations and Safety, Award #EMW-2017-F0-06933, in the amount of eight hundred and twenty-one thousand, eight hundred and sixty-four dollars ($821,864), with a match of eighty-two thousand, one hundred and eighty-six dollars ($82, 186) provided by the Omaha Fire Department from Fund 12168, Organization 114582, for a total program budget in the amount of nine hundred and four thousand and fifty dollars ($904,050), during the project period of September 5, 2018 to September 4, 2019; to provide funding for automated stretcher and lift systems to fully automate Omaha Fire Department's ambulances as detailed in the attached grant application; to authorize payment from such grant funding and involving appropriations of more than one fiscal year in conformity with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter; and, providing for the effective date thereof. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. That, as recommended by the Mayor, the acceptance of and disbursement from the FY 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program - Operations and Safety, Award #EMW-2017-F0-06933 from the U.S Department of Homeland Security (OHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in the amount of eight hundred and twenty-one thousand, eight hundred and sixty-four dollars ($821,864), during the project period of September 5, 2018 to September 4, 2019 to provide funding for automated stretcher and lift systems to fully automate Omaha Fire Department's ambulances, is hereby approved. Section 2. A copy of such grant award, special conditions and grant application are attached by this reference and made a part hereof. Section 3. That, the grant period extends from September 5, 2018 to September 4, 2019, commencing upon approval of this ordinance. In conformity with Section 5.17 of the Home Rule Charter, approval of this Ordinance, involving appropriations of more than one year from receipt of grant funds and expenditures, is hereby authorized. Section 4. That, there is a match of $82,186 with this grant award, provided by the Omaha Fire Department from Fund 12168, Organization 114582. Section 5. That, this Ordinance, being administrative and not legislative in character, shall be in full force and take effect immediately upon passage.
 
First Reading October 16, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing October 23, 2018; Third Reading and Vote October 30, 2018
 
PASSED: October 30, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
11-7-18
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ORDINANCE NO. 41624
AN ORDINANCE amending a Business Improvement District under the authority of the Business Improvement District Act, Neb.Rev.Stat. §§ 19-4015, et seq., known as the Blackstone Business Improvement District (BID No. 6877); with the current boundaries of the BID starting at the west side of 36th Street and then proceeding westward along Farnam Street to the eastern curb of 42nd Street, to include all properties having frontage on Farnam Street being expanded to new boundaries starting at the northwest corner of 35th Street and Dewey Avenue and heading west to 42nd Street and then heading north to Dodge Street and then heading east to 36th Street and then heading south to the alley between Dodge Street and Farnam Street and then east to 35th Avenue then north to the northwest corner of the property at 3500 Farnam Street then east to 35th Street and then south to Dewey Avenue as shown on the attached map for the purpose of continuing activities, works and improvements in the Blackstone area for the City of Omaha, Nebraska; to identify the properties benefited by the proposed improvements which will be subject to special assessments in accordance with this Ordinance; to provide for special assessment in an initial amount not to exceed $0.90 per $1,000 of valuation with a five million ($5 million) dollar cap on total amount of assessed value, with an annual escalator of 5% on the cap of assessed value; for cleaning and maintenance, security, lighting, promotion, roadway improvements, and beautification to be imposed upon such District based upon the benefits conferred with an approximate initial budget of $70,280.00 with a five (5) % escalator on the budget; to provide for the assessment of property specially benefited within the District; to provide a method of assessment to be assessed upon properties specially benefited by the District; and to provide the effective date hereof. WHEREAS, there has been a request by the Blackstone Business Improvement District Board that the City Council of the City of Omaha amend the Blackstone Business Improvement District (BID No. 6877) providing by expanding its borders and changing the method of assessment as described herein. WHEREAS, in accordance with Neb.Rev.Stat. § 19-4015 to § 19-4038 (Reissue 2012), such improvements may be made as cited in the Business Improvement District Act; and, WHEREAS, a public hearing was held by the City Council at its meeting of October 16, 2018, in the Legislative Chambers of the Omaha/Douglas Civic Center concerning the formation of such district; and, WHEREAS, the City Council, following a public hearing, adopted Ordinance No. 39804 on December 10, 2013 which provided for the establishment of the Blackstone Business Improvement District; and, WHEREAS, the City Council, following a public hearing, adopted Ordinance No. 40480 on August 25, 2015, which provided clarification and correction for the Blackstone Business Improvement District No. 6877; and, WHEREAS, the City Council, following a public hearing, adopted Ordinance No. 41350 on December 12, 2017 which amended the Blackstone Business Improvement District No. 6877. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OMAHA: Section 1. Public Hearing; amendment. That an Ordinance to amend the business improvement district known as the Blackstone Business Improvement District (BID No. 6877) was held October 16, 2018. This ordinance authorizes the implementation of the amended Blackstone Business Improvement District (BID No. 6877). Section 2. Notice. That notice that the City Council intended to consider this Ordinance for the establishment of the amended district was made by publication and by mailing a copy of this Ordinance to each owner of taxable property as shown on the latest tax rolls of the County Treasurer within the proposed district; that a public hearing was held by the City Council on October 16, 2018, during the regular City Council meeting, commencing at 2:00 p.m. in the Legislative Chambers of the Omaha/Douglas Civic Center, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska. Section 3. Public Hearing. That at such public hearing the City Council heard all protests, received evidence for and against the creation of the proposed Business Improvement District; and the City Council has ruled upon all protest of the amendment of such district which were received prior to the close of hearing and hereby finds that the protests were not made by record owners representing over 50% of the assessable units in the proposed district. Section 4. Boundaries. That the District shall comprise all property located within the Blackstone Business Improvement District boundaries as follows: Starting at the northwest corner of 35th Street and Dewey Avenue and heading west to 42nd Street and then heading north to Dodge Street and then heading east to 36th Street and then heading south to the alley between Dodge Street and Farnam Street and then east to 35th Avenue then north to the northwest corner of the property at 3500 Farnam Street then east to 35th Street and then south to Dewey Avenue as shown on the attached map. Section 5. Re-authorization of Blackstone Business Improvement District. The Blackstone Business Improvement District (BID No. 6877) is hereby re-authorized. The Blackstone Business Improvement District may implement those rules and regulations for its operation as permitted by the Nebraska statutes. The work to be performed and specific improvements to be made or maintained for such Business Improvement District may consist of the following: Blackstone Business Improvement District Proposed Work Plan 2019 (First Year) Budget is approximately $70,280. The budget will grow as described in Section 6 below. A. Cleaning and Maintenance Provides for general maintenance activities to improve the appearance of the area. Examples: Snow removal, weed removal, litter removal, graffiti abatement, trash receptacles Outcome: Litter and trash is removed from public spaces B. Security Provides for public safety and security measures for residents, businesses, and visitors to the district. Examples: Emergency Telephone Station(s) (blue light) phones and cameras, Security patrol, additional lights where needed C. Lighting Provides for enhanced experience and general appearance of the business district. Examples: New street pole fixtures, Holiday Lighting D. Promotion Provides for promotion of the district, its businesses and residential living experience. Examples: District banners, festivals, block parties E. Beautification Provides for general beautification enhancements to the district. Examples: Landscaping/Streetscape, historic street signage, flower and plant baskets TOTAL $70,280 (2019 Budget - grows as shown by Section 6 below) Additional Activities that may be done in subsequent years or that may be done with money that is not generated by a special assessment under Neb.Rev.Stat. § 19-4018: • Community development, including undertaking ongoing research and maintaining Blackstone area market information, assisting property owners and brokers to recruit and retain tenants, supporting the growth of existing businesses. • Consumer marketing to promote Blackstone as a regional destination, including the creation of a Blackstone map and directory and Blackstone area information website. • Enhanced maintenance on a limited and targeted basis, including litter pickup, graffiti removal, landscaping and spot cleaning. • Parking coordination activities to improve the ease and affordability of parking for employees, visitors and other user groups. • Cosmetic capital improvements, including gateways, wayfinding signage, banners, public art, streetscape, design plans, etc. • The identification and securing of additional funds, including grants, sponsorships and earned income, to leverage and increase the impact of District resources. • Program management costs, including salary, rent, annual audit, insurance, supplies, and other costs of operations. • All other functions as permitted by law. Section 6. Annual budget and limitations. The estimated total annual cost and expense for the work performed within the Business Improvement District is based on an initial assessment of $0.90 per $1,000 of valuation with a five million dollar ($5 million) cap for the 2019 calendar year. The cap on the total amount of assessed value all grow at a rate of five (5) % per year. The budget will also grow annually based on a rate of 5% per year. It is anticipated that the budget for the amended BID for 2019 will be seventy thousand, two hundred and eighty dollars ($70,280), but that the budget will be based on the amount of the actual assessment. The Business Improvement District may secure grants or other funding which may be used for other improvements. Section 7. Method of Assessment. The cost and expenses for the work to be performed within such Business Improvement District shall be raised through special assessments based upon the special benefits to the property as fairly and equitably assessed by the City Council. It is recommended that from and after the date of approval of the Ordinance creating the proposed Blackstone Business Improvement District, the cost and expenses for the work proposed to be performed within such Business Improvement District will be $0.90 per $1,000 of valuation with a five million dollar ($5 million) cap, which valuation cap will grow at a rate of 5% per year, with the initial assessed amount estimated to be $70,280 (for 2019) be levied as Special Assessments. The annual assessment shall be $0.90 per $1,000 of valuation with a five million dollar ($5 million) cap, which valuation cap will grow at a rate of 5% per year. All properties (including multifamily residential) subject to the payment of property tax shall be assessed at 100%, except that owner occupied residential properties and the property at 122 S. 39th Street shall be exempt from assessment. Section 8. Contributions. Based on the recommendation of the Business Improvement District Board, all owners of property exempt from property taxes used in the district shall be invited to contribute annually to the District to support BID activities, promotions and improvements. Any contribution shall be allocated to reduce assessment rates in the district. Section 9. Commonly owned property. Commonly owned properties that are intersected by a boundary line established in the district shall be considered entirely in the district unless otherwise determined by the City Council when sitting as the Board of Equalization. Section 10. Special assessments. Special assessments provided herein shall be a lien on the property assessed superior and prior to all of the liens except general taxes and other special assessments which shall be of equal priority. Liens for special assessments may be foreclosed and are subject to interest at the statutory rate when payment of the assessment is delinquent provided by law. No special assessment made hereunder shall be void for any irregularity, defect, error, or informality in procedure, and levy or equalization thereof. Section 11. That this ordinance shall be in full force and take effect on January 1, 2019.
 
First Reading October 2, 2018; Second Reading and Public Hearing October 16, 2018; Third Reading and Vote October 30, 2018
 
PASSED: October 30, 2018: 7-0
City of Omaha
Jean Stothert,
Mayor
Elizabeth Butler,
City Clerk
 
11-7-18
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CITY of OMAHA
AIR QUALITY CONTROL
Notice is given to the public according to Chapter 41 of the Omaha Municipal Code of the application of the City of Omaha for a renewal to their air emission operating permit for the wastewater treatment facility at 5600 S. 10th Street, Omaha. The potential emissions, in tons, for this project will be: TSP 8.4, PM10 8.4, PM2.5 8.4, SOx 0.1, NOx 320.5, VOC 154.6, CO 317.1, Ammonia 277.4, Hydrogen Sulfide 112.1, Chloroform 1.1, Xylene 2.0, Toluene 1.7, 1,1,1-Trichloroethane 1.3 and Vinylidene Chloride 0.3.
No significant impact on air quality is expected from the operation of this facility. Douglas County is in attainment with air quality standards for the listed pollutants. Approval is recommended with the condition that any pollution control equipment that may be necessary for compliance with the City of Omaha or Nebraska Air Pollution Control Rules and Regulations will be installed within 180 days after notification by the City of noncompliance.
All information submitted by the applicant and the proposed approval by Air Quality Control are available for inspection by the public at the office of Omaha Air Quality Control from November 7, 2018 to December 7, 2018. Comments received during that period will be considered. During that period the applicant, or any interested person or group of persons, may request or petition the Control Officer for a public hearing, and state the nature of the issues to be raised and all arguments and factual grounds supporting their position.  The Control Officer may hold a public hearing if the comments, requests, or petitions raise legal, policy or discretionary questions and significant public interest exists with respect to the application.  Comments should be mailed to:
John Finlan Mayne
Public Works
Air Quality Control
5600 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE 68107
402-444-3915
 
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CITY of OMAHA
AIR QUALITY CONTROL
Notice is given to the public according to Chapter 41 of the Omaha Municipal Code of the application of Airlite Plastics for a renewal to their air emission operating permit for the EPS shape molding manufacturing plant at 525 Kansas Ave, Omaha.  The potential emissions at this facility in tons will be: TSP 0.7, PM10 0.7, PM2.5 0.7, SOx 0.1, NOx 9.2, VOC 244.7 and CO 7.7.
No significant impact on air quality is expected from the operation of this facility. Douglas County is in attainment with air quality standards for the listed pollutants. Approval is recommended with the condition that any pollution control equipment that may be necessary for compliance with the City of Omaha or Nebraska Air Pollution Control Rules and Regulations will be installed within 180 days after notification by the City of noncompliance.
All information submitted by the applicant and the proposed approval by Air Quality Control are available for inspection by the public at the office of Omaha Air Quality Control from November 7, 2018 to December 7, 2018. Comments received during that period will be considered. During that period the applicant, or any interested person or group of persons, may request or petition the Control Officer for a public hearing, and state the nature of the issues to be raised and all arguments and factual grounds supporting their position.  The Control Officer may hold a public hearing if the comments, requests, or petitions raise legal, policy or discretionary questions and significant public interest exists with respect to the application.  Comments should be mailed to:
John Finlan Mayne
Public Works
Air Quality Control
5600 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE 68107
402-444-3915
 
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