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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 042302-S - Assess Gtown Village PIDRESOLUTION ! A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS SETTING A DATE, TIME AND PLACE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS ON A 16.540 ACRE TRACT OF LAND KNOWN AS SECTION FIVE OF THE GEORGETOWN VILLAGE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1; AUTHORIZING PUBLICATION OF NOTICE; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, on January 18, 2002, Shell Ranch Development, Inc. d/b /a Georgetown Village filed with the City of Georgetown ( "City ") a petition requesting the addition of 16.2540 acres of land known as Section 5 of the Georgetown Village Planned Unit Development Public Improvement District #1 (the 'District ") to the District under and pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 372, Local Government Code, V.A.T.S.; and WHEREAS, on March 26, 2002, after publication of notice as required by Chapter 372, a public hearing was held pursuant to Section 372.009 of the Local Government Code, V.A.T.S., to consider inclusion of said 16.2540 acres of land comprising Section 5 in the District; and WHEREAS, at the conclusion of said public hearing, the City Council adopted a Resolution making the following findings: A. It is advisable to add 16.045 acres of land, known as Section 5 of the Georgetown Village Planned Unit Development, into the District under the provisions of Chapter 372, Local Government Code. B. The boundaries of lands to be included in the District are shown on Exhibit A and shown by metes and bonds on Exhibit B, which are attached hereto and made a part hereof as if set forth in full. C. It is advisable that the City of Georgetown exercise the powers granted by Chapter 372, Local Government Code, in connection with the establishment of the District, including authorizing the District to fund the maintenance of certain improvements within the District. D. The general nature of the proposed improvements in the District is to maintain the non -City parks, recreational facilities, alleyways, lighting, landscaping and related improvements within the boundaries of the District. In The proposed assessments shall consist of a perpetual assessment for the administration and maintenance of park facilities, recreational facilities, landscaping, lighting, open spaces, pedestrian alleyways, signage and other related amenities, said maintenance assessment to supplement the normal city operations and maintenance of said park facilities, recreational facilities, Resolution No. 0?1, — Setting Public Hearing on Levy of Assessments within Section 5 of Georgetown Village PID No. 1 Page 1 of 2 landscaping, lighting, open spaces, pedestrian alleyways, signage, and other related amenities. F. It is advisable that the maintenance activities described above be undertaken by and provided in the District. G. The estimated annual cost for maintaining the non -City improvements within the PID for 2002 is $96,332, not including interest. H. The method of assessment shall be based upon the annual, assessed value of each lot. The assessment shall be $0.20 per $100 valuation. The assessment on each lot shall commence on January 1 of the first year after said lot is part of a final, recorded subdivision plat. I. The total costs of the maintenance of the non -City improvements shall be borne by the property owners in the District. The City of Georgetown, Texas shall incur no costs associated with District administration or with construction, operation, or maintenance of any of the non -City improvements that are maintained by the District. The apportionment of costs for the non -City improvements within the District shall be as follows: District - 100% City as a Whole 0% WHEREAS, on April 2, 2002, the Petitioner delivered a proposed assessment roll showing a proposed assessment of $0.20 per $100 of valuation on the lands within Section 5 of the District (excluding parkland), which is attached hereto as Exhibit C; and WHEREAS, before the City levies assessments on properties within Section 5 of the District, the City must publish notice and call a public hearing to consider the levy of said assessments NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. The facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this resolution are hereby found and declared to be true and correct, and are incorporated by reference herein and expressly made a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. The City Council hereby finds that this resolution implements the following Century Plan Elements: Growth & Physical Development Policy 7.0 of the Century Plan - Policy Plan Element, which states: "Georgetown's land uses support economic, cultural and social activities for all residents, businesses and organizations; and the City's development process encourages new and infill development "; and Resolution No. Oqqu oz—.5 Setting Public Hearing on Levy of Assessments within Section 5 of Georgetown Village P1D No. 1 Page 2 of 2 Finance Policy 5.0 of the Century Plan - Policy Plan Element, which states: "All municipal operations are conducted in an efficient business -like manner and sufficient financial resources for both short-term and long-term needs are provided. "; and further finds that the adoption of this resolution is not inconsistent or in conflict with any other Century Plan Policies, as required by Section 2.03 of the Administrative Chapter of the Policy Plan. SECTION 2. Pursuant to Section 372.016(b) of the Local Government Code, V.A.T.S., a public hearing to consider the levy of assessments Section 5 of the Georgetown Village Public Improvement District No. 1 shall be held before the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas on the 14ffi day of May, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 609 Main Street, Georgetown, Texas, 78626. SECTION 3. This resolution shall be effective upon publication pursuant to Chapter 372.016 of the Texas Local Government Code. RESOLVED this day of A �` , 2002. a atricia E. Carls City Attorney THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN: By: w MaryEllen Kersch, Mayor ATTEST: Sandra D. Lee, City Secretary Resolution No. Setting Public Hearing on Levy of Assessments within Section 5 of Georgetown Village PID No. 1 Page 3 of 2