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Special Service Area Public Meetings in May

Wednesday, May 22, 2013


You are invited to join us for two public meetings to discuss the proposed Special Service Area (SSA):

Wednesday May 22, 2013
7:00 pm Start Time*

*Note: A 53rd Street TIF Advisory Council meeting will precede the SSA public forum.

Thursday May 30, 2013
7:00 pm Start Time

Kenwood Academy
The Little Theater
5105 S. Blackstone Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615

The discussion includes the tax implications for the new SSA. 

The additional tax revenue would be allocated for street beautification, business retention/attraction, special events and promotional activities, auto and bike transit decisions, security, building facade improvements, and other commercial and economic development initiatives.