A. The Local Improvement District Administrator shall prepare and file a
resolution of intent for the City Council’s consideration if after the review
specified in Section 17.08.050 the Local Improvement District Administrator
determines a petition is valid; if a Responsible Bureau recommends initiation of
a local improvement district; and/or if a member of City Council requests
initiation of a local improvement district.
B. The resolution of intent shall include the following: the name or
designation of the improvement; the location of the improvement; a map or clear
description of the district boundary; the general character and scope of the
improvement; a preliminary estimate of the total cost of the local improvement;
the proposed assessment methodology; the proportion of funding to be borne by
property owners and other sources, if applicable; the designated Responsible
Bureau if the project scope is not addressed by Section 17.08.010; a statement
of whether the City Council intends to construct the improvement; and direction
to the Local Improvement District Administrator to do one of the following:
1. Initiate formation proceedings on the proposed local improvement
2. Suspend proceedings on the proposed local improvement district;
3. Terminate the process for forming the proposed local improvement
C. If City Council passes a resolution of
intent to construct the improvements, City Council shall direct the Local
Improvement District Administrator to initiate local improvement district
formation proceedings as set forth in Section 17.08.070.
D. The City Council may direct that the engineering and construction
work shall be done in whole or in part by the City, by a contract, by direct
employment of labor, by another governmental agency, or by any combination
E. If a petition is not valid, but the City Council determines that an
improvement should be constructed, it may initiate the proceedings by adopting a
resolution of intent to construct the improvement.
F. If the City Council determines that some other construction, such
as installation of water lines, sewer lines prior to a street improvement,
installation of fire hydrants, utility lines or conduits, conduits for
underground service for street lights, or any other underground construction
should precede the particular proposed improvement, then the City Council may
suspend the proceedings for the proposed improvement until such construction has
been started or completed.
G. If the City Council passes a resolution to terminate the process
for forming the local improvement district, no further action shall be taken by
the Local Improvement District Administrator on the district for a period of 6
months, other than actions to close the project.