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2021 Newsletters                           2021 Board Meetings
January 2021                                  January 12
February 2021                                 February 9
March 2021                                      March 9
                                                          April 13
                                                          May 11
                                                          June 14
                                                          August 10
                                                          September 14
                                                          October 12
                                                           November 9

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Take our Needs Assessment Survey

Special Service Areas, known as Business Improvement Districts or BIDs in other cities, are local tax districts that fund expanded services and programs through a localized property tax levy within contiguous areas. The enhanced services and programs are in addition to those currently provided through the City.
SSA-funded projects typically include but are not limited to: public way maintenance and beautification; district marketing and advertising; business retention/attraction, special events and promotional activities; auto and bike transit; security; façade improvements; and other commercial and economic development initiatives.
The City contracts with local non-profits, called Service Providers, to manage SSAs. Mayorally-appointed SSA Commissioners for each SSA district oversee and recommend the annual services, budget and Service Provider Agency to the City. There are currently 53 active SSAs in Chicago.
The Pulaski Elston Business Association (PEBA) is currently looking for feedback on the potential creation of a Special Service Area  (SSA) in our community.

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