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REGULAR MEETING JULY 10, 2000 <br />WHEREAS, the Common Council of the City of South Bend, Indiana, has adopted a <br />Declaratory Resolution designating certain areas within the City as Residentially Distressed Areas <br />for the purpose of tax abatement consideration; and <br />WHEREAS, a Declaratory Resolution designated the area commonly known as 113, 115, <br />138 Broadway and 710 Pennsylvania Avenue, South Bend, Indiana, and which are more particularly <br />described as follows: <br />Street Address Legal Description Key Number <br />115 Broadway 5FT WEST SIDE LOT 18 AND ALL LOT 17 18- 7026 -1034 <br />HANEYS ADDITION <br />113 Broadway LOT 16 HANEYS ADDITION 18- 7026 -1035 <br />138 Broadway LOT 29 EXCEPT 45 FT SOUTH HANEYS 18- 7026 -1040 <br />ADD <br />710 Pennsylvania LOT 144 WENGER & KREIGHBAUM 18- 7016 -0625 <br />REPLAT OF WENGER 6TH ADDITION <br />as a Residentially Distressed Area; and <br />WHEREAS, notice of the adoption of a Declaratory Resolution and the public hearing before <br />the Council has been published pursuant to Indiana Code 6 -1.1- 12.1 -2.5; and <br />WHEREAS, the Council held a public hearing for the purposes of hearing all remonstrances <br />and objections from interested persons; and <br />WHEREAS, the Council has determined that the qualifications for a residentially distressed <br />area have been met. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of South <br />Bend, Indiana, as follows: <br />SECTION I. The Common Council hereby determines and finds that the petition for real <br />property tax abatement and the Statement of Benefits form meet the requirements of Indiana Code <br />6 -1.1 -12.1 et sea., for tax abatement. <br />SECTION II. The Common Council hereby determines and finds that the area meets one of <br />the following conditions as formally established in Ordinance No. 8845 -97, which was passed on <br />December 8, 1997: <br />A. The area is comprised of parcels that are either unimproved or contain only <br />one (1) or two (2) family dwellings designed for up to four (4) families, <br />including accessory buildings for those dwellings; or <br />B. Any dwellings in the area are not permanently occupied and are: <br />i. the subject to an order issued under IC 36 -7 -9; or <br />ii. evidencing significant building deficiencies; or <br />C. Parcels of property in the area: <br />i. have been sold and not redeemed under IC 6- 1.1 -24 and IC 6- <br />1.1 -25; or <br />ii. are owned by a unit of local government; or <br />D. A significant number of dwelling units within the area are not permanently <br />occupied or a significant number of parcels in the area are vacant land; or <br />