Impact Study: Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID)

Below is an image of the Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District Impact Study Executive Summary. We thank our friends at the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) for making this study a possibility.  To download or print a PDF copy of the complete report and executive summary, please click here.  For a copy of the public hearing presentation, click here. 79% of respondents favor renewal beyond 2016; 5% do not favor renewal; 16% are unsure/other 150 contacted — 62 respondents; 3 declined; 85 did not respond 62.5% of property owners favor renewal; 12.5% do not favor renewal; 25% are unsure/other• 94% of respondents favor renewal beyond 2016; 5% do not favor renewal; 1% did not respond 1,900 sent — 207 bounced; 384 opened; 112 clicked; 98 responded 93% of property owners favor renewal; 7% do not favor renewal 93% of business owners favor renewal; 7% do not favor renewal Retail sales increased 36.9% between 2011 and 2014 Beating the surrounding metropolitan area by 18% Crime declined 19% and vandalism declined 36% between 2008 and 2014 119,266 total calls for service between 2009 and 2015 270 short tons of loose trash and litter removed In addition to approximately 100 abandoned vehicle tires in May 2016 alone Facebook, Twitter, Blog (numerous); 3 Newsletter Articles (4,904 delivered); Tuesday Coffee (40+hrs); Quarterly Meetings (2); In The Know Luncheons (4); Community Meetings (numerous); Direct Surveying (150 contacted); Survey Mailer (1,693 delivered); Door-to-Door (all businesses); More than 400 Certified Letters 318 non-exempt parcels; assessed value of $19,828,006 47.5% of parcels owned by non-residents; assessed value of $12,666,018 52.5% of parcels owned by Wyandotte County residents; assessed value of $7,161,988 Leased properties likely utilizing Triple Net Lease Renew SSMID program Increase availability of Security Ambassadors during winter months Replace Cleaning Ambassador Contractor (completed January 1, 2016) Replace trash receptacles (Summer, 2016); Update Banners (Summer-Fall, 2016)