Special Service Area #18 (SSA #18) is a special taxing district that has been established along North Halsted Street from Belmont to Irving Park. Revenue generated from the taxing district is directed back to the neighborhood to be spent according to the annual SSA work plan. A Mayorally-appointed SSA #18 Commission which is comprised of local property and business owners within the SSA develops the work plan. The Northalsted Business Alliance is the Sole Service Provider for SSA #18 and is responsible for implementing the SSA work plan.
Since being established in 1997, SSA #18 has provided funding and leadership to address concerns of property and business owners along Northalsted. In 2009, a 15-year extension was approved by the Chicago City Council. SSA #18 helps keep Northalsted an attractive place to work, play, invest, and do business by providing:
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The SSA Commission meets at Nookie’s Tree located at 3334 North Halsted Street from 9am – 10:30am. Meetings are open to the public. For more information about SSA #18 please contact [email protected].
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