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File #: 17-1374    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/12/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/19/2017 Final action: 12/19/2017
Title: Supervisor Hidahl recommending the Board consider the the following: 1) Make a finding that there is a public benefit in disbursing $500,000.00 to the El Dorado Hills County Water District (El Dorado Hills Fire District); and 2) Order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $500,000.00 that is budgeted to the El Dorado Hills County Water District (El Dorado Hills Fire District). (Est. Time: 10 Min.)
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Supervisor Hidahl recommending the Board consider the the following:
1) Make a finding that there is a public benefit in disbursing $500,000.00 to the El Dorado Hills County Water District (El Dorado Hills Fire District); and
2) Order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $500,000.00 that is budgeted to the El Dorado Hills County Water District (El Dorado Hills Fire District). (Est. Time: 10 Min.)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On June 10, 2014, the Board of Supervisors of the County of El Dorado adopted Resolution No. 064-2014, which supported the dissolution of the Latrobe Fire Protection District (LAFCO Project Number 2014-03) and the annexation of the Latrobe Fire Protection District’s dissolved territory and sphere of influence territory by the El Dorado Hills County Water District (LAFCO Project Number 2014-04) and redistributed property tax base and annual property tax increment as a result of negotiations related to the dissolution and annexation.

In addition to the transfer of the property tax base from Latrobe and the increase of the annual increment to 17% for the consolidated district, the Board, in a separate action, also resolved to transfer a portion base property tax revenues from the County General Fund, the County Accumulative Capital Outlay Fund, the County Road District Tax Fund, and County Service Area #7 to the District. The transfer of the base property tax revenue requires very specific steps as set forth in the Revenue and Taxation Code. Among those steps is that each affected local agency must publish notice of the hearing to "consider the effect of the proposed transfer on fees, charges, assessments, taxes, or other revenues" prior to final approval of the transfer. It does not appear that notice of the June 10, 2014 meeting met this publication requirement or that the matter was agendized as a public hearing. Likewise, it does not appear that El Dorado Hills Fire Fire published notice of their hearing approving the base pro...

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