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File #: 11-0300    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 3/15/2011 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/21/2011 Final action: 6/21/2011
Title: HEARING - Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider adoption of Resolution 100-2011 confirming the annual benefit assessment for the 2011/2012 tax year for the Emerald Meadows Zone of Benefit No. 9, noting this is a continuation of benefit assessments with no increase over current levels. (Est. Time: 5 Min.) FUNDING: Zone benefit assessments.
Attachments: 1. A-Contract Routing Sheet, 2. B-CSA 9 Emerald Meadows ZOB Resolution Confirming Benefit Assessment, 3. B1-Exhibit A, 4. C - Fully executed Resolution 100-2011
Title
HEARING - Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider adoption of Resolution 100-2011 confirming the annual benefit assessment for the 2011/2012 tax year for the Emerald Meadows Zone of Benefit No. 9, noting this is a continuation of benefit assessments with no increase over current levels. (Est. Time: 5 Min.)

FUNDING: Zone benefit assessments.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $ 23,532.00

Funding
Budgeted $ 23,532.00
New Funding $
Savings $
Other $
Total Funding Available $ 23,532.00
Change To Net County Cost $ 0.00

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
The proposed benefit assessments will provide sufficient revenue to fund the zone's proposed work projects, contributions to the drainage zone insurance fund and other costs related to zone administration. The total assessment for 2011/2012 for the Emerald Meadows Zone of Benefit within County Service Area No. 9 is $23,532.00. There is no impact to the General Fund or the Road Fund, and there is no net County Cost.

Background:

Chapter 2.5 of the California Government Code, also known as "County Service Area Law" contains the regulations for establishing and governing county service areas. This chapter replaced Chapter 2.2, formerly used for the same purpose, through the adoption of Senate Bill 1458 which became effective January 1, 2009.

Revised County Service Area Law omits Section 25210.77a which authorizes the Board of Supervisors to fix and collect benefit assessments to fund services within a County Service Area. Such assessments remain valid, as provided for in Section 25210.3(d) of the new Chapter, which states:

"Any indebtedness, bond, note, certificate of participation, contract, special tax, benefit assessment, fee, charge, election, ordinance, resolutions, regulation, rule or any other action of a board taken pursuant to the former Chapter 2.2 before January 1, 2009, shall not be impai...

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