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File #: 19-0773    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/3/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/11/2019 Final action: 6/11/2019
Title: HEARING - Department of Transportation recommending the Board: 1) Conduct a public hearing to consider public comment on the Annual Written Report of Benefit Assessments/Service Charges for the Zones of Benefit within County Service Area 2 for road improvement and maintenance services; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 087-2019 confirming the Annual Written Report and authorizing the benefit/service charges to be collected in the same manner as the County’s ad valorem real property taxes for Fiscal Year 2019/2020, noting that the pre-existing benefit assessments/service charges have been in place and collected since prior to the effective date of Proposition 218, with no increases in the amounts and no change in the methodology for calculating said amounts. (Est. Time: 5 Min.) FUNDING: County Service Area Benefit Assessments/Service Charges.
Attachments: 1. A-Contract Routing Sheet 6-11-19, 2. B-Resolution 6-11-19, 3. C-CSA 2 Direct Charge Detail 6-11-19, 4. D-CSA 2 Boundary Map 6-11-19, 5. Proof of Publication, 6. Recorded Resolution 087-2019
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HEARING - Department of Transportation recommending the Board:
1) Conduct a public hearing to consider public comment on the Annual Written Report of Benefit Assessments/Service Charges for the Zones of Benefit within County Service Area 2 for road improvement and maintenance services; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 087-2019 confirming the Annual Written Report and authorizing the benefit/service charges to be collected in the same manner as the County’s ad valorem real property taxes for Fiscal Year 2019/2020, noting that the pre-existing benefit assessments/service charges have been in place and collected since prior to the effective date of Proposition 218, with no increases in the amounts and no change in the methodology for calculating said amounts. (Est. Time: 5 Min.)

FUNDING: County Service Area Benefit Assessments/Service Charges.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
There are two Zones of Benefit within County Service Area 2, which were formed to provide road improvement and maintenance services within their boundaries. Advisory Committees appointed by the Board of Supervisors hold duly noticed meetings each year to consider their proposed budgets and make recommendations regarding work projects. Based on this year’s meeting discussions, the Advisory Committees request that the Board confirm the Annual Report to be applied to the 2019/2020 tax roll as summarized in Exhibit A of the attached Resolution, and detailed in the Annual Report.

The benefit assessments/service charges are a continuation of the pre-existing benefit assessments/service charges that have been in place and collected since prior to the effective date of Proposition 218. The continued assessments are not subject to a vote. County Counsel has previously determined that, so long as they are not increased and there is no change to the methodology by which the amounts are calculated, these benefit assessments/service charges are exempt from the procedures and ap...

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