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File #: 20-1314    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/28/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 178-2020 setting for election a measure to consider a special tax increase of $125 annually for each improved parcel in the Many Oaks Lane Road Zone of Benefit 98132 within County Service Area 9 to provide road improvement and maintenance services, recommended by the Many Oaks Lane Road Zone of Benefit advisory committee; noting that the measure will be submitted to the zone electorate on the ballots distributed for Special Election to be held March 23, 2021. (Supervisor District: 4) FUNDING: County Service Area Zone of Benefit Special Taxes.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Route Sheet, 2. B - Resolution, 3. C - Zone 32 Noticed Agenda & Meeting Minutes, 4. Executed Resolution 178-2020
Related files: 12-0361
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 178-2020 setting for election a measure to consider a special tax increase of $125 annually for each improved parcel in the Many Oaks Lane Road Zone of Benefit 98132 within County Service Area 9 to provide road improvement and maintenance services, recommended by the Many Oaks Lane Road Zone of Benefit advisory committee; noting that the measure will be submitted to the zone electorate on the ballots distributed for Special Election to be held March 23, 2021. (Supervisor District: 4)

FUNDING: County Service Area Zone of Benefit Special Taxes.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On May 27, 1986, the Board of Supervisors formed the Many Oaks Lane Road Zone of Benefit No. 98132 by Resolution 135-86 for the purpose of providing road improvement and maintenance services and drainage facility maintenance services. The first year, fiscal year 1986-87, zone operations were funded through an annual benefit assessment of $125.00 on each parcel within the zone.

The Policy and Procedure Guidelines for Creation and Administration of Zones of Benefit within a County Service Area (Guidelines), amended version adopted June 2, 1987, provided for the zone advisory to make recommendations regarding the level of the annual assessments to be placed on the tax roll.

Prior to November 6, 1997 the effective date of Articles XIIIC and XIIID of the California state constitution, also known as Proposition 218, the zone of benefit advisory committee recommended an assessment/service charge be continued to fund zone operations at $125.00 per parcel.

On February 10, 2015, Legistar 14-1292, Item 29, the Guidelines were amended for consistency with current state laws regarding benefit assessments and special taxes.

Elections were conducted among the registered voters in the zone in 2007, 2008, 2011, and 2014, at the request of the advisory committee. These measures, which would have prov...

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