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File #: 21-0929    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/28/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/29/2021 Final action: 6/29/2021
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 075-2021 setting for election a measure to consider a special tax increase from $280 per parcel to $550 per parcel to provide road improvement and maintenance services in the Blanchard Estates Road Zone of Benefit 98145 within County Service Area 9; noting that the measure will be submitted to the zone electorate on the ballots distributed for the Election to be held November 2, 2021. (Supervisor District: 3) FUNDING: County Service Area Zone of Benefit Special Taxes.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Route Sheet, 2. B - Resolution, 3. C - Zone 45 Meeting Minutes, 4. Executed Resolution 075-2021
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 075-2021 setting for election a measure to consider a special tax increase from $280 per parcel to $550 per parcel to provide road improvement and maintenance services in the Blanchard Estates Road Zone of Benefit 98145 within County Service Area 9; noting that the measure will be submitted to the zone electorate on the ballots distributed for the Election to be held November 2, 2021. (Supervisor District: 3)

FUNDING: County Service Area Zone of Benefit Special Taxes.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On March 8, 1988, the Board formed Blanchard Estates Zone of Benefit by Resolution 66-88 for the purposes of providing certain road, drainage facility, and landscape maintenance thoughout the affected area. On June 21,1988 the Board approved Resolution 181-88 for the fiscal year 1988-89, for zone operations to be funded through a benefit assessment of $1,248 on each parcel within the zone.

Resolution 243-89 approved by the Board on July 25, 1989 established an assessment in the amount of two hundred and eighty dollars ($280) per parcel for the purpose of providing road maintenance services, drainage maintenance services and landscape maintenance services within the zone of benefit for the fiscal year 1989-90.

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 $280 per parcel.

On February 10, 2015, Legistar 14-1292, Item 29, the Guidelines were amended for c...

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