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File #: 21-1001    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/8/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/20/2021 Final action: 7/20/2021
Title: HEARING - Library Department recommending the Board: 1) Conduct a public hearing to consider public comment on the annual written report of benefit assessment/service charges for Zone of Benefit D within County Service Area 10 for library services at the Cameron Park Library; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 087-2021 confirming the annual written report and authorizing the benefit assessment/service charges to be collected in the same manner as the County's ad valorem real property taxes for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, noting that the pre-existing benefit assessment/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 the amounts. FUNDING: County Service Area Benefit Assessments/Service Charges.
Attachments: 1. A - Counsel Approval CP Ben Assess, 2. B - RESO CP BEN ASSESS.2021-2022, 3. C - 2020-21 Assessment Parcel List, 4. Executed Resolution 087-2021
Related files: 20-0872, 19-0617, 15-0792, 16-0651, 17-0521, 18-0892, 14-0709
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HEARING - Library Department recommending the Board:
1) Conduct a public hearing to consider public comment on the annual written report of benefit assessment/service charges for Zone of Benefit D within County Service Area 10 for library services at the Cameron Park Library; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 087-2021 confirming the annual written report and authorizing the benefit assessment/service charges to be collected in the same manner as the County's ad valorem real property taxes for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, noting that the pre-existing benefit assessment/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 the amounts.

FUNDING: County Service Area Benefit Assessments/Service Charges.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On July 2, 1993, the Board adopted Resolution 226-93 establishing a library benefit assessment for extended library services within County Service Area No. 10, Zone D, for extended library services at the Cameron Park Branch Library. The Library requests that the Board confirm the annual report of benefit assessments to be applied to the 2021-22 fiscal year as summarized in Exhibit A to the attached Resolution, and detailed in the report.

The 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 under El Dorado County Charter Section 210 (c). County Counsel has determined that, so long as they are not increased and there is no change to the methodology by which the amounts are calculated, these assessments are exempt from the procedures and approval process of Article XIII D of the California Constitution under Section 5(a) of the Article.

A public hearing to consider the proposed ass...

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