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File #: 21-1571    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/27/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Planning and Building Department, Cemeteries Division, recommending the Board receive and file the Annual Report of Special Taxes for County Service Area 9, Zone 3, Georgetown Cemetery Zone of Benefit for Fiscal Year 2020-21, pursuant to Section 50075.3 of the California Government Code. FUNDING: County Service Area 9 Zones of Benefit Special Taxes.
Attachments: 1. A - FY 20-21 Annual Report to BOS, 2. B - Summary of Org Code FY2021
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Planning and Building Department, Cemeteries Division, recommending the Board receive and file the Annual Report of Special Taxes for County Service Area 9, Zone 3, Georgetown Cemetery Zone of Benefit for Fiscal Year 2020-21, pursuant to Section 50075.3 of the California Government Code.

FUNDING: County Service Area 9 Zones of Benefit Special Taxes.
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DISCUSSION / 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. Government Code Section 25215.2 authorizes the Board to levy special taxes uniformly to all taxpayers on real property within the County Service Areas. Special taxes have been approved by the electorate for the Georgetown Cemetery Zone of Benefit, Zone 3, in County Service Area 9 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21.

Government Code Section 50075.1 requires each special tax measure subject to voter approval on or after January 1, 2001 to include four accountability measures. The accountability measures are:
1) A statement indicating the specific purpose of the special tax;
2) A requirement that the proceeds be applied only to the specific purposes identified;
3) The creation of an account into which the proceeds shall be deposited; and
4) An annual report pursuant to Section 50075.3.

As specified in Government Code Section 50075.3, the Chief Fiscal Officer of the levying local agency shall file an Annual Report of Special Taxes (Annual Report) with its governing body no later than January 1st following the end of each FY. The Annual Report must contain the amount of funds collected and expended, and the status of any project required or authorized to be funded as identified in Subdivision (a) of section 50075.1 of the Government Code. (This report is being filed late due to an unusually large number of burials in the second and third quarters of the current fiscal year.)

In order to comply with the requirements of Gover...

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