Tag: sfd

Featured, Insights, Research Article, Thought Leadership / April 16, 2019

New developments or annexations of land to existing municipal boundaries can offer considerable advantages to a public agency. This can include examples such as: New residential developments will yield increased housing supply Commercial and industrial projects will yield business opportunity and jobs Retail and tourist-oriented projects will yield an increase…

Case Study, SFD Formation / April 20, 2017

Cities across California grapple with the increasing annual costs and efforts to address stormwater. As charging any type of utility fee for this effort is challenging, most cities choose to pay for this with dwindling general funds. Culver City decided to try another approach, a parcel tax. The increasing demands…

Case Study, SFD Administration, SFD Formation / April 20, 2017

The City of Oxnard has close to 100 Special Financing Districts (SFDs) across the city, serving a variety of neighborhood needs. Over time, the management of these districts have become difficult, resulting in problems for the City. The City needed a complete overhaul of its numerous landscape and other assessment…

Case Study, SFD Administration, SFD Formation / April 20, 2017

The Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District serves a very large area in Riverside County. They provide many services for dozens of parks and other facilities over hundreds of square miles, reflecting many diverse communities, as well as new development areas. This undertaking requires support, expertise and continuous effort to bring…

Case Study, SFD Formation / December 2, 2016

Burlingame Avenue is a quaint yet vital downtown district on the San Francisco Peninsula, with local restaurants, boutiques, and well-known retail stores. Sales and values per square foot are very high. The Avenue had not been renovated for decades, and everything from the underground utilities to sidewalks to street furniture…

Case Study, SFD Formation / June 3, 2016

NBS formed a special assessment district for the Los Carneros Water District to finance much needed recycled water infrastructure. For years, the District had attempted to find solutions to dwindling water supplies. The option to bring recycled water from Napa Sanitation District eventually bubbled up to the top of the…

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