Tag: special finance district

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…