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File #: 19-0683    Version: 1 Name: DHHS - Vector Assessment Results
Type: Resolution Status: Received and Filed
File created: 6/21/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/16/2019 Final action: 7/16/2019
Title: Recommendation to receive the results of the ballot tabulation from the City Clerk, the tabulator, for the proposed Mosquito and Vector Control Program (VCP) Benefit Assessment District; and If a majority protest does not exist, adopt resolution approving the Engineer’s Report, confirming diagram and assessment, and ordering the levy of the VCP Benefit Assessment for Fiscal Year 2019-20; or If a majority protest does exist, the City Council cannot take action on the resolution. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Health and Human Services
Attachments: 1. 071619-R-32sr&att.pdf, 2. 071619-R-32 Results.pdf
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Recommendation to receive the results of the ballot tabulation from the City Clerk, the tabulator, for the proposed Mosquito and Vector Control Program (VCP) Benefit Assessment District; and

If a majority protest does not exist, adopt resolution approving the Engineer’s Report, confirming diagram and assessment, and ordering the levy of the VCP Benefit Assessment for Fiscal Year 2019-20; or

If a majority protest does exist, the City Council cannot take action on the resolution. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
On May 7, 2019, the City Council approved a Resolution preliminarily approving the Engineer’s Report, giving notice of the July 2, 2019 public hearing, and directing SCI Consulting Group (SCI), the assessment engineer, to proceed with the mailing of benefit assessment ballots to property owners within the boundaries of the Vector Control Program (VCP) Benefit Assessment District (Assessment District) on May 17, 2019, at the rate of $8.21 per Single Family Equivalency per year.
On July 2, 2019, the City Council held a public hearing to give all interested parties the opportunity to hear comments regarding the proposed VCP Assessment and the assessment ballot proceeding; to conclude the 45-day balloting period (as required by State law governing the procedures for benefit assessment ballot proceedings); and, for the City Council to accept any additional ballots. The balloting period officially closed at the conclusion of the public comment portion of the July 2, 2019 public hearing.
Also on July 2, 2019, the City Council authorized the City Manager, on behalf of the City, to cast ballots in support of the Assessment District for all City-owned properties within the proposed Assessment District boundaries, directed the City Clerk, the tabulator, to tabulate all valid ballots received prior to the close of the public hearing.
The tabulation of ballots has been completed and the tabulation results will be reported by the City Clerk at tonight’s City Council mee...

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