Results of the Proposition 218 Vote
At the August 29, 2017 Special Meeting of the Board of Directors, a public hearing was held regarding the Proposed Benefit Assessment in compliance with Proposition 218 and the California Constitution. Public comments were received, and at the close of the public comment portion, ballots were tabulated.
The results of the tabulation of the ballots are as follows:
|Total number of ballots mailed||2,130|
|Total ballots received||599|
|Total votes on ballots counted||844,538,912|
|Votes in Support (Yes)||750,226,550|
|Votes in Opposition (No)||94,312,362|
The number of weighted votes cast in support of the Proposed Benefit Assessment exceeded the number of weighted votes cast in opposition to the proposed benefit assessment. Therefore, the proposed benefit assessment passed with an affirmative vote. The Board adopted Resolution No. 117-17 accepting the results of the Proposition 218 vote on the proposed benefit assessment and Resolution No. 118-17 approving the Schedule of Per Acre Valuations for the 2017 Benefit Assessment.
2017 Benefit Assessment Equalization Hearing Date
As required by the California State Water Code for the assessment process, the Board of Directors set a hearing date for the equalization of the District’s 2017 Assessment book which will be held September 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM.