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DSMA Overview

DSMA Overview

Background Since 1986, the Downtown San Mateo Association (“DSMA”) has been designated by the City Council to manage the Downtown Business Improvement District (“DBIA”). Originally activated to serve a largely retail-oriented district, the DSMA now manages a district with a much broader range of businesses.  Over the years, there has been a natural increase in the cost of operations for the DSMA (staff, cleaning, event production, etc.) while revenues have remained flat with the same rate structure since 2009.  As result, community leaders came together and agreed to review the level of service provided, budget and funding provided by the …

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DSMA Downtown Business Improvement Area

DSMA Downtown Business Improvement Area

Introduction: Downtown San Mateo Association The DSMA is the advisory board appointed by the City Council of the City of San Mateo to make recommendations to the Council on the expenditure of revenues derived from the levy of fee collected through the annual business license tax for businesses in the Downtown Business Improvement Area (“DBIA”).  The City established the DBIA fee in 1986 to provide decorations, promote public events, furnish music, and generally promote business activities within the DBIA.  More recently, the DSMA has focused on beautification and cleanliness, public outreach, promotion of the DBIA, and events. Changing Times in …

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CivicMic Services for the Downtown San Mateo Association

CivicMic works with the Downtown San Mateo Association to facilitate community outreach and public engagement opportunities to determine the level of public support for the expansion of existing services and activities creating additional value for the Downtown Business Improvement Area. Please visit CivicMic often as additional information will be posted. In the meantime, please use the “Share this:” buttons below to share this announcement with fellow business owners. Want to receive updates? Subscribe to receive updates via email and get our free publications! Click Here to Subscribe Looking for more information? Click the button to visit the main page! DSMA …

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Reduction in Maintenance Services City of Fairfield Assessment Districts

Reduction in Maintenance Services – City of Fairfield Assessment Districts

CivicMic works with the City of Fairfield to facilitate community outreach and public engagement opportunities for the City’s Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance Districts (“LLMDs”) with funding deficits and a corresponding reduction in maintenance services. On Tuesday, December 21, 2021, the City Council approved a contract with New Image Landscape Company representing a reduction in maintenance services for the Rolling Hills LLMD No. 7, Paradise Valley LLMD No. 11, and North Cordelia LLMD No. 13. Rolling Hills LLMD No. 7 Reduction in Maintenance Services The LLMD No. 7 maximum assessment rates per parcel are $250 for the Serpas Ranch development and …

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SCVWD

SCVWD – CivicMic Services

CivicMic works with the Santa Clara Valley Water District (“SCVWD”) to facilitate community outreach and engagement with opportunities for stakeholders to participate in the collaborative governance process. Please visit CivicMic often as additional information will be posted. In the meantime, please use the “Share this:” buttons below to share this announcement. Want to receive updates? Subscribe to receive updates via email and get our free publications! Click Here to Subscribe Looking for more information? Click the button to visit our main page for this project. SCVWD Main Page Looking for just the data? Click the button to visit our data …

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Kelseyville Fire Protection Meeting

How to Join the Kelseyville Fire Protection Meeting

CivicMic and Kelseyville Fire Protection District (“Kelseyville FPD”) are hosting a virtual (Zoom) and telephone Kelseyville fire protection meeting on Thursday, April 29th at 6:30 PM (PST) to discuss services provided by the Kelseyville FPD, survey results, and the proposed Fire Community Facilities District (“Fire CFD”).   Click the links below to learn more about the formation process and benefits of the proposed Fire CFD. Introduction to Community Facilities Districts Video: Introduction to Community Facilities Districts Kelseyville Fire CFD Formation Steps Benefits of the Proposed Kelseyville Fire CFD In this post, CivicMic shares instructions on how to download the Zoom app …

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