County of Santa Cruz

Stormwater Project FAQ

Stormwater Project FAQ

The County of Santa Cruz (“County”) has secured grant funding for the construction of a pump station with the goal of alleviating issues resulting from frequent flooding and rainfall ponding in the Rio Del Mar Flats area. In order to obtain the funding, the County must provide a funding solution for the ongoing operation and maintenance services for the pump station. The County is considering forming an assessment district as an ongoing source of funding for operation and maintenance. In an effort to adequately inform the residents of Santa Cruz about this process, CivicMic provides answers to the most commonly …

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Engineer's Report for Rio Del Mar Flats

Preliminary Engineer’s Report for Rio Del Mar Flats Assessment District

The County of Santa Cruz has proposed the construction and operation of a stormwater pump station to reduce water ponding in the Rio Del Mar Flats community.  The County has secured grant funding for the construction of the pump station. However, in order to retrieve the funds and proceed with construction, funding for ongoing operations and maintenance of the pump station must also be secured.  The County has proposed the formation of the Rio Del Mar Flats Assessment District (“Assessment District”) as an ongoing source of funding for operations and maintenance. In part of the initial stages of the formation …

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Rio Del Mar Flats meeting slides

Rio Del Mar Flats Meeting Slides

CivicMic and the County of Santa Cruz hosted a virtual Rio Del Mar Flats meeting on May 26, 2021, via (Zoom) and telephone, to discuss the Rio Del Mar Flats Stormwater Project and the proposed formation of a benefit assessment district to finance the construction and fund the ongoing maintenance and operations of a new pump station in the Rio Del Mar Flats area. In this post, CivicMic shares the Rio Del Mar Flats meeting slides and video. Please click the links below to learn more about benefit assessment districts or the Rio Del Mar Flats Stormwater Project.  What is …

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Rio Del Mar Flats meeting agenda

Rio Del Mar Flats Meeting Agenda

CivicMic and the County of Santa Cruz are hosting a virtual (Zoom) and telephone community meeting on Wednesday, May 26th at 6:00 PM (PST) to discuss the Rio Del Mar Flats Stormwater Project. In this post, CivicMic shares the Rio Del Mar Flats meeting agenda for the virtual meeting. Click here for instructions on how to join the meeting. Along with the information that will be provided at the meeting, new information will be updated and available to the public at https://www.civicmic.com/category/county-of-santa-cruz/. Please click the links below to learn more about benefit assessment districts or read background information about the …

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Rio Del Mar Flats meeting

How to Join the Rio Del Mar Flats Meeting

CivicMic and the County of Santa Cruz are hosting a virtual (Zoom) and telephone Rio Del Mar Flats meeting on Wednesday, May 26 at 6:00 PM (PST) to discuss the proposed formation of a special financing district to finance stormwater drainage improvements in the Rio Del Mar Flats area. This includes the funding for ongoing operations and maintenance of the pump station that the County would like to build to reduce rainfall ponding. To learn more about Benefit Assessments Districts or read background information about the stormwater project, click the links below: Information About Benefit Assessment Districts Information About the …

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Rio Del Mar Flats Assessment

Rio Del Mar Flats Assessment: Benefit Assessment Districts

The County of Santa Cruz has proposed the construction and operation of a stormwater pump station to reduce water ponding in the Rio Del Mar Flats community.  The County has secured funding for the construction of the pump station but must also secure funding for ongoing operation and maintenance before construction can commence.  The County has proposed the formation of the Rio Del Mar Flats Assessment District as an ongoing source of funding for operation and maintenance. CivicMic is working with the County to determine the level of community support for the construction of the pump station and the proposed …

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