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ReNew Oxnard Meeting Video - 12-16-2020

ReNew Oxnard Meeting Video – 12-16-2020

A big thank you to everyone that participated in the ReNew Oxnard community meeting on December 16, 2020, to introduce the program and engage citizens in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of Oxnard communities. Participation at the meeting (via telephone and Zoom) was a big success with over 65 participants. Everyone had great questions showing a high level of interest, community pride, and engagement at the meeting.  In this post, CivicMic shares the video, slides, and chat for the meeting. ReNew Oxnard Program – Next Steps Next two weeks – The mailing and emailing of …

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Oxnard Measure E Funds - Council 9-22-2020

Oxnard Measure E Funds

In this post, CivicMic shares the City of Oxnard Measure E Funds informational presentation by the City Manager to Council on September 22, 2020.  The presentation covers the financial outlook of the City and the proposed use of Measure E funds. Watch the Presentation Click the button to watch the presentation by the City Manager to Council on 9/22/2020 about the proposed use of Oxnard Measure E funds. Click Here to Watch City of Oxnard Measure E Funds Presentation Slides Want to receive updates? Subscribe to receive updates via email and get a free copy of the NBS Primer on …

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ReNew Oxnard Meeting Agenda 12-2020

ReNew Oxnard Meeting Agenda for 12-16-2020

In this post, CivicMic shares the ReNew Oxnard meeting agenda for December 16, 2020.  The purpose of the virtual (Zoom) and telephone meeting, starting at 6:00 PM, is to introduce the ReNew Oxnard program and engage citizens in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of communities in the City of Oxnard. The ReNew Oxnard Program Download and Test the Zoom App Reserve Your Spot for the Meeting Find Your 2020-21 Maintenance Assessment District Charge What are Assessment Districts? Landscaping of Oxnard’s Perimeters, Parkways, and Medians An Introduction to Community Facilities Districts   ReNew Oxnard Meeting …

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How to Join the ReNew Oxnard Meeting

How to Join the ReNew Oxnard Meeting

CivicMic and the City of Oxnard are hosting a virtual (Zoom) and telephone ReNew Oxnard meeting on Wednesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM (PST) to introduce the program and engage citizens in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of Oxnard communities.  Click here to learn more about the ReNew Oxnard Program, including what to expect and valuable information specific to your neighborhood and Landscape Maintenance Assessment District in preparation for the meeting.  In this post, CivicMic shares instructions on how to join the ReNew Oxnard meeting. How to Join the ReNew Oxnard Meeting Planning to …

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ReNew Oxnard Introduction Meeting Flyer 2 of 2

ReNew Oxnard Program Meeting

Residents of selected neighborhoods in the City of Oxnard have expressed interest in participating in the ReNew Oxnard Program for improved services. CivicMic and the City will engage residents to build a long-lasting solution for each neighborhood. Engaged participants will be able to express ideas on how to improve their neighborhoods. Residents of each neighborhood will work together on solutions through the ReNew Oxnard Program: Neighbors for the revitalization of Oxnard communities. Residents interested in participating are encouraged to subscribe for email updates about the program from CivicMic. Over 300 residents from the selected neighborhoods have subscribed.  If you haven’t, …

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Find Your 2020-21 LMD Levy

Find Your 2020-21 LMD Levy: Oxnard

As recently reported by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The levies fund the maintenance of public improvements for approximately forty (40) neighborhoods throughout the City. The assessment levies will be included in the County secured property tax bills due December 10, 2020, and April 10, 2021.  Please click here to read our post with valuable information including a breakdown of the assessments by district, the maximum allowed and actual rates, staff presentation to Council, annual reports, and cost of living inflator, if applicable. …

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ReNew Oxnard Program

ReNew Oxnard Program

Selected neighborhoods in the City of Oxnard received a flyer from the City announcing the ReNew Oxnard Program and the following information: Residents from the selected neighborhoods have communicated interest to the City for improved services. CivicMic and the City will engage residents to build a long-lasting solution for each neighborhood. Engaged participants will be able to express ideas on how to improve their neighborhoods. Residents of each neighborhood will work together on solutions through the ReNew Oxnard Program: Neighbors for the revitalization of Oxnard communities. Residents interested in participating are encouraged to subscribe for email updates about the program …

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ictoria Estates LMD No. 48 Background

Victoria Estates LMD 48 Background

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval did not include the Victoria Estates Landscape Maintenance District No. 48 (“LMD No. 48”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 48 was formed in March 2003 to fund the maintenance of public improvements for the Victoria Estates community.  However, LMD No. 48 was dissolved and the assessments were last levied in Fiscal Year 2016-17. The maintenance of the exterior public improvements (perimeter, parkways, and medians) surrounding the Victoria Estates community has since been funded …

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Wingfield West Budget for 2020-21

Wingfield West Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the Wingfield West budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 55 (“LMD No. 55”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 55 was formed in March 2006 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Wingfield West community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Wingfield Budget for 2020-21

Wingfield Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the Wingfield budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 52 (“LMD No. 52”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 52 was formed in February 2005 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Wingfield community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of the maintenance …

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The Pointe Budget for 2020-21

The Pointe Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included The Pointe budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 25 (“LMD No. 25”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 25 was formed in June 1996 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for The Pointe.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of the maintenance levels …

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Pacific Breeze Budget for 2020-21

Pacific Breeze Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Pacific Breeze budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 37 (“LMD No. 37”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 37 was formed in January 2000 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Pacific Breeze community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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California Lighthouse Budget for 2020-21

California Lighthouse Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the California Lighthouse budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 16 (“LMD No. 16”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 16 was formed in July 1991 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “C” maintenance level of service for the California Lighthouse community.  A “C” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every three weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Pacific Pointe Budget for 2020-21

Pacific Pointe Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the Pacific Pointe budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 50 (“LMD No. 50”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 50 was formed in June 2003 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Pacific Pointe community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Pacific Cove Budget for 2020-21

Pacific Cove Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the Pacific Cove budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 41 (“LMD No. 41”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 41 was formed in January 2002 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Pacific Cove community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Meadowcrest Villas Budget for 2020-21

Meadowcrest Villas Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the Meadowcrest Villas budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 54 (“LMD No. 54”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 54 was formed in March 2006 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Meadowcrest Villas community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Standard Pacific Budget for 2020-21

Standard Pacific Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the Standard Pacific budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 12 (“LMD No. 12”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 12 was formed in March 1989 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Standard Pacific community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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River Ridge Budget for 2020-21

River Ridge Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the River Ridge budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 3 (“LMD No. 3”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 3 was formed in March 1986 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the River Ridge community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Vineyards Budget for 2020-21

Vineyards Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the Vineyards budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 24 (“LMD No. 24”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 24 was formed in June 1996 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “C” maintenance level of service for the Vineyards community.  A “C” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained once every three weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of the …

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St Tropez Budget for 2020-21

St Tropez Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the St Tropez budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 11 (“LMD No. 11”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 11 was formed in January 1989 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at an “F” maintenance level of service for the St Tropez community.  An “F” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained once a quarter.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Le Village Budget for 2020-21

Le Village Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the Le Village budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 13 (“LMD No. 13”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 13 was formed in March 1990 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “D” maintenance level of service for the Le Village community.  A “D” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained once a month.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Greystone Budget for 2020-21

Greystone Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the Greystone budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 23 (“LMD No. 23”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 23 was formed in June 1996 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at an “F” maintenance level of service for the Greystone community.  An “F” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained once a quarter.  Please see the links below for a description of the maintenance …

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Country Club Estates Budget for 2020-21

Country Club Estates Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the Country Club Estates budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 10 (“LMD No. 10”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 10 was formed in December 1988 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Country Club Estates community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a …

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California Cove Budget for 2020-21

California Cove Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The approval included the California Cove budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 14 (“LMD No. 14”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 14 was formed in June 1990 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “D” maintenance level of service for the California Cove community.  A “D” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained once a month.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District Levies Approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21

Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District Levies Approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21

The City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020, Council meeting.  The Council meeting Agenda included public hearings for the setting and approval of the various assessment levies for forty (40) districts.  The levies fund the maintenance of public improvements for approximately forty (40) neighborhoods throughout the City.  The assessment levies will be included in the County secured property tax bills due December 10, 2020, and April 10, 2021. Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District Levies A summary of the assessment levies is shown below.  In addition, assessment levies were approved for: …

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COVID-19 Landscape Maintenance Districts Update

COVID-19 Landscape Maintenance Districts Update

As we continue to navigate through these unprecedented times created by COVID-19, it becomes more important each day to participate in activities that provide hope for the future. The CDC recommends taking a break from news surrounding the virus and focusing on new ways to complete regular activities. CivicMic, while sensitive to the current situation, is dedicated to moving forward with engagement tools that can be used from the comfort of home. We continue to share information with communities using the CivicMic website, gather feedback from individuals using online tools, and host virtual meetings. COVID-19 Landscape Maintenance Districts Update as …

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An Introduction to CFDs

An Introduction to CFDs

Join us to learn about options available to improve City of Oxnard neighborhoods including the perimeter and median landscaping! Want to receive updates? Subscribe to receive updates via email and get a free copy of the NBS Primer on Special Financing Districts! Click Here to Subscribe Please use the “Share this:” buttons at the bottom so your neighbors can sign up to receive update emails and participate in the process! Looking for more information? Please visit our main page for the City of Oxnard! Oxnard Main Page

Maintenance CFD Formation Steps

Maintenance CFD Formation Steps

As previously reported by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard wishes to engage constituents in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of public improvements in and around various neighborhoods in the City thus protecting real estate values and enhancing the quality of life for its residents.  A survey of Oxnard residents identified the landscaping on the perimeter and medians surrounding neighborhoods in Oxnard to be a major concern.  Please click here to read our previous post on the perimeter and median landscaping. Maintenance CFD Formation Steps A viable long-term solution to improve and maintain perimeter and …

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Benefit Assessment Districts

Benefit Assessment Districts: Oxnard

What are Benefit Assessment Districts? Benefit Assessment Districts are a “property tax” mechanism used by local governmental agencies in California (counties, cities, and special districts) to fund public improvements and services.  Assessment Districts are established for a specific geographical area that receives a special benefit from specific public improvements and services.  In other words, the charge only applies to properties receiving a benefit instead of being applied against all properties within a governmental jurisdiction, as is the case with regular property taxes. What is Special Benefit? Article XIII D of the California Constitution (commonly referred to as Proposition 218) defines …

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Oxnard Perimeter and Median Landscaping

Oxnard Perimeter and Median Landscaping

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the City of Oxnard perimeter and median landscaping. CivicMic has received responses from the survey on the maintenance of public improvements such as landscaping. The City wishes to engage constituents in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of public improvements in and around various neighborhoods in the City thus protecting real estate values and enhancing the quality of life for its residents. The survey responses will be used to identify concerns, gauge the level of interest of participation in the process, and to prioritize the scheduling of community …

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Oxnard Top 5

Oxnard Top 5 Things to Know About Your Landscape Maintenance District

In this post, CivicMic introduces the Oxnard Top 5 things to know about your Landscape Maintenance District. The City of Oxnard has 38 of them and they all have these five things in common. The Districts fall under a category of property taxation commonly known as special assessments used by municipalities to fund the ongoing maintenance of public improvements such as landscaping, trees, lighting, parks, and other facilities. If your property is in one, the secured property tax bill will contain an additional charge for it. The charge represents additional benefits received by the property from the maintenance of specific …

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Public Hearings 2

What About These Public Hearings?

In this post, CivicMic continues to share information about the steps municipalities must take to levy assessments on the County secured property tax bills. As hinted by the title of this post, public hearings are a big part of it. In this post, we will specifically discuss public hearings for California special assessments aka assessment districts. It is important to note that since 1996, the formation of an assessment district must be approved by the affected property owners through a Proposition 218 balloting procedure. In other words, a municipality can’t form an assessment district without property owner approval. The formation …

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