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City of Hesperia

CivicMic Services for the City of Hesperia

CivicMic has been working with the City of Hesperia since December 2019 to facilitate community outreach and public engagement opportunities to determine the level of public support for the proposed formation of a Community Facilities District to fund improvements and maintenance of the Hesperia Golf Course. Important: Formation of the proposed Community Facilities District must be approved by the affected voters. The City can’t form a Community Facilities District without voter approval. 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 the City of …

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Benefit Assessment Districts

Benefit Assessment Districts in California

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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