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Understanding the Engineer’s Report: LLMD 1 (Gateway)

Welcome to Understanding the Engineer's Report, a series that explores the technical language and concepts in the essential document known as the engineer's report: LLMD 1. In this installment, CivicMic will focus on proposed improvements to Fairfield's landscape and lighting districts. You can find the report here.

What Does the Engineer's Report: LLMD 1 Contain?

The engineer's report: LLMD 1 contains improvements, which specifically refer to the work that needs to be done to maintain trees and other landscaping features. These are located in the public areas within the Landscape Maintenance District No. 2023-1 (LLMD 1, Gateway) area. The engineering report proposes various improvements to maintain street lighting, street trees, and other landscaping in public areas. These include fixing broken poles and fixtures, changing bulbs, and cleaning lights. Additional proposals include maintaining trees, plants, and other landscaping in public areas such as medians, sidewalks, and parks.

The improvements for street lighting include the maintenance, operation, and servicing of all public street lighting facilities. These include ornamental lighting poles, luminaries, supports, conduits, pipes, wires, etc. Services will include personnel, utilities, lamp changing, emergency services, pole painting, fixture cleaning, glassware replacement, system rehabilitation, repair, replacement, and contracting. There are 70 total streetlights within the District.

The improvements for street trees and landscaping include the maintenance, operation, and servicing of all trees, landscape, and appurtenant facilities in the public right of way areas, as well as open space, trails, and green belt areas throughout the District. Eligible costs may include personnel, utilities, materials, contracting services, and other items necessary for the satisfactory operation of these services. The improvements authorized to be maintained and serviced include groundcover, turf, trees, shrubs, planters, landscaped areas, weed abatement of open spaces, sidewalk/hardscape improvements, entry monuments, and associated appurtenant facilities. There are approximately 365,228 square feet of landscape maintenance area and 651 street trees within the District.

What Does the Engineer's Report LLMD 1 Provide?

The engineer's report LLMD 1 is critical because it helps property owners understand the proposed improvements and their associated costs. This information enables them to make informed decisions when it's time to cast their ballot on whether to adopt the engineer's report. The result determines if the improvements proceed.

Overall, the assessments will provide the necessary funding to keep the street lighting and landscaping features in good condition within the district.

In the next installment of our series, we'll discuss general versus special benefits in the engineer's report. This information will provide clarity on the benefits of the proposed improvements. It will also cover how they will impact residents in the district.

Understanding the proposed improvements, their costs, and benefits is crucial as your district prepares to cast their ballots on the adoption of the engineer's report. Stay tuned for our next installments, where we'll continue to dive into the engineer's report and its implications for the Fairfield community.

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