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CivicMic works with the West Side Community Healthcare District (the "District") to facilitate community outreach and engagement with opportunities for the public to help determine support for a parcel tax that would make it possible for the District to continue to provide ambulance services.
West Side CHD EMS Week
Preliminary Timeline – As of April 1, 2022
Initiation of Community Outreach and Survey
Gather and share information from residents about their understanding and perception of the District's services and how they are being funded as well as information about proposed future funding options.
First Community Meeting and Survey Results
Host a virtual community meeting to share survey results, discuss procedures for the formation of potential funding mechanisms, preliminary rates, and answer questions.
Recommendation of Special Financing District Funding Options
Funding options will be recommended to the District based on analysis and an election date will be decided.
October 2021 - 2022
Continue to share information about the proposed parcel tax, proposed budget, and rates. Consider comments and answer questions.
The second survey is mailed and posted to gather feedback from the community about the proposed parcel tax and final rates.
May 20, 2022 at 1 PM
EMS Week Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
47th annual national EMS week – Westside CHD hosts a community event with a ribbon-cutting ceremony
July 19, 2022
Meeting Agenda Deadline
All parcel tax documents are submitted.
July 26, 2022
Meeting with Boad of Directors
A meeting takes place with the Board of Directors where they consider a Resolution Proposing the Parcel Tax Rate & Calling for Consolidation of Election.
November 8, 2022
Registered voters vote on the proposed parcel tax.
August 10, 2023
Charges are Submitted
Charges for the newly-implemented parcel tax, if approved, are submitted to the County for placement on the secured property tax bills.
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