Cosumnes CSD L&L Report 2009 01 21 - 3 New Assmt Zones

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Cosumnes CSD L&L Report 2009 01 21 - 3 New Assmt Zones

  1. 1. Cosumnes Community Services District Park Maintenance Assessment District Ballot Results and Recommendations
  2. 2. Assessment Ballot Background <ul><ul><li>9 of 13 L&L zones financially stable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 L&L zones – insufficient revenue for expenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zone 2 Camden </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zone 3 Elk Grove West Vineyard </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zone 6 Central Elk Grove </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zone 9 Waterman/Park Village </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9A Camden North </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9B Fallbrook </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9C Hampton Village </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Assessment Ballot Background <ul><ul><li>Jan 2009 – Board approves ballot procedure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feb to May – Education Campaign </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May 1 – Jun 17 – Balloting </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Proposed Assessment Districts Elk Grove West Vineyard $89 annually Yes Votes: 34% Outcome: FAILED Central Elk Grove $79 annually Yes Votes: 34% Outcome: FAILED Camden $119 annually Yes Votes: 55% Outcome: PASSED
  5. 5. Camden Park Assessment District <ul><ul><li>L&L Zones Affected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zone 2 Camden </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zone 9 Waterman/Park Village (9A Camden North) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$126,378 new revenue due to PASSED vote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funding for: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance services – current levels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Water saving irrigation upgrades and repairs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Security Camera, Tennis Court Resurfacing – Mix Park </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trail Resurfacing – Whitehouse Creek </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sidewalk repairs </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Elk Grove West Vineyard Park Assessment District <ul><ul><li>L&L Zones Affected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zone 3 Elk Grove West Vineyard </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$544,503 in reductions needed due to FAILED vote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40% reduction in budget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended Cost Reductions – FY 2009-10: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce landscape services, water – parks and corridors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminate new park construction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sheldon Place </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MacDonald – phase 2 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminate new landscaping projects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capital Replacement – no new funds generated </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More cuts anticipated in FY 2010-11 </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Central Elk Grove Park Assessment District
  8. 8. Zone 6 – Central Elk Grove <ul><ul><li>$427,548 in reductions needed due to FAILED vote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>43% reduction in budget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended Cost Reductions – FY 2009-10: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce landscape services, water – parks and corridors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminate asset repairs (turf, horseshoe pits) and asset upkeep (tree removal) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Close 2 of 5 restrooms in Elk Grove Park – reduce staffing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capital Replacement – no new funds generated </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deficit requires using Capital Replacement savings for operation expenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More cuts anticipated in FY 2010-11 </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Zone 9 – Waterman Park Village (9B – Fallbrook & 9C Hampton Village) <ul><ul><li>$197,500 in reductions needed due to FAILED vote </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40% reduction in budget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended Cost Reductions – FY 2009-10: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce maintenance services, water – parks and corridors. Mow every 14 days. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminate turf and plants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3.2 acres of 14.7 acres (22%) in parks </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>0.7 of 2.9 acres (24%) in corridors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Close restroom in Hill Park – reduce staffing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capital Replacement – no new funds generated </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More cuts anticipated in FY 2010-11 </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Timing/Alternatives <ul><li>Timing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>July 1 – cost reductions must begin to meet FY 2009-10 budget goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delays will require new funding or additional cost reductions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recommended Alternatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet with sports groups, HOAs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pursue alternative funding sources </li></ul></ul>

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