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File #: 2020-7672   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 2/18/2020
Title: Adoption of Resolution Appointing an Engineer-of-Work and an Attorney-of-Record for Maintenance Assessment District 01-1 (Marina Cove). (Public Works 276)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - District Map, 2. Resolution
Title

Adoption of Resolution Appointing an Engineer-of-Work and an Attorney-of-Record for Maintenance Assessment District 01-1 (Marina Cove). (Public Works 276)

Body

To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

In 2002, the City Council established the Marina Cove Maintenance Assessment District 01-1 (District). The purpose of this special assessment district is to provide maintenance for certain public areas in the Marina Cove development.

To levy next fiscal year's assessments, the City of Alameda (City) is required to follow a prescribed legal process to prepare the annual Engineer's Report. This annual process begins in February, with the City's appointment of an Engineer-of-Work and an Attorney-of-Record for the assessment district. Next, a draft Engineer's Report outlining the proposed budgets and assessments for the coming year is prepared and brought to City Council for preliminary approval in April or May, and at that time a public hearing will be set for May or June. After the public hearing, the City Council will consider approving the assessments for the following year.

BACKGROUND

On June 7, 2002, the City Council established Maintenance Assessment District 01-1. The purpose of this assessment district is to provide maintenance for the City park, sidewalks, and landscaping in the Marina Cove development (Exhibit 1).

To levy the next fiscal year's assessments, the City is required to follow a prescribed legal process. This annual process begins with the City's appointment of an engineer-of work and an attorney-of-record for the assessment district. It culminates in a public hearing in May or June in which the City Council approves assessments for the following year.

DISCUSSION

The City must appoint an Engineer-of-Work for the annual preparation of the assessment diagram and to determine the assessment amount, by parcel, for the maintenance District. It is also necessary to appoint an Attorney-of-Record t...

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