Code §26909, Special Districts are required to
have annual independent audits conducted by the county
auditor or a certified public accountant. This information
is also filed with the State Controller's Office.
a Proposition 218 ballot process, property owners
have voted a benefit assessment for each parcel
in the District. As a result the assessment is no
longer billed by the District but has been applied
to the property tax collected by the County of Mendocino.
The assessment charge for this fiscal year (October
1 through Septempber 30) is $249.24 per parcel whether
a bare lot or a home. The District currently has
459 parcels that pay the Capital Improvement Assessment
fee. However, until connected there are a number
of parcels in the Distirct that do not pay the assessment
such as the acreage parcels, Nichols Ranch and a
few others. The funds collected go into a special
reserve account that has restricted use. The District
will continue to collect fee's under the specification
within the 2002
Engineer's Report for Capital Improvements.
The Water District's Annual Assessments and Budgets
are listed below and the approved Resolutions are
included on the second page of each document..