City of La Habra Heights

Find Your 2020-21 Assessment Levy

Find Your 2020-21 Assessment Levy: La Habra Heights

As recently reported by CivicMic, the City of La Habra Heights assessment district levies for the Street Maintenance Assessment District No. 7 (“SMAD No. 7”)  were approved by the City Council on June 8, 2020.  SMAD No. 7 assessment levies fund the maintenance of streets and drainage improvements throughout the City.  Please click here to read our post with valuable information including a description of the improvements, budget, breakdown of the assessment levies, and the annual engineer’s report for Fiscal Year 2020-21.  In this post, CivicMic shares a web map and instructions on how to find your 2020-21 assessment levy. …

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La Habra Heights Assessment District Levies Approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21

La Habra Heights Assessment District Levies Approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21

The City of La Habra Heights assessment district levies for the Street Maintenance Assessment District No. 7 were approved by the City Council on June 8, 2020.  The Council meeting Agenda included the public hearing for the setting and approval of the assessment levies for Fiscal Year 2020-21.  The levies fund the maintenance of streets and drainage improvements throughout the City.  Below are excerpts from the annual report with background information and a description the improvements being maintained with assessment district funds. La Habra Heights Assessment District Background   La Habra Heights Assessment District Improvements La Habra Heights Assessment District …

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Benefit Assessment Districts

Benefit Assessment Districts: La Habra Heights

What are Benefit Assessment Districts? Benefit Assessment Districts are a “property tax” mechanism used by local governmental agencies in California (counties, cities, and special districts) to fund public improvements and services.  Assessment Districts are established for a specific geographical area that receives a special benefit from specific public improvements and services.  In other words, the charge only applies to properties receiving a benefit instead of being applied against all properties within a governmental jurisdiction, as is the case with regular property taxes. What is Special Benefit? Article XIII D of the California Constitution (commonly referred to as Proposition 218) defines …

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Street Improvement Project

Street Improvement Project: Contract Awarded

As reported in Guac Talk! (9/27/2019), the City of La Habra Heights’ newsletter, the City Council has awarded the construction contract for the next Street Improvement Project. Important: Street Maintenance Assessment District No. 7 funds along with a $500,000 annual contribution from the General Fund are used for the City’s annual (ongoing and long term) street improvement projects. The annual street improvement projects do not cover potholes and routine maintenance. Potholes and routine maintenance are paid separately through the City’s Public Works (General Fund) budget. The City of La Habra Heights Roads Advisory Committee assists the City Council and staff …

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Roads Advisory Committee

Video: Roads Advisory Committee 7/22/2019

The City of La Habra Heights Roads Advisory Committee assists the City Council and staff with the decision-making process and oversight required to maintain quality roads within the City. The Committee assists the City in developing a comprehensive program to attain and sustain the desired level of roads maintenance and repairs. Watch the video below of the Roads Advisory Committee meeting held July 22, 2019 for a status on the repair and maintenance of streets and drainage facilities throughout the City. Highlights from the meeting include: Per the latest update of the Pavement Management Plan, the City’s pavement condition index …

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CivicMic The Podcast

La Habra Heights: Announcing CivicMic: The Podcast

Announcing CivicMic: The Podcast! The podcast provides the latest information on property taxes, assessment districts (special assesssments), mello-roos (CFD) districts (special taxes), parcel taxes, and Proposition 218 (Prop. 218) with opportunities for the public to ask questions, get answers, and participate in the governance process through community outreach and public engagement. Select Podcast from the main Menu or click the button below to listen to CivicMic: The Podcast! The podcast is also available in iTunes, Google Play and Podbean. Please subscribe to the podcast as additional episodes will be posted throughout the year. In the meantime, please use the “Share …

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