City of Culver City

Happy New Year Hayden Tract Property Owners!

Over the last several years, the Hayden Tract has evolved from an industrial hub into a creative center home to some of the world’s most renowned companies. The Tract continues to attract creative companies and talented employees however the overall area provides few pedestrian and employee amenities.  The City met with a few property owners to discuss challenges such as parking, traffic, and mobility as well as other initiatives to elevate the aesthetic of the area and support the creative enterprises within the district.

Enhancements and improvements could include:

Green Spaces

Parking

Bike/Scooter Lanes

Sidewalks

Wayfinding/Signage

Traffic Circulation

Other?

One potential option to achieve these enhancements includes the formation of a Property-based Business Improvement District (PBID). PBIDs are used to fund capital, maintenance and operational expenditures in an area and are overseen by those who contribute to them. The City has engaged CivicMic to connect with property owners to understand improvement priorities as well as guide the potential development of a PBID in the Hayden Tract. The City is focused on the commercial area south of National Blvd. and East of Hayden Place and bounded by Ballona Creek. Please see a general map below. A brief survey has been developed to guide the exploration of a potential PBID.

Hayden Tract Boundary Map

The City is focused on the commercial area south of National Blvd. and East of Hayden Place and bounded by Ballona Creek.  Please see a general map below.

Hayden Tract PBID Formation Steps

Hayden Tract Updates

Hayden Tract Public Improvements

Hayden Tract Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic focuses on the need for public improvements in the Culver City area known as the Hayden Tract.  Representatives of 49% of the properties in the Hayden Tract met with City officials on August 20, 2018 to discuss the need for Hayden Tract public improvements.  The meeting covered the potential formation of a Property-based Business Improvement District …

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Hayden Tract PBID: Authorized Improvements

A few commercial property owners in the Hayden Tract met with City of Culver City officials to discuss opportunities to improve the commercial area relative to parking, mobility and pedestrian amenities. The discussion included the potential formation of a Hayden Tract PBID, a Property-based Business Improvement District, that could help fund future public improvements. A PBID is an assessment district …

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Benefit Assessment Districts: Culver City

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 …

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Culver City Survey: Hayden Tract Public Improvements

The City of Culver City and Hayden Tract property owners are considering options to fund public improvements requested for the Hayden Tract. Please take the Culver City survey to help the City analyze the options and schedule a community meeting! CivicMic will continue to share information about the public improvements, Property-based Business Improvement Districts and the process. Please click the …

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Culver City: 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 …

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CivicMic Services for the City of Culver City

CivicMic works with the City of Culver City to facilitate community outreach and public engagement opportunities for the formation of a Property Business Improvement District in the Hayden Tract. Important: Formation of the proposed assessment district must be approved by the affected property owners. The City can’t form an assessment district without property owner approval. Please visit CivicMic often as …

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Tract Updates

Click here for updates about the proposed formation of the Hayden Tract PBID with the latest information and expanded content.

Tract Details

Looking for just the details?  Click here for details about the Hayden Tract including demographics and PBID supporting documents.

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Email your questions directly to CivicMic and receive a free e-copy of the NBS Primer on Special Financing Districts with your first email.

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Important:  Formation of the proposed assessment district must be approved by the affected property owners.  The City can't form an assessment district without property owner support and participation.

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