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Find Your 2020-21 LMD Levy

Find Your 2020-21 LMD Levy: Oxnard

As recently reported by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The levies fund the maintenance of public improvements for approximately forty (40) neighborhoods throughout the City. The assessment levies will be included in the County secured property tax bills due December 10, 2020 and April 10, 2021.  Please click here to read our post with valuable information including a breakdown of the assessments by district, the maximum allowed and actual rates, staff presentation to Council, annual reports, and cost of living inflator, if applicable. …

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ictoria Estates LMD No. 48 Background

Victoria Estates LMD 48 Background

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval did not include the Victoria Estates Landscape Maintenance District No. 48 (“LMD No. 48”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 48 was formed in March 2003 to fund the maintenance of public improvements for the Victoria Estates community.  However, LMD No. 48 was dissolved and the assessments were last levied in Fiscal Year 2016-17. The maintenance of the exterior public improvements (perimeter, parkways, and medians) surrounding the Victoria Estates community has since been funded …

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Wingfield West Budget for 2020-21

Wingfield West Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Wingfield West budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 55 (“LMD No. 55”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 55 was formed in March 2006 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Wingfield West community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Wingfield Budget for 2020-21

Wingfield Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Wingfield budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 52 (“LMD No. 52”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 52 was formed in February 2005 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Wingfield community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of the maintenance …

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The Pointe Budget for 2020-21

The Pointe Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included The Pointe budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 25 (“LMD No. 25”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 25 was formed in June 1996 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for The Pointe.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of the maintenance levels …

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Pacific Breeze Budget for 2020-21

Pacific Breeze Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Pacific Breeze budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 37 (“LMD No. 37”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 37 was formed in January 2000 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Pacific Breeze community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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California Lighthouse Budget for 2020-21

California Lighthouse Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the California Lighthouse budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 16 (“LMD No. 16”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 16 was formed in July 1991 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “C” maintenance level of service for the California Lighthouse community.  A “C” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every three weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Pacific Pointe Budget for 2020-21

Pacific Pointe Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Pacific Pointe budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 50 (“LMD No. 50”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 50 was formed in June 2003 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Pacific Pointe community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Pacific Cove Budget for 2020-21

Pacific Cove Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Pacific Cove budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 41 (“LMD No. 41”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 41 was formed in January 2002 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Pacific Cove community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Meadowcrest Villas Budget for 2020-21

Meadowcrest Villas Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Meadowcrest Villas budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 54 (“LMD No. 54”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 54 was formed in March 2006 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Meadowcrest Villas community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Standard Pacific Budget for 2020-21

Standard Pacific Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Standard Pacific budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 12 (“LMD No. 12”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 12 was formed in March 1989 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Standard Pacific community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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River Ridge Budget for 2020-21

River Ridge Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the River Ridge budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 3 (“LMD No. 3”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 3 was formed in March 1986 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the River Ridge community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Vineyards Budget for 2020-21

Vineyards Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Vineyards budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 24 (“LMD No. 24”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 24 was formed in June 1996 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “C” maintenance level of service for the Vineyards community.  A “C” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained once every three weeks.  Please see the links below for a description of the …

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St Tropez Budget for 2020-21

St Tropez Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the St Tropez budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 11 (“LMD No. 11”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 11 was formed in January 1989 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at an “F” maintenance level of service for the St Tropez community.  An “F” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained once a quarter.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Le Village Budget for 2020-21

Le Village Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Le Village budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 13 (“LMD No. 13”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 13 was formed in March 1990 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “D” maintenance level of service for the Le Village community.  A “D” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained once a month.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Greystone Budget for 2020-21

Greystone Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Greystone budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 23 (“LMD No. 23”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 23 was formed in June 1996 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at an “F” maintenance level of service for the Greystone community.  An “F” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained once a quarter.  Please see the links below for a description of the maintenance …

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Country Club Estates Budget for 2020-21

Country Club Estates Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the Country Club Estates budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 10 (“LMD No. 10”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 10 was formed in December 1988 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “B” maintenance level of service for the Country Club Estates community.  A “B” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained every 2 weeks.  Please see the links below for a …

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California Cove Budget for 2020-21

California Cove Budget for 2020-21

As recently posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The approval included the California Cove budget for 2020-21 funded by Landscape Maintenance District No. 14 (“LMD No. 14”) assessment levies.  LMD No. 14 was formed in June 1990 and currently funds the maintenance of the interior public improvements at a “D” maintenance level of service for the California Cove community.  A “D” maintenance level of service means the improvements are maintained once a month.  Please see the links below for a description of …

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Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District Levies Approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21

Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District Levies Approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21

The City of Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District levies were approved for Fiscal Year 2020-21 at the June 2, 2020 Council meeting.  The Council meeting Agenda included public hearings for the setting and approval of the various assessment levies for forty (40) districts.  The levies fund the maintenance of public improvements for approximately forty (40) neighborhoods throughout the City.  The assessment levies will be included in the County secured property tax bills due December 10, 2020 and April 10, 2021. Oxnard Maintenance Assessment District Levies A summary of the assessment levies is shown below.  In addition, assessment levies were approved for: …

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COVID-19 Landscape Maintenance Districts Update

COVID-19 Landscape Maintenance Districts Update

As we continue to navigate through these unprecedented times created by COVID-19, it becomes more important each day to participate in activities that provide hope for the future. The CDC recommends taking a break from news surrounding the virus and focusing on new ways to complete regular activities. CivicMic, while sensitive to the current situation, is dedicated to moving forward with engagement tools that can be used from the comfort of home. We continue to share information with communities using the CivicMic website, gather feedback from individuals using online tools, and host virtual meetings. COVID-19 Landscape Maintenance Districts Update as …

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An Introduction to CFDs

An Introduction to CFDs

Join us to learn about options available to improve City of Oxnard neighborhoods including the perimeter and median landscaping! Want to receive updates? Subscribe to receive updates via email and get a free copy of the NBS Primer on Special Financing Districts! Click Here to Subscribe Please use the “Share this:” buttons at the bottom so your neighbors can sign up to receive update emails and participate in the process! Looking for more information? Please visit our main page for the City of Oxnard! Oxnard Main Page

Maintenance CFD Formation Steps

Maintenance CFD Formation Steps

As previously reported by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard wishes to engage constituents in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of public improvements in and around various neighborhoods in the City thus protecting real estate values and enhancing the quality of life for its residents.  A survey of Oxnard residents identified the landscaping on the perimeter and medians surrounding neighborhoods in Oxnard to be a major concern.  Please click here to read our previous post on perimeter and median landscaping. Maintenance CFD Formation Steps A viable long-term solution to improve and maintain perimeter and median …

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Oxnard Maintenance Calendar

Oxnard Maintenance Calendar: Special Districts Division

The City of Oxnard uses private contractors to maintain the landscaping inside various neighborhoods in the City with funds collected through landscape maintenance assessment district charges placed on the property tax bill and managed by the Special Districts Division.  Currently the City uses Garcia’s Landscaping for most of the landscape maintenance districts (“LMDs”) and Brightview for the Waterways Maintenance Assessment District (Mandalay Bay and Harbour Island).  The landscaping on the perimeter and medians around neighborhoods throughout the City is funded by the General Fund (not by the assessment charges) and the work is managed by the Parks Division (not the …

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Benefit Assessment Districts

Benefit Assessment Districts: Oxnard

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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Special Districts Division Staffing

Special Districts Division Staffing: November 2019 Update

The CivicMic Team is happy to provide this update for the City of Oxnard’s Special Districts Division staffing, including the hiring of a new Manager and two Inspectors. Below is the official City announcement for the Division’s new Manager, Julie Phillips: “The Public Works Department welcomes Julie Phillips, Special Districts Manager. She will oversee the Special Districts Division which is in charge of capital improvement project management, maintenance of facilities, amenities, trees, and landscaping in Oxnard’s LMD’s and CFD’s including the waterways and Riverpark. Julie brings more than 20 years of experience in municipal government with experience in maintenance, budget …

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Text Oxnard

Text OXNARD to 33777: How to Improve Maintenance of Public Landscaping

Text OXNARD to 33777 and join the email list to learn options on how to improve maintenance of public landscaping throughout the City of Oxnard. Your participation in upcoming community meetings is needed! Text OXNARD to 33777 The City wishes to engage constituents in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of public improvements in and around various neighborhoods in the City thus protecting real estate values and enhancing the quality of life for its residents. As discussed in previous posts, CivicMic has received responses to an online survey on the maintenance of public improvements such …

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Pacific Pointe Landscaping a Topic of Discussion

Pacific Pointe Landscaping a Topic of Discussion

CivicMic is happy to report that a resident of the Pacific Pointe community in Oxnard has reached to CivicMic for additional information related to the Pacific Pointe landscaping including landscaping on the perimeter. CivicMic has provided the information directly via email as it will be a topic of discussion at tonight’s Board meeting.  We are also releasing the information through this post for everyone’s benefit. As previously reported, the City of Oxnard wishes to engage constituents in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of public improvements in and around various neighborhoods in the City thus …

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Oxnard Perimeter and Median Landscaping

Oxnard Perimeter and Median Landscaping

On this post, CivicMic will focus on the City of Oxnard perimeter and median landscaping.  CivicMic has received responses from the survey on the maintenance of public improvements such as landscaping.  The City wishes to engage constituents in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of public improvements in and around various neighborhoods in the City thus protecting real estate values and enhancing the quality of life for its residents. The survey responses will be used to identify concerns, gauge the level of interest of participation in the process, and to prioritize the scheduling of community …

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Harbour Island Service Level F-2

Harbour Island Maintenance of Public Landscaping to Improve

In this post, CivicMic will continue to focus on next steps to better public improvements starting with Harbour Island maintenance of the public improvements.  Please click here to read our previous post on this topic. As previously posted by CivicMic, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service. Harbour Island has been receiving a “D” level of service. Important: …

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Harbour Island Irrigati

Harbour Island Irrigation of Public Landscaping to Improve

In this post, CivicMic will continue to focus on next steps to better public improvements starting with Harbour Island irrigation of the public improvements.  Please click here to read our previous post on this topic. As previously posted by CivicMic, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service. Harbour Island receives a “D” level of service. Important: Harbour Island …

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Oxnard Survey Questions and Answers Part 1

Oxnard Survey: Questions and Answers Part 1

November 5, 2019 Update:  The survey is now closed. CivicMic has begun receiving responses from the Oxnard survey.  The City wishes to engage constituents in a collaborative effort to find and implement solutions for the revitalization of public improvements in and around various neighborhoods in the City thus protecting real estate values and enhancing the quality of life for its residents. The survey responses will be used to identify concerns, gauge the level of interest of participation in the process, and to prioritize the scheduling of community meetings. Oxnard Survey Questions and Answers Part 1 We have received many good …

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Oxnard Survey in Progress

Oxnard Survey in Progress

November 5, 2019 Update:  The survey is now closed. CivicMic has begun receiving responses from the Oxnard survey in progress.  The survey responses will help the City analyze options to improve the maintenance of public improvements such as landscaping for various communities throughout the City. Important:  The main purpose of the survey is to collect email addresses and get everyone involved in the discussion thus ensuring a high level of participation from each community. No conclusive decisions are being made from the survey other than finding out what communities are interested in meeting so we can prioritize our community meetings. …

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Oxnard Landscaping Schedule

Oxnard Landscaping Schedule & Inspection Reports: Landscape Maintenance Districts

Do you live in an Oxnard community where maintenance of the public improvements is funded by one of the City’s landscape maintenance districts?  Would you like to see the Oxnard landscaping schedule to find out when the City’s contractor is supposed to be in your community maintaining the improvements?  Would you like to see the inspection reports?  Would you like to know the level of maintenance for your community?  Do you want to know who is in charge at the City and what are the current staffing levels?  Do you want to see a map of the public improvements being …

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River Ridge Public Improvements

River Ridge Public Improvements

The City of Oxnard has begun outreach and engagement efforts with residents interested in going through the process necessary for the City to increase the level of maintenance of the River Ridge public improvements including the exterior (perimeter) improvements. River Ridge receives a B level of maintenance for public improvements inside the tract.  However, assessments from the River Ridge Landscape Maintenance District No. 3 do not cover the maintenance of public improvements around the perimeter of the tract (the exterior improvements). Not happy with the landscaping around River Ridge?Learn how the City can fix it!Sign up below to receive updates …

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Standard Pacific Public Improvements

Standard Pacific Public Improvements

The City of Oxnard has begun outreach and engagement efforts with residents interested in going through the process necessary for the City to increase the level of maintenance of the Standard Pacific public improvements including the exterior (perimeter) improvements. Standard Pacific receives a B level of maintenance for public improvements inside the tract.  However, assessments from the Standard Pacific Landscape Maintenance District No. 12 do not cover the maintenance of public improvements around the perimeter of the tract (the exterior improvements). Not happy with the landscaping around Standard Pacific?Learn how the City can fix it!Sign up below to receive updates …

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Harbour Island Next Steps

Harbour Island: Next Steps to Better Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Harbour Island next steps to better public improvements.  As previously posted by CivicMic, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service. Harbour Island receives a “D” level of service. Important: Harbour Island is already being levied at the maximum amount allowed per the assessment district documents. An increase in the annual …

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Pacific Cove Service Level

Pacific Cove Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Pacific Cove service level received from the Landscape Maintenance District No. 41 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior (perimeter) improvements surrounding the Pacific Cove community. On August 12, 2019, CivicMic met with residents to learn about concerns on the Pacific Cove service level provided for landscaping, maintenance of the perimeter improvements and the need for additional efforts to improve the community. Did you miss the meeting?  Click here to read the meeting notes! Click here to view the budget and maps for …

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Pacific Cove Meeting Notes

Pacific Cove Meeting Notes

Updated August 15, 2019 Looking for the Pacific Cove Meeting Notes? On August 12, 2019, CivicMic met with residents of the Pacific Cove community in Oxnard to learn about concerns with the Landscape Maintenance District No. 41, maintenance of the perimeter improvements, and the need for additional efforts to improve the community. Pacific Cove Meeting Notes: A big thanks to Jo Anne for hosting and to the residents that participated.  Below is a summary of the concerns and needs discussed at the meeting: Parking – Some residents park vehicles blocking the sidewalks and wheelchair access ramps Corner parking – Some …

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Pacific Cove Kickoff

Pacific Cove Kickoff Meeting: Monday 8/12/2019 at 6 PM

Updated 8/11/2019 – Location updated.    Meet with CivicMic’s Pablo Perez at the Pacific Cove Kickoff Meeting on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM.    CivicMic will be on location at 5452 Barrymore Drive in Oxnard.  Home has a green awning over the front door.  Join your neighbors attending this meeting! The City of Oxnard is using the CivicMic platform for outreach and engagement with residents interested in going through the process necessary for the City to increase the level of maintenance of public improvements such as landscaping around the perimeter of Pacific Cove. Pacific Cove receives a B …

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Harbour Island Service Level 29

Harbour Island Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Harbour Island service level received from the Waterways LMD maintenance of the public improvements. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service.  Harbour Island receives a “D” level of service. Click here to see the Harbour Island budget for Fiscal Year 2019/20. Important:  Harbour Island is already being …

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Huff Court Service Level

Huff Court Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Huff Court service level received from the LMD No. 53 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the Huff Court community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service.  Huff Court receives a “D” level of service. …

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Rose Island Service Level II

Rose Island Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Rose Island service level received from the LMD No. 27 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the Rose Island community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service.  Rose Island receives a “D” level of service. …

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Vineyards Service Level Featured 2

Vineyards Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Vineyards service level received from the LMD No. 24 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the Vineyards community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service. Vineyards receives a “C” level of service.  Click here to …

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Greystone Service Level Featured 2

Greystone Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Greystone service level received from the LMD No. 23 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the Greystone community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service. Greystone receives a “D” level of service. Click here to …

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California Lighthouse Service Level 10-B

California Lighthouse Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the California Lighthouse service level received from the LMD No. 16 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the California Lighthouse community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service. California Lighthouse receives a “C” level of service.  …

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St Tropez Service Level F-2

St. Tropez Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the St. Tropez service level received from the LMD No. 11 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the St. Tropez neighborhood. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service. St. Tropez receives an “F” level of service.  …

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Oxnard Survey

Oxnard Survey: Community Meeting for Maintenance Assessment Districts

November 5, 2019 Update: The survey is now closed. The City of Oxnard is considering options to improve the maintenance of public improvements such as landscaping for various communities throughout the City. Take the Oxnard survey to help the City analyze the options and schedule a community meeting! CivicMic will continue to share information about the maintenance assessment districts, options for improvement and the process. Important: The main purpose of the survey is to collect email addresses and get everyone involved in the discussion thus ensuring a high level of participation from each community. No conclusive decisions are being made …

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Le Village Service Level II

Le Village Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the Le Village service level received from the LMD No. 13 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the Le Village community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service. Le Village receives a “D” level of service.  …

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California Cove Service Level

California Cove Service Level: A Tour of the Public Improvements

In this post, CivicMic will focus on the California Cove service level received from the LMD No. 14 maintenance of the interior public improvements. The City’s General Fund covers the maintenance of the exterior improvements surrounding the California Cove community. As previously reported, the City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) landscape maintenance assessment districts. The revenue collected from eight (8) of the districts and one (1) zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of service. California Cove receives a “D” level of service. …

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Oxnard Harbour Island

Oxnard Harbour Island Turf Removal

Oxnard Harbour Island: As previously reported by CivicMic (click here to read), there are eight (8) Districts and one (1) Zone (Harbour Island of Waterways) of the City’s Maintenance Assessment Districts for which the City is unable to provide the standard “B” level of maintenance.  The revenue collected through assessments is not sufficient to provide a “B” level of maintenance.  The maintenance generally includes landscaping such as trees, shrubs, and groundcover.  The affected Districts and Zone with corresponding maintenance levels of service are listed below. LMD No. 11 (St. Tropez) – Maintenance Level F LMD No. 13 (Le Village) – …

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Low Service Level 2

Low Service Level: Maintenance Assessment Districts

UPDATED 7/4/2019 to add Harbour Island (Zone 2 of the Waterways Maintenance Assessment District). As previously posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard held a Council meeting on June 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM in the Council Chambers located at 305 West Third Street, Oxnard. The Agenda included public hearings for the setting and approval of various assessment levies for Fiscal Year 2019/20. The levies fund the maintenance of public improvements at various communities throughout the City. The City’s contractor provides a “B” maintenance level of service to twenty-eight (28) of the City’s thirty-six (36) maintenance assessment districts. The revenue …

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Oxnard Top 5

Oxnard Top 5 Things to Know About Your Landscape Maintenance District

In this post, CivicMic introduces the Oxnard Top 5 things to know about your Landscape Maintenance District. The City of Oxnard has 38 of them and they all have these five things in common. The Districts fall under a category of property taxation commonly known as special assessments used by municipalities to fund the ongoing maintenance of public improvements such as landscaping, trees, lighting, parks and other facilities. If your property is in one, the secured property tax bill will contain an additional charge for it. The charge represents additional benefits received by the property from the maintenance of specific …

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Oxnard Council Meeting 6-2019

Council Meeting 6/18/2019: Oxnard Maintenance – Levies Approved for Fiscal Year 2019/20

Oxnard Maintenance: As previously posted by CivicMic, the City of Oxnard held a Council meeting on June 18, 2019 and the Agenda included public hearings for the setting and approval of various assessment levies for Fiscal Year 2019/20. The levies were approved by the City Council. The levies fund the maintenance of public improvements at various communities throughout the City. The assessment levies will be included in the County secured property tax bills becoming due and delinquent December 10, 2019 and April 10, 2020. Want to receive updates? Subscribe to receive updates via email and get a free copy of …

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Public Hearings 2

What About These Public Hearings?

In this post, CivicMic continues to share information about the steps municipalities must take to levy assessments on the County secured property tax bills. As hinted by the title of this post, public hearings are a big part of it. In this post, we will specifically discuss public hearings for California special assessments aka assessment districts. It is important to note that since 1996, the formation of an assessment district must be approved by the affected property owners through a Proposition 218 balloting procedure. In other words, a municipality can’t form an assessment district without property owner approval. The formation …

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Oxnard Council Meetin

Oxnard Council Meeting 6/18/2019: Maintenance Assessment Districts

June 14, 2019 Update – Oxnard Council meeting supporting documents added. A City of Oxnard Council meeting has been scheduled for June 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers located at 305 West Third Street, Oxnard. Your attendance and participation is always welcomed! The Agenda includes public hearings for the setting and approval of various assessment levies for Fiscal Year 2019/20. The assessments will be included in the County secured property tax bills becoming due and delinquent December 10, 2019 and April 10, 2020. Agenda Item I-1: Adoption of Resolution to Levy the …

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