assessments

NEW ‘COMMUNITY BENEFIT DISTRICT’ BILL WOULD LOWER BAR FOR FEE ASSESSMENT IN CALIFORNIA

 
District 51 Congressional candidate seeks more money from residents for local government
 
By Billie Jo Jannen
For East County Magazine
 
April 2, 2012 (San Diego's East County)--A new state bill proposed by District 40 Senator Juan Vargas would modify existing law based on Property and Business Improvement District Law of 1994 to make it possible for municipalities to levy assessments to pay for improvements in the district without the 2/3 voter approval by people who would pay it.

STATE TO CONTINUE ADHC PROGRAM THROUGH MARCH

 
Federal Government Asks for Additional Time to Process Proposal that Will Launch the Community-Based Adult Services Program
 
February 20, 2012 (Sacramento) -- The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) today announced that the elimination of the optional Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) benefit will be delayed until March 31. The one-month delay is in response to a request by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for more time to process California’s amendment to the existing 1115 “Bridge to Reform” waiver to implement the new Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS) program.

FILING PERIOD OPEN FOR PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT APPEALS

Public Can Submit Applications from July 2 to Nov. 30

July 1, 2011 (San Diego County) -- Residents and business owners who disagree with their property tax assessments for the 2011-2012 year may file an application to appeal it between July 2 and Nov. 30, said Thomas J. Pastuszka, Cleerk of the County Assessment Appeals Boards today.

Applications and information booklets are available on the County’s web site: http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/cob/aab/index.html. Residents may also pick them up and speak with staff at the Clerk of the Board Office in the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, Room 402.