Los Trancos Woods Sewer Assessment District
Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) hears and approves annexation of the property to West Bay Sanitary District conditioned on the assessment district being formed and sewers being constructed.
Property owners petition the Board of Supervisors pursuant to the Majority Protest Act of 1931 and deposit funds with the County.
Director of Public Works enters into agreement with property owners which defines the use of the funds deposited.
County enters into an agreement with the engineer to do feasibility study of sewer through property owned by the Town of Portola Valley including any necessary environmental mitigation as may be necessary.
Feasibility Study completed and reviewed by Town and West Bay.
If Town and West Bay concur, agreements entered into with Portola Valley specifying terms of crossing Town's property and encroachment permit conditions; and with West Bay for the future acceptance of the sewer system by West Bay.
If Town and West Bay disagree, alternate of pump station developed together with engineering costs.
If West Bay agrees to design, agreements entered into with Portola Valley specifying encroachment permit conditions; and with West Bay for the future acceptance of the sewer system including pump station by West Bay.
Engineer's estimate and other costs developed based on information as described above with input from West Bay and assessment information developed to comply with State Constitution and enabling legislation (Proposition 218 and Improvement Act of 1913).
Board adopts resolution of intention to form assessment district and orders that assessment ballots be sent to property owners and sets date of a public hearing.
Ballots sent at least 45 days before hearing.
Board holds hearing, hears any and all protests, closes hearing and ballots are then counted.
If no majority protest, Board can form the assessment district, assessments become a lien and a cash payment period begins.
Alternatives for financing the rest of the project explored if it is determined that not enough assessments have been paid in cash to finance the remaining work.
Agreement with engineer to complete the construction plans.
Board calls for bids, open bids, adjust assessments, authorizes sale of bonds pursuant to the Bond Act of 1915.
System turned over to West Bay.