Eastern Municipal Water District
California

Action/Info Item
4279

Adopt a Proposed Resolution of the Board of Directors of Eastern Municipal Water District Approving a Joint Community Facilities Agreement as to Form with the City of Menifee Relating to City of Menifee Community Facilities District No. 2020-1 (McCall Mesa)

Information

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Background

The City of Menifee has initiated proceedings to form Community Facilities District (CFD) No. 20201 (McCall Mesa) pursuant to the provisions of the Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982.  The Resolution of Intention to form this CFD is scheduled to go before the City of Menifee’s Board on February 19, 2020, and the Resolution of Formation is scheduled for April 1 , 2020.  The property within the CFD is owned by Lennar Homes of California, Incorporated.  The City of Menifee CFD No. 20201 is within Tract No. 31098.  The property is located east of Menifee Road and south of Rouse Road, as depicted on the attached Boundary Map (Exhibit C), and is planned for 258 single family homes.

 

EMWD has received a request from the property owner to enter into a Joint Community Facilities Agreement with the City of Menifee relating to City of Menifee CFD No. 2020-1 (McCall Mesa) to finance EMWD facilities costs in lieu of fees and facility improvements.  This CFD will comply with EMWD’s land secured guidelines as they relate to overlapping debt.  The overall effective tax rate within the CFD will not exceed two percent at the time of bond issuance.  EMWD will own and operate the water and sewer improvements financed through this CFD.  In addition, the City of Menifee agrees that they will not place EMWD’s name on the property tax roll for any property tax bills within CFD No. 20201.

 

The Resolution (Exhibit A) approving the Joint Community Facilities Agreement (Exhibit B), as to form, will authorize the President of the Board, or General Manager, or Deputy General Manager, or Chief Financial Officer of EMWD, and the Secretary of the Board of Directors of EMWD to execute and deliver the Joint Community Facilities Agreement.

 

Financial/Strat Plan/Enviro

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

None

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING GOAL/OBJECTIVE:

Financial Stability: Enhance and maintain EMWD’s strong financial position and credit quality by identifying and implementing specific opportunities to improve underlying financial metrics.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT:

None

Recommendation

Adopt the proposed Resolution approving a Joint Community Facilities Agreement as to form between the City of Menifee, Eastern Municipal Water District, and Lennar Homes of California, Incorporated, relating to City of Menifee Community Facilities District No. 2020-1 (McCall Mesa).

Meeting History

Feb 11, 2020 4:00 PM  Board Administrative Committee Regular Meeting
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RESULT:RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL
Feb 19, 2020 3:00 PM  Board of Directors Special Meeting
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RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Stephen J. Corona, Board Member
SECONDER:David J. Slawson, Board Member
YES:Ronald W. Sullivan, Philip E. Paule, Stephen J. Corona, Randy A. Record, David J. Slawson