GOVERNMENT

CITY OF DOWNEY

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ON CITY OF DOWNEY

LIGHTING & LANDSCAPING ASSESSMENT DISTRICT PROPOSED FY 2019-20 ASSESSMENT LEVY

JUNE 25, 2019, at 6:30 P.M.

RESOLUTION NO. 19-7884

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DOWNEY DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO LEVY AND COLLECT LIGHTING AND LANDSCAPING ASSESSMENTS WITHIN THE LIGHTING AND LANDSCAPING DISTRICT, ASSESSMENT DISTRICT 121, FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020; AND SET A PUBLIC HEARING FOR JUNE 25, 2019 ON THE PROPOSED ASSESSMENTS

WHEREAS, the City Council by Resolution No. 19-7870, proposed to levy and collect assessments within the Lighting and Landscaping District, Assessment District 121 (District) pursuant to the provisions of the Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972, Part 2, Division 15 of the California Streets and Highways Code; and

WHEREAS, by said Resolution No. 19-7870, the City Council ordered the Director of Public Works to prepare and file an Engineer’s report for the District for the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 pursuant to the Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972 per Section 22565 of the California Streets and Highways Code; and

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DOWNEY DOES

HEREBY RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1. That in order to maintain and service street lighting facilities and on-street and public facilities landscaping within the District for Fiscal Year 2019-2020, it is the intention of the City Council of the City of Downey to levy and collect assessments pursuant to the provisions of the Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972 (Part 2 of Division 15 of said Code).

SECTION 2. That the maintenance and servicing of the public lighting facilities in, on and along public streets and places within the District will be, in the opinion of the City Council of the City of Downey, to the benefit of the assessable properties within the District. Assessable properties are those within the District that have been annexed into the District by previous resolutions caused by voluntary installation of street lights and by requirements of various planning cases or Section 8002 of the Downey Municipal Code.

SECTION 3. That the maintenance and servicing of the landscaping in, on and along public streets and places within the District will be, in the opinion of the City Council of the City of Downey, to the benefit of the assessable properties within the District. Assessable properties are those within the District known as Zone III.

SECTION 4. That reference hereby is made to the report of the Engineer on file with the City Clerk and available for public inspection, of the proposed assessments upon assessable lots and parcels of land within the District, including changes from the previous fiscal year’s assessment and assessable lots.

SECTION 5. That assessments for all zones will be less than, or equal to, the maximum assessments.

SECTION 6. Notice is hereby given that on June 25, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers of Downey City Hall located at 11111 Brookshire Avenue, Downey, California, all interested persons may appear before the City Council and be heard concerning the services to be performed, the proposed assessment and all other matters relating thereto. Protests must be in writing and must be filed with the City Clerk prior to the conclusion of the hearing. Any such protest shall state all grounds of the objection, and if filed by the property owner, shall contain a description sufficient to identify the property.

SECTION 7. The City Clerk shall cause notice of the hearing to be given by causing the Resolution of Intention to be published, posted, and mailed in the manner required by Part 2 of Division 15 of the Streets and Highways Code.

SECTION 8. The City Clerk shall certify to the adoption of this Resolution.

APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 11th day of June, 2019.

/s/ RICK RODRIGUEZ

RICK RODRIGUEZ, Mayor

ATTEST:

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/s/ MARIA ALICIA DUARTE

MARIA ALICIA DUARTE, CMC

City Clerk

I HEREBY CERTIFY that the foregoing Resolution was adopted by the City Council of the City of Downey at a regular meeting held on the 11th day of June, 2019, by the following vote to wit:

AYES: Council Members: Ashton, Frometa, Saab, Pacheco, Mayor Rodriguez

NOES: Council Member: None.

ABSENT: Council Member: None.

ABSTAIN: Council Member: None.

/s/ MARIA ALICIA DUARTE

MARIA ALICIA DUARTE, CMC

City Clerk

The Downey Patriot

6/13/19