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Turf Replacement Update

April 13, 2017

It has come to our attention at the District that there has been some discontent around the community regarding the state of the medians and surrounding areas. Know that we are doing everything we can to make the landscape beautiful again, but in the meantime, please read the following memo on the steps we are taking to get there.

Update on Turf Replacement

Town Hall and Special Meeting April 14th (Amended)

April 5, 2017

If you have not made it to one of our previous Town Hall Meetings regarding Measure A or simply have more questions, please join us Friday, April 14th for our fourth meeting at 3pm in the Grandview Room at Saddle Creek Lodge. The Board of Directors and General Manager will be there to provide answers regarding Measure A, the District’s Road Improvement and Operations funding measure on the May 2nd, 2017 ballot.

We will also be holding a Special Meeting open to the public that day at 1pm. During that meeting we will discuss two resolutions pertaining to Measure A. Please find both agendas available for download, below.

2017-04-14 Special Bd Meeting Agenda AMENDED

2017-04-14 Special Town Hall Meeting

2017-04-14 Special Bd Meeting Packet

Town Hall Meeting Saturday, March 25th

March 23, 2017

If you have not made it to one of our previous Town Hall Meetings regarding Measure A or simply have more questions, please join us this Saturday March 25th for our third meeting at 3pm in the Grandview Room at Saddle Creek Lodge. The Board of Directors and General Manager will be there to provide answers regarding Measure A, the District’s Road Improvement and Operations funding measure on the May 2nd, 2017 ballot.

2017-3-25 Special Town Hall Meeting Agenda

Good Turnout for Measure A Town Hall Meeting

March 15, 2017

A solid 50 engaged Saddle Creek residents attended yesterday’s (March 14) Town Hall meeting at the Saddle Creek Lodge.  Nearly two hours of information, questions and answers were shared.  The third and final (scheduled) Measure A informational meeting is scheduled for 3:00 PM on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Lodge.

The presentation materials from yesterday’s meeting as well as additional updated information has been posted on the Measure A page of this website.  Thank you for becoming informed!

Important Information on Measure A

February 24, 2017

As you know, the Saddle Creek Community is going to be voting on Measure A on May 2nd, 2017. The Board of Directors and Staff from the CSD feel it is vital that you, the members of the community, have all of your questions answered as thoroughly as possible to make an informed decision on the tax. Please spend a few moments to read the documents below. The first is an informational piece on Measure A and the second is a Q&A developed based off of questions collected from your neighbors.

Measure A Informational Flyer

Measure A: Questions and Answers

Argument in Favor, Measure A

February 4, 2017

The Saddle Creek CSD Board of Directors submitted an argument in favor of Measure A, which will be included in the May 2, 2017 voter information guide.  The Argument in Favor can be found on the District’s Measure A page.

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Measure A Materials Posted

February 2, 2017

Measure A is officially on the May 2, 2017 ballot!

To help inform our community on Measure A, we have created a page on this site specifically for information on this revenue measure intended to fund road improvements and other Saddle Creek CSD services into the future.  Click here to view the Measure A information page; and updates are posted often.

On December 20, 2016, the Saddle Creek CSD Board of Directors adopted a Resolution that places Measure A on the ballot for the May 2, 2017 election.  May 2 is an all-mail ballot election to be conducted by the Calaveras County Elections Department. All voters registered in Calaveras County, within the Saddle Creek CSD will receive a ballot and are eligible to vote on Measure A.  The full text of the Board’s Resolution can be downloaded below by clicking on the following:  Special Tax Resolution.

If approved, the Measure A Special Tax will replace the existing special tax originally approved in the year 2000.  If Measure A is not approved, the existing tax will remain in place.

The Measure A tax revenue, if approved must only be spent on the specific items listed below:

(1) Pavement condition improvement and maintenance of all District roadways,
(2) Maintenance and improvement of those storm drain facilities dedicated to and accepted by the District or otherwise owned by the District,
(3) Operations and maintenance of District-owned lighting for streets and pathways,
(4) Operating the District-owned privacy gates located at the entrances to Saddle Creek,
(5) Operating the communication system to maintain contact with the internal and external public safety personnel,
(6) Monitoring, controlling and registering guests that are invitees of District customers and other visitors within the District,
(7) Weed and Mosquito Abatement,
(8) Landscape maintenance of ponds, wetland areas and related features and appurtenances,
(9) Maintenance and replacement of landscaping along and within the roads owned by the District,
(10) Ordinary maintenance of park facilities,
(11) Purchase, repair, replacement and maintenance of the vehicles, tools and equipment to support District services,
(12) Administrative services, including but not limited to staffing, consultants, legal fees and insurance