Steps to Create a LID

  1. Interest is demonstrated by property owners.
  2. City Staff holds a neighborhood meeting to gauge support for an LID.
  3. City Council passes a resolution stating its intent to form an LID and sets a date for a public hearing on the preliminary assessment roll.
  4. Preliminary assessment roll is mailed to all property owners at least 15 days prior to the public hearing date.
  5. City Council conducts the public hearing and acts, via Ordinance, either creating or dismissing the LID.
  6. The 30 Day protest period begins the date the Ordinance is effective.
  7. The project is designed and constructed.
  8. On completion of the project the City Council passes a resolution setting a public hearing on the final assessment roll.
  9.  Final assessment roll is mailed to all property owners at least 15 days prior to the public hearing date.
  10.  City Council conducts the public hearing and confirms the final assessment roll via Ordinance.
  11. The 10 day period to appeal the final assessment amount begins the date the Ordinance is effective.
  12. The City Finance Department sends notice of assessments due and begins the 30 interest free prepayment period.
  13. The first annual LID payment is due one year from the expiration of the prepayment period.