CITY OF MURRIETA
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Murrieta Fire District Board of Directors will hold a public hearing in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 1 Town Square, Murrieta, CA 92562, on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. regarding the 2021-2022 District Fire Suppression Assessment and Standby or Availability Charge. The voters approved this assessment in 1981, with a 79% approval margin. The purpose of the standby or availability charge is to provide supplemental revenue to meet operational expenses for fire suppression and related services within the said boundaries of the Murrieta Fire District. This assessment is ongoing.
The Standby or Availability Charge is set at no more than $40 per benefit unit on each residential use by benefit unit or a fraction thereof. Each commercial and industrial use by the benefit received is based on the ISO fire flow guidelines using 1,000 gallons per minute equal to 1.0 unit of benefit, to a maximum of 12 units of benefit. The preliminary estimated value of the assessment is $1,529,926.40.
The hearing will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, One Town Square Murrieta, CA. Any person may appear and be heard regarding the fire suppression assessment.
DATED: May 19, 2021
Published: May 22, 2021