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    Thanks for posting this vital question,  as I have also been examining other revenue sources.  What baffles me is why a District doesn't receive portions of: impact fees (development/construction)/sales ...

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    RE: Prevailing Wage

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    Hi Paula I would recommend you take a look at some of the materials offered by Center for Contract Compliance.  Here is their website: https://socalccc.org/ They have some fantastic training on prevailing ...

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    Hello Adrianna, I would love to share the benefits of GovDeals online auction for your surplus sales. We help maximize the revenue with our over 4 million vetted bidders.  I would love to discuss whether ...

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    1. You could do a due diligence property tax audit to make sure you're capturing all of the property tax the district is entitled to. 2. Consider a special assessment fee 3. Kosmont specializes in the ...

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    Have you looked into grants that might be available? ------------------------------ Sheri Davis Administrative Assistant Tulare Mosquito Abatement District Tulare CA (559) 686-6628 ------------------ ...

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    RE: Prevailing Wage

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    This is still in effect, but does very little in relieving you of any burden.  What that exception allows is -  1.) Your CSD is  permitted to accept bids from and contract with contractors who are not ...

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    RE: Prevailing Wage

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    Hi Paula We are still operating under that labor code. However our understanding is that prevailing wage is applied to any contract labor cost of $1,000 or more.  (excluding professional services, like ...

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    Prevailing Wage

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    Being a VERY small CSD the prevailing wage edict will make it very hard for us. We need to know if Labor Code 1771.1 (n) This section shall not apply to work performed on a public works project ...

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    I've recently been appointed to create a forecasted budget with proposed future capital improvements over the next 5 years. Currently we only receive revenue from Service Fees, Late Fees and County Property ...