Placer LAFCO Municipal Service Review. North Tahoe/ Martis Valley Area Northstar CSD and PCWA. Presentation Outline. Municipal Service Review Process Overview of MSR Determination Steps in MSR Process MSR use and benefits Summary of Determinations for Northstar & PCWA Next Steps
North Tahoe/Martis Valley Area
Northstar CSD and PCWA
Provides background information on which to base plans for the boundaries and governance of a city or special district
Required prior to or in conjunction with sphere of influence adoption or update sphere of influence
Review of all agencies providing identified service(s)within designated geographic area (region or sub-region of county)
Make written determinations in mandated areas regarding population growth, finance, operations, governance, infrastructure
The MSR assists LAFCo in carrying out its statutory responsibilities of promoting orderly growth and development, while preserving open-space and agricultural land resources
The MSR provides the basis for the Sphere of Influence (SOI) updates for all affected agencies.
The MSR is an informational tool that is available to the public, cities, county, special districts, agencies, and citizen’s groups that seek to improve the quality of infrastructure.
MSR provides transparency and shares information with key stakeholders.
Facilitates logical decisions on spheres of influence and boundaries.
Promotes regional efficiency, orderly growth and development.
Standardized GIS maps.
Comprehensive and updated local agency information.
Potential for identifying cost-cutting opportunities
District is 1,900 acres acres in size and located south of Truckee and encompasses the Northstar ski resort.
District is governed by a five member Board of Directors who meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. at Fire Station at 910 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA .
District formed November 5, 1991, LAFCO adopted Resolution No. 8-90
The municipal service review process affords LAFCo and stakeholders a unique opportunity to consider the range of municipal services provided in Placer County.