Assessment District 18 (AD18) is a proposed sewer collection system expansion affecting properties identified in the AD18 Benefit Areas map. This page will be updated periodically as new information becomes available.

If you received an information brochure in the mail, your property is located in the project benefit area. If you did not receive a brochure in the mail, you are either NOT in the project benefit area OR the County mailing database did not provide your correct mailing address. I you feel you should be included in the project area and did not receive a mailer, please contact Carol at: 760/329-6448, ext. 121, so we can correct your mailing information.

Please see the AD18 information brochure (English and Spanish) for information related to community meetings for this proposed project. A video meeting is posted here if you would rather not attend a meeting or if time does not permit attendance.

If you have questions, please call 760/329-6448, ext. 144.

Click here to fill out online survey

AD18 Activities Calendar

Date

Activity

Notes

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Brochure mailed to affected property owners

Please call 760/329-6448, ext 121 with mailing address corrections.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

First public information meeting at MSWD offices – 66575 Second Street, Desert Hot Springs

Presentation about proposed project, timeline, costs, Q&A

Monday, April 1, 2019

Video “meeting to go” posted to www.mswd.org/ad18

This is the video of the first information meeting for your convenience.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Second public information meeting at MSWD offices – 66575 Second Street, Desert Hot Springs

Presentation about proposed project, timeline, costs, Q&A

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Third public information meeting at MSWD offices – 66575 Second Street, Desert Hot Springs

Presentation about proposed project, timeline, costs, Q&A

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Survey of interest mailed to property owners and posted online.

Electronic surveys can be submitted through the website at: www.mswd.org/ad18.

July 15, 2019, 3 p.m.

Surveys presented to the MSWD Board of directors for consideration of moving forward with the balloting process.

If surveys indicate enough interest in the proposed project, MSWD staff will bring an action item to the Board in July for proceed with the balloting process.

Monday, August 19, 2019

MSWD Board public hearing to adopt the Resolution of Intention to form Assessment District 18 and to mail ballots to affected property owners.

Ballots will be mailed to the address on record from the most recent Riverside County tax database (including any corrections from property owners directly to MSWD).

October 21 (or near that date)

AD18  Public Hearing at the regular meeting of the MSWD Board of Directors

Ballots received will be counted by MSWD and staff consulting team. Property owners are welcome to observe process. The majority of ballots weighted on financial commitment in favor or against will prevail.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

If Assessment District 18 is formed, MSWD will proceed with solicitation of grant funding to construct project.

Grant funding is awarded to MSWD incrementally. Construction will commence based on analyses of priority areas and the “10-point criteria” scoring.