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Process Steps

Step What to Expect

1

Apply

Applicant requests, receives and reviews application packet. MSBU Program answers questions and responds to concerns about the MSBU process. Applicant completes and submits application with the required fee and documentation.

2

Review

MSBU Program reviews application and scope of services to confirm feasibility and acceptance of application. MSBU Program reviews project scope and cost estimates and offers detailed information regarding the requested MSBU. Information is available to applicant, liaisons and the community. [When applicable] MSBU Program confirms preliminary analysis fee and applicant submits prepayment of fee.

3

Petition

MSBU Program coordinates the Petition to Create MSBU process. [When applicable] Applicant obtains and submits applicable easement and/or dedication agreements.

4

Create

The Board of County Commissioners conducts a Public Hearing to consider creation of requested MSBU. If approved, a governing ordinance is adopted and an assessment lien is recorded in County Land Records.

5

Implement

MSBU Program, designated department and community liaison(s) implement and complete authorized project. For capital improvements, the Board of County Commissioners conducts a second Public Hearing after construction to establish final assessment based on actual project cost. Assessments (or installments) will be included on the first available tax roll.