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RDA Successor Agency Oversight Board

The Oversight Board was formed pursuant to California Assembly Bill x 1 26, which dissolved all redevelopment agencies in the State of California.

The Oversight Board has fiduciary responsibility to the holders of enforceable obligations and the taxing entities that benefit from the distributions of property taxes. The Oversight Board oversees the winding down process of the former Desert Hot Springs Redevelopment Agency.

The Oversight Board oversees the actions of the City of Desert Hot Springs Successor Agency in winding down redevelopment pursuant to State law.

Successor Agency and Oversight Board Roles and Responsibilities:


Regular Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 8:00 A.M.
                                   (Please confirm specific dates by checking the city calendar)
Meeting Location:  Council Chamber / Carl May Center, 11711 West Drive


To view Oversight Board Agendas and Minutes, click the link on the right-hand side of this webpage.

Members: The Oversight Board includes a number of position appointments from affected agencies. Pursuant to California Health and Safety Code § 34179(a), the Oversight Board shall be composed of seven (7) members and selected as follows:

 

Appointment Type

Board Member Name

Appointed By

 

1

 

One member appointed by the County Board of Supervisors

 

 

John Aguilar

Vice-Chairman

 

John Benoit, Riverside County Supervisor

 

2

 

One member appointed by the Mayor for the city that formed the Redevelopment Agency

 

 

Dirk Voss

(local resident)

 

Mayor

 

3

 

One member appointed by the largest special district, by property tax share, with territory in the territorial jurisdiction of the former Redevelopment Agency, which is of the type of special district that is eligible to receive property tax revenues pursuant to Section 34188

 

 

Russ Martin

Chairman

 

Mission Springs Water District

 

4

 

One member appointed by the County Superintendent of Education to represent schools if the superintendent is elected. If the County Superintendent of Education is appointed then the appointment made pursuant to this paragraph shall be made by the County Board of Education

 

 

Julie Arthur

(Palm Springs Unified School District)

 

Riverside County Superintendent of Education

 

5

 

One member appointed by the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges to represent community college districts in the County

 

 

Mary Jane Sanchez-Fulton

(College of the Desert Trustee)

 

CA Communities Colleges Chancellor’s Office

 

6

 

One member of the public appointed by the County Board of Supervisors

 

 

Armando Rodriguez

 

John Benoit, Riverside County Supervisor

 

7

 

One member representing the employees of the former Redevelopment Agency appointed by the Mayor as the case may be, from the recognized employee organization representing the largest number of former Redevelopment Agency employees employed by the successor agency at that time

 

 

Joseph M. Tanner, Jr.

(Administrative Services Director)

 

Mayor

 



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