The Eastern Municipal Water District has a benefit assessment for sewer service in Temecula’s Wine Country, and approximately 12% of the 2019-2020 assessment amount is delinquent.
A report on the 2019-2020 assessment payments was included in the presentation during EMWD’s July 15 board meeting which included a 5-0 vote to adopt the 2020-2021 assessment.
EMWD authorized the formation of a special benefit area in the Wine Country area in November 2013 and also established a surcharge within the special benefit area to spread the cost of constructing sewer infrastructure among the area's property owners. The financing program also allows for financial participation charges property owners pay to be connected to the sewer system.
The assessment covers 23 parcels and 28 separate pa