Emeryville Oversight Board
Under ABx26, the State law that abolished all redevelopment agencies, the City as Successor Agency to the Emeryville Redevelopment Agency is charged with winding down the operations of the Agency. This process of winding down the redevelopment agency is subject to review by a County-level Oversight Board.
Under ABx26, the Oversight Board’s primary responsibility is to approve all of the proposed payments on the Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS) submitted by the city as Successor Agency. The ROPS is the basis by which the Oversight Board will determine what property tax based revenue the city will receive to conduct its role as successor agency. ROPS payments include obligations such as bond debt service as well as contractual obligations for existing economic development, asset maintenance, and capital improvement projects. Obligations that are not approved by the Oversight Board will not be enforceable (such as for work that was planned and approved but not yet started) and will have to be funded with City General Fund monies in order to take place. Any remaining assets of the defunct Redevelopment Agency are then to be handed over to the County Auditor for disbursement to the taxing entities providing services in Emeryville.
AB 26x provides that the Oversight Board include consisting of the following: (1) one member appointed by the Mayor/City Council; (2) one member appointed by the County Board of Supervisors; (3) one member appointed by AC Transit, the largest special district by property tax share with territory in the city (4) one member appointed by the County Superintendent of Education, (5) one member appointed by the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges; (6) one member of the public appointed by the County Board of Supervisors; and one member selected from the former employees of the Emeryville Redevelopment Agency.
Emeryville Oversight Board Disbanded
Notice of Alameda County Oversight Boards Consolidation Effective July 1, 2018:
In accordance with Senate Bill No. 107 (SB 107), Health and Safety Code Section 341790), the ten (10) oversight boards currently in place in Alameda County (County) will consolidate into one Countywide Oversight Board commencing on or after July 1, 2018. The County Auditor- Controller is responsible for staffing the Countywide Oversight Board, but has the option of delegating the responsibility to another County department or to a City within the County after consulting with the Department of Finance (DOF).