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Government Affairs Accomplishment | Desert Region

March 2012

The BIA Government Affairs team has been working diligently with local municipalities and government leaders in the Coachella Valley and Imperial County.  As a result of this advocacy, the BIA has delivered successes for the industry on several important issues.  Two of these successes came in the City of La Quinta and with the Imperial Unified School District.

In 2012, the City of La Quinta approached the BIA with a…


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At this time, many school districts throughout Riverside County are considering the state of their per square foot school fees.  Those that are currently at the higher rate Level II must reexamine their fee annually with what is known as a School Facilities Needs Analysis.  At least half of the school districts in Riverside County currently charge the statutory Level I fee which was recently raised mandatorily by the State of California from $3.20 to $3.36 per square foot.  These are codified in school districts when what is known as a School Fee Justification Study is passed by a Board of Trustees and is merely a mandatory statement of validation for the benefit of transparency and the Board...


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