Redevelopment Successor Agency Oversight Board

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Pursuant to Assembly Bill No. 26, approved by the governor on June 28, 2011, the Oversight Board (as described in Section 34179) shall review the actions of the West Sacramento Redevelopment Successor Agency. The Oversight Board shall consist of seven appointed members, including: an appointee of the Mayor of West Sacramento (1), a former redevelopment agency employee appointed by the Mayor (1), appointees of the County Board of Supervisors (2), an appointee of the Chancellor of California Community Colleges (1), an appointee of the Yolo County Superintendent of Education (1), and an appointee of the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito Abatement District (1).

The oversight board is responsible for directing Successor Agencies in winding down redevelopment activities pursuant to H&S code 34181, and must approve certain actions taken by Successor Agencies as defined in H&S code 34180. Any action by the Oversight Board may be reviewed by the State Department of Finance, and all actions of the Oversight Board shall not be effective for three business days (pending a request for review by the State Department of Finance.

The Board meets on an as needed basis and is staffed by the City Clerk's Office (617-4500)


  • Christopher Cabaldon, Mayor, City of West Sacramento
  • Raul DeAnda, Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito Vector Control District
  • Scott Lantsberger, Washington Unified School District
  • Chris Ledesma, Councilmember, City of West Sacramento
  • Erin Rivas, City of West Sacramento
  • Vacant, Los Rios Community College District
  • Oscar Villegas, Yolo County Supervisor


Oversight Board Resolution 12-04 approved June 14, 2012, “A resolution of the Oversight Board of the West Sacramento Redevelopment Successor Agency directing the Successor Agency to Transfer ownership of certain public use property to the City of West Sacramento, and prepare a strategy and timeline for disposing of “private use” surplus properties”


This board meets at 3:00 PM on the 2nd Thursday of every month in the Council Chambers. All meetings are broadcast live on WAVE Cable channel 20 and AT&T channel 99; and replayed the following Saturday and Sunday at 12:00 PM.

View Meeting and Agenda Information

Pursuant to AB x1 26, as modified by the Supreme Court, redevelopment agencies are dissolved as of February, 2012 and their affairs are to be wound down by the City as the “successor agency”. The legislation defines which obligations are eligible to continue being paid with former tax increment funds following the dissolution of the agency. Obligations that are to be honored by the successor agency going forward (enforceable obligations) include bond or loan payments, payments required by the federal government, judgments or settlements, legally binding contracts (including those necessary for operation of the agency, e.g. rent), and others. The Redevelopment Agency is required to prepare an Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule (ROPS) listing all of the obligations identified by the Agency as enforceable obligations that would continue to be paid.

The most recent ROPS and related information can be viewed below.

Enforceable Obligation Payment Schedule

On May 10, 2012, the West Sacramento Redevelopment Agency Oversight Board (“Oversight Board”) unanimously approved the Amended Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (Amended ROPS) for the period covering July 1, 2012 thru December 31, 2012. This is a substitute for the version transmitted to you on April 13, 2012.

As requested by the Department of Finance in its letter dated April 27, 2012, the July through December 2012 ROPS presented to and approved by the Oversight Board did not include the following four line items identified by DOF (see previous ROPS transmitted April 13, 2012) as not qualifying as Enforceable Obligations:

  • Form A, line item 4 Port Capital Reserve Funding Agreement, outstanding amount of $9,774,000; and
  • Form A, line item 6, Bridge District Infrastructure Agreement, outstanding amount of $144,733,389; and
  • Form A, line item 16, Port of West Sacramento, outstanding debt amount of $155,165.85; and
  • Form A, line item 17, Stone Lock ENA, outstanding debt amount of $155,165.85.

The Successor Agency does not agree with DOF's determination that these four items are not enforceable obligations. Accordingly, the Successor Agency hereby: a) requests that DOF reconsider its determination concerning these four items; and b) expressly reserves all rights to pursue legal and equitable relief as it deems necessary and proper in order to ensure that these four items be treated as Enforceable Obligations for all purposes.

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