Madera County currently operates and maintains your sewer and/or water system. The County continually strives to be more efficient and cost effective at operating and maintaining your system. However, service charge increases are needed to keep up with the cost of construction, labor, power, repairs, operations and maintenance.
The following Special Districts are undergoing the evaluation of potential service charge increases. For additional information please click on the links below.
On November 5, 1996 California voters passed Proposition 218 which amended the California Constitution (Articles XIIIC and XIIID).
- Prop 218 requires that a local government have a majority vote of the affected property owners for any proposed new or increased assessment for major improvements and replacements.
- Prop 218 requires that a local government have a majority protest hearing for any proposed increases to the service charges for operations and maintenance.
For more information regarding Prop 218 please visit the following websites: