City of Montclair's Successor Agency
On January 12, 2012, the City Council elected to become the successor agency of its former redevelopment agency. The City of Montclair Housing Authority elected to become the successor housing agency.The City and the Montclair Housing Authority, as successor agencies, became operative, on February 1, 2012 when state legislation dissolved the Montclair Redevelopment Agency along with all other redevelopment agencies in the State of California.
Successor agencies are only able to make payments on existing obligations of the former redevelopment agencies through their respective successor agencies. These obligations can be found on the Agency’s Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS).
From 2012 through 2018, Montclair's local Oversight Board annually reviewed and approved a Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS), which is used to pay the agency's outstanding obligations. Now, the Countywide Oversight Board is obligated to approve all actions of the Successor Agency.
Montclair's Successor Agency Oversight Board (2012-2018)
The City of Montclair's Oversight Board was formed in April 2012 pursuant to AB1X 26, which dissolved all redevelopment agencies in the State of California. The City's local Oversight Board existed from 2012 until June 30, 2018. The Montclair Oversight Board consisted of the following seven members:
Chair William Ruh (2012-2018) – Montclair Mayor Paul Eaton Appointee
Vice Chair Tenice Johnson (2012-2018) – County of San Bernardino Citizen Appointee
Janet Kulbeck (2012-2018) – City of Montclair Employee Organization Appointee (alternate Michael Piotrowski)
John Richardson (2012-2018) – County of San Bernardino Appointee
Phil Hillman (2013-2018) – Ontario-Montclair School District Appointee
Kati Parker (2017-2018) – Inland Empire Utilities Agency Appointee (alternate Christina Valencia)
Kim Erickson (2012-2018) – Chaffey Community College District Appointee
San Bernardino's Countywide Oversight Board (2018+)
Pursuant to Health and Safety Codes (HSC) section 34179(j), the Countywide Oversight Board is effective on July 1, 2018 and has replaced the twenty-six oversight boards previously created by successor agencies in San Bernardino County. The board consists of seven members that serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and will oversee and approve the wind down actions of the successor agencies for former redevelopment agencies. The board has a fiduciary responsibility to the holders of enforceable obligations and the taxing entities that benefit from distributions of property tax and other revenues pursuant to HSC section 34188. The board will cease to exist when all successor agencies subject to its oversight have been formally dissolved pursuant to HSC section 34187.
Countywide Oversight Board Meetings
As of July 1, 2018, Oversight Boards of municipal agencies were dissolved and all responsibilities were transferred to the Countywide Oversight Board.