ANNUAL REPORT PREPARED BY 80 WATT DISTRICT-PBID REBEKAH EVANS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR www.80WattDistrict.com info@80WattDistrict.com
PBID REVIEW The 2019 Annual Report showcases our activities throughout the preceding year. This Report is intended to give our Sacramento Board of Supervisors information on our activities and financial performance for the 80 Watt District- Property Business Improvement District (PBID). 2019 IN REVIEW: PBID History: Formed in 2015, began January 2016 (Watt Avenue Partnership-PBID) 2017 DBA: 80 Watt District. Budget: Approximately $445,000 Properties: 175 Property Owners: 114 Business: 253 MISSON: The purpose of the PBID is provide activities and improvements which constitute and created a special benefit to assessed parcels within the 80 Watt District. VISION: The 80 Watt District-PBID, will continually be proactive in creating a clean and safe environment for businesses and patrons, to attract new business and investments throughout the District and create a unified voice for the area. BRAND PROMISE: Our brand is committed ‘to creating a safe and clean community, attracting, retaining business and building a stronger sense of place, while enhancing the quality of life for all that live, work and visit the district.’ **The PBID has been providing Security, Maintenance Advocacy and Image Enhancement, Capital Improvements, and related Administration to assessed parcels within its boundaries.
80 Watt District 2019 Annual Report
PROGRAMS & SERVICES Security 2019: The 80 Watt District continued the ‘Security Task Force,’ a committee made up of law enforcement, code enforcement, District Attorney representatives and our own security experts to address crime and the prevention of crime within the boundaries of the district as well as connecting PBID's. Helped design and coordinator the new 602 Report- with NBIDA (National Business Improvement District Association), which documents all trespass notices and more. Maintenance & Clean/Beautification Initiatives Our maintenance crew in the 80 Watt District, provides litter and debris collection, street sweeping, graffiti and illegal sign removal and helps with landscaping needs to create a ‘more inviting’ public place. Working tightly with the Executive Director, the open communication has helped to maintain cleanliness and encouraged our business owners to take pride in this business environment. Advocacy & Communications The Marketing & Advocacy committee has been using a marketing strategy to promote the organization's mission and causes through the social media marketing and outreach. In 2019, strategies included focusing on the improvement of the business climate with capital improvements (Lighting), advocating for property and business with State & Federal business that go against business structure. Economic Impact Due to our hard work on cleaning up the District in both Security/Safety and Cleanliness, our goal was to attract more jobs, attract new business, grow the spending within our district on all levels, create social and cultural benefits. Activities for the 80 Watt District include collaborating with our local North Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, several non-profits, SMUD and other entities supporting business development. 80 Watt District 2019 Annual Report
2019 NUMBERS Statistics: Economic Development: According to the Economic Analysis of several online support engines, we have gained in jobs, up to 19,070. The following shows a very positive trend in the 80 Watt District in job creation: 1) 2015-2016: 2) 2016-2017: 3) 2017-2018: 4) 2018-2019:
16,509 employees 17,414 employees (5.48% growth) 17,910 employees (2% growth) 19,070 employees (up 1159 jobs created with a 6% growth)
6% + INCREASE IN JOB CREATION
Our Cluster of Building & Manufacturing/ Auto care is significant. We have building supplies, such as: Lumber, roofing, building supplies, steel suppliers, flooring and more. In auto care- we have more than 11 specialty auto support companies. Maintenance (City Wide Property Services): 959 Bags of Trash 169 Shopping carts 108 tires, 51 mattresses removed 428 Misc. Items 97 Furnishings 70 Hazardous materials 35 Graffiti removals Security (Paladin, First Security Services): Calls for service: 2808, Officer Initiated calls: 2285 Advocacy & Communications: CREATED: Shop Local 80 Watt District Mobile App Street Banners Social Media outreach on Twitter-136, Facebook-198, Instagram-260, YouTube, Pinterest, and 12 newsletters to business community.
41%+ DECREASE IN CRIME
2020 RENEWAL ASSESSMENT & PARCEL TYPE NUMBERS
80 WATT DISTRICT 2019 ANNUAL REPORT
2019 INSIDE LOOK
2019 Financial Statement
2019 expenses were consistent with the Management District Plan. Budgeted and Actual 2019 expenses are shown below for 2019. NOTE: under the Contingency budget- the 80 Watt District started the investment into the Renewal Process of the District in 2020 for a term of 10 years.
The cost of providing improvements, maintenance, and activities may vary depending upon the market cost for those improvements, maintenance, and activities. Expenditures may require adjustment up or down to continue the intended level of improvements, maintenance, and activities. The 3% annual increase will take place in 2020. The WAPâ€™s Board shall annually have the ability to re-allocate up to fifteen percent (15%) of the budget allocation by line item within the budgeted categories. Any change will be approved by the WAP and submitted with the Annual Report. A one time allocation was moved from all categories into the Security account.
10 Year Renewal
BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2019 Executive Committee 2019: Board Chair: Jim MacLaughlin, Longview Self Storage VICE CHAIR: VANESSA MCCARTHY-OLMSTEAD, OFFICE OF COUNTY SUPERVISOR SUSAN PETERS
Secretary: Monica Billey, Essex Realty Management Finance Chair: David Kuhnen, Recycling Industries
600 + Hours of Volunteer time in the District
Directors 2019: SETH ASTLE, THE GUN RANGE LARISA SULZHIK, WALMART SUPER CENTER
Sam Nassarian, Sam's sofa & mattress SAM WINGARD, ETHAN CONRAD REAL ESTATE MOHAMMAD ANWAR, ONE LONGVIEW BUSINESS PARK
Staff: Rebekah Evans, Executive Director
80 Watt District -PBID 3485-A Orange Grove Ave. Box #365 North Highlands, CA 95660 916-495-5599 info@80WattDistrict.com www.80WattDistrict.com 2020 Board of Directors L-R: Spencer Eberle, Sam Wingard, Scotty Wilson, Vanessa McCarthy-Olmstead, David Kuhnen, Brittany Dao, Virginia Sickle, Seth Astle, Mohammad Anwar. Missing: Jim MacLaughlin