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City refinances bonds to save taxpayers $3.9 million

Post Date:07/31/2018 11:00 AM

San Elijo Hills water fountainThis summer, the City of San Marcos refinanced $20.6 million of bonds that will save some property owners money on their Mello-Roos taxes that help pay for important things like grading, streets, utilities, parks and trails.

Property owners in the San Elijo communities of Saverne, Azure, Cambria, Woodley’s Glen, Crestview, Waterford, Village Square and Westridge will see an average annual savings of $120 to $450 per residence on a portion of their property tax bill next year. The bond refinancing will collectively save residents in these neighborhoods about $3.9 million over the life of the bonds.

The refunding reduced the net interest cost from 4.82 percent to 3.55 percent and was accomplished without extending the term of the bonds.

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