LWA currently serves as contract Financial Manager for the Three Rivers Levee Improvement Authority (TRLIA). Since 2005, LWA principles and supporting staff have worked with TRLIA, Yuba County, Reclamation District 784, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) and various landowner groups to secure funding for over 46 miles of levee improvements in the southern portion of Yuba County.
Previously secured funding has helped construct needed levee improvements to bring a 200-year level of flood protection to the communities of Linda, Olivehurst and Plumas Lake. LWA’s work completed on behalf of the Agency includes establishing a development impact fee nexus study, a fee credit and reimbursement program, negotiating and implementing various advanced funding agreements, instituting the formation of two Mello-Roos Community Facilities Districts, and assisting with a $78 million Bond issuance by the County and local water agency. In addition, as Agency staff, LWA advised on the formation of its Benefit Assessment District for ongoing operations and maintenance capital. LWA continues to administer multiple funding agreements with DWR on behalf of TRILIA.