Claims, Complaints & Requests

CLAIMS


CLAIM FORM - Measure L (Tejon) (for businesses located in Tejon area and claims regarding the same) 

Measure L / The Outlets at Tejon Claims Only

Certain businesses and individuals may be entitled to a 1% reimbursement for Measure L sales tax remitted at a limited number of businesses located outside of City limits, primarily at The Outlets at Tejon.

By way of background, the City of Arvin passed a 1% sales tax known as “Measure L.”  This tax only applies to transactions within the jurisdiction of the City, and is remitted by businesses to the State, who then disburses it to the City.  The State provides limited information to the City regarding the specific sources of payments for taxes.  However, the City has tentatively identified that it appears that a small portion of the businesses located outside of City limits, primarily at the Outlets at Tejon, may have been voluntarily paying Measure L sales tax even though they are not within City limits.  This may be a potential corporate accounting issue, and the City had no role in collecting or charging the sales tax for any business located at the Outlets in Tejon or at any other location outside of City limits.  Notwithstanding, the City has been proactive in addressing this matter, and has sent notices to those businesses flagging the issue and providing them with information for seeking reimbursement as may be appropriate.  It is not clear what portion of these businesses may have been passing this tax through to their customers – if any.

If you are a business or person believing that you may have paid the sales tax in error, you can submit a claim with the appropriate supporting documentation to the City.  A copy of the Measure L claim form can be found at this link: CLAIM FORM - Measure L (Tejon). The claim form must be completed in full and the original form must be submitted.  A copy of the claim form, including claim forms submitted via email, will not be accepted.  The claim form will be processed once an original form has been submitted.  Copies of photos, if any, related to the claim may be included with the original claim form.  Claims can be mailed or delivered to: 

City of Arvin 

Attn: City Clerk 

200 Campus Drive 

Arvin, CA 93203

 

The City is providing a half a year to submit a claim from the date this item was posted on the website; all claims must be submitted by no later than October 1, 2021.  For questions, please call the City Clerk's office at 661-854-3134.

 

CLAIM FORM - Other  (for all other claims)

The claim form must be completed in full and the original form must be submitted. A copy of the claim form, including claim forms submitted via email, will not be accepted. The claim form will be processed once an original form has been submitted. Copies of photos, if any, related to the claim may be included with the original claim form. For questions, please call the City Clerk's office at 661-854-3134.

Mail

To file a claim, please complete the claim form and submit via mail to:
City of Arvin, City Clerk's Office
P.O. Box 548
Arvin, CA 93203

In-Person Delivery

To hand-deliver a claim form during normal business hours, please deliver to:
City of Arvin, City Hall, City Clerk's Office
200 Campus Drive
Arvin, CA 93203

COMPLAINTS

To file a complaint, please complete the Complaint Form (PDF) and either email the form or mail the form to City of Arvin, City Clerk's Office:
200 Campus Drive
Arvin, CA 93203

Email Form

You may instead email the City Clerk the following information to :

  • Date(s) of Incident
  • The specific nature of your complaint (Please give as many details as possible)
  • Your Address
  • Your Name
  • Your Phone number

REQUESTS TO FILL POTHOLES

To file a request to fill pothole(s), you may call City Hall at 661-854-3134 or send an email to the City Clerk with the following information:

  • Address / Location of Pothole(s)
  • Your name and phone number where staff may reach you in case there are questions.