The district was formed in 1977 to pay for costs of maintaining natural open space, green belt and slopes along major and collector roads, including the maintenance of all trees, shrubs, plants, etc., planted or placed within the open space area.
The district includes the area bounded by the subdivision boundary for the El Rancho del Rey, Unit No. 5 Subdivision and currently consists of approximately 384 parcels. The area maintained by the district includes Lots A, B, C, D, G, H, I and the grass lined drainage channel. The district is comprised of 16.7 acres of irrigated slopes, 16.6 acres of non-irrigated/preserve slopes and 0.6 acres of turf.