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File #: 15-0276    Version: 1 Name: 5/4/15 FY16 CSA Fees
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/4/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/18/2015 Final action: 5/18/2015
Enactment date: 5/18/2015 Enactment #: R-15-167
Title: Resolution to Approve Fiscal Year 2016 Fee Adjustments and New Fees for the Community Services Area
Attachments: 1. Parks FY16_Fees.pdf, 2. FY16_Comparative_Fee_DataCS.pdf, 3. Planning FY16_Fees.pdf
Resolution to Approve Fiscal Year 2016 Fee Adjustments and New Fees for the Community Services Area
Attached for your consideration and approval is the resolution authorizing fee adjustments and new fees for FY 2016. Each year, in conjunction with the preparation of the budget, Service Units review fee revenues to determine if the costs of the services rendered are either covered by the fees or are appropriate in relation to comparative data.

When determining cost to serve, Service Units take into account increases in expenses such as labor, materials and supplies, equipment, and overhead costs. Comparative fees are important when setting recreation fees.

Community Services is proposing fee increases in Parks and Recreation Services for fees at Gallup and Argo Liveries, Huron Hills & Leslie Park Golf Courses, and neighborhood swim teams. Gallup and Argo Liveries last saw fee increase in 2008 and since that time numerous improvements have taken place. The proposed fee increases at the golf courses are the first since 2009 and do not impede the ability of the courses to offer specials and promotions to remain competitive in a market where fees fluctuate quickly.

Comparative fees for similar facilities are attached. Budgeted revenues for Parks and Recreation Services include revenues based upon proposed fee changes.

Community Services is also proposing changes to Planning Services Design Review Board fees to come closer to recovering the full cost of these services. One new fee for the Historic District Commission and two fee clarifications are also proposed.

Attached are the recommended fee change proposals for Planning Services and Parks and Recreation Services. Staff is recommending that Council approve these fee changes. The Park Advisory Commission will review fees at their April 2015 meeting and provide a written recommendation in a separate communication to Council.
Prepared by: Sumedh Bahl, Communi...

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