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File #: 15-0709    Version: 1 Name: 7/20/15 - Geddes Ave Stormwater Resolution 2
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/20/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/20/2015 Final action: 7/20/2015
Enactment date: 7/20/2015 Enactment #: R-15-242
Title: Resolution No. 2 - Geddes Avenue Stormwater Special Assessment ($25,892.00)
Attachments: 1. Geddes Storm SAD Roll.pdf
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Resolution No. 2 - Geddes Avenue Stormwater Special Assessment ($25,892.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and approval is a resolution to establish the special assessment costs and distribution for the stormwater improvements proposed as part of the Geddes Avenue Improvements Project (Resolution No. 2 for Stormwater District #76).

Geddes Avenue between Huntington and Gallup Park does not have existing storm sewers. As called for in Chapter 13 of City Code, the cost for the addition of new storm sewer where none currently exists is borne by the parcels that benefit from the improvements.

One goal of the Geddes Improvements Project is to provide a stormwater management system in compliance with the City's Green Streets Policy. Since the proposed Geddes stormwater system will consist of non-traditional infrastructure, such as swales and underground infiltration, staff provided a cost estimate for a less expensive historically traditional storm system (i.e., sewer pipes and inlets). This cost estimate was reduced by approximately 75% to account for the City's right-of-way being approximately 75% of the contributing area. The percentage to be assessed was than further reduced to not shift the cost to the properties being assessed as significant number of properties on Geddes Avenue would not be assessed as they do not contribute to the runoff. The individual storm assessments were then derived from the remaining total by assigning a base amount to each property that contributes runoff to the proposed Geddes system ($500.00) with an additional amount added to parcels that front the project that range from $502.00 to $837.00.

Resident Input
Property owners affected by the storm assessments were invited to share their thoughts at an Administrative Hearing on May 14, 2015 where staff explained the methodology and the estimated assessment amounts. Thirteen residents representing 12 properties attended the meeting. Some had concerns that the m...

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