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File #: 19-0601    Version: 1 Name: 5/6/19 Public Services Fees - FY20 Budget
Type: Resolution/Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 5/6/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action: 5/6/2019
Enactment date: 5/6/2019 Enactment #: R-19-220
Title: Resolution to Approve Fiscal Year 2020 Fee Adjustments for Public Services Area - Engineering, Public Works, Systems Planning, and Water Treatment Services Unit
Attachments: 1. PublicServicesFees.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Fiscal Year 2020 Fee Adjustments for Public Services Area - Engineering, Public Works, Systems Planning, and Water Treatment Services Unit
Memorandum
Mayor and Council, for your consideration and approval are fee adjustments for Public Services Areas -Engineering, Public Works, Systems Planning and Water Treatment Units for the 2020 Fiscal Year. The anticipated increase in revenue resulting from the fee adjustments is important to balance expenditures and revenues in the proposed budget.

Each year in conjunction with the preparation of the budget, Service Area/Service Units review license and fee revenues to determine if the cost of the services rendered are covered by the charges. When determining these costs, Service Units take into account increases or decreases in expenses such as: labor, materials, equipment, contracted services and overhead costs. The increases generally range from 1% to 10% for the purposes of full cost recovery. Decreases vary more widely due to efficiency improvements, and equipment pricing fluctuations.

As listed by service unit and sub-activity, the basis for fee adjustments are as follows:

1. Engineering Service Unit
Most fees last updated 7/1/2017 resulting in higher than inflationary increases.
a. License Agreements
i. Fee revisions are adjusted based on current hourly wages.
b. Private Development and Civil Plan Review Fees
i. Fee revisions are adjusted for current wages and to reflect staff time spent on development. These fees seek full cost recovery.
c. Private Development Construction Engineering, As-Building Inspection Fees
i. Fee revisions are adjusted for current wages and to reflect staff time spent on development. These fees seek full cost recovery.
d. Right-of-Way Permit and Inspection Fees
i. Fee revisions are adjusted for current hourly wages and accurately reflects staff time spent.
e. Traffic
i. Sign & Signals
1. Fee revisions are adjusted for current hourly wages, overhea...

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