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File #: 20-0495    Version: 1 Name: 5/4/20 FY21 Public Services Fee Adjustments
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/4/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/18/2020 Final action: 5/18/2020
Enactment date: 5/18/2020 Enactment #: R-20-170
Title: Resolution to Approve Fiscal Year 2021 Fee Adjustments for Public Services Area - Engineering, Public Works, Systems Planning, and the Fleet and Facilities- Airport Unit of the City Administrator's Office
Attachments: 1. PublicServicesFY21Fees2.2.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Fiscal Year 2021 Fee Adjustments for Public Services Area - Engineering, Public Works, Systems Planning, and the Fleet and Facilities- Airport Unit of the City Administrator's Office
Memorandum
Mayor and Council, for your consideration and approval are fee adjustments for Public Services Areas - Engineering, Public Works, Systems Planning and Fleet and Facilities - Airport, for the 2021 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, equipment pricing fluctuations and lower wages in a newer workforce.

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

1. Engineering Service Unit
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. Decreases are attributable to lower wages in newer workforce. 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. Decreases are attributable to lower wages in newer workforce. These fees seek full cost recovery.
d. Right-of-Way Permit and Inspection Fees
i. Fee revisions are adjusted for current hourly wages and a...

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