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File #: 21-0662    Version: 1 Name: 5/3/21 2022 Fee Adjustments for CSA
Type: Resolution/Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 5/3/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2021 Final action: 5/3/2021
Enactment date: 5/3/2021 Enactment #: R-21-158
Title: Resolution to Approve FY 2022 Fee Adjustments for the Community Services Area
Attachments: 1. Planning Services Proposed Fee Adjustments 2022.pdf, 2. FY2022 BLDG and REN Fees.pdf, 3. Park Use Fees.pdf, 4. Comparative Fees.pdf, 5. WLN clipping FY22 Fee Adjustment Resolution - Public Hearing Notice.pdf
Resolution to Approve FY 2022 Fee Adjustments for the Community Services Area
Attached for your consideration and approval is a resolution authorizing fee adjustments and new fees for FY 2022. Annually, in conjunction with the preparation of the budget, Service Units review fee revenues to determine if the costs of the services rendered are covered by their fees or are appropriate in relation to comparative data.

When determining cost to serve, Service Units consider when fees were last increased and increases in expenses such as labor, materials and supplies, equipment, and overhead costs.

Community Services is proposing fee increases in Parks and Recreation Services for boat rentals at Argo and Gallup Liveries, various swimming fees, weekend golf fees at Leslie Park Golf Course, stall rentals at the Farmers Market, rental room rates at the Senior Center and Gallup Livery, rental rates at Cobblestone Farm, ice skating lessons at Veterans Memorial Ice Arena, public skate admissions at Buhr and Veterans Memorial Ice Arenas, and rental fees of athletic fields.

The attached proposed fee increases document shares the date the proposed fees were last increased and for many of them it has been several years. While the percentage rate increase is in some cases large, when it is considered over the length of time since the last fee increase most of them are less than 3% annually. For example, daily admission rates at the pools are proposed to move from $5.00 to $6.00, a 20% increase. However, fees were last increased in 2011, so this amounts to roughly a 2% annual increase.

All proposed fee increases have a corresponding comparative data document. These documents compare our proposed fees to those charged in other communities for similar programs or services. The proposed fees, when compared to those charged by other communities are competitive and typically more affordable than most. As a reminder, Parks & Recreation awards scholarships to inc...

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