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File #: 24-0518    Version: 1 Name: 5/6/24 CSA Fee Adjustments FY25
Type: Resolution/Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 5/6/2024 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/20/2024 Final action: 5/20/2024
Enactment date: 5/20/2024 Enactment #: R-24-175
Title: Resolution to Approve FY 2025 Fee Adjustments for the Community Services Area
Attachments: 1. Park fees increase FY 25.pdf, 2. Comparative data hockey fees FY 2025.pdf, 3. US Bridge - Comparative Data Fees 2024.pdf, 4. Comparative Data Fees swim lessons FY 2025.pdf, 5. Comparative Data Fees swim teams FY 2025.pdf, 6. 2024 3-29 FY25 Budget Planning Fee Adjustments - Resolution Attachment.pdf, 7. FY2025 BLDG and REN Fees.pdf, 8. WLN clipping FY25 Fee Adjustments Community Services – Public Hearing Notice.pdf
Resolution to Approve FY 2025 Fee Adjustments for the Community Services Area
Attached for your consideration and approval is a resolution authorizing fee adjustments and new fees for FY 2025. 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 Hockey League Team and Individual fees at Veterans Ice Arena, Non-sanctioned Bridge Games at the Senior Center, and swim lessons and team fees at city pools. 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 income eligible Ann Arbor resident families. Scholarships are awarded based on need and there is not a limit on the number awarded.

The Parks Advisory Commission will review fees at their April 16, 2024 meeting and provide a written recommendation in a separate communication to Council.

Community Services is also proposing fee changes in the Planning Services Unit. For adjustments proposed, the fees are based on analysis, including measurement of actual cost incurred for similar petitions, and estimated cost of petitions for some petition types that are infrequent. Planning services is adjusting several fees to more closely align with the cost to process each.

Finally, Community Services is proposing fee adjustments in the Building and Rent...

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