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File #: 19-677    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 11/18/2019 Final action: 11/18/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Setting a Public Hearing on December 16, 2019, for the Annual Compliance Report for Development Impact Fees as Required by Government Code Section 66000 et. seq. and City Resolution 88-72 REPORT IN BRIEF Considers setting a public hearing for December 16, 2019, to accept public comment and consider approving the annual report regarding the collection and spending of Development Impact Fees. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2019-79, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, establishing a date when the final annual report of development fees will be available for public review, and setting a public hearing thereon for December 16, 2019.
Attachments: 1. Resolution 2019-79.pdf

Report Prepared by: Michael R. Beltran, City Engineer

Title
SUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Setting a Public Hearing on December 16, 2019, for the Annual Compliance Report for Development Impact Fees as Required by Government Code Section 66000 et. seq. and City Resolution 88-72

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers setting a public hearing for December 16, 2019, to accept public comment and consider approving the annual report regarding the collection and spending of Development Impact Fees.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2019-79, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, establishing a date when the final annual report of development fees will be available for public review, and setting a public hearing thereon for December 16, 2019.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve, subject to modifications as conditioned by Council; or,
3. Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items as requested by Council; or,
4. Deny; or,
5. Continue to a future meeting (date and time to be specified in the motion).

AUTHORITY
Government Code Section 66000 et. seq. City Council Resolution No. 88-72.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
Not applicable.

DISCUSSION
The Mitigation Fee Act (Government Code section 66000 et. seq.) which became effective on January 1, 1989, requires that the City account for and make specific findings when it establishes, increases, or imposes development fees for specified public improvements (or services) that are collected from developers as a condition of approval for development projects. In addition, the law requires that local agencies review and make an annual report and a five-year report available to the public that accounts for the mitigation fees held by the agency. The City must segregate the fees, re-examine the unexpended fees every five years, and refund any unexpended portion not expected to be used. For purposes of the law, fees exclude taxes, assessm...

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