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File #: 2018-5330 (continued)   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 5/15/2018
Title: Public Hearing to Consider a Recommendation to Approve Willdan Financial's City of Alameda Park and Recreation Facilities Impact Fee Update and Nexus Study; and Introduction of Ordinance Amending Alameda Municipal Code Chapter XXVII, Section 27-3 (Citywide Development Fees) to Re-Adopt Pre-Existing Park and Recreation Facilities Impact Fee. [Continued from March 20, 2018. Being continued again to June 19, 2018.] (City Manager)
Attachments: 1. Exhibt 1 - Nexus Study, 2. Correspondence, 3. Presentation, 4. Ordinance
Title

Public Hearing to Consider a Recommendation to Approve Willdan Financial's City of Alameda Park and Recreation Facilities Impact Fee Update and Nexus Study; and

Introduction of Ordinance Amending Alameda Municipal Code Chapter XXVII, Section 27-3 (Citywide Development Fees) to Re-Adopt Pre-Existing Park and Recreation Facilities Impact Fee. [Continued from March 20, 2018. Being continued again to June 19, 2018.] (City Manager)
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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

From: Jill Keimach, City Manager

Re: Public Hearing to Consider a Recommendation to Approving Willdan Financial's City of Alameda Park and Recreation Facilities Impact Fee Update and Nexus Study; and

Introduction of Ordinance Amending Alameda Municipal Code Chapter XXVII, Section 27-3 (Citywide Development Fees) to Re-Adopt Pre-Existing Park and Recreation Facilities Impact Fee. (City Manager)

BACKGROUND

Like most California cities, the City of Alameda imposes impact fees on new development to help fund the cost of capital improvements that will be necessary to serve growth resulting from such development. These fees are collected at the time a building permit is applied for, and are typically paid by developers, builders, or property owners seeking to develop their property. Development impact fees are a method by which new development pays its "fair share" of the costs for needed public capital facilities.

In July 2014, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 3098, which comprehensively updated the City's Development Impact Fee ("DIF") program. This program includes four categories of fees on new development to pay for public improvements:

1) Public safety facilities (e.g. police and fire);
2) General public facilities;
3) Transportation facilities; and
4) Parks and recreation improvements.

These four categories all apply to future new development within the City outside of Alameda Point. (Ordinance No. 3098 also set forth a separate development fee to be im...

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