Agenda Item 8
December 11, 2012
Faden, Senior Legislative Attorney
Expedited Bill 30-12, Taxation
Subdivision Staging Policy
Fiscal Policy Committee recommendation: enact with
Expedited Bill 30-12, Taxation - Payments Subdivision Staging Policy, sponsored by
Councilmember Floreen, was introduced on November 13,2012. A Government Operations and
Fiscal Policy Committee worksession was held on December 3. Council action is scheduled
after this public hearing.
Bill 30-12 would revise the procedure for setting and amending the rates for the
transportation mitigation and school facilities payments authorized in the Subdivision Staging
would conform relevant parts of the County Code to parallel provisions in the
recently-adopted Subdivision Staging Policy, contained in Council Resolution 17-601.
Specifically, the Bill:
• makes clear that the transportation mitigation payment rate must be set by Council
resolution, including the resolution adopting the Subdivision Staging Policy;
• requires the rates of each payment to be indexed to construction cost inflation every 2
• includes transition language recognizing the shift from PAMR to TPAR in the
Subdivision Staging Policy.
The Committee recommended several further technical
amendments suggested by Council staff that are needed to conform the law to the Subdivision
Staging Policy and to harmonize analogous provisions governing the transportation mitigation
payment and school facilities payment: These are shoV\-n in the attached redraft by double
brackets and double underlines.
This packet contains:
Expedited Bill 30-12 with Committee amendments
Legislative Request Report
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