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File #: 17-0171    Version: 1 Name: FM - Impact Fee Report
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 2/23/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/14/2017 Final action: 3/14/2017
Title: Recommendation to adopt resolution approving the Annual and Five-Year Reports for the Transportation Improvement Fee, Parks and Recreation Facilities Fee, Fire Facilities Impact Fee, and Police Facilities Impact Fee. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Financial Management
Indexes: Report
Attachments: 1. 031417-R-9sr&att.pdf, 2. RES-17-0026.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt resolution approving the Annual and Five-Year Reports for the Transportation Improvement Fee, Parks and Recreation Facilities Fee, Fire Facilities Impact Fee, and Police Facilities Impact Fee. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
New development affects the level of services provided through the City's facilities, infrastructure, land, and equipment. To accommodate the needs of the new residents and businesses, the City imposes impact fees to expand these resources as follows:

• Transportation Improvement Fee
• Parks and Recreation Facilities Fee
• Fire Facilities Impact Fee
• Police Facilities Impact Fee

The purpose of the Annual and Five-Year Reports is to provide information to the City Council and the public, and to fulfill State Government Code and Municipal Code mandated reporting and disclosure requirements. In February 2011, the Financial Management Department absorbed the centralized management of the reporting process. Since that time, Financial Management and the departments involved worked together to standardize the report format, with the goal of making the information more accessible and transparent to the City Council and the public. These changes resulted in the consolidation of all the required reporting into a single City Council action with the attached Resolution containing the four departments' reports as Exhibits.

Annual Reports

The California Government Code requires that local agencies that impose fees in connection with the approval of development projects make certain information available to the public on an annual basis. The Long Beach Municipal Code (LBMC) adds other elements to these requirements. Essentially, the reports provide what the fees are, the fund balance of each fund and how the money was spent in the prior fiscal year.

Five-Year Reports

Government Code Section 66001 mandates additional disclosure with respect to any fees collected and remaining unexpended in the fifth year after collecti...

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