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File #: 19-1453    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/20/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action: 10/8/2019
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board receive and consider action on three Technical Memoranda regarding policy issues pertaining to the Major Update of the Traffic Impact Mitigation (TIM) Fee Program and the Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Staff is recommending that the Board: 1) Receive Technical Memorandum 1A: VMT (Vehicle Miles Traveled) Based EDU (Equivalent Dwelling Units) Rates and consider adopting the methodology into the TIM fee program (Attachment A); and 2) Receive Technical Memorandum 1B: Fee Rates by Size of Single-Family Unit and consider adopting the methodology into the TIM fee program (Attachment B); and 3) Receive Technical Memorandum 1C: Age-Restricted Fee Category and continue the use of the age-restricted categories in the TIM fee program (Attachment C); and 4) Receive and file the proposed schedule for the Major Update to the TIM Fee Program and the CIP (Attachment D). (Est. Time: 1 Hr.) FUNDING: TIM Fee Program.
Attachments: 1. A - Technical Memo 1A - VMT EDU Rates, 2. B - Technical Memo 1B - Rates by size of Single-Family Unit, 3. C - Technical Memo 1C - Age-Restricted Fee Category, 4. D - Proposed Schedule
Related files: 19-0660, 19-1100, 19-1523, 19-1597, 19-1825, 20-0126, 20-0325, 20-0519, 20-1062, 20-1254, 20-1514, 20-1585
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board receive and consider action on three Technical Memoranda regarding policy issues pertaining to the Major Update of the Traffic Impact Mitigation (TIM) Fee Program and the Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Staff is recommending that the Board:
1) Receive Technical Memorandum 1A: VMT (Vehicle Miles Traveled) Based EDU (Equivalent Dwelling Units) Rates and consider adopting the methodology into the TIM fee program (Attachment A); and
2) Receive Technical Memorandum 1B: Fee Rates by Size of Single-Family Unit and consider adopting the methodology into the TIM fee program (Attachment B); and
3) Receive Technical Memorandum 1C: Age-Restricted Fee Category and continue the use of the age-restricted categories in the TIM fee program (Attachment C); and
4) Receive and file the proposed schedule for the Major Update to the TIM Fee Program and the CIP (Attachment D). (Est. Time: 1 Hr.)

FUNDING: TIM Fee Program.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Department of Transportation has been directed to accelerate the Major Update to the TIM Fee Program and the CIP (see September 17, 2019, Item 32). This is the first workshop to discuss policy items related to the implementation of the TIM Fee Program. Three technical memoranda have been prepared by the County’s consultant, DKS & Associates (DKS). Each technical memorandum covers a specific policy subject as it relates to implementation of the TIM Fee Program.

Technical Memorandum 1A: VMT Based EDU Rates (Attachment A). The County’s TIM Fee Program allocates the cost of roadway improvements by land use types based on “equivalent dwelling units” (EDU), which is the demand placed on the transportation network relative to one single family dwelling unit. EDUs are currently calculated based on the number of new vehicle trips generated by that land use in the PM peak hour. The current methodology does not consider the average trip length for that land use type. Mul...

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