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File #: 20-1514    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/6/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the alternatives pertaining to the Major Update of the Traffic Impact Fee (TIF) Program and the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and consider the following: 1) Approve the proposed non-residential and residential offsets using projected alternative funding sources; 2) Select the Three Zone Fee Program Alternative for implementation; and 3) Direct staff to return on December 8, 2020 with the appropriate resolution for adoption of the Major Update to the TIF Program and incorporate the changes to the 2021 CIP. FUNDING: Traffic Impact Fee Program.
Attachments: 1. A - EDC CIP TIF Program Update Methodology, 2. B - TIF Program Update - Cost Estimate Methodology, 3. C - EDC TIF Nexus Base Case 7-Zone Fee Structure, 4. D - Base Case Fee Schedule, 5. E - Base Case - Adopted 2016 TIF Zone Structure Map, 6. F - EDC TIF Nexus 3-Zone Fee Structure, 7. G - Three Zone Fee Schedule, 8. H - Three TIF Zone Fee Structure Map, 9. I - EDC TIF Nexus 2-Zone Fee Structure, 10. J - Two Zone Fee Schedule, 11. K - Two TIF Zone Structure Map, 12. L - Neighboring Jurisdiction Fees, 13. M - Powerpoint Presentation, 14. Memo from Supervisor Parlin
Related files: 20-0325, 20-0126, 19-0660, 19-1523, 19-1597, 19-1825, 19-1100, 19-1453, 20-0519, 20-1062, 20-1254, 20-1585
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the alternatives pertaining to the Major Update of the Traffic Impact Fee (TIF) Program and the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and consider the following:
1) Approve the proposed non-residential and residential offsets using projected alternative funding sources;
2) Select the Three Zone Fee Program Alternative for implementation; and
3) Direct staff to return on December 8, 2020 with the appropriate resolution for adoption of the Major Update to the TIF Program and incorporate the changes to the 2021 CIP.

FUNDING: Traffic Impact Fee Program.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Department of Transportation has been directed to accelerate the Major Update to the Traffic Impact Fee (TIF) Program and the CIP (see September 17, 2019, Item 32). This is the ninth workshop to discuss policy items related to the implementation of the TIF Program.

The County’s TIF Program allocates the cost of roadway improvements based on the number of new vehicle trips generated in the PM peak hour for various land use types. For non-residential development, current land use categories include general commercial, hotel/motel/B&B, church, office/medical, and industrial/warehouse.

Most non-residential development generally falls into one of these above listed categories, although a “per trip” fee may be charged when the County determines that use of the categories is not appropriate. This may be due to an uncommon land use or any other factors that, at the County’s sole discretion, render the category unrepresentative of the expected trip generation of the proposed land use.

List of Projects for Inclusion in the Major Update to the TIF Program
The County’s Consultant Kimley-Horn has used the El Dorado County Travel Demand Model and the latest update to the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) to determine the list of projects to be included in the Major Update to the TIF Program. The Travel Demand Model has been upda...

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