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File #: 21-1253    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/21/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/10/2021 Final action: 8/10/2021
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $153,408.32 to the El Dorado Hills Community Services District from its park and recreation development impact mitigation fee account for fee program administration and expenditures related to the Bass Lake Community Park, Valley View Village Park, Saratoga Village Park, and Heritage Village Park, which will expand the District's capabilities to serve new development that has occurred within the District. FUNDING: Development Impact Fees.
Attachments: 1. A - EDHCSD June Request, 2. B - EDHCSD July Request
Related files: 21-0938, 18-1034
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Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board order the Auditor-Controller to disburse $153,408.32 to the El Dorado Hills Community Services District from its park and recreation development impact mitigation fee account for fee program administration and expenditures related to the Bass Lake Community Park, Valley View Village Park, Saratoga Village Park, and Heritage Village Park, which will expand the District's capabilities to serve new development that has occurred within the District.

FUNDING: Development Impact Fees.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The California Mitigation Fee Act (Cal. Gov. §66000 et seq.) provides for the establishment of fees to mitigate the impacts of new development on public facilities in order to maintain the established level of service. Individual Special Districts do not have the authority to establish these fees; as a result, the County establishes fees on behalf of the districts. In accordance with the Mitigation Fee Act, these revenues are segregated and deposited into a separate account for each district.

Parks and recreation development impact mitigation fees were first collected on the District's behalf in 1998. The current fees are based on a 2018 Fee Nexus Study and Report (“Report”) detailing the legal and policy basis justifying the development impact mitigation fee within the District (Resolution 135-2018, Legistar File 18-1034).

In addition to the purchase of facilities and equipment necessary to mitigate the effects of new development on the districts' ability to provide services, the Mitigation Fee Act provides for use of the fee revenue to fund administration of the fee program. The EDHCSD charges 2% of park impact fee revenue collected to fund its fee program administration. The District's current requests include $18,649.95 for administration costs from the period from February - May 2021. The two requests also include reimbursement for permitting and project costs incurred through June 2021 ...

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