Chapter 5

Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee

2-5-1: Created


There is hereby created a Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee for the City, which committee shall be known and designated as the Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee. (1952 Code § 2-07-01)

2-5-2: Clerk Or Secretary


The Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee shall have authority to designate a Clerk, who may be an officer or employee of the City, and who shall act as such Clerk or Secretary to the committee, without extra compensation, and shall keep an accurate record of all proceedings of said committee, and shall file, when ordered by the committee, with the Council, a report of all transactions of the Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee. (1952 Code § 2-07-02)

2-5-3: Membership; Appointment; Terms; Vacancies


The Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee shall consist of up to nine (9) members appointed by the Mayor with the confirmation of the City Council. At least two (2) members shall be active in the business of development, building or real estate and one member may be, at the time of appointment, under the age of twenty one (21) years. Persons living within the area of City impact shall be entitled to representation on the Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee. Such representation shall as nearly as possible reflect the proportion of population living within the area of City impact. Upon appointment as herein provided, the members of the committee shall meet and draw lots for the term of office which shall be as near as possible for an equal number of terms for two (2), four (4) and six (6) years, and thereafter, at the expiration of any term of office, appointment to such office shall be for the period of four (4) years. Members appointed to the committee because of expansion beyond the five (5) original members shall serve three (3) year terms. If a vacancy shall occur during any unexpired term, the Mayor, with the confirmation of the Council, shall appoint a member for the balance of such unexpired term. The student member shall be appointed to a term of up to one year. (Ord. 16-13, 6-4-2013)

2-5-4: Chairperson


The Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee shall meet and appoint one of its members as Chairperson of the committee, who shall hold office as such Chairperson for such term as the committee shall so designate, and the committee may elect a Co-Chairperson who shall act as Chairperson in the absence of the Chairperson of the committee. (1952 Code § 2-07-04)

2-5-5: Compensation; Quorum


The members of the Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee shall serve and act without compensation, except that their actual and necessary expenses shall be allowed by the Council and the City shall provide the necessary and suitable equipment and supplies to enable the committee to properly transact and perform its business.

Four (4) or more of the appointive members of the committee shall be necessary to constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The committee shall hold meetings each month as needed, and at such other times as may be called by the Chairman or by the Mayor. (Ord. 41-18, 9-25-2018)

2-5-6: Duties


The Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee shall serve in an advisory capacity and is established to:


A. Assist the City in adopting land use assumptions;


B. Review the Capital Improvements Plan and proposed amendments, and file written comments;


C. Monitor and evaluate implementation of the Capital Improvements Plan;


D. File periodic reports, at least annually, with respect to the Capital Improvements Plan and report to the Mayor and Council any perceived inequities in implementing the plan or imposing the development impact fees; and


E. Advise the Mayor and Council of the need to update or revise land use assumptions, Capital Improvements Plan and development impact fees. (1952 Code § 2-07-06)

2-5-7: Information Available To Committee


The Mayor and Council shall make available to the Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee, upon request, all financial and accounting information, professional reports in relation to other development and implementation of land use assumptions, the Capital Improvements Plan and periodic updates of the Capital Improvements Plan. (1952 Code § 2-07-06)

2-5-8: Cooperation Of Departments


This chapter shall not be construed in any manner as infringing upon any authorization previously granted to any other commission or board of the City, but all the departments and officials of the City shall cooperate with the Development Impact Fee Advisory Committee for the purpose of coordinating the efforts and functions of all departments, commissions and boards of the City for the development of all public facilities of the City. (1952 Code § 2-07-06)