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File #: 18-0301    Version:
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/20/2018 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 12/11/2018 Final action: 12/11/2018
Title: Approval of an Ordinance Adopting a Pavement Restoration Fee
Attachments: 1. Ordinance
Title
Approval of an Ordinance Adopting a Pavement Restoration Fee

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
The Land Use and Environment Committee recommends approval of an ordinance adopting the Pavement Restoration Fee.

City Manager Recommendation:
Move to approve the ordinance adopting a Pavement Restoration Fee on second reading.

Report
Issue:
Whether to approve an ordinance adopting the proposed Pavement Restoration Fee.

Staff Contact:
Fran Eide, P.E., City Engineer, Public Works Engineering, 360.753.8422.

Presenter(s):
None - Consent Calendar Item.

Background and Analysis:
Background and analysis has not changed from first to second reading.

Despite an effort undertaken in the late 1990s, there is no clear guidance related to the establishment, application, or collection of Pavement Restoration Fees for damage done to streets within five-years of the original paving date. This is affecting the life cycle of pavement as well as the collection of funds to help the City address premature pavement failure.
In 2016 and 2017, a committee made up of staff from the private utilities, Public Works, Community Planning and Development, and Information Services met to develop processes, procedures and a fee structure. The committee evaluated fee information from Lacey, Tumwater, Tukwila, Seattle Department of Transportation, Phoenix, and Concord (New Hampshire).

On February 16, 2018, staff made a presentation to the Land Use and Environment Committee (LUEC), providing an update on the proposed Pavement Restoration Fee.
The structure uses a base fee of $25.00 per square foot or portion thereof and a five-year de-escalation.

Year 1 (new treatment): 5X base fee (or $125.00 per square foot or portion thereof);
Year 2: 4X base fee (or $100.00 per square foot or portion thereof);
Year 3: 3X base fee (or $75.00 per square foot or portion thereof);
Year 4: 2X base fee (or $50.00 per square foot or portion thereof);
Year 5: 1X base fee...

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