Sarasota News Leader

05/10/2013

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THE STATUS QUO A chart compares road impact fees for Sarasota County. Image courtesy Sarasota County THE COUNTY COMMISSION VOTES 4-1 TO MAINTAIN ITS CURRENT ROAD IMPACT FEES INDEFINITELY AND AGREES TO WORK WITH THE CITY OF SARASOTA ON A MULTIMODALITY AGREEMENT FOR CITY FEES By Rachel Brown Hackney Editor After reviewing updated road impact fee data, the Sarasota County Commission voted 4-1 on May 8 to direct staff to maintain the existing rate schedule indefinitely. of Sarasota on utilizing road impact fees collected within that municipality in multimodal projects — the addition of bike lanes and sidewalks not associated with new road projects. However, the motion called for the implementation of an inflation index as of Jan. 1, 2015, and it also directed staff to begin working immediately with representatives of the City Further, the motion includes a provision calling for the County Commission to revisit the road impact fee schedule six months prior to Feb. 1, 2015.

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