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the middle of a much broader overhaul — fis- cal neutrality is the principle that new growth pay its own way. Under 2050, developers are required to prove that new projects gener- ate enough revenue through impact fees and taxes that taxpayers elsewhere are not subsi- dizing any increased burden on infrastructure. Fiscal impact analysis is a useful tool employed by many governments, Arduin told the board Wednesday, but she told The Sarasota News Leader after the meeting that "only a couple counties" factor in that analysis when decid- ing whether to approve a new development. There isn't a clear model the county can just import, she said. Consultant Donna Arduin sits in the audience, awaiting her turn at the podium on Feb. 19. Photo by Rachel Hackney Sarasota News Leader February 21, 2014 Page 17

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