Posts Tagged ‘fees and charges’

Water and Sewer Extensions “At No Cost” – Analyzing the New Annexation Law

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

As summarized in this post, the new annexation reform law requires cities to extend water and sewer services to annexed areas if the owners of a majority of properties in the area request service. The law requires the city to offer to each eligible owner of real property the opportunity to obtain water or sewer service, […]

How Much is Too Much for That Application Fee?

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

In her regular budget update for the town council, Mayor Juanita Beasley advised the council that the budget cuts implemented for the 2010-11 fiscal year appeared to be adequate. She cautioned, however, that while the economy seemed to be stabilizing, the town’s budget outlook for 2011-12 was still bleak. After some grim discussion about just […]

New Electronic Notice of Imposition or Increase in Fees Applicable to Construction of Development: Part II

Monday, September 28th, 2009

UPDATE August 2013: For more recent information on this topic, click here. Last week, I summarized the new electronic notice and public comment requirements on the imposition of, or increase in, certain fees and charges assessed by local governments, and (at least potentially) sanitary districts and water and sewer authorities, imposed by S.L. 2009-436 (SB 698). […]