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File #: BL-17-014    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bylaw Status: Passed
File created: 11/21/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/20/2017 Final action: 3/20/2017
Title: Bylaw 21/2017 - 2016 Off-Site Levies Annual Report and Bylaw Amendment Presented by: Tanya Hynes
Attachments: 1. Bylaw 21/2017 - Amendment 3 to Off-Site Levy Bylaw 30/2013, 2. Bylaw 30/2013 March 21, 2016, 3. City of St Albert 2016 Offsite Levy Update, 4. 2016 OSL Receipt Reconciliation Consistent with Approved Council Policy C-P&E-08
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Bylaw 21/2017 - 2016 Off-Site Levies Annual Report and Bylaw Amendment
Presented by: Tanya Hynes

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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1. That Bylaw 21/2017, being Amendment 3 to Off-Site Levy Bylaw 30/2013, be read a first time.

2. That Bylaw 21/2017 be read a second time.

3. That unanimous consent be given for consideration of third and final reading of Bylaw 21/2017.

4. That Bylaw 21/2017 be read a third and final time.

5. That $3.68M in the current off-site levy receipts held by the City be allocated and administered as indicated in the 2016 OSL Receipt Reconciliation Consistent with Approved Council Policy C-P&E-08, provided as an attachment to the March 20, 2017 agenda report entitled “Bylaw 21/2017 - 2016 Off-Site Levies Annual Report and Bylaw Amendment”.


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PURPOSE OF REPORT

The report summarizes the off-site levy rates updated for the 2017 construction season, and subsequent bylaw amendment to reflect the change in rates. Additionally, the required projects, which provide essential services for development and growth, have been updated to align with Council approved master planning documents and proposed changes to servicing schematics within developing neighbourhoods.

COUNCIL DIRECTION

On February 2, 2015 Council passed the following motion:

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That Council Policy C-P&E-08, Off-site Levy Framework dated February 2, 2015, be approved.

That Council Policy C-P&E-09, Off-site Levy City Front-Ending Prioritization Criteria dated February 2, 2015, be approved.


BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

A municipality may collect all or some of the capital dollars needed to construct new infrastructure required to support growth through the imposition of an off-site levy bylaw. The Municipal Government Act (“MGA”) defines categories of permissible off-site levies:

· New or expanded facilities for the storage, transmission, treatment or supply of water;
· New or expanded facilities for the treatment, movement or di...

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