TOWN OF EAGLE, COLORADO ORDINANCE

81631 | 09/19/2019 | Ad id: 8-0000484058-01
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TOWN OF EAGLE, COLORADO ORDINANCE NO. 22 (Series of 2019) AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF EAGLE, COLORADO AMENDING SECTION 12.16.060 OF THE EAGLE MUNICIPAL CODE CONCERNING WATER AND SEWER PLANT INVESTMENT FEES FOR SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES WHEREAS, the Town charges water and sewer plant investment fees based upon equivalent residential usage (EQR) units per the Table of Equivalent Units set forth in Section 12.16.060 of the Eagle Municipal Code; WHEREAS, on July 23, 2019, Town staff presented to the Board of Trustees three possible solutions for addressing challenges associated with the Town's current method of calculating water and sewer plant investment fees for single-family homes; WHEREAS, the Board determined that calculating a plant investment fee based upon lot size is best suited for meeting the Town's goals and eliminating ambiguities regarding the future uses or irrigable landscaped areas of such single-family homes; and WHEREAS, the adoption of this new calculation for single-family homes eliminates the need to assess fees for accessory dwelling units or additional finished space in single-family homes. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF EAGLE, COLORADO, AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Part 1 of the table found in Section 12.16.060 of the Eagle Municipal Code is hereby repealed in its entirety and reenacted as follows: TABLE OF EQUIVALENT UNITS CLASSIFICATION EQUIVALENT UNIT 1. Single family residence (per lot size) Up to 8,000 sq. ft 1.0 8,001-10,000 sq. ft. 1.2 10,001-12,000 sq. ft. 1.3 12,000 or more sq. ft. 1.4 Section 2. Part 4 of the table found in Section 12.16.060 of the Eagle Municipal Code is hereby deleted in its entirety, with the remainder of the table renumbered accordingly. Section 3. Severability. If any article, section, paragraph, sentence, clause, or phrase of this Ordinance is held to be unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such decision shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of the remaining portions of this Ordinance. The Board of Trustees hereby declares that it would have passed this Ordinance and each part or parts hereof irrespective of the fact that any one, or part, or parts be declared unconstitutional or invalid. Section 4. Safety. This Ordinance is deemed necessary for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare. INTRODUCED, READ, PASSED, ADOPTED AND ORDERED PUBLISHED ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2019. TOWN OF EAGLE, COLORADO Anne McKibbin, Mayor ATTEST: Jenny Rakow, Town Clerk PUBLISHED: Eagle Valley Enterprise September 19, 2019. 0000484058