THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF MARKHAM


EXCERPT CONTAINING ITEM #006a OF THE COUNCIL COMMITTEE (November 26, 13)


CL131126 (1) STORMWATER FUNDING (5.5)

            Presentation

1)         That the presentation provided by Rob Muir, Manager of Stormwater, entitled Stormwater Funding be received; and,

2)         That the annual fee revenue target be set at $6.5 M for the five year project cycle and that the funding requirement be updated every five years to reflect updated project costs estimates, Gas Tax allocation, inflation, growth, administration costs, and revenue collection; and,

3)         That stormwater fees be charged to all properties with a water account and that staff be authorized to develop the billing system with PowerStream, and to negotiate a contract for account management, billing, revenue collection, and customer support; and,

4)         That stormwater fee revenue be collected by sector in proportion to city-wide runoff contributions of 60% residential and 40% non-residential; and,

5)         That the fee flat fee for residential and multi-residential properties units be set at $36 per unit per year for the first 5 years; and,

6)         That the variable fee for non-residential properties be set based on a rate of $21/$100,000 current value assessment; and,

7)         That staff report back in q1 2014 on an implementation plan and communications strategy for implementation of the city-wide fee; and further,

8)         That staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

CARRIED