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The impact of impact fees

Impact fees, designed to mitigate the adverse impacts of growth and development, are stirring controversy in communities where developers aren’t used to exactions. The issue is causing consternation across the board, as evidenced by… 1,331 more words

State of Emergency-75 Days and Counting

Our Oakland City Council with the encouragement of 400 to 600 residents (estimates vary) last April 5th, finally agreed with what we have been saying for months-we are in an affordable housing crisis. 893 more words

Oakland City Council

Tolar’s Folly

Lexington County Councilman Ned Tolar (R-6) has proposed two plans to fund road improvements in the county.  According to The State newspaper, Tolar is looking to impose “impact fees” on new residential development and build a ” 1,488 more words


Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (March 31)

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, March 31. 1,267 more words

Public Communications

5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (about 5:30 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. 288 more words

Public Communications

How do impact fees impact urban Palm Beach County?

Tony Doris of The Palm Beach Post covered an issue that is extremely important to municipalities in Palm Beach County: Transportation impact fees. Story is below. 1,445 more words

Post President's Day drinking game-Get your shot glasses ready!

Busy week here in the county!!! First off we have a regular legislative day on the 16th and then a joint BOE meeting on the 17th. 349 more words