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Posted on: July 8, 2016

League City’s capital improvement shortfalls

City Council and staff are continuously working to enhance the quality of life for the League City community while executing the city’s ‘Roadmap to the Future’ and planning for the future needs beyond today and tomorrow.

League City must maintain public facilities and infrastructure over the long-term in order to help safeguard current and future private property values. With this in mind, city officials worked throughout the past year to define the reinvestment needs of existing infrastructure and municipal facilities.

The city’s capital improvement funding shortfalls were presented to Council Feb. 8, 2016. The focus of the presentation included the need to reinvest in existing infrastructure and plan for organizational growth to support the city’s expanding responsibility in the coming years.

City officials then conducted a revenue study on how best to fund the capital improvement. The findings analyzed current revenue sources and identified possibilities for additional revenue sources to help close the long-term funding gaps discussed with City Council Feb. 29, 2016.

During the meeting, City Council requested the staff identify cities comparable in proximity and population to conduct a more comprehensive revenue study.

City Council approved the following list of cities during a follow-up meeting: Allen, Baytown, Bryan, College Station, Dickinson, Edinburg, Friendswood, Galveston, Lewisville, Longview, Missouri City, Pearland, Richardson, Round Rock, San Angelo, Stafford, Sugar Land, Texas City, Tyler, Webster and Wichita Falls.

Findings from the study were presented May 9, 2016. City Council and staff discussed the potential revenue sources, which fees are currently in place, and assess the fees and taxes that would help fund the city’s capital improvement projects.

City Council will consider and take action on the fees and sales taxes to fund the city's long-term budget shortfalls during the July 12, 2016 meeting. Fees and taxes up for consideration are listed below:

• Fees:
-- Parks and facilities sponsorship
-- Non-consent towing
-- Revenue
-- Building
-- Planning
-- Code enforcement
-- Excavation
-- Emergency Medical Services
-- Engineering services and construction inspection

• New and existing taxes:
-- Local sales taxes on telecommunications services and residential utilities
-- Hotel Occupancy Tax increase

The City of League City City Council meetings are available for viewing on http://leaguecitytx.swagit.com/city-council/ or on Comcast Ch. 16. Agendas and supporting documents for meetings are also available at https://leaguecity.legistar.com/calendar.aspx. Additionally, the long-term funding presentation is available at www.leaguecity.com/DocumentCenter/View/13596.

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