5.G Consider Ordinance 22-0127A, adopting the 2022 Master Thoroughfare Plan Update replacing the existing thoroughfare plan; providing that this ordinance shall be cumulative of all ordinances; providing a severability clause; and providing an effective date.
Town Staff briefed Council and noted a few small changes that were made to the plan. Council approved.
5.H Consider Ordinance 22-0127B, amending Chapter 9, “Planning and Miscellaneous Development Regulations,” of the Code of Ordinances, Town of Northlake, Texas, as amended, by amending Article 9.03, “Impact fees,” Division 3, “Roadway Impact Fees,” to adopt the Roadway Impact Fee Update dated January 2022; providing for updates to the Town’s Roadway Impact Fees, Capital Improvements Plan, and Land Use Assumptions; providing that this ordinance shall be cumulative of all ordinances; providing a severability clause; and providing an effective date.
The Town Engineer explained that the main reason for an estimated 60-80% increase in Impact Fees is primarily due to growth, the future roadways that will need to be developed over the next ten years to accommodate that growth and increased construction costs.
Council reiterated that this plan will give the Town the ability to make sure each new development pays for the roadways that are associated with it.
Public hearing was opened to Northlake residents.
Approved by Council.
5.I Consider modifying, continuing, and/or suspending the First Amended Declaration of Local and Public Health Emergency as modified by the Town Council on April 23, 2020.
No action was made by council to change the First Amended Declaration of Local and Public Health Emergency.