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Resolution No. 2007-15

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RESOLUTION NO. 2007-15

A RESOLUTION of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington, providing for amendment to the City of Lakewood Fee Schedule by incorporating property tax exemption fees.

WHEREAS, in connection with the municipal functions and operations of the City of Lakewood, the City provides various public services, a number of which entail fees; and,

WHEREAS, the City Council provided for adoption of fee schedules in the adoption of Ordinance No. 18, and Resolution Numbers 1996-4, 1996-5, 1996-14, 1996-32, 1997-7; 1997-14, 1997-18, 1997-31, 1997-32, 1998-10, 1998-14, 1998-16, 1999-17, 2000-18, 2001-08, 2001-11, 2001-24, 2001-30, 2002-11, 2002-28; 2003-2; 2003-4; 2003-21; 2004-10, 2006-21; 2006-26; 2006-34; and,

WHEREAS, in keeping with the philosophy of setting City fees in amounts reflective of actual costs, it is also appropriate at this time to amend the City of Lakewood Fee Schedule and add a fee for property tax exemptions to properly compensate the City for costs associated with these services provided by the City.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON HEREBY RESOLVES, as follows:

Section 1. That the Fee Schedule of the City of Lakewood is amended to include Incentive Urban Use Center fees, and the Fee Schedule is accordingly updated with the inclusion of the fees as set forth on the document attached hereto, marked as Exhibit ?A? and incorporated herein by this reference.

Section 2. That this Resolution shall be in full force and effect upon passage and signatures hereon.

PASSED by the City Council this 20th day of August, 2007.

CITY OF LAKEWOOD

Attest: _________________________________

Claudia B. Thomas, Mayor

_______________________________

Alice M. Bush, MMC, City Clerk

Approved as to Form:

_______________________________

Heidi Ann Wachter, City Attorney


Exhibit A

TAX INCENTIVE URBAN USE CENTER FEES

Tax Incentive Urban Use Center Application Fee

Pierce County Assessor Processing Fee (specific to the Tax Incentive Urban Use Center Application Fee)

Extension to Conditional Certificate

$150.00 plus $25.00 per multi-family unit, up to a maximum fee not to exceed $300.00.

$100.00

$50.00