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The City Council approved the 2014 San Joaquin County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation and Open Space Plan Development fees.
Steven Mayo, the program’s manager for the San Joaquin Council of Governments, explained that the fees streamline the process for developers, so that they don’t have to deal with state and federal agencies on projects.
City Councilman Bob Johnson said city officials and community leaders from Lincoln will be visiting Lincoln Saturday, to tour the Lodi.
“I think it’s a feather in our cap that other people are coming to luck at us, and maybe take away some of our ideas to improve their communities,” Johnson said.
Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 am
Developers pursuing projects on the far western side of Lodi will have the option of building their share of storm drainage systems and neighborhood parks or paying the city a fee under a plan passed by the City Council Wednesday.
Since 1991 developers have had to pay impact mitigation fees to help pay for additional infrastructure and services — such as streets, storm drainage, parks, water, wastewater, police and fire — the city needs due to growth.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 am.