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Posted on: April 26, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Public Impact Fees Topic of Neighborhood Meetings

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The City of Las Cruces will hold five public input meetings concerning updates to the Public Safety Impact Fee.
  
The Public Safety Impact Fee is a fee assessed on new residential and non-residential construction and has been in place since January 2012. The first of five meetings on public safety impact fees will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the auditorium of the DACC East Mesa Campus. The public is invited to attend.
  
Public safety impact fees help pay for police and fire department equipment, buildings and land acquisition. The fees are normally one-time payments used to fund capital improvement projects directly related to the city’s growth. Any potential fees would be collected from new home and commercial development projects.
  
The public safety impact fee meetings will be held: 

  • April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Dona Ana Community College East Mesa Campus Auditorium, 2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd.
  • May 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Sage Café, 6121 Reynolds Dr.
  • May 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Frank O’Brian Papen Center, 304 Bell Ave.
  • May 10 virtual meeting at 6 p.m. Registration: Webinar Registration - Zoom.
  • May 12 at 6 p.m. at the Dona Ana Community College East Mesa Campus Auditorium, 2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd.


The Las Cruces Development Code also requires a public hearing to be held on proposed changes. The City of Las Cruces will hold two of these public hearings. 

  • May 21 at 1 p.m. at Las Cruces City Council Chambers, 700 N. Main St., regarding Land Use Assumptions.
  • May 25 at 6 p.m. at Las Cruces City Council Chambers, 700 N. Main St., regarding Capital Improvement Plans and Impact Fee.


Comments on the impact fees can be sent via email to PublicSafetyImpactFee@las-cruces.org.
 

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