Transportation Impact Fee Advisory Committee

Authorized by and Date: The Transportation Impact Fee Advisory Committee was authorized by SMC 17D.075.140.

Mission Statement/Purpose:The members are appointed by the mayor and tasked with reviewing proposed changes to the fee schedules. The committee will also make recommendations on minor changes to the impact fee code.

Members Occupation/Affiliation
Bill White Transportation Consultant
Craig Soehren Commercial Broker
Jennifer Thomas Homebuilder’s Government Affairs Director
Greg Francis District 2 Citizen, Plan Commission
Michelle Pappas Futurewise
Mary Winkes District 2 Citizen, Plan Commission, Community Assembly
Lori Kinnear City Council Member, District 2
Mike Ulrich SRTC
Kai Huschke District 2 Citizen, Latah-Hangman Neighborhood
Elizabeth Tellesen Land Use Attorney
Darin Watkins Spokane Association of Realtors
Jonathan Bingle City Council Member, District 1

2022-2023 Update

The Transportation Impact Fee Advisory Committee has been reconvened to update parts of the impact fee code. Meetings were held on Nov. 15 and Dec. 13, 2022. A final meeting was held on Jan. 10, 2023.

2017-2019 Update

The Transportation Impact Fee Advisory Committee held its final meeting on Nov. 28, 2017. The code modifications recommended by the committee were presented in a workshop to the Plan Commission on July 24, 2019. The Plan Commission held a Public Hearing on August 14th, 2019 and passed the recommendations with a 6-1 vote. See the Plan Commission webpage for a link to meeting materials. The code modifications were adopted by City Council in September 2019.

Meeting Materials




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Inga Note
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