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(a) Purpose. There is hereby established a separate fund set aside for a special purpose entitled the Balboa Park Community Improvements Fund ("Fund"). All monies collected by the Development Fee Collection Unit at DBI pursuant to Section 422.3 shall be deposited in the Fund maintained by the Controller. The receipts in the Fund shall be appropriated in accordance with law through the normal budgetary process to fund public infrastructure and other allowable improvements subject to the conditions of this Section.
(b) Use of Funds.
(1) Community Improvements. All monies deposited in the Fund shall be used to design, engineer, acquire, improve, and develop pedestrian and streetscape improvements, bicycle infrastructure, transit, parks, plazas and open space, as defined in the Balboa Park Community Improvements Program with the Plan Area. Funds may be used for childcare facilities that are not publicly owned or "publicly-accessible." The Fund shall be allocated in accordance with Table 422.5.
Dollars Received From Residential Development
Dollars Received From Commercial Development
Complete Streets: Pedestrian and Streetscape Improvements, Bicycle Facilities
Recreation and Open Space
(2) Program Administration. No portion of the Fund may be used, by way of loan or otherwise, to pay any administrative, general overhead, or similar expense of any public entity, except for the purposes of administering this Fund in an amount not to exceed 5% of the total annual revenue. Administration of this Fund includes maintenance of the Fund, time and materials associated with processing and approving fee payments and expenditures from the Fund (including necessary hearings), reporting or informational requests related to the Fund, and coordination between public agencies regarding determining and evaluating appropriate expenditures of the Fund Monies from the Fund may be used by the Planning Commission to commission economic analyses for the purpose of revising the fee, or to complete an updated nexus study to demonstrate the relationship between development and the need for public facilities if this is deemed necessary. All interest earned on this account shall be credited to the Balboa Park Community Improvements Fund.
(c) Acquisition of New Open Space. A public hearing shall be held by the Recreation and Parks Commission to elicit public comment on proposals for the acquisition of property using monies in the Fund that will ultimately be maintained by the Department of Recreation and Parks. Notice of public hearings shall be published in an official newspaper at least 20 days prior to the date of the hearing, which notice shall set forth the time, place, and purpose of the hearing. The Parks Commission may vote to recommend to the Board of Supervisors that it appropriate money from the Fund for acquisition and development of property acquired for park use.
(d) The Planning Department shall work with other City agencies and commissions, specifically the Department of Recreation and Parks, DPW and MTA, to develop a proposed expenditure plan and to develop agreements related to the administration of the improvements to existing public facilities and development of new public facilities within public rights-of-way or on any acquired public property. The proposed expenditure plan shall be approved by the Board of Supervisors.
(e) The Director of Planning shall have the authority to prescribe rules and regulations governing the Fund, which are consistent with this Section 422et seq. The Director of Planning, as the head of the Inter-Agency Plan Implementation Committee (IPIC), shall make recommendations to the Board regarding allocation of funds.
[Former] division (d) amended; Ord. 263-13, Eff. 12/27/2013. Divisions (a)-(b)(2) amended; former divisions (c) and (d) deleted; former divisions (e)-(g) redesignated as [now former] divisions (d)-(f) and amended; Ord. 50-15 , Eff. 5/24/2015. Divisions (b)(1) and (b)(2) amended; former divisions (d)-(f) redesignated as (c)-(e); Ord. 188-15 , Eff. 12/4/2015.
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