ADOPTED - SEPTEMBER 27, 2005
Agenda Item No. 28
Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION AMENDING THE COUNTY’S ENHANCED ACCESS POLICY TO ESTABLISH FEES FOR OBTAINING PAPER MAPS AND DIGITAL PARCEL FILES FROM THE EQUALIZATION DEPARTMENT
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners has adopted an Enhanced Access to Public Records Policy whose intent is to provide a reasonable methodology for recovering necessary costs for providing access to selected public records in the various forms available through technological enhancements (Resolution #00-198, as amended by Resolution #120-150); and
WHEREAS, the Equalization Department now has digital parcel files and will soon also have 2005 digital photos available for access by the public; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners has determined that reasonable fees shall be established in order to recover the costs for providing access to selected public records in these forms; and
WHEREAS, the Equalization Director, MIS Director, and County Controller have recommended a set of fees for this purpose.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that in accordance with the Ingham County Enhanced Access to Public Records Policy, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby amends Resolution #00-198 (as amended by Resolution #02-150) and establishes fees for enhanced access to digital parcel files and photos as described in the attachment to this resolution.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the fees will be reviewed for possible adjustment on an annual basis, with a target of recovering 35% of the cost of providing the enhanced access.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Controller is authorized to reserve the additional funds generated from these fees for the purpose of re-flying the County is 2010.
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Celentino, Copedge, De Leon, Schor, Severino, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 9/20/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 9/21/05