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11/19/2019 10 Authorization of a Tier II Hazardous Materials Fee a\'4\lyy bxk ik 1 " PPd +� PPP d g. P A PPPPPP+Pd s' lii it tYlltYlA.\ta. BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 10. For Meeting of: November 19, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Resolution authorizing a Tier II Hazardous Materials Fee SUBMITTED BY: Aaron Markham, Fire Chief SUMMARY EXPLANATION: During the October 17, 2019 budget study session, the Yakima City Council approved the establishment of an annual Tier II Hazardous Materials Fee in the amount of$3,000 for facilities that meet the threshold levels for reporting hazardous materials stored onsite. Fee revenues will be added to the Fire Department budget in order to sustain the corresponding special hazardous material fire services and to offset the cost for the services the fire department has been and will continue to provide. Approval of the attached resolution would formalize the annual Tier II Hazardous Materials Fees. ITEM BUDGETED: Yes STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Public Safety APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type D esolution 11/5/2019 e Me o 2 RESOLUTION NO. R-2019- RESOLUTION authorizing the Yakima Fire Department to impose a fee for services to occupancies required to report hazardous material quantities in accordance with the "Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act". WHEREAS, the City of Yakima has adopted the International Fire Code 2015 with amendments; and WHEREAS, the International Fire Code (IFC), section 105, authorizes the fire code official to issue operational permits for hazardous material storage, transportation on site, dispensing, and the handling of hazardous materials in excess amounts; and WHEREAS, the Yakima Fire Department is designated as the hazardous materials incident command and response agency for all hazardous materials incidents within the City of Yakima as set forth in YMC 6.90; and WHEREAS, during the October 17, 2019, budget study session, the City Council approved the establishment of an annual Tier II Hazardous Materials Fee in the amount of $3,000 for facilities that meet the threshold levels for reporting hazardous materials stored onsite, said fee revenues to be added to the Fire Department budget in order to sustain the corresponding special hazardous material fire services and to offset the cost for the services the fire department has been providing; now, therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: The City Council of the City of Yakima hereby authorizes the Yakima Fire Department to assess the annual fee of Three Thousand Dollars to facilities that meet the threshold levels for reporting hazardous materials stored onsite in order to increase the Fire Department budget to meet the costs incurred to sustain the corresponding special hazardous material fire services. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 19'h day of November, 2019. ATTEST: Kathy Coffey, Mayor Sonya Clear Tee