Capital Improvements Advisory Committee

Meetings

  • Held on a biannual basis (usually November and May)
  • Last Monday of November and May
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Special meetings are held as needed
  • The meetings are held in the evening and are approximately 15 minutes to 45 minutes in duration

Members

The (CIAC) is comprised of five voting members of the Planning and Zoning Commission, plus one ad hoc voting member (industry representative) who is not an employee of the city and who is a representative of the real estate, development, or building industry (residency not required), plus one ad hoc voting member (ETJ representative) who is a representative of the extraterritorial jurisdiction area. A quorum is four members and a majority of the quorum must be planning and zoning commission members. Current members are:


TitleNameTerm
Place 1Dennis Hilborn2019-2021
Place 2Doreen Snediker2018-2020
Place 3Gregory Kadesch, Chair2019-2021
Place 4Peter Hall2018-2020
Place 5Jim Marcussen2019-2021
Place 6Vacant Ad Hoc Industry Rep2018-2020
Place 7T Y Caraway2019-2021


 Overview

The Capital Improvements Advisory Commission (CIAC) is comprised of select members of the planning and zoning commission. This group is charged with making recommendations to the City Council regarding long-range capital improvement plans to be financed with the Haslet impact fees. The functions of the advisory committee are:

  • Advise and assist the city in adopting land use assumptions
  • Review the capital improvement plan regarding water and wastewater capital improvements and file written comments thereon
  • Monitor and evaluate implementation of the capital improvement plan
  • Advise the city of the need to update or revise the land use assumptions, capital improvement plan and impact fees
  • Submit to the city council a semiannual report evaluating the progress of the city in achieving the capital improvement plan and identifying any problems in implementing the plan or administering the impact fees

This commission meets on a bi-annual basis (usually November and May) to review the amount of the impact fees collected, for both water and sewer, and determine the best projects for the use of the impact fee money.

Term

Each commission member serves a staggered two-year term. Members serving in odd-numbered places will be appointed in odd-numbered years, and members serving in even-numbered places will be appointed in even-numbered years. The industry representative shall be considered Place 6, and the ETJ representative shall be Place 7.

City Staff Liaison

CIAC members are provided clerical / administrative support from the Planning Department, and other members of city staff as appropriate, as well as the city engineer. Responsibilities consist of:

  • Advise and assist the city in adopting land use assumptions
  • Review the capital improvement plan regarding water and wastewater capital improvements and file written comments thereon
  • Monitor and evaluate implementation of the capital improvement plan
  • Advise the city of the need to update or revise the land use assumptions, capital improvement plan and impact fees
  • Submit to the city council a semiannual report evaluating the progress of the city in achieving the capital improvement plan and identifying any problems in implementing the plan or administering the impact fees