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File #: 53821    Version: Name: Street vending license fees increases Street vending license fees increase
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2018 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 12/4/2018
Enactment date: 12/15/2018 Enactment #: ORD-18-00132
Title: SUBSTITUTE Creating Sections 9.13(1)(a) and (6)(n)6.c. and amending Sections 9.13(3), (3)(a), (5)(b), (5)(c), (6)(h), (6)(i)1. (6)(i)2., (7)(e), (7)(e)1., (10)(f), (10)(g)1., (12)(g), (12)(h)1., (5)(d)5., and 9.54(10)(a)1. of the Madison General Ordinances to increase most street vending license fees and the Table permit fee; and create a system of late fees associated with the licenses.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood
Attachments: 1. Substitute body, 2. Body, 3. Existing vending license fees and increases SUBSTITUTE - For Information Only
Fiscal Note
The proposed ordinance amendment increases the license fees for all street vending types except sidewalk cafes, merchant vendors, TOSVOD, and basic umbrella licenses, effective for the 2019-2020 vending season. The second attachment to this amendment is a table showing the increase for each license fee. The average increase is approximately 33 percent and will result in approximately $38,000 in additional revenue toward the General Fund based on 2018 street vending licensing levels.
Title
SUBSTITUTE Creating Sections 9.13(1)(a) and (6)(n)6.c. and amending Sections 9.13(3), (3)(a), (5)(b), (5)(c), (6)(h), (6)(i)1. (6)(i)2., (7)(e), (7)(e)1., (10)(f), (10)(g)1., (12)(g), (12)(h)1., (5)(d)5., and 9.54(10)(a)1. of the Madison General Ordinances to increase most street vending license fees and the Table permit fee; and create a system of late fees associated with the licenses.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: First, this amendment increases the license fees for all street vending types except sidewalk cafes, merchant vendors, TOSVOD and basic umbrella licenses, effective for the 2019-2020 vending season, which runs from April 15 to April 14. The new license fees for each license type are shown on Table 1, and a chart comparing the current and new base license fees is an attachment to this legislative item. Secondly, this amendment creates a due date for vending license applications and a system of late fees for both filing a late application and for late payment of the license fee. The due dates and associated fees are also shown in new Table 1. Vendors who apply late will be charged a late application fee, and vendors who fail to purchase their license, once approved, by the due date will owe a late payment fee. This is designed to encourage more timely applications and discourage vendors from vending without a license. This new system applies to all types of street vending: sidewalk cafes, food carts, merchant vendors, arts and crafts vendors, “basic” str...

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