(a) The department shall assess fees for
scaling services commensurate with local industry standard except that lessees
may pay a reduced fee.
recover costs, the department may establish rental fees and service charges for
the use of meeting rooms or halls, park facilities, and resource management
areas subject to approval by the commission.
Fees and charges for use of meeting rooms
or halls, and park facilities shall be based on:
(A) Actual operating costs including
utilities, maintenance and repair, custodial services, and security;
(B) Current capital costs,
provided that recognized homestead community associations may use meeting rooms
or halls, and park facilities to conduct association business for a rental fee
of $50 per twenty-four hours or fraction thereof, and a discounted fee schedule
may be set for lessees. The department shall have priority use of department
meeting rooms or halls even over prior existing reservations with at least
fourteen calendar days notice.
As applied to resource management areas,
a resource management plan shall be developed in consultation with
(A) Identify resource
management area issues, concerns, and opportunities;
(B) Identify management actions to address
resource management area issues, concerns and opportunities;
(C) Identify capital or operational costs or
both to implement management actions;
Calculate needed fees or service charges,
or both, based on estimated capital or operational costs, or both, of
identified management actions.
The department shall monitor the area to determine whether
the management actions have been successful under the management plan. Future
management prescriptions including re-evaluation of a fee schedule shall be
based on evaluations of whether management actions have been successful.
who have outstanding accounts, have provided false information when applying to
use department facilities, or have previously misused the department's
property, grounds, or facilities may be denied use of department facilities and
resource management areas.
Water from department systems shall be sold at rates established by the
commission. The department shall establish the frequency of billing and may
determine a minimum monthly charge.
(e) Fees and charges shall be revised when
necessary and approved by the commission during the odd year of the fiscal