Taxation Policies and Financing Streets and Maintenance

APA Kansas Chapter


Friday, October 7, 2016
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. CDT

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Description: The maintenance of streets puts a significant financial burden on cities. City personnel recognize that the available resources are inadequate to maintain the extensive networks of roads and are looking for strategies to deal with this shortfall. These strategies including creating new street maintenance taxes, shifting priorities and creating a fee structure for new neighborhood development. The aim of this session is to demonstrate examples of existing and alternative strategies to deal with this shortfall, and to have a discussion about the repercussions of these strategies. 







Greg Newmark

Invited Speaker

Dr. Newmark is a practicing planner and has worked extensively in private, public, and non-profit settings. He received his PhD in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley in 2011, his MSc in City and Regional Planning from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in 2006, and ... Read More

Brent Chamberlain

Invited Speaker

Brent Chamberlain, Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning, Kansas State University Dr. Chamberlain conducts research and teaching in environmental landscape planning and psychology. He has an extensive experience working with immersive technologies, coupled with geospatial models, for future visioning and planning. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed ... Read More