"All of [the schools] are over capacity," David Burpee, district director of special projects, said of the seven public school buildings.
recently appeared before the Hyde Park town board requesting impact fees be levied on developers of new housing projects.
To support his
cited a clause from the state Environmental Quality Review Act that calls for "fair and equitable mitigation."
"I have a right to come forward to say, 'This is a mitigating factor,' " Burpee
State law citedTown Attorney Scott Volkman notified Burpee the state does not allow such fees.
"I tip my hat to Mr. Burpee
for getting [the impact fee proposal] on the table," Eagan said.
...David Burpee, director of special projects for the Hyde Park School District, has asked the town to levy impact fees on developers of subdivision.
The fees per lot would vary under his