HBA’s government affairs team is fighting back against what we believe is a flawed framework to raise the City of Sandy’s Parks System Development Charges (SDCs) to $20,000, or a 438% jump by just 2026. We have submitted written testimony and are working to engage with the council and rethink the policy shaping this increase. We are encouraging Sandy (along with other jurisdictions) to align any increases with hard data on either population growth’s impact or inflationary statistics. We are fighting hard to push back against the “middle-of-the-pack” mentality that governs how some municipalities measure fee increases based on other jurisdictions. Council will vote on an ordinance determining methodology on September 6th. For more information, contact Preston Korst at email@example.com.