Do you agree that Austin desperately needs a united front of officeholders, local businesses and voters to “make growth pay for itself?” (Note: An example is the passage of full water impact fees implemented on new developments in 2013. See the huge benefits below. Mind you, these benefits would have disappeared had the “Pilot Knob fiasco” been allowed to stand.) $300 million collections years 1-10 (already raised $150M in first 5 years) $45 million less debt service Fiscal Year 2018 15% lower customer bills Rate your support on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the most support and 1 being the least.

Todd Phelps


I believe there is common infrastructure required for the future growth of Austin, that everyone should participate in. Impact fees should not be funding the operations of the City’s development office, rather fees should be proportional to the costs of the additional infrastructure required to bring out a project.

Rate your support: 7