Town of Wells, ME
York County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Wells 2-5-2013. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Beach parking fees — See Ch. 86, Art. III.

§ 67-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to establish ways to finance the costs of certain municipal programs and services by charging actual users, with the goal of making said programs and services self-sustaining.

§ 67-2 Beach dedicated revenue account.

A. 
All revenues generated from the Town’s municipal parking lots, including, but not limited to, beach parking passes and daily parking fees, shall be placed in a nonlapsing dedicated revenue account. Funds in said account may only be used for the purposes of creating, operating, improving and/or maintaining the Town’s beach facilities, including but not limited to parking lots, associated structures, public rest rooms, and general beach operations and maintenance.
B. 
Funds in the dedicated revenue account may not exceed $750,000 at any given time. Any revenues in excess of $750,000 shall be placed or transferred into the Undesignated Fund Balance (Surplus).

§ 67-3 Recreation Department dedicated revenue account.

A. 
All revenues generated from the Town’s Recreation Department, including, but not limited to, program fees, shall be placed in a nonlapsing dedicated revenue account. Funds in said account may only be used for the purposes of operating, improving and/or maintaining the Town’s Recreation Department and its facilities and programs.
B. 
Funds in the Recreation Department dedicated revenue account may not exceed $350,000 at any given time. Any revenues in excess of $350,000 shall be placed or transferred into the Undesignated Fund Balance (Surplus).

§ 67-4 Transfer station dedicated revenue account.

A. 
All revenues generated from the Town’s transfer station, including, but not limited to, user fees, shall be placed in a nonlapsing dedicated revenue account. Funds in said account may only be used for the purposes of operating, improving and/or maintaining the Town’s transfer station and its facilities.
B. 
Funds in the dedicated revenue account may not exceed $750,000 at any given time. Any revenues in excess of $750,000 shall be placed or transferred into the Undesignated Fund Balance (Surplus).

§ 67-5 Dedicated revenue accounts and annual budget.

All dedicated revenue accounts referenced in this chapter shall be prepared, submitted, and reviewed for budgetary purposes in the same manner as required by Sections 7.02, 7.03, 7.04, and 7.14 of the Town Charter and shall also be described and included in the annual Town Meeting warrant’s “Fiscal Year Proposed Budget Summary” and in appropriate tables appended to said warrant.

§ 67-6 Use of funds in dedicated revenue accounts.

Funds in the dedicated revenue accounts referenced in this chapter shall be available for use by the Selectmen, after public hearing, at any time during the fiscal year for the purposes set forth herein.