Municipal Vehicle Impound Facility Introduction to Feasibility
Vehicle Impound Facility <ul><li>City Council directed the police department to begin examining the feasibility of establi...
Relevant Laws & Administrative Rules <ul><li>Tx Administrative Code </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapter 85 </li></ul></ul><ul><l...
Vehicles Towed  <ul><li>Vehicles that are towed by the SAPD & Municipal Court include those that are towed due to: </li></...
Vehicles Towed <ul><li>SAPD </li></ul><ul><li>Municipal Court </li></ul><ul><li>Total </li></ul><ul><li>400-450  </li></ul...
Legally Permitted Fees <ul><li>Impound Fee $20 </li></ul><ul><li>Notification Fee $50 </li></ul><ul><li>Storage Fee $20 </...
Revenue Potential <ul><li>Same day retrieval by owner $14,550 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(all towed vehicles – impound fees onl...
Auction Proceeds <ul><li>Estimates indicate 100 to 125 vehicles are auctioned or salvaged annually. </li></ul><ul><li>Onli...
Personnel Projections <ul><li>24-7 operations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 full time & 3 part-time personnel </li></ul></ul><ul...
Personnel Projections <ul><li>Salary Range  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$19,443 to $21,435 (per person) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>B...
Other Considerations <ul><li>Facilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Secure Fenced Area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Office F...
Summary <ul><li>There is a definable amount of revenue associated with a municipal vehicle storage facility if adequate da...
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City Council June 28, 2011 Police Department municipal vehicle impound facility

  1. 1. Municipal Vehicle Impound Facility Introduction to Feasibility
  2. 2. Vehicle Impound Facility <ul><li>City Council directed the police department to begin examining the feasibility of establishing a municipally owned and operated vehicle impound facility. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What follows is a very basic analysis that can be used by council to determine further direction. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Relevant Laws & Administrative Rules <ul><li>Tx Administrative Code </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapter 85 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tx Occupations Code </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapter 2303 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapter 2308 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tx Transportation code </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapter 545 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapter 683 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tx code of Criminal Procedure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chapter 18 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Vehicles Towed <ul><li>Vehicles that are towed by the SAPD & Municipal Court include those that are towed due to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abandoned Vehicles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subsequent “No Insurance” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seized (pursuant to investigation) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Vehicles Towed <ul><li>SAPD </li></ul><ul><li>Municipal Court </li></ul><ul><li>Total </li></ul><ul><li>400-450 </li></ul><ul><li>300-325 </li></ul><ul><li>700-775 </li></ul>Annually <ul><li>Average for Past 3 yrs = 727 vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Estimates indicate an increase in towed vehicles due to policy & procedure changes will range from 10% to 30% </li></ul>
  6. 6. Legally Permitted Fees <ul><li>Impound Fee $20 </li></ul><ul><li>Notification Fee $50 </li></ul><ul><li>Storage Fee $20 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage fees for subsequent “no insurance” are capped at $15 per day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fees are subject to other restrictions as provided for in relevant rules and laws </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Revenue Potential <ul><li>Same day retrieval by owner $14,550 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(all towed vehicles – impound fees only) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Estimates (based on best guess – no data available) </li></ul><ul><li>impound fee 100% 727 $20.00 $ 14,540 </li></ul><ul><li>notification fee 95% 691 $50.00 $ 34,532 </li></ul><ul><li>same day 5% 36 $ - $ - </li></ul><ul><li>2-day 20% 145 $20.00 $ 5,816 </li></ul><ul><li>5 day 20% 145 $20.00 $ 14,540 </li></ul><ul><li>10 day 15% 109 $20.00 $ 21,810 </li></ul><ul><li>20 day 10% 73 $20.00 $ 29,080 </li></ul><ul><li>30 day 8% 58 $20.00 $ 34,896 </li></ul><ul><li>60 day 5% 36 $20.00 $ 43,620 </li></ul><ul><li>90 day 2% 15 $20.00 $ 26,172 </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL GROSS RECEIPTS $ 225,005 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Auction Proceeds <ul><li>Estimates indicate 100 to 125 vehicles are auctioned or salvaged annually. </li></ul><ul><li>Online auction in the metroplex indicates an average sale price of $750 </li></ul><ul><li>Local sales will probably range from $200 to $750 (salvage vehicles much lower) </li></ul><ul><li>Proceeds may range from $25,000 to $90,000 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Personnel Projections <ul><li>24-7 operations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 full time & 3 part-time personnel </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Day time operations only </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 full time & 1 part-time personnel </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Personnel Projections <ul><li>Salary Range </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$19,443 to $21,435 (per person) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Benefits Range </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$5,833 to $6,430 (per person) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Total Daytime only salary/benefits range </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$25,276 to $27,865 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Total 24-7 salary/benefits range </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$75,829 to $83,597 </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Other Considerations <ul><li>Facilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Secure Fenced Area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Office Facility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Operations Considerations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insurance Requirement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electricity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bldg/Grounds Maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Supplies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Furniture/Fixtures </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Summary <ul><li>There is a definable amount of revenue associated with a municipal vehicle storage facility if adequate data is obtained. </li></ul><ul><li>Personnel and Operations can be determined with proper assistance and planning </li></ul><ul><li>There are a significant set of rules and laws that must be adhered to and examined during a complete cost/benefit analysis </li></ul>
  13. 13. Questions?

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