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Resolution No. 2008-24

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RESOLUTION NO. 2008-24

A RESOLUTION of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington, adopting a Six-Year Comprehensive Transportation Improvement Program for 2009 through 2014
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 35.77.010 of the Revised Code of Washington, cities are required to adopt and annually update a six-year transportation improvement plan; and,
WHEREAS, a public hearing was held before the Lakewood City Council at a meeting on August 4, 2008 to hear and receive public comment on the proposed, updated six-year plan; and,
WHEREAS, the 2009-2014 Program was developed under the guidance of the Citizen Transportation Review Committee and was sent to the Chamber of Commerce, neighborhood associations, Rotary clubs, utility providers, Pierce Transit, Clover Park School District, Clover Park Technical College, Pierce College, Planning Advisory Board, Redevelopment Advisory Board and other recognized groups and organizations in Lakewood soliciting comments prior to the public hearing.  Staff also placed the program on the City?s website and provided a copy to be displayed in the Public Library; and,
WHEREAS, two public comments were received at the public hearing held on August 4, 2008 and one written comment prior to that; and
WHEREAS, after considering all of the information presented the City Council finds that prioritized road and street capital improvement projects are essential to proper planning and the improvement of transportation within the City, and that planning as provided under the RCW is necessary to obtain available state and federal funding.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON HEREBY RESOLVES, as Follows:
Section 1. That the Six-Year Comprehensive Transportation Improvement  Program for 2009 through 2014, a copy of which is attached hereto, marked as Exhibit "A", and incorporated by this reference, be and the same is adopted, and that the City Council authorizes the City Manager or designee to use the same in applications for grant funding for transportation related projects, and further authorizes the City Manager or designee to apply for such grants based thereon.

Section  2. That this Resolution shall be in full force and effect upon passage and signatures heron.
PASSED by the City Council  this 18th day of August, 2008.
                           
CITY OF LAKEWOOD
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Douglas G. Richardson, Mayor
Attest:
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Alice M. Bush, MMC, City Clerk
Approved as to Form:
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Heidi Ann Wachter, City Attorney