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Resolution No. 2011-10

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                                                           RESOLUTION NO. 2011-10

A RESOLUTION of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington, adopting a Six-Year Comprehensive Transportation Improvement Program for 2012 through 2017.

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 as part of a coordinated transportation program; and,

WHEREAS, a public hearing was held before the Lakewood City Council at a meeting on July 6, 2010, to hear and receive public comment on the proposed, updated six-year plan; and,

WHEREAS, the 2012-2017 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, and other recognized groups and organizations in Lakewood soliciting comments prior to the public hearing; and,

WHEREAS, public comments were received at the public hearing held on July 5, 2011; 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  2012 through 2017, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit “A" and incorporated by  reference, 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                 day of                                                  , 2011.

                  

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