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Resolution No. 2012-03

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES OF JANUARY 3, 2012

RESOLUTION NO. 2012-03

A RESOLUTION of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington, amending Resolution 2011-13 and appointing a representative to the Pierce Transit Public Transportation Improvement Conference.

WHEREAS, Pierce County and the Jurisdictions of  Tacoma, Bonney Lake, Buckley, DuPont, Edgewood, Fife, Fircrest, Gig Harbor, Lakewood, Milton, Orting, Pacific, Puyallup, Ruston, Steilacoom, Sumner, and University Place previously established the Pierce County Public Transportation Benefit Area in accordance with and as authorized by Chapter 36.57A RCW; and

WHEREAS, the said Pierce County Public Transportation Benefit Area Authority was lawfully established and is an active municipal corporation which operates under the name Pierce Transit, for the purpose of providing public transportation services; and

WHEREAS, on November 14, 2011, the Board of Commissioners of Pierce Transit adopted a resolution calling for the convening of a Public Transportation Improvement Conference (“Conference”) for the purpose of considering the need and desirability of adjusting the boundary of Pierce Transit; and

WHEREAS, RCW 36.57A.020 requires each component City to select an elected representative to attend the Conference; and

WHEREAS, the existing boundary of Pierce Transit includes the City of Lakewood; and

WHEREAS, the Lakewood City Council hereby finds it is in the best interest of the residents of the City of Lakewood to continue to be included within the boundary of Pierce Transit; and

WHEREAS, the Councilmember appointed by Resolution 2011-13 is no longer serving on the City Council;

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON HEREBY RESOLVES, as follows:

Section 1. The Lakewood City Council hereby designates Councilmember ______________ as its elected representative to attend and represent the City of Lakewood at the Public Transportation Improvement Conference and all continued meetings thereof, including any public hearings scheduled by said Conference; and

Section 2.  This Resolution shall be in full force and effect upon passage and signatures hereon.

PASSED by the City Council this 3rd day of January, 2012.

CITY OF LAKEWOOD

______________________________Mayor

Attest:

_______________________________

Alice M. Bush, MMC, City Clerk

Approved as to Form:

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Heidi Ann Wachter, City Attorney