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RES4159CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON RESOLUTION NO. 41-59 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO ENTER INTO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH KING COUNTY AND THE CITIES OF BURIEN, SEATAC AND TUKWILA ENTITLED "AGREEMENT ON THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OWNERSHIP, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE F LINE RAPIDRIDE FIBER OPTIC PROJECT". WHEREAS, the City of Renton and King County and the Cities of Burien, Seatac and Tukwila ("Participating Agencies") are authorized, pursuant to RCW Chapter 39.34, to enter into an interlocal government cooperative agreement; and WHEREAS, the key elements of bus rapid transit include new, low-floor, hybrid diesel- electric buses; improved frequency of bus service; improved traffic operations; and transit stations with real-time passenger information signs; and WHEREAS, King County's bus rapid transit program has now been named RapidRide and the Participating Agencies are interested in advancing the implementation of this program; and WHEREAS, the approved King County transit capital program includes funding to support the investments in traffic signal systems and communication necessary to implement RapidRide; and WHEREAS, King County plans to construct a fiber optic network between the Burien Transit Center, Tukwila International Link Light Rail Station, Tukwila Transit Center, Tukwila Commuter Rail Station, Renton Transit Center and Renton Landing for the purpose of providing the communication infrastructure to support capital improvements such as real-time passenger information signs and transit signal priority elements of RapidRide; and 1 RESOLUTION NO. 4159 WHEREAS, King County plans to install a sufficient number of fiber optic cables to meet the County's needs as well as additional fiber optic cable to support the fiber communication needs ofthe Participating Agencies; and WHEREAS, the City of Burien, the City of SeaTac, the City of Tukwila, and the City of Renton have conduit path available that can serve all the Participating Agencies; and WHEREAS, mutually beneficial contractual arrangements between King County and other public entities that leverage public funds to provide both new and better bus service to cities and major employers is one of four key strategies identified in the Transit Now proposition approved by King County voters in the general election on November 7, 2006; NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON, DOES RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS: SECTION I. The above recitals are found to be true and correct in all respects. SECTION II. The Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to enter into an interlocal agreement with King County and the Cities of Burien, Seatac and Tukwila entitled Agreement on the Design, Construction, Ownership, and Maintenance ofthe F Line Rapidride Fiber Optic Project. PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 17th day of September ^ 2012. Bonnie I. Walton, City Clerk 2 RESOLUTION NO. 4159 APPROVED BY THE MAYOR this 17th day of September , 2012. Denis Law, Mayor Approved as to form: Lawrence J. Warren, City Attorney RES.1572:8/20/12:scr 3