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RES2733 f CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON RESOLUTION NO. 2733 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON, DESIGNATING KING COUNTY AS COORDINATING AGENCY TO ESTABLISH A GREEN RIVER VALLEY TRANSPORTATION BENEFIT DISTRICT (GRVTBD) WITHIN THE GENERAL BOUNDARIES OF THE GREEN RIVER VALLEY ACTION PLAN. WHEREAS, significant increases in population and employment in King County are occurring and are expected to continue to occur in the future; and WHEREAS, such increases have been quantified in the- Puget Sound Council of Government's Year 2000 Population and Employment Forecast; and WHEREAS, the existing transportation system is already congested, and in need of expansion, and is not capable of supporting the proposed traffic to be generated by the growing- population and commercial development without significant improvements; and WHEREAS, a summary of the identified needs and costs for projects in the unincorporated area of south King County-as outlined. in the Green River Valley Transportation Action Plan (GRVTAP) ; and WHEREAS, King County Council Motion 6983 directed the Executive and Council staff to work with agencies, jurisdictions, and the private sector to discuss and evaluate the development of a system of transportation benefit districts in south King County; and 1 RESOLUTION NO. 2733 WHEREAS, the Valley Transportation Committee (VTC) , composed of Puget Sound Council of Governments, Metro, Washington State Department of Transportation, King County, Auburn, Tukwila, Renton, and Kent has been working with the Valley Area Transportation Alliance (VATA) to define the parameters required to form a Transportation Benefit District, in the Green River Valley; and WHEREAS, a preliminary boundary and list of projects have been proposed in the GRVTAP; and WHEREAS, potential options for financing the necessary improvements are being explored; and WHEREAS, the VTC has determined that creation of a Green River Valley Transportation Benefit District (GRVTBD) should proceed; and WHEREAS, accomplishment of the formation of a GRVTBD will require coordination of staff resources and funding as necessary and appropriate among the agencies, jurisdictions, and private organizations; and WHEREAS, a steering committee for the GRVTAP shall be formed consisting of a representative from each of the following organizations : Auburn, Kent, King County, Renton Tukwila, METRO, Puget Sound Council of Governments, the Valley Area Transportation Alliance (VATA) and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) . The steering committee shall develop preliminary recommendations and provide policy guidance to each of the participating organizations, NOW THEREFORE 2 k RESOLUTION NO. 2733 THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF _RENTON, WASHINGTON, DO RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS: SECTION I : The above recitals are found to be true and correct in all respects . SECTION II : The City of Renton designates King County as a coordinating agency to establish a Green River Valley TBD (GRVTBD) within the general boundaries of the GRVTAP. PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 1st day of August , 1988 . Maxine E. Motor, City Clerk APPROVED BY THE MAYOR this 1st day of August , 1988 . E&lc Clymer, 411ayor Approv d as to form: ' Lawrence J. Warre City Attorney RES.27 : 7-22-88 :as . 3