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Town Council Resolution 23 2010TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 23 SERIES OF 2010 A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE IN SUPPORT OF THE ROARING FORK WATERSHED PLAN Whereas, water is a critical natural resource to the environmental, social and economic well-being of the Roaring Fork Watershed, and Whereas, a collaboration of local governments, government agencies, non- profits, associations, and citizens have come together to form the Roaring Fork Watershed Collaborative Water Group, and Whereas, this collaboration has undertaken the writing of the Roaring Fork Watershed Plan, and Whereas, the Ruedi Water and Power Authority (RWAPA) is the sponsor of the Roaring Fork Watershed Plan, and Whereas, the Municipal and County governments in the Roaring Fork Valley are members and supporters of the Ruedi Water and Power Authority, and Whereas, RWAPA and the Roaring Fork Conservancy have been working diligently on the Roaring Fork Watershed Plan since 2008 and have completed Phase I of the Plan, the State of the Watershed Report, and Whereas, RWAPA and the Roaring Fork Conservancy are currently in the midst of Phase II of the Plan which will produce recommendations for future water management in the Roaring Fork Valley, and Whereas, the Plan has engaged and involved hundreds of citizens of the Roaring Fork Valley through many meetings, presentations and other activities publicizing the Plan and soliciting contributions to and discussions of the Plan and, Whereas, those efforts have resulted in broad support for the planning process and significant and extensive public input into the Plan, and Whereas, the local governments and agencies with responsibility for water management, treatment, delivery, development and conservation wish to formally endorse the concepts of resource sustainability, environmental quality, public safety, recreational value and aesthetic appeal that are the objectives of the Plan, 10-23 Resolution Page 2 of 2 Therefore, Let It Be Resolved, that the Snowmass Village Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village hereby express their support for the watershed planning process and their intent to thoughtfully consider the recommendations of the Plan which they may find appropriate, feasible and beneficial to their respective communities and the watershed as a whole. INTRODUCED, READ AND APPROVED on the motion of Council Member Mordkin and the second of Council Member Wilkinson, by a vote of 4 in favor and 0 opposed, on this 3rd day of May, 2010. Council Member Lewis was absent. TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL �111, �- zv�� Bill Boineau, Mayor ATTEST: &'4z /o Rhonda B. Coxon, Town Clerk APPROVED A TO FORM: John Dresser, Town Attorney