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Town Council Resolution 41 2010TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 41 SERIES OF 2010 A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE REFERENDUM 2D TO PROVIDE FUNDING THE USE OF SUCH FUNDS IS LIMITED TO PROVIDING TRANSPORTATION SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT AND URGING ELECTORS OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE TO VOTE IN FAVOR OF REFERENDUM 21) WHEREAS, voters in the Town of Snowmass Village will have the opportunity at the November 2 general election to protect the fiscal health of local government by passing Referendum 2D; and WHEREAS, during this current economic downturn the Town of Snowmass Village has already cut services and budgets dramatically in such areas as transportation services, road funds, recreation services, landscaping, building and planning services, law enforcement services and administration services; and WHEREAS, because Referendum 2D provides a dedicated source of funds that may only be used for transportation services and equipment: and WHEREAS, providing excellent and reliable public transportation service in Snowmass Village encourages residents and visitors to leave their cars at home, which in turn lessen the load on the roads and parking areas in Snowmass Village, thereby maintaining the rural and uncongested nature of the Town's road system; and WHEREAS, the funding sought by Referendum 2D will not effectively increase local property taxes as the amount of revenue sought is equal to the amount of tax that has been in effect in order to satisfy the bond debt for the construction of the Town's Operation Center, which bonds are retiring in 2010; and WHEREAS, state law permits the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village to put forth this resolution in support of Referendum 2D; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village, Colorado: 1. That the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village supports the ballot question known as Referendum 2D. 2. That the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village urges all citizens of Snowmass Village to vote for Referendum 2D. INTRODUCED, READ AND ADOPTED, as amended by the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village, Colorado, on the 4th day of October, 2010 upon a motion made by Council Member Wilkinson and seconded by Council Member Lewis and by a vote of 3 TC RESO No. 10-41 Page 2 of 2 in favor and 0 opposed. Council Member Butler and Council Member Mordkin were absent. TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE Bill Boineau, Mayor ATTEST: Rhonda B. Coxon, Town Clerk AP R ED AS O FORM: L John C. Dresser, Jr., Town Ati'jom'