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Town Council Resolution 42 2010TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 42 SERIES OF 2010 A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE REFERENDUM 2E TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO PITKIN COUNTY OPEN SPACE AND TRAILS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE DROSTE PROPERTY WHEREAS, voters in the Town of Snowmass Village will have the opportunity at the November 2 general election to contribute to the acquisition of the Droste property by passing Referendum 2E; and WHEREAS, the Town of Snowmass Village has the opportunity to participate in the acquisition of the Droste property by Pitkin County Open Space and Trails in order to preserve this singularly beautiful parcel of undeveloped land bordering Snowmass Village in perpetuity; and WHEREAS, because Referendum 2E provides a dedicated source of funds that may only be used for the acquisition of the land: and WHEREAS, providing additional undeveloped lands around Snowmass Village for recreation purposes and trail connections encourages residents and visitors to enjoy Snowmass Village's wonderful natural environment; and WHEREAS, the funding sought by Referendum 2E 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 2E; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village, Colorado: That the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village supports the ballot question known as Referendum 2E. 2. That the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village urges all citizens of Snowmass Village to vote for Referendum 2E. INTRODUCED, READ AND ADOPTED, as amended by the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village, Colorado, on the 18th day of October, 2010 upon a motion made by Council Member Wilkinson and seconded by Council Member Butler and by a vote of 4 in favor and 1 opposed. Council Member Mordkin was opposed. TC RESO No. 10-42 Page 2 of 2 TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE Bill Boineau, Mayor ATTEST: , A"'& A & Z" ) Rhonda B. Coxon, Town Clerk Joh`n-l�. Dresser, Jr., Town A