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Council Resolution 2016-11 <br /> Page 2 <br /> requirements in Resolutions 2011-43, 2012-39, and 2013-38 was an appropriate measure to <br /> encourage new commercial and industrial construction; and <br /> WHEREAS, in 2015 the Council found that conditions that prompted the temporary <br /> suspension of the Workforce Housing Ordinance no longer exist; and <br /> WHEREAS, in 2015 the Council found that the market has changed in the previous <br /> three years and there has been a substantial decrease in the amount of market-rate rental and <br /> for-purchase housing opportunities in Truckee and an increase in construction activity; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Council adopted Resolution 2015-13 to reactivate the implementation of <br /> the Workforce Housing Ordinance with tiered implementation for a 24-month timeframe from <br /> March 2015 to March 2017 to provide developers with enough lead time to plan projects <br /> appropriately; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town Council finds the actions to continue the implementation of the <br /> Workforce Housing requirements with tiered implementation to be exempt from further review <br /> under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA <br /> Guidelines; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Council finds that tiered adjustments in the Workforce Housing <br /> Ordinance is an appropriate method to encourage new commercial and industrial construction <br /> for projects that may be burdened by the requirement in the recovering market without ignoring <br /> the need for providing housing for a variety of income levels. <br /> THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Town Council of the Town of Truckee hereby <br /> adopts the reactivation of the implementation of the Workforce Housing requirements of <br /> Development Code Chapter 18.216 (Workforce Housing), with tiered implementation, as set <br /> forth in Exhibit "A", attached hereto and incorporated herein. <br /> The foregoing resolution was introduced by Council Member Barr, seconded by <br /> Council Member Wallace Dee, at a regular meeting of the Truckee Town Council, held on <br /> the 8th day of March, 2016 and adopted by the following vote: <br /> AYES: Council Member Barr, Council Member Wallace Dee, Council Member <br /> Flora, and Mayor deRyk Jones. <br /> NOES: Vice Mayor Goodwin <br /> ABSENT: None. <br /> Joan deRyk ;ones, Mayor <br /> ATTEST: <br /> siAL 111 <br /> Judy ^rice, MMt Town Clerk <br />