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TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> California <br /> <br /> RESOLUTION NO. 2002-07 <br /> <br /> AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FILING OF APPLICATIONS, <br />EXECUTION OF MASTER AGREEMENTS AND PROGRAM SUPPLEMENTS <br />FOR RURAL TRANSIT SYSTEM GRANT PROGRAM PROJECTS <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee may receive funding from the State of <br />California now or sometime in the future for transit related projects; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, Section 14057 was added to the Government Code by Chapter 333 <br />(AB 437), of the Statutes of 2001, creating the Rural Transit System Grant Program <br />(RTSGP); and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, these statutes related to state funded transit projects require a local <br />or regional implementing agency (Town of Truckee) to execute a cooperative <br />agreement with California Department of Transportation (Department) before it can be <br />reimbursed for project expenditures; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) guidelines for the <br />Rural Transit System Grant Program, encourages the Department and the Town of <br />Truckee to maximize the use of existing agreements such as Master Agreements and <br />Program Supplements to expedite development and execution of cooperative <br />agreements; and <br /> <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of <br />Truckee that the Town of Truckee agrees to comply with all conditions and <br />requirements set forth in this agreement and applicable statutes, regulations and <br />guidelines for all state funded transit projects. <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the CTC, who governs the administration of transit related projects, <br />requires that cooperative agreements for RTSGP projects include a certification, by <br />resolution of the governing board of a local or regional agency, as required by statutes, <br />that it will sustain its level of expenditures for transit purposes at a level that is <br />consistent with the average of its annual expenditures during the 1998-9g, 1999-00, and <br />2000-01 fiscal years, including funds reserved for transit purposes, during the 2001-02 <br />fiscal year, and subsequent fiscal years that the allocation is available for use; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the resolution will also declare that the Town of Truckee, as required <br />by statutes, has the financial ability required to support ongoing operations of the new <br />public transportation services resulting from the approved RTSGP project(s); and <br /> <br /> <br />