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RESOLUTION NO. 2002-51 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br />AUTHORIZING THE TOWN ATTORNEY TO JOIN AMICUS BRIEFS IN SUPPORT <br />OF MUNICIPAL ISSUES THAT AFFECT THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE. <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the Town Attorney is frequently requested to join on behalf of the <br />Town of Truckee in supporting an amicus brief prepared for filing in a State or Federal <br />Appellate Court setting forth a position important to the Town of Truckee; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the Town Attorney in many cases does not have time between the <br />request to join in an amicus brief and the time for filing to request authorization from the <br />Town Council but does wish to obtain client approval before participating. <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the Town Attorney is well aware of municipal issues that affect the <br />Town of Truckee and those issues where it would be beneficial for the Town of Truckee <br />to be listed as support thereof; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the Town Manager is hereby authorized to grant such consent, with <br />the approval of the Council sub-committee (Mayor and Vice Mayor) where appropriate. <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee will incur no cost or expense or attorney's fees <br />in connection with such support of an amicus brief by the Town of Truckee. <br /> <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE <br />TOWN OF TRUCKEE that the Town Attorney with Town Manager approval is hereby <br />authorized on behalf of the Town of Truckee in a proper case involving an issue of <br />importance to the Town to list the Town of Truckee as in support of that amicus brief. <br />Nothing herein contained shall authorize the Town Attorney to commit on behalf of the <br />Town of Truckee the payment of any costs, fees or attorney's fees, and this <br />authorization is limited only to those cases where such <br />support is at no cost to the Town. <br /> <br />ADOPTED AND APPROVED this 5th day of September 2002. <br /> <br />RON FLORIAN, Mayor <br /> <br />PA/TT OSBORNE, Town Clerk <br /> <br /> <br />