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TOWN OF TRUCKEE ' <br /> California <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-53 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE DECLARING ITS <br /> INTENTION TO ESTABLISH UNDERGROUND UTILITY DISTRICTS <br /> WHEREAS, the current Town of Truckee Development Code requires commercial <br /> property owners to underground utilities along their property frontage as a part of new building <br /> construction or as a part of building additions, which results in the incremental relocation of <br /> utilities from aerial to underground locations over a long period of time; and <br /> WHEREAS, undergrounding utilities is in the interest of public health and safety; and <br /> WHEREAS, undergrounding utilities improves corridor aesthetics and utility system <br /> reliability; and <br /> WHEREAS, undergrounding utilities results in fewer utility pole conflicts with driveways, <br /> landscaping, pedestrian walkways, and vehicular facilities; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee is constructing the Envision DPR project along Donner <br /> Pass Road between Coldstream Road and McIver Crossing Roundabout, comprising a system <br /> of sidewalk and street frontage improvements; and <br /> WHEREAS, undergrounding in this portion of the Donner Pass Road corridor will avoid <br /> or eliminate an unusually heavy concentration of overhead utility lines; and <br /> WHEREAS, the portion of Donner Pass Road along which utilities will be undergrounded <br /> is an arterial road that serves commercial and school uses, is extensively used by the general <br /> public, and carries a heavy volume of pedestrian and vehicular traffic, being recognized in Part <br /> B of Chapter 4 of the Town's General Plan as the most heavily traveled non-highway route in <br /> Truckee; and <br /> WHEREAS, the portion of Donner Pass Road along which utilities will be undergrounded <br /> passes through an area of unusual scenic interest to the general public, in close proximity and <br /> parallel to the Interstate 80 scenic corridor designated in Figure CC-1 of the Town's General <br /> Plan; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee Town Council desires to establish underground utility <br /> districts in the Envision DPR project corridor along Donner Pass Road. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE DOES <br /> RESOLVE, DETERMINE, AND ORDER AS FOLLOWS: <br /> ' 1. That the Town Council intends to establish Underground Utility District No. 1 in the Envision <br /> DPR project corridor comprised of the following area: <br />