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TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> California <br /> RESOLUTION NO. 2016-39 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE ADOPTING THE <br /> UPDATED WATER EFFICIENT LANDSCAPE WORKSHEETS <br /> WHEREAS, the State of California Legislature Assembly Bill 1881 Water Conservation <br /> 2006 (Laird) mandated adoption of a Water Efficient Landscaping Ordinance by 2010 along with <br /> the required worksheets <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee Town Council adopted a Water Efficient Landscape <br /> Ordinance on September 13, 2013, and <br /> WHEREAS, on April 1, 2015, in response to the ongoing drought, the State of California <br /> Governor issued Executive Order B-29-15 which called for revising the Water Efficient <br /> Landscape Ordinance to increase water efficiency standards for new and retrofitted landscapes <br /> through more efficient irrigation systems, onsite storm water capture, and by limiting the portion <br /> of landscape that can be covered in turf It also requires reporting on the implementation and <br /> enforcement of local ordinance; and <br /> WHEREAS, the adoption of ordinances including Development Code amendments <br /> requires action by the Town Council, and the Planning Commission is charged with the <br /> responsibility of reviewing the draft amendments and forwarding a recommendation to the Town <br /> Council on the adoption of the amendments; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee Planning Commission, at a duly noticed public hearing <br /> on June 21, 2016, adopted Resolution No. 2016-08 recommending approval of the amendments <br /> of Development Code Section 18.40.060 (Water Efficient Landscape Standards for Larger <br /> Projects) in Title 18, Development Code, of the Truckee Municipal Code and adoption of the <br /> Water Efficient Landscape Standards for Larger Projects Worksheets by resolution, and <br /> adopted findings in support of said actions; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town Council held a public hearing on the matter at their regularly <br /> scheduled Town Council meeting beginning and ending on July 26, 2016 and considered all <br /> information, and public comment related thereto; and <br /> WHEREAS, on July 26, 2016, the Council adopted the revised Water Efficient <br /> Landscape Standards for Larger Projects Ordinance No. 2016-06, amending Title 18, <br /> Development Code, of the Truckee Municipal Code and adopted findings in support of adoption <br /> of this ordinance; and <br /> WHEREAS, on or about July 15, 2016, an 118th page public notice was published in the <br /> Sierra Sun and forwarded to all other interested persons informing the public of the date, time, <br /> and location of the public hearing for the Council's consideration of the adoption of the Water <br /> Efficient Landscape Ordinance Worksheets; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Council held a public hearing on the matter at their regularly scheduled <br /> Town Council meeting beginning and ending on July 26, 2016 and considered all information, <br /> and public comment related thereto. <br />