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TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> California <br /> RESOLUTION 2017-64 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE CONSENTING TO <br /> INCLUSION OF PROPERTIES WITHIN THE TOWN'S JURISDICTION IN THE CALIFORNIA <br /> HERO PROGRAM TO FINANCE DISTRIBUTED GENERATION RENEWABLE ENERGY <br /> SOURCES, ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS AND ELECTRIC <br /> VEHICLE CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE AND APPROVING THE AMENDMENT TO A <br /> CERTAIN JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT RELATED THERETO <br /> WHEREAS; the Western Riverside Council of Governments ("Authority") is a joint <br /> exercise of powers authority established pursuant to Chapter 5 of Division 7, Title 1 of the <br /> Government Code of the State of California (Section 6500 and following) (the "Act") and the <br /> Joint Power Agreement entered into on April 1, 1991, as amended from time to time (the <br /> "Authority JPA"); and <br /> WHEREAS; Authority has established the California HERO Program to provide for the <br /> financing of renewable energy distributed generation sources, energy and water efficiency <br /> improvements and electric vehicle charging infrastructure (the `Improvements") pursuant to <br /> Chapter 29 of the Improvement Bond Act of 1911, being Division 7 of the California Streets and <br /> Highways Code ("Chapter 29") within counties and cities throughout the State of California that <br /> elect to participate in such program; and <br /> WHEREAS; Town of Truckee (the "Town") is committed to development of renewable <br /> energy sources and energy efficiency improvements, reduction of greenhouse gases, protection <br /> of our environment, and reversal of climate change; and <br /> WHEREAS; in Chapter 29, the Legislature has authorized cities and counties to assist <br /> property owners in financing the cost of installing Improvements through a voluntary contractual <br /> assessment program; and <br /> WHEREAS; installation of such Improvements by property owners within the <br /> jurisdictional boundaries of the counties and cities that are participating in the California HERO <br /> Program would promote the purposes cited above; and. <br /> WHEREAS; the Town wishes to provide innovative solutions to its property owners to <br /> achieve energy and water efficiency and independence, and in doing so cooperate with <br /> Authority in order to efficiently and economically assist property owners in the Town to financing <br /> such Improvements; and <br /> WHEREAS; Authority has established the California HERO Program, which is such a <br /> voluntary contractual assessment program, as permitted by the Act, the Authority JPA, originally <br /> made and entered into April 1, 1991, as amended to date, and the Amendment to Joint Powers <br /> Agreement Adding the TOwn of Truckee as an Associate Member of the Western Riverside <br /> Council of Governments to Permit the Provision of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) <br /> Program Services within the Town (the "JPA Amendment"), by and between Authority and the <br /> Town, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit "A" hereto, to assist property owners within the <br />