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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br />California <br /> <br />ORDINANCE 2008-12 <br /> <br />ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 1998-03 OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br />BY EXTENDING THE TERMINATION DATE OF AN EXISTING TRANSACTION <br />AND USE TAX FOR LOCAL ROAD MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR <br /> <br />The Town Council of the Town of Truckee ordains as follows: <br /> <br />SECTION I <br /> <br />WHEREAS, A retail transactions and use tax may be imposed in accordance with the <br />provisions of Part 1.6 (commencing with Section 7251) of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation <br />Code, and Section 7286.60 of Part 1.7 of Division 2 which authorizes the Town to adopt a tax <br />ordinance which shall be operative if a two-thirds (2/3) majority of the electors voting on the measure <br />vote to approve the imposition of the tax at an election called for that purpose; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 7285.5, the Truckee Town Council lawfully established a <br />Town wide sales tax measure to seek voter approval of a one-half of one percent sales tax for road <br />maintenance and repair; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, on April 14, 1998, the voters of the Town ofTruckee approved by a two-thirds <br />vote, a ballot measure imposing a one-half of one percent sales tax for road maintenance and repair <br />use; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the ballot measure enacted an ordinance of the Truckee Town Council that <br />imposed the sales tax and authorized an Expenditure Plan for the use of the revenues generated; <br />and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Revenue and Taxation Section 7285.5 was amended by the Legislature in 2001 <br />and now authorizes the Truckee Town Council to extend the sales tax previously enacted by the <br />Truckee Town Council and has been approved by at least two-thirds vote of the Truckee Town <br />Council and subsequently approved by at least two-thirds of the voters. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the tax measure extension will take effect January 1, 2009. <br /> <br />NOW THEREFORE, the Truckee Town Council finds that there is a need to extend the sales <br />tax for road maintenance and repair purposes first enacted in 1998 to December 31, 2028. <br /> <br />SECTION II <br /> <br />Ordinance 1998-03 ofthe Town of Truckee approved by the voters ofthe Town ofTruckee <br />on April 14, 1998, is hereby amended to establish the termination date of December 31,2028. <br /> <br />SECTION III <br /> <br />If any provision of this ordinance or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is <br />held invalid, the remainder of the ordinance and the application of such provision to other persons or <br />circumstances shall not be affected thereby. <br />