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File #: 18-1003    Version: 1 Name: 6/18/18 Resolution to Adopt the City's Legislative Agenda FY19
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/18/2018 Final action: 6/18/2018
Enactment date: 6/18/2018 Enactment #: R-18-259
Title: Resolution to Adopt the City's Legislative Agenda for FY2019
Attachments: 1. City's Legislative Agenda FY19.pdf


Resolution to Adopt the City’s Legislative Agenda for FY2019


Prepared by:  Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator

Approved by:  City Council Agenda Policy Committee


Whereas, The City Council establishes priorities and initiatives that guide and inform the City’s annual budgets, and seeks a collaborative approach to leverage partnerships with governmental and private entities to advance these priorities;


Whereas, These priorities and initiatives include the following community values:


-   to build an engaged, affordable, and safe community,

-   to ensure proper stewardship of public resources,

-   to preserve a healthy and sustainable environment, and

-   to develop integrated and accessible land use and transportation systems; and


Whereas, The Council formed a Policy Agenda Committee to develop a structured approach for engaging with the City’s elected delegations at the County, State, and Federal levels and with other governmental and related entities; and


Whereas, The Council has empowered its Policy Agenda Committee to develop approaches to advancing its priorities and initiatives;


RESOLVED, That the City Council adopt the attached Legislative Policy Agenda for FY2019 and encourages the City Administrator to take all reasonable actions to work with our elected delegations and public sector partners to advance the legislative policy agenda; and


RESOLVED, That City Council direct the City Administrator to report periodically to the City Council’s Policy Agenda Committee and on a quarterly basis to the City Council as a whole on the status of actions related to advancing the City’s legislative agenda.