RESOLUTION NO. 897
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, CONVEYING COMMENTS TO THE PUGET SOUND REGIONAL COUNCIL REGARDING THE DRAFT VISION 2050 PLAN
WHEREAS, the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Central Puget Sound area including Snohomish, King, Pierce and Kitsap counties; and
WHEREAS, PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth, transportation and economic development planning within the four counties and over 80 jurisdictions, including the City of University Place, and
WHEREAS, PSRC is currently updating its VISIOIN 2040 plan which is the regional guide for managing growth over the coming decades, and
WHEREAS, PSRC is currently seeking comments by September 16, 2019 on the Draft 2050 Plan, the updated version of VISION 2040, and
WHEREAS, The City of University Place has reviewed the Draft VISION 2050 Plan and has serious concerns regarding its top down approach to regional planning efforts
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. To Provide Comments on the Draft VISION 2050 Plan. The City Council of the City of University Place hereby submit the comments attached hereto as Exhibit A to the Puget Sound Regional Council regard the Draft VISION 2050 Plan for their consideration.
Section 2. Effective Date. This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2019.
Kent Keel, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney