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File #: 19-0899    Version: 1
Type: public hearing Status: Passed
File created: 9/27/2019 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 10/8/2019 Final action: 10/8/2019
Title: Public Hearing on a Resolution Expressing City Council Opposition to Initiative Measure No. 976 (I-976) Related to Motor Vehicle Taxes and Fees
Attachments: 1. Resolution

Title

Public Hearing on a Resolution Expressing City Council Opposition to Initiative Measure No. 976 (I-976) Related to Motor Vehicle Taxes and Fees

 

Recommended Action

Committee Recommendation:

Not referred to a committee.

 

City Manager Recommendation:

Accept testimony from everyone who wishes to speak for or against the Initiative Measure No. 976.

 

Motion if Council wishes to oppose the Initiative:  Move to Adopt the Resolution Expressing City Council Opposition to Initiative Measure No. 976 Related to Motor Vehicle Taxes and Fees

 

No action is needed if Council does not wish to adopt the Resolution.

 

Report

Issue:

Whether the City Council will adopt the resolution expressing City Council opposition to Initiative Measure No. 976 Related to Motor Vehicle Taxes and Fees

 

Staff Contact:

Mark Barber, City Attorney - 360.753.8338

 

Background and Analysis:

The City Council requested this matter be placed on a City Council agenda so that the Council could conduct a public hearing and hear from citizens in support or opposed to I-976. 

 

In accord with RCW 42.17A.555, any action taken by the Council to support or oppose a ballot proposition must be done at a properly noticed open public meeting with an opportunity for anyone to comment for or against the ballot measure prior to Council action.

 

Options:

1.                     Approve the Resolution as presented.

2.                     Amend, then take action to approve the Resolution as amended.

3.                     Do not take any action.

 

Attachments:

Resolution