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Res 17-008RESOLUTION NO. 17 -008 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF POWAY, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING A 2% INCREASE IN THE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION CONGESTION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (RTCIP) TRAFFIC MITIGATION FEE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017/2018, AS REQUIRED BY THE TRANSNET ORDINANCE WHEREAS, in November 2004, voters in San Diego County approved a 40 -year extension to the existing TransNet program to fund improvements to the region's transportation system; WHEREAS, the extension Ordinance requires local agencies to collect traffic mitigation fees, starting July 1, 2008, from residential dwelling units to fund the Regional Transportation Congestion Improvement Program (RTCIP) to ensure that new development directly invests in the region's transportation system to offset the negative impact of growth on congestion and mobility; WHEREAS, on April 1, 2008, the City Council adopted the RTCIP Traffic Mitigation Fee of $2,000 per residential dwelling unit pursuant to Section 9A of the TransNet Ordinance; WHEREAS, Section 9A of the TransNet Ordinance also mandates that the RTCIP Traffic Mitigation Fee shall be increased annually, in an amount not to exceed the percentage increase set forth in the Engineering Construction Cost Index published by the Engineering News Record or similar cost of construction index with a minimum increase of 2 percent; WHEREAS, the City Council has adopted annual increases to the RTCIP Traffic Mitigation Fee and the current fee is $2,357 per residential dwelling unit, pursuant to Section 9A of the TransNet Ordinance; WHEREAS, San Diego Association of Governments has informed the City that the percentage increase in the RTCIP Traffic Mitigation Fee for Fiscal Year 201712018 is set at 2 percent, and WHEREAS, the City Council intends by this Resolution to increase the City's RTCIP Traffic Mitigation Fee from $2,357 to $2,404.14 per residential dwelling unit to meet the requirement of Section 9A of the TransNet Ordinance. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Poway as follows: Section 1: The City Council finds that the adoption of this Resolution is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines, as it entails State - mandated updates to current City regulations, and there is no possibility that this will have a significant effect on the environment. Resolution No. 17 -008 Page 2 Section 2: The City Council, starting July 1, 2017, hereby increases the RTCIP Traffic Mitigation Fee from $2,357 to $2,404.14 per residential dwelling unit, regardless of type, to fund roadway and traffic signal improvements on Espola Road, Poway Road, Pomerado Road, Twin Peaks Road, Community Road, Ted Williams Parkway, Camino Del Norte, and Scripps Poway Parkway considered part of the Regional Arterial System. PASSED, ADOPTED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Poway, California, at a regular meeting this 18th day of April 2017. Steve Vaus, Mayor ATTEST: Nancy R´┐Żeufel , CMC, City Clerk STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) ) SS COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO ) I, Nancy Neufeld, City Clerk of the City of Poway, California, do hereby certify under penalty of perjury that the foregoing Resolution No. 17 -008 was duly adopted by the City Council at a meeting of said City Council held on the 18th day of April 2017, and that it was so adopted by the following vote: AYES: CUNNINGHAM, GROSCH, MULLIN, LEONARD, VAUS NOES: NONE ABSENT: NONE DISQUALIFIED: NONE Nancy 4Vedifeld, CMC, City Clerk City of Poway