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• Meeting Minutes <br /> April 7, 2005 <br /> Town of Los Altos Hills <br /> City Council Regular Meeting <br /> Thursday, April 7, 2005 6:00 P.M. <br /> Bullis School Multi-Purpose Room, 25890 Fremont Road <br /> 1. CALL TO ORDER,ROLL CALL, AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE <br /> Present: Mayor Mike O'Malley, Councilmember Craig A. T. Jones, and <br /> Councilmember Dean Warshawsky <br /> Absent: Mayor Pro Tem Breene Kerr and Councilmember Jean Mordo <br /> Staff. City Manager Maureen Cassingham, Assistant City Attorney John Bakker, <br /> Administrative Services Director Sarah Joiner,Acting City <br /> Engineer/Public Works Director Dave Ross and City Clerk Karen Jost <br /> MOTION SECONDED AND CARRIED: Moved by Warshawsky, seconded by Jones <br /> and passed unanimously to limit the length of time for public comments to three minutes. <br /> • 2. APPOINTMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS <br /> 2.1 Presentation by Laura Stuchinsky, Director of Transportation and Land Use, <br /> Silicon Valley Leadership Group <br /> Laura Stuchinsky, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, addressed Council. She explained <br /> that she was seeking Council's support for Senate Bill 680 sponsored by Senator Joe <br /> Simitian. Stuchinsky distributed the latest iteration of the plan and noted that it had been <br /> endorsed by eleven (11) jurisdictions to date. SB680 would impose a $5 annual <br /> surcharge on vehicles registered in Santa Clara County and would sunset in 2014. The fee <br /> would generate approximately $7 million each year and $56 million over eight years. <br /> SB680, as presented, would fund a number of modestly-priced, high priority traffic <br /> congestion relief projects throughout the County that would potentially benefit the <br /> numerous Town residents who commute. The Town would receive their pro-rata share of <br /> $9,600 per year to fund local projects. <br /> Council thanked Stuchinsky for her presentation. <br /> 2.1.1 Consideration of Resolution in Support of Senate Bill 680 Santa Clara <br /> County Traffic Relief Legislation <br /> Council discussion of SB680 ensued. There was a consensus that the modest fee would <br /> be of benefit to those that commute and that Council could support a local fee for local <br /> • improvements. <br /> 1 <br /> City Council Meeting Minutes <br /> April 7,2005 <br />