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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 11

Meeting Date: July 24, 2007

Subject/Title: Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the Mayor to execute the Action Plan for Bicycle Friendly Communities.

Prepared by: Randolph Craig, Assistant Engineer

Submitted by: Bailey Grewal, Director of Public Works/City Engineer

RECOMMENDATION
Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the Mayor to execute the Action Plan for Bicycle Friendly Communities.

PREVIOUS ACTION
None.

BACKGROUND
The League of American Bicyclists awarded the City of Brentwood with the bronze level Bicycle Friendly Communities in 2003. The award helps Brentwood to be seen as a place where people feel safe and comfortable riding their bikes for fun, fitness and transportation. More cycling in Brentwood will result in reduced traffic demands, especially around schools, and better air quality and improved public health.

Staff has reviewed the Action Plan and is confident the City will provide exceptional service to promote safe and environmentally friendly cycling by providing safe infrastructure; therefore, staff recommends that the City Council adopt the Action Plan for Bicycle Friendly Communities.

FISCAL IMPACT
There is no specific cost associated with the Action Plan. Once specific work and costs have been identified, staff will bring the item back to the City Council.

Attachments:
Resolution
Action Plan for Bicycle Friendly Communities

RESOLUTION NO.

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE THE ACTION PLAN FOR BICYCLE FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES.

WHEREAS, Bicycle Friendly Communities awarded the City of Brentwood with the bronze level award in 2003; and

WHEREAS, the award helps Brentwood to be seen as a place where people feel safe and comfortable riding their bikes for fun, fitness and transportation; and

WHEREAS, City staff has reviewed the Action Plan and is confident the City will provide exceptional service to promote safe and environmentally friendly cycling by providing safe infrastructure.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Brentwood does hereby approve and authorize the Mayor to execute the Action Plan for Bicycle Friendly Communities.

PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at a regular meeting on the 24th day of July 2007 by the following vote:

 

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