Chapter 2.102


2.102.010    Transportation Benefit District Created.

2.102.020    Governing Board.

2.102.030    Authority of the District.

2.102.040    Use of Funds.

2.102.050    Dissolution of District.

2.102.060    Liberal Construction.

2.102.010 Transportation Benefit District Created.

There is created a Transportation Benefit District with geographical boundaries comprised of the unincorporated limits of the county, which shall have the authority to exercise the statutory powers in Chapter 36.73 RCW. (Ord. 2014-28 § 6 (part), 2014)

2.102.020 Governing Board.

A.    The governing board of the Transportation Benefit District shall be the members of the Pierce County Council acting in an ex officio and independent capacity, which shall have the authority to exercise the statutory powers set forth in Chapter 36.73 RCW.

B.    The treasurer of the Transportation Benefit District shall be the Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer.

(Ord. 2014-28 § 6 (part), 2014)

2.102.030 Authority of the District.

The Board shall have and may exercise any powers provided by law to fulfill the purpose of the District. (Ord. 2014-28 § 6 (part), 2014)

2.102.040 Use of Funds.

Funds available to the Transportation Benefit District may be used for any purpose allowed by law including to operate the District and to make transportation improvements that are consistent with existing state, regional, and local transportation plans and necessitated by existing or reasonably foreseeable congestion levels pursuant to Chapter 36.73 RCW. The transportation improvements funded by the District shall be made in an effort to reduce risk of transportation facility failure and improve safety, decease travel time, increase daily and peak period trip capacity, improve modal connectivity, and preserve and maintain optimal performance of the infrastructure over time to avoid expensive infrastructure replacement in the future. (Ord. 2014-28 § 6 (part), 2014)

2.102.050 Dissolution of District.

The Transportation Benefit District shall be dissolved when all indebtedness of the District has been retired and when all of the District's anticipated responsibilities have been satisfied. (Ord. 2014-28 § 6 (part), 2014)

2.102.060 Liberal Construction.

This Chapter is to be liberally construed to accomplish the purpose of establishing a Transportation Benefit District. (Ord. 2014-28 § 6 (part), 2014)