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RES 2013-063CITY COUNCIL OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE RESOLUTION NO. �n -�--r A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE AUTHORIZING THE SETTLEMENT OF LITIGATION AND AMENDING FY 2012/2013 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET APPROPRIATING $115,000.00 FROM GENERAL FUND UNASSIGNED EXCESS RESERVES FOR PURCHASE WHEREAS, the City Council recognizes the need to resolve litigation when it is in the best interests of the community; and WHEREAS, MV Transportation, Inc. and South Tahoe Area Transit Authority ( STATA) have filed litigation against the City to obtain funds for issues related to transit activities performed by STATA on behalf of the residents of the Tahoe Basin, including the City; and WHEREAS, the litigation has been a drain on the City resources and personnel, with the risks and benefits of proceeding to trial being uncertain and not in the best interests of the City; and WHEREAS, on this date, the City Council authorized the settlement with STATA and MV Transportation, Inc.; and WHEREAS, the FY 2012/2013 budget does not include funds for this expenditure, requires an appropriation of funds from General Fund Unassigned Excess Reserves. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the City Council for the City of South Lake Tahoe hereby authorizes the settlement and the appropriation of $115,000.00 from available General Fund unassigned excess reserves and amends the FY 2012/2013 budget as follows: Increase Appropriation Account Number: 100 - 01210 -44013 $115,000.00 PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of South Lake Tahoe on October 1, 2013 by the following vote: AYES: Councilmember(s) DAVIS, COLE, CONNER, LAINE & SWANSON NOES: Councilmember(s) ABSENT: Councilmember(s) ABSTAIN: Councilmember(s) Tom Davis, Mayor ATTES . ` Susan Alessi, City Clerk U