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RESOLUTION 2015 -052 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />SUPPORTING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LOS GATOS UNION SCHOOL <br />DISTRICT EFFORTS TO RELIEVE OVERCROWDING IN ITS SCHOOLS <br />WHEREAS, the Legislature of the State of California enacted Government Code Sections <br />65970 -65981 in 1977 (SB 201), in order to provide a means to alleviate overcrowding in public <br />schools caused by new residential development; and <br />WHEREAS, the Legislature of the State of California enacted Government Code Sections <br />65995 -65996 in 1986 (amended by Senate Bill 50 (S13 50) and Proposition lA in 1998), provide a <br />comprehensive school facilities financing and reform program that prohibits local agencies from denying <br />either legislative or adjudicative land use approvals on the basis that school facilities are inadequate, and <br />WHEREAS, the Los Gatos Union School District (hereinafter the "School District ") has <br />made and presented to the Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos, a Resolution containing <br />findings that conditions of overcrowding exist in the attendance area of the School District within <br />the Town of Los Gatos; and <br />WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos held public hearings on <br />September 1 and September 15, 2015 on the finding of overcrowding of the School District. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, the Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos does find and resolve <br />as follows: <br />SECTION 1: <br />The School District provides a high quality public school education to students who live in <br />the Town of Los Gatos and quality schools are a critical resource for local communities and <br />employers. <br />SECTION 2: <br />Improvements to school facilities are needed in the School District in order to provide the <br />students with adequate, proper, and safe educational facilities. <br />1of3 <br />