City Council Meeting 6-23-09                                                               Santa Monica, California

 

 

 

RESOLUTION NUMBER (CCS)

 

 

(City Council Series)

 

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA MONICA

ESTABLISHING FEE FOR TOBACCO RETAILER LICENSE

 

 

WHEREAS, Ordinance Number 2277(CCS) (the “Ordinance”), adopted November 11, 2008, authorizes the imposition of a Tobacco Retailer License fee to recover the City’s costs in enforcing, administering, and educating the public regarding the Ordinance, and provides that such fee shall be set by resolution of the City Council and will be subject to annual adjustment; and

WHEREAS, the City Council, by this Resolution, desires to set the fee for the Tobacco Retailer License in accordance with the Ordinance,

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA MONICA DOES RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1.  A Tobacco Retailer License Fee (“TRL Fee”) in the amount of $145.35 is hereby established for the purpose of recovering costs associated with resources and services provided by the City of Santa Monica in connection with enforcing, administering, and educating regarding the City’s Tobacco Retailer License ordinance. Thereafter, the TRL Fee shall be subject to annual adjustment to reflect changes in costs and number of businesses.

SECTION 2.  The fee will be effective July 1, 2009.

SECTION 3.  Beginning July 1, 2010 and on July 1 of each fiscal year thereafter, the fee established by this Resolution shall be administratively revised to account for adjustments in both the number of applicable businesses and the cost of City enforcement, administration, and education.

SECTION 4.  The City Clerk shall certify to the adoption of this Resolution, and thenceforth and thereafter the same shall be in full force and effect.

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

 

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MARSHA JONES MOUTRIE

City Attorney