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RESOLUTION NO. 731 OF 2011

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RESOLUTION NO. 731 OF 2011
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO PREPARE AND SUBMIT A PRE-APPLICATION TO THE STATEWIDE FLOOD CONTROL PROGRAM FOR ASSISTANCE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A PROJECT FOR THE PURPOSE OF REDUCTION OF EXISTING FLOOD DAMAGES; PROVIDING FOR THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION OF SAID FLOOD DAMAGES; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH
WHEREAS, the residential development along East Woodhaven Road of the City of Ruston (the “Sponsor”), has been adversely affected by damages from flood waters; and, WHEREAS, the Sponsor desires to apply for State matching funds pursuant to Chapter 2-A of Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended (the “Statute”), to implement a project to reduce said flood damages, and that the Sponsor is fully aware of its obligations under the Statute; and, WHEREAS, the Sponsor, is a political body duly organized and existing under the laws of the State of Louisiana and is eligible to apply for funds under the Statute; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
§1. That the Sponsor acknowledges that upon approval of the pre-application a formal application will be prepared and submitted to the Statewide Flood Control Program.
§2. That at the appropriate time and upon approval of funding assistance and prior to commencement of work on the project the Sponsor agrees to execute a statement of Sponsorship pursuant to the Statute.
§3. The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth be and is hereby authorized and directed to evidence this agreement by affixing his signature at the place provided therefore on this resolution, and effect the preparation of the pre-application and application to the Statewide Flood Control Program for funding assistance of a flood control project.
§4. This Resolution shall become effective upon final adoption and signature the Mayor.
Said Resolution having been read and considered by a quorum of the Board of Aldermen, on motion to adopt by Alderman Jedd Lewis, and seconded by Alderman Elmore Mayfield, a record vote was taken and the following result was had:
YEA: ALDERWOMAN GLENDA HOWARD
ALDERMAN JEDD LEWIS
ALDERMAN ELMORE MAYFIELD
ALDERMAN JIM PEARCE
ALDERWOMAN MARIE S. RIGGS
NAY: NONE
ABSENT: NONE
WHEREUPON, the presiding officer declared the above Resolution duly adopted in full on this the 7th day of March, 2011.
ATTEST:
EMMETT GIBBS, CLERK
DAN HOLLINGSWORTH, MAYOR
1td: March 11, 2011

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