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RESOLUTION NO. 733 OF 2011

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RESOLUTION NO. 733 OF 2011
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT THE RUSTON REGIONAL AIRPORT
WHEREAS, Act 451 of the 1989 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature authorized the financing of certain airport improvements at the Ruston Regional Airport (“RRA”) from funds appropriated from the Transportation Trust Fund; and,
WHEREAS, the Ruston Airport Authority (“RAA”) is requesting funding assistance from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (“DOTD”) to obtain funds for the upgrade to standards the existing Automated Weather Observation Systems (AWOS-3P/T) and replace the thunderstorm sensor, designated as State Project No. H.008654 and 977-99-0107 (the “Project”); and,
WHEREAS, the DOTD is agreeable to the implementation of the Project and desires to cooperate with the City in connection with the Project; and,
WHEREAS, the DOTD will provide up to $12,000 of the actual purchase and installation of the upgrades for the Project; and,
WHEREAS, the RAA has approved the Project; and,
WHEREAS, the City desires to enter into an Agreement with the DOTD relating to the Project;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
§1.The City enter into an Agreement with the DOTD relating to the Project.
§2.The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth, is authorized and empowered to execute an Agreement with the DOTD pursuant to such terms and conditions as he shall deem advisable, and he is authorized to execute any other documents necessary to complete said Project and do any and all things necessary and proper to carry out this Resolution and to fulfill its objects and purposes.
§3.This Resolution shall become effective upon final adoption and signature of the Mayor.
Said Resolution having been read and considered by a quorum of the Board of Aldermen, on motion to adopt by Alderman Elmore Mayfield and seconded by Alderman Jedd Lewis, 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 4th day of April, 2011.
ATTEST:
EMMETT GIBBS, CLERK
DAN HOLLINGSWORTH, MAYOR
1td: April 8, 2011

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