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RESOLUTION NO. 766 OF 2011

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RESOLUTION NO. 766 OF 2011
RESOLUTION PROVIDING AUTHORIZATION FOR CITY TO EXECUTE SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT NO. 1 TO RUSTON DOWNTOWN DISTRICT REVITALIZATION AGREEMENT, PHASES III & IV
WHEREAS, Resolution No. 489 of 2006 and Resolution No. 585 of 2008 were passed by the Board of Aldermen, regarding the City's participation in the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Transportation Enhancement Program for 2006-2009 (the “Program”); and, WHEREAS, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (“DOTD”) and the City entered into an Agreement dated April 27, 2010, (the “Agreement”) for streetscaping several blocks of the historic downtown streets of Ruston; which improvements include reconstructing sidewalks, installing street furniture and lighting and related work (the “Project”); and, WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend the Agreement to show the LaGov project number and increase the Federal Funding; and, WHEREAS, the City will assume full responsibility for the required local five (5%) percent match and provide all design services and construction inspection services at its own expense; and, WHEREAS, DOTD and the City desire to execute Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to the Agreement; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
§1. The City shall refer to the Project as “State Project No. H.000145 (Legacy State Project Nos. 001-08-0043 & 744-31-0012) and Federal Project No. 3107(503)” on all documents and correspondence related to the Project.
§2. The City certifies that the City will assume full responsibility for the required local five (5%) percent match and provide all design services and construction inspection services at its own expense.
§3. The City certifies that the cost of any items of work that are incorporated into the construction contract that are not eligible for Federal-Aid participation will be paid by the City.
§4. The City understands that funds will be disbursed as provided in Article XII - Cost Disbursements of Supplemental Agreement No. 1.
§5. The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth, is authorized and empowered to execute Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to the Agreement, and any and all documents necessary for participation in the Program and to complete the Project, and to do any and all things necessary and proper to carry out this Resolution and to fulfill its objects and purposes.
§6. 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 Jim Pearce, 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 November, 2011.
ATTEST:
EMMETT GIBBS, CLERK DAN HOLLINGSWORTH, MAYOR
1td: November 11, 2011

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