RESOLUTION NO. 823 OF 2012 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO
RESOLUTION NO. 823 OF 2012 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT WITH THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT RELATING TO LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM
WHEREAS, the City of Ruston is desirous of enhancing and revitalizing the Ruston Main Street area with beautification and new streetscape design in the downtown area; and, WHEREAS, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (“DOTD”) has selected the Ruston Downtown District Revitalization Project, Phase VI, State Project No. H.009746, Federal Aid Project No. H009746 (the “Project”) for inclusion in the DOTD Transportation Enhancement Program (the “Program”); and, WHEREAS, the City desires to enter into an Entity/State Agreement with the DOTD relating to the Project (the “Agreement”); NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
§1. The City enter into Agreement with the DOTD relating to the Project.
§2. The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth, is authorized and empowered to execute an Agreement with the DOTD relating to the Project, and to execute any and all other documents relating to and/or necessary 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.
§3. The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth, is authorized and empowered to execute all conveyance instruments, including purchase agreements, acts of sale, acts of donation, rights of way or servitude agreements related to the Project.
§4. 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 Jim Pearce, 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
WHEREUPON, the presiding officer declared the above Resolution duly adopted in full on this the 3rd day of December, 2012.
ATTEST:EMMETT GIBBS, CLERK DAN HOLLINGSWORTH, MAYOR
1td: December 7, 2012