RESOLUTION NO. 828 OF 2013 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO AN
RESOLUTION NO. 828 OF 2013 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 City is requesting funding assistance from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (“DOTD”) to obtain funds for Obstruction Removal, designated as State Project No. H.010050 (the “Project”); and, WHEREAS, the Project has been approved by the Louisiana Legislature and the DOTD is agreeable to the implementation of the Project and desires to cooperate with the City according to the terms and conditions of the Agreement by and between the DOTD and the City in connection with the Project; and, WHEREAS, the DOTD will provide necessary funding for the Project and reimburse the City up to $350,000.00 for the Project cost; 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 Jim Pearce and seconded by Alderwoman Marie Riggs, a record vote was taken and the following result was had:
YEA: ALDERWOMAN GLENDA HOWARD
ALDERMAN JIM PEARCE
ALDERWOMAN MARIE S. RIGGS
ABSENT: ALDERMAN JEDD LEWIS
ALDERMAN ELMORE MAYFIELD
WHEREUPON, the presiding officer declared the above Resolution duly adopted in full on this the 4th day of February, 2013.
EMMETT GIBBS, CLERK DAN HOLLINGSWORTH, MAYOR
1td: February 8, 2013