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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRes 012704-M - 2006 & 2007 Games of TexasRESOLUTION NO A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING STAFF TO JOIN THE REPRESENTATIVES FROM BRUSHY CREEK, CEDAR PARK, FERN BLUFF, LEANDER, ROUND ROCK AND WILLIAMSON COUNTY TO PREPARE A BID SUBMITTAL TO THE TEXAS AMATEUR ATHLETIC FEDERATION TO HOST THE 2006 AND 2007 GAMES OF TEXAS. WHEREAS, the Parks and Recreation Departments of Brushy Creek, Cedar Park, Fern Bluff, Georgetown, Leander, Round Rock, and Williamson County want to join together to host the 2006 and 2007 Games of Texas; and WHEREAS, this event will draw 8,000 to 10,000 youth and adult athletes, from around the state, to participate in approximately 15 sporting events over a one week period; and WHEREAS, tourism is important to the local and regional economy and the Games of Texas will have a significant economic impact upon the participating communities, estimated to be $7 million to $10 million; and WHEREAS, prospective bids must be submitted to the Executive Board, at the January meeting, of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF), Now Therefore BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN: SECTION 1. That the City of Georgetown hereby authorizes staff to join the representatives from Brushy Creek, Cedar Park, Fern Bluff, Round Rock, Leander and Williamson County in jointly preparing a bid submittal to host the 2006 and 2007 Games of Texas. SECTION 2. This resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption. RESOLVED this 27th day of January, 2004. ATTE Sandra Lee City Secretary Resolution No. oI oz 7 o°l ` In Games of Texas Page 1 of 2 THE<;I?Y OF vary N on Mayor EORGE T OWN: ����• •0 T Trish Carls City Attorney Resolution No.yd 6y® � Games of Texas Page 2 of 2