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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRes 042203-K - White-tail DeerRESOLUTION NO. 0 03 WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown and other Central Texas Cities have significant problems with regard to the overpopulation of white -tail deer within their jurisdictions which adversely affects human health and public safety; WHEREAS, there are significant costs associated with the control of the ever-expanding white- tail deer population in these jurisdictions; WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown supports House Bill 1427 and Senate Bill 1582, which will allow political subdivisions of the State of Texas to authorize the trapping, transporting, and transplanting of white -tail deer found within the boundaries of the political subdivision without obtaining a permit or license from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife; and WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown fully supports the decision of the City of Lakeway to hire a lobbyist to assist with its efforts to ensure the passage of House Bill 1427 and Senate Bill 1582, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, THAT. The City of Georgetown fully supports House Bill 1427 and Senate Bill 1582, which will allow political subdivisions of the State of Texas to authorize the trapping, transporting, and transplanting of white- tail deer found within the boundaries of the political subdivision without obtaining a permit or license from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife. At this time, the City of Georgetown is unable to commit or aid in the funding for any lobbyists hired by the City of Lakeway to assist in the efforts to ensure passage of these two bills. RESOLVED this 22" d day of April 2003, ivIayul APPR VED AS TO FORM: Patricia E. Carls City Attorney Trapping, transportin , andtr pla´┐Żng ofwhite-tail deer Resolution No. Page 1 of 1 0 Sandra D. Lee City Secretary