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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRes 051303-L-3 - Agmt TxDot LightingRESOLUTION .° , 55 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS ("CITY"), AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ("TxDOT") FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SAFETY LIGHTING SYSTEMS WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown ("City") finds that enhanced safety lighting within the corporate limits of the City is necessary and desirable for the safety of the residents of Georgetown and the traveling public; and WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 25.11, Texas Administrative Code and Section 220, Texas Transportation Code, TxDOT has advised the City that it will construct, maintain and operate safety lighting systems within the corporate limits of the City and other Texas municipalities by agreement at no cost to the municipalities; and WHEREAS, the City finds it to be in the best interest of the citizens of Georgetown to enter into such an agreement with TxDOT for the construction, operation and maintenance of safety lighting systems in Georgetown. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. The facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this resolution are hereby found and declared to be true and correct, and are incorporated by reference herein and expressly made a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. The City Council hereby finds that this resolution implements the Transportation Policy End 10.00 of the Century Plan - Policy Plan Element, which states: "Citizens and commercial goods move safely and efficiently throughout all parts of the C ity," a nd f urther f inds t hat t he a doption o f t his resolution is not inconsistent or in conflict with any other Century Plan Policies, as required by Section 2.03 of the Administrative Chapter of the Policy Plan, SECTION 2. The City Council of the City of Georgetown hereby authorizes the City to enter into the attached agreement with TxDOT for the construction, operation and maintenance of safety lighting systems within the corporate limits of the City SECTION 3, The Mayor is hereby authorized to sign this Resolution and the City Secretary to attest thereto on behalf of the City of Georgetown. SECTION 6. This resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption. RESOLVED this 13-A17 day of May, 2003. �kesolution No. Page ATTEST: THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN: andra D. Lee, City Sfecretary ` Gary flelon, Mayor ....• �• •'T Patricia E. Carls, Brown & Carls, LLP City Attorney Aesolution No.; ?"age of