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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 940308-J - Tx Conservation Grant AppRESOLUTION No. os - J - FOR FUNDS TO DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT DEMONSTRATION FLIV, 01016 OF YARD TRIMMINGS, AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. VMEREAS, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) has issued Request for Proposals for the design and implementation of demonstration yard trimming reduction/minimization programs and composting programs which must be submitted by March 29, 1994; and, VMEREAS, the City Council wishes to participate in innovative programs to divert yard trimmings from landfills; and, EREAS, the City Council desires to authorize City staff to submit a proposal which designs and implements demonstration programs for yard trimming reduction/minimization and composting. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWNI 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 finds that this resolution implements Utilities/Energy Policy #5 of the Century Plan -Policy Plan Element, which states, "The City will provide water, wastewater, electricity, and solid waste collection services which meet the immediate and future needs of all citizens and which encourage and provide for economic development" and further finds that the adoption of this cQnflictwith- any, other Centun., Plan Pol' a&.r-ouired b,,, Section 2.03 of the Administrative Chapter of the Policy Plan. SECTION 2. The City Council hereby affirms to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission its support of the programs identified in this proposal and the assurance that: (A) The applicant will comply with the provisions of the fiscal reimbursement and reporting requirements of the TNRCC and the State of Texas; (B) Grant funding awarded in response to this proposal will be used only for the purpose(s) for which it is provided; and, (C) The proposed project is in compliance with and supports the Capital Area Planning Council (CAPCO) Regional Solid Waste Management Plan. RESOLUTION No.T-4(p 3 42Z Yard Trimmings Proposal Page 1 of 2 SECTION 3. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Secretary to attest thereto, this resolution to allow the City staff to submit a proposal to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission for design and implementation of demonstration programs for yard trimming reduction/minimization and composting. ATTEST-/',, 7 Sandra Lee, City Secretary APPROVED AS TO FORM: — It RESOLUTION No. W05of- X Yard Trimmings Proposal Page 2 of 2 THE CITY OF GEORGET9,": Leo *ood, Mayor