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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 941108-S - Fund Renovate Farmers BankKESOLUTION NO. A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, IN SUPPORT OF EFFORTS BY WILLIAMSON COUNTY TO OBTAIN 1-´┐ŻLJNDING TO RENOVATE AND ADAPT THE FARMERS STATE BANK BUILDING TO PROVIDE A PERMANENT OFFICE FOR THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY HISTORICAL COMAUSSION WHEREAS, the Georgetown square is an excellent example of a renovated 19th Century Texas County seat, and WHEREAS, theFarmers State Bank building, owned and operated by Williamson Countl is a significant architectural contribution to the Georgetown square; and I WHEREAS, Williamson County has applied for enhancement grant funding from the Texas Department of Transportation to rehabilitate the Farmers State Bank building to provide permanent office space for the Williamson County Historical Com mission; and WHEREAS, exterior modifications to the building shall be subject to the review and approval of the City of Georgetown Historic Preservation Commission, and interior remodeling shall require the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy from the Building Official of the City of 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 Governmental Affairs Policy I of the Century Plan - Policy Plan Element, which states: "The City cooperates with all other entities which provide services in the community"; and Historic Preservation and Urban Design Policy 1 of the Century Plan - Policy Plan, which states: "Prehistoric, historic, and cultural resources are preserved, protected, and promoted; and farther finds that the adoption of this 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 hereby supports Williamson County's efforts to obtain Texas Department of Transportation enhancement grant funding for the Farmers State Bank building. SECTION 3. This resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption. Kesolution Title No. r,age I of 2 RESOLVED this 8th day of November, 1994. ATTEST - THE CITY OF GEORGET7: Sandra D. Lee By: LEO WOOD City Secretary Mayor APPROVED AS TO FORM: Marianne Landers Banks Emu= Resolution Title No.. Page 2 of 2