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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 920136 - San Gabriel River Master PlanTXSOLUTION No. qaW WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, finds that tm Parks & Recreation Advisory Board has recommended that J. T. Duncan & Associat-43 4e named as the consulting firm to develop a comprehensive master plan for tm San Gabriel River Corridor and submit a grant application, on behalf of the CitA U to the Texas Parks & wildlife Department; and, E WHEREAS, the City, in its Century Plan - Policy Plan, has found that the City should provide its citizens with neighborhood and community parks and facilities will make available to all individuals, families and groups, the enjoyment of the outdoors and recreation; and, WHEREAS, the City Council finds that the development of the Blue Hole, San Gabriel River, and adjacent areas with walks, picnic facilities, canoeing, swimming, and other activities improves the quality of life for the citizens 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 Recreation and Cultural Affairs Policy 2 of the Century Plan - Policy Plan Element, Goal B, which states, "The City should provide its citizens with neighborhood and community parks and facilities that will make available to all individuals, families, and groups enjoyment of the outdoors and recreation". Short Rangel, which states, in part, "The City will have a comprehensive parks plan to address the following: Development of hiking, biking, and fitness trails; and, Development of Blue Hole, San Gabriel River and adjacent area with walks, picnic facilities, canoeing, swimming, and other activities"r and Short Range 2, which states, "The City will develop recreational programs to capitalize on the San Gabriel River and Lake Georgetown as great natural resources", and further 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. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute and the City Secretary to attest thereto this resolution which authorizes J. T. Duncan & Associates to develop a comprehensive master plan for the San Gabriel River Corridors and submit a grant application to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, on behalf of the City. RESOLUTION No. 9aol'56 San Gabriel Corridor Master Plan Page 1 of 2 Section 3 This resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption. ATTEST: 4A, Elizabeth Gray City Secretary "Marianne Landers Banks City Attorney RESOLUTION No. �01'� rO San Gabriel Corridor Master Plan Page 2 of 2 By: rW W 0=80'248;8 MM M(7MAS= Mayor Mayor Pro Tem