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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 910095 - Consult Service Redistrict PlanIII TIV A N ��I PLAN UNDER THE 1990 CENSUS. WHEREAS ' in 1988, the citizens of the City of Georgetown voted to convert City elections from an at -large system to seven single -member districts, with a Mayor elected at -large-, WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown is required to review its voting district plan after receipt of the 1990 census data; WHEREAS, the United States Bureau of Census has determined that the 1990 census data will be finalized by April 1, 1991; WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown recognizes that the signcant growth that occurred between 1980 and 1990 has impacted the single member district plan under which the City elections are currently being held, such that the city must redistrict before the May, 1992 City election; WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Georgetown has determined that, due to the complexity of the redistricting process to employ a consultant to assist in the redistricting process; WHEREAS, the City Council has reviewed the recommended consultant's proposal and fetermined that it is in the best interest of the City of Georgetown to accept this proposal; WHEREAS, the City Council has found that this action implements Governmental Affai I rolicy 2 of the Century Plan- Policy Plan Element, and is not found to be inconsistent or J conflict with any other Century Plan Policies, as required by Section 2.03 of the Administratil Chapter of the Policy Plan-, NOW, THEREFORE� BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, THAT: Redistricting Contract Resolution No. Page 1 of 2 The facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this ordinance are and declared to be true and correct, and are incorporated by reference herein as a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. The Mayor is hereby authorized to sign, and the City Secretary to attest, a contract witm Texas Redistricting Services, Inc. to provide consulting services to the City of Georgetown assist in the redistricting process under the 1990 census data. Said contract shall contain provision that the amount to be expended under this contract shall not exceed $20,000.00, a shall receive prior approval of the City Attorney. I i - I ATTEST: C "�7 Sandra D. Lee Deputy City Secretary Marianne Landers Banks City Attorney :VIf.-tONNOR Mayor