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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 900375 - CAPCO Overall Eco Dev PlanRESOLUTION NO, 1003 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, REQUESTING DESIGNATION OF THE -CITY "AS A GROWTH CENTER AS RECOMMENDED IN THE CAPCO OVERALL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PIAN SUBMITTED TO THE U;S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION; WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown has demonstrated its commitment to quality economic development by the adoption of the, Strategic Plan for Economic Development as part of its long range comprehensive plan, and the creation of the Industrial Development Foundation; {OHEREAS, the City of Georgetown has the vital ingredients for growth in the Georgetown Municipal Airport, the Georgetown Hospital, andSouthwestern University; WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown has provided for the basic infrastructure needs of economic growth and, through the Century Plan - Development Plan element of its long range comprehensive plan, will continue to provide for those needs in the future, WHEREAS, the Capital Area Planning Council recommends Georgetown as a growth center in the Regional Overall Economic Development Plan; and WHEREAS, the City Council finds that this action implements Economic Development Policies 1 and 5 of the Century Plan Policy Plan, and the Strategic Plan for Economic Development. The City Council further finds that this action is not inconsistent or in conflict with any adopted Century Plan Policies or Goals, as required by Section 2,03 of the Administrative Chapterof the Policy Plan; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN; TEXAS, THAT: Section One, All of the facts recited in the preamble to this Resolution are hereby found by the City Council to be true and correct, and are incorporated by reference herein and expressly made a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. Section Two, The City of Georgetown, Texas, hereby requests designation as a growth center as recommended in the Capital Area Planning Council's overall Economic Development Plan submitted to the O,S, Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, Section Three, This resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption, RESOLVED this n day of ATTEST: Elizabeth Gray City Secretary APPROVED AS TO FORM: Marianne Landers Banks City Attorney