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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 900472 - Combine Legislative DistrictRESOLUTION NO, QXOi - A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE REDDEST TO THE SENATE SELECT COMMHTEE ON LEGISLATIVE REDISTRICTING AND THE HOUSE REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE TO COMBINE THE EXISTING TWO LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY INTO ONE DISTRICT DUE TO THE RECENT RAPID GROWTH AND INCREASED POPULATION, WHEREAS Williamson County is the second fastest-growing county in the State of Texas; and WHEREAS, several cities in the area have multiplied by 180%; and WHEREAS, the population of Williamson County has attained a growth to 140,000; and WHEREAS, Williamson County has been divided into two Congressional Districts, District 11 and District 14; and WHEREAS, the Senate Select Committee on Legisladve Redistricting has held beatings throughout the state since March of this year to receive testimony from interested individuals in preparation for drawing new district lines for congressional, legislative and State Board of Education districts; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN THAT: SECTION 1: The recitals set forth above are true and correct and adopted herein as if set forth in verbatim; SECTION 11Due to the population growth that Williamson County has experienced that Williamson County not be divided fort Congressional Districts Stale Senatorial Districts, or Stoic Representative Districts, SECTION ID` The Mayor isauthimized to sign this Resolution and the City kfetary to attest: PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 25TH DAY Of SEPTEMBER 1990. ATTEST: i H nnor, Mayor Elizabeth Gray, City Secretary Approved as to Form: MarianhaLanders Banks City Attorney