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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 890470 - Aid for Treatment CenterRESOLUTION NO. (5904176 WHEREAS, the City Council f inds that as the seat of the Williamson County government, Georgetown is the "Home" of the District Courts, Jail Facility and Adult Probation Office and as such carries a special responsibility; and WHEREAS, the Adult Probation Department and Georgetown Hospital/Health Care system designed a program for drug interdiction in 19&8 that was recognized by the Department of Justice/American Probation and Parole Association as one of the outstanding 18 drug programs in the United States; and WHEREAS, the Adult Probation Department of Williamson Coun has requested funds to lease, staff, and operate a communit& corrections facility funded by the Texas Adult Probatio commission; and I WHEREASI the proposed Community Corrections Facility woul offer an intensive program for the recovery of alcohol/drug abusi offenders placed on probation by the courts, and I WHEREAS, the Mayor of Georgetown Appointed a Committ-F-9 Regarding the Establishment of the Central Texas Treatment Cente and WHEREAS, the committee's recommendations included the following: 1. We agree that the establishment of the Central Texas Treatment Center would be of benefit to the community of Georgetown. 2. We support the recommendations of the feasibility studM concerning the location of the treatment center as follow8:1 a. that it be close to Interstate 35; b. that it not be in close proximity to a residential area; C. that it not be in close proximity to a school. 3. We recommend that the City Council hold a public hearing i the near future to study possible sites for the Center. I NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, THAT: 602040030M lil The City Council adopts the recitals set forth above as true anm- correct and are adopted herein verbatim. 11 F-43200*0NM* The City Council supports the efforts of the Adult Probation off i -M - to secure a Grant -in -Aid to construct a Treatment Center. I PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED at a special council meeting on this the 5th day of December, 1989. Tim Kennedy, Mayor Leslie Barone, Deputy City Secretary