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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 02.09.1970 - Loan Low-Rent HousingQq �.e�ia O (RESOLUTION APPROVING APPLICATION FOR PIRELIMINAIRY LOAN FOR LOW TRENT PUBLIC HOUSING WHEREAS, it is the policy of this locality to eliminate substandard and other inadequate housing, to prevent the spread of slums and blight, and to realize as soon as feasible the goal of a decent home in a suitable living environment for all of its citizens; and WHEREAS, under the provisions of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, the Department of Housing and Urban Development is authorized to provide r— financial assistance to local public housing agencies for undertaking and carrying out preliminary planning of low -rent housing projects that will assist in meeting this goal; and WHEREAS, the Act provides that there shall be local determination of need for low -rent housing to meet needs not being adequately met by private enterprise and that the Department of Housing and Urban Development shall nottmake any contract with a public housing agency for preliminary loans for surveys and planning in respect to any low -rent housing projects unless the governing body of the locality involved has by resolution approved the application of the public housing agency for such preliminary loan; and WHEREAS, the Housing Authority of the City of Georgetown, Texas, herein called the "Local Authority") is a public housing agency and is applying to the Department of Housing and Urban Development for a preliminary loan to cover the costs of surveys and planning in connection with the development of low - rent housing. NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, as follows: 1. There exists in the City of Georgetown, Texas, a need for such low -rent housing at rents within the means of low-income families; 2. The application of the Local Authority to the bepartment of Housing and Urban Development fora preliminary loan in an amount not to exceed $80,000.00 for surveys and planning in connection with low -rent housing projects of not to exceed approximately 200 dwelling units is hereby approved. The Resolution was read in full, considered and discussed. Mr. Lyda moved its adoption and Mr. Gold seconded the motion. On roll call the following vote was recorded: A Sloan, Davis, Golgi, Eanes, Lyda, and Brock. NOES: None. Thereupon the Resolution was declared duly adopted and passed. ADJOURNMENT: Meeting adjourned at 10:45 o'clock p.m. APPROVED: ATTEST: Jay C. Sloan, Mayor, City of Georgetown Claud Eads, City Secretary C E R T I F I C A T E I, Claud Eads, Secretary of the City of Georgetown, Texas, hereby certify that I have compared the annexed extracts from the minutes of the regular meeting of the Council of said City held on the 9th day of February, 1970, with the original thereof,.recorded in the official minute book, and that it is a correct transcript therefrom and of the whole of said original; that the annexed extract of the minutes of the meeting is a true and complete trans- cript of such minutes and that the Resolution contained therein is a true, complete, and accurate copy of the Resolution adopted at said meeting. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and the seal of the City of Georgetown, Texas, this 9th day of February, 1970. Claud Eads, City Secretary* ATTORNEY'S CERTIFICATE AND OPINION I the undersigned City Attorney for the City of Georgetown, Texas, do hereby certify that I have examined the attached extract from the regular meeting of the Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, held on February 9, 1970, and it is my opinion that the aforesaid meeting was duly and legally held and that the Resolutions contained therein were duly and regularly adopted by such governing body in compliance with the laws of the State of Texas, and are not subject to referendum or the time for filing a petition for referendum has expired. Joe B. McMaster, City Attorney