Resolution 57-14 Authoriz. Submission of Community Block Grant

Town of Anderson
RESOLUTION # 57-14

A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF ANDERSON, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT APPLICATION TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND; AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACT AS THE EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE IN ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO THE TOWN’S PARTICIPATION IN THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM.

WHEREAS, The Town of Anderson desires to develop a viable community, including decent housing and a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low/moderate income; and

WHEREAS, certain conditions exist which represent a potential risk to the public health and safety;

WHEREAS, it is necessary and in the best interests of the Town of Anderson to apply for funding under the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF ANDERSON, TEXAS:

Section 1. That a Texas Community Development Block Grant Program application for the Community Development Fund is hereby authorized to be filed on behalf of the Town with the Texas Department of Agriculture;
Section 2. That the Town’s application be placed in competition for funding under the Community Development Fund.
Section 3. That the application be for $275,000 of grant funds for wastewater treatment plant improvements.
Section 4. That the Town Council directs and designates the Mayor as the Town’s Chief Executive Officer and the Authorized Representative to act in all matters in connection with this application and the Town’s participation in the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program.
Section 5. That all funds will be used in accordance with all applicable federal, state, local and programmatic requirements including but not limited to procurement, environmental review, labor standards, real property acquisition, and civil rights requirements.
Section 6. That it further be stated that the Town of Anderson is committing $2,750.00 from its Utility Fund as a cash contribution toward the construction activities of this wastewater treatment plant improvements project.

PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS THE 11th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2014.

ATTEST:

Gail Sowell E. Tom Johanson
Mayor Town Secretary

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TOWN OF ANDERSON

P.O. Box 592
Anderson, TX 77830

Ph: (936) 873-3102