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Ord 657 Amending Chapter 42 Floodplain Section 42-35TOWN OF WESTLAKE ORDINANCE NO. 657 AMENDING CHAPTER 42, ARTICLE II FLOODPLAIN, SECTION 42-35; IDENTIFYING PUBLISHED DATES OF TARRANT AND DENTON COUNTY FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAPS AND FLOOD INSURANCE STUDIES; PROVIDING A PENALTY CLAUSE; PROVIDING A CUMULATIVE CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; AUTHORIZING PUBLICATION; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the Town of Westlake recognizes the need to protect citizens from flooding; and WHEREAS, the Town of Westlake's Town Council finds that the Federal Emergency Management Agency's revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps and Flood Insurance Study provides the Town an instrument in which to protect its citizens; and WHEREAS, the revised maps and study are crucial to the provision of emergency services, and WHEREAS, the Town Council adopted new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) maps and study during the September 21, 2009 regular Council meeting. WHEREAS, The Town of Westlake Town Council desires to amend Chapter 42, Article II, Floodplain, Section 42-35 by identifying dates of publication of Tarrant County and Denton County maps and studies. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: SECTION 1: That all matters stated in the preamble are found to be true and correct and are incorporated herein as if copied in their entirety. SECTION 2: That Chapter 42, Article II Floodplain, Section 42-35 of the Town of Westlake Code of Ordinances, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: The areas of special flood hazard identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the current scientific and engineering report entitled, "The Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for Tarrant County, Texas And Incorporated Areas," dated September 25, 2009, with accompanying Flood Insurance Rate Maps dated September 25, 2009, "The Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for Denton County, Texas And Incorporated Areas," dated April 18, 2011, with accompanying Flood Insurance Rate Maps dated April 18, 2011,and any revisions thereto are hereby adopted by reference and declared to be a part of this ordinance. Ordinance 657 Page 1 of 2 SECTION 3: That all provisions of Ordinance 613 not hereby amended shall remain in full force and effect. SECTION 4: That any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions or terms of this ordinance shall be subject to the same penalty as provided for in the Code of Ordinances of the Town of Westlake, and upon conviction shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed the sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000,00) for each offense. Each day that a violation is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate offense. SECTION 5: It is hereby declared to be the intention of the Town Council of the Town of Westlake, Texas, that sections, paragraphs, clauses and phrases of this Ordinance are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this Ordinance shall be declared legally invalid or unconstitutional by the valid judgment or decree of any court of competent jurisdiction, such legal invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect any of the remaining phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs or sections of this Ordinance since the same would have been enacted by the Town Council of the Town of Westlake without the incorporation in this Ordinance of any such legally invalid or unconstitutional, phrase, sentence, paragraph or section. SECTION 6: This ordinance shall take effect immediately from and after its passage as the law in such case provides. PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 28" DAY OF MARCH 2011. ATTEST: Laura eat, Mayor Kell Edward own Secretary APPROVED AS TO FORM: L. ancon L wr , orney Sol Lei 1111 KSRQ�I I . .•_ Ordinance 657 Page 2 of 2 Star -Telegram 400 W. 7TH STREET FORT WORTH, TX 76102 (817) 390-7761 Federal Tax ID 26-2674582 Bill To: TOWN OF WESTLAKE 3 VILLAGE CIR STE 202 WESTLAKE, TX 76262-7940 Sales Misc THE STATE OF TEXAS County of Tarrant Customer ID: TOW17, Invoice Number: (-A `l5l�07911 Invoice Date: 4/1/2011 Terms: Net due in 21 days Due Date: 4/30/2011 PO Number: Order Number: 31510791 Sales Rep: 073 Description: TOWN OF WESTLA Publication Dates: 3/31/2011 -4/1/2011 Before me, a Notary Public in and for said County and State, this day personally appeared Debor the Star -Telegram, published by the Star -Telegram, Inc. at Fort Worth, in Tarrant County, Texas; that the attached clipping of an advertisement was published in the above named paper on the li; (817) 215-2323 e—\ — SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN TO BEFORE ME, THIS Friday, April 01 envERM17- M, R al Coordinator for did depose and say . STAR TELEGRAM Thank You For Your Payment ---------------------------------------------- Remit To: Star -Telegram P.O. BOX 901051 FORT WORTH, TX 76101-2051 Customer ID: Customer Name: Invoice Number: Invoice Amount: PO Number: Amount Enclosed: TOW27 TOWN OF WESTLAKE 315107911 $83.70