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Ord 662 Amending Chapter 2 Article V Finance Section 2-161 Town Check SignaturesTOWN OF WESTLAKE ORDINANCE NO. 662 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ADMINISTRATION, 4RT1f LE V, FINANCE, DIVISION 1. GENERALLY, SECT IflAl 7-161, SIGNATURES ON TOWN CHECKS PROVIDING A CUMULATIVE CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the Town of Westlake, Texas is a general law Town; and WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Westlake finds it necessary to amended the amount of a check drawn on any town account and WHEREAS, the Town Council finds that the passage of this Ordinance is in the best interest of the citizens of Westlake should be approved and adopted. 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 2, Administration, Article V, Finance, Division 1. Generally, Section 2-161. Signatures on Town checks of the Town of Westlake Code of Ordinances, as amended, are hereby amended as follows. Sec. 2-162. Signature on town checks All checks of more than $10,000.00 that are drawn on any of the town's accounts require two signatures. Secs. 2-1622-108. Reserved. SECTION 3: That this Ordinance shall be cumulative of all other Town Ordinances and all other provisions of other Ordinances adopted by the Town which are inconsistent with the terms or provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed. SECTION 4: 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 Ordinance 662 Page 1 of 2 without the incorporation in this Ordinance of any such legally invalid or unconstitutional, phrase, sentence, paragraph or section. SECTION 5: This ordinance shall take effect immediately from and after its passage as the law in such case provides. PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 29" DAY OF AUGUST 2011. ATTEST: Kelly dward , Town Secretary Laura Wheat, Mayor ,f Thomas E. Brj T wn Manager APPROVED F'ORM ,� OF7N T -WF9 -= �0. L. niton Low , riAttorney TEXAS Ordinance 662 Page 2of2