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Res 95-06 Supporting the Establishment of a Joint Teen CourtTOWN OF WESTLAKE RESOLUTION NO. 95-6 A RESOLUTION BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A JOINT TEEN COURT AND AUTHORIZING THE TOWN'S PARTICIPATION WITH OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES. WHEREAS, the municipalities of Trophy Club, Westlake, Roanoke, Keller and Watauga, and the independent school districts of Keller, Northwest and Birdville have demonstrated a strong interest in the Teen Court concept as a proactive measure to prevent and solve juvenile crime; and WHEREAS, it is deemed to be in the best interest of the citizens of Westlake that the Town join together with neighboring municipalities and school districts in establishing a joint Teen Court in order that juveniles in the area can become educated concerning the judicial process, the United States Constitution, the Texas Constitution, and the Statutory Laws of the State of Texas. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake, Texas, that: Section 1: The Town of Westlake, Texas, supports establishing of a joint Teen Court and hereby authorizes participation in the Teen Court should an acceptable program be developed. Section 2: The Town of Westlake acknowledges the importance of the participation of its representatives with representatives of other governmental entities in formulating and establishing the Teen Court for the benefit of all concerned. ADOPTED by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake this 13th day of November, 1995. ATTEST: 11 1 � � Ginger ,rtosswy, Deputy To *Secretary APPROVED AS TO FORM: Paul C. Isham, Town Attorney P Scott Bradley, Mayor