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Res 16-41 Designating Star Telegram as official newspaper TOWN OF WESTLAKE RESOLUTION NO. 16-41 A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE,TEXAS, DESIGNATING A PUBLIC NEWSPAPER OF GENERAL CIRCULATION AS THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Section 52.004, Local Government Code, requires the Town Council of the Town of Westlake,Texas("Council")to determine,by ordinance or resolution,a public newspaper to be the official newspaper for the Town of Westlake, Texas ("Town"); and WHEREAS, Section 52.004(a) of the Texas Local Government Code states as soon as practicable after the beginning of each municipal year, the governing body of the municipality shall contract, as determined by ordinance or resolution, with a public newspaper of the municipality to be the municipality's official newspaper until another newspaper is selected; and WHEREAS,the Council finds that the Star Telegram satisfies the requirements of Chapter 2051 of the Texas Government Code; and WHEREAS, the Town Council finds that the passage of this Resolution is in the best interest of the citizens of Westlake. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE: SECTION 1: That, all matters stated in the Recitals hereinabove are found to be true and correct and are incorporated herein by reference as if copied in their entirety. SECTION 2: That the Town Council of the Town of Westlake, Texas, hereby determines and establishes the Star Telegram as the official newspaper for Westlake. SECTION 3: That the Town Secretary is hereby directed to publish all notices and advertisements in the Star Telegram in accordance with the Laws of the State of Texas. SECTION 4: If any portion of this Resolution shall, for any reason, be declared invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the remaining provisions hereof and the Council hereby determines that it would have adopted this Resolution without the invalid provision. Resolution 16-41 Page t of 2 SECTION 5: That this resolution shall become effective from and after its date of passage. PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 12th DAY OF DECEMBER 2416. ATTEST: Laura Wheat, Mayor AD ( JA i/ AY t as 3` FIdA Kel Edwa'rs, Town Secre ary Thomas E. Brymer, Manager APPROVED AS TO FORM: OF W Esp f -L. St ton Lowry,down Attorney p F TEXPS Resolution 16-41 Page 2 of 2