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Res 07-16 Authorizing the Retainage of Architectural ServicesTOWN OF WESTLAKE RESOLUTION NO. 07-16 A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE AUTHORIZING THE RETAINAGE OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES TO IMMEDIATELY BEGIN DESIGN OF A PERFORMING ARTS AND SCIENCE CENTER TO BE USED BY THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE AND WESTLAKE ACADEMY. WHEREAS, the Board of Aldermen believe that a public need exists to support the construction of a new public facility that would provide space for the visual and performing arts as well as science laboratory classroom space for Westlake Academy; and WHEREAS, the Westlake Academy Foundation has begun a capital campaign to raise money to completely fund this new facility and reimburse the Town up to $5 million for design and construction of this facility, and WHEREAS, in order to accommodate a desired Fall 2008 opening date, the Board has chosen to support the construction schedule by immediately contracting for architectural and design services; and WHEREAS, the Town of Westlake has begun analysis of a potential future debt issue from which the proceeds would reimburse architecture and engineering services now secured by the Town as well as a portion of the facility construction costs. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: SECTION 1. That the above findings are hereby found to be true and correct and are incorporated herein in the entirety. SECTION 2. The Board of Aldermen hereby directs the Town Manager and Town Attorney to prepare necessary documents to secure architectural services to immediately begin design of the Performing Arts and Science Center and prepare a reimbursement resolution for Board consideration which will reimburse these and other eligible project costs from the proceeds of a future bond sale. SECTION 3. The cost to retain architectural services to begin the design work is not exceed $10,000.00 before the execution of a contract by the Board of Aldermen. PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 26th DAY OF FEBRUARY 2007. ATTEST: j6L lei m utter, tRMC, Town Secretary APPROVE TO F RM: L, ancon L , Mm jXttorney Scott Bradley, Mayor Trent O. Petty, Town anager