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Res 96-12 Relating to the Proposed Senate Bill Regarding the Texas LotteryTOWN OF WESTLAKE RESOLUTION 96-12 A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, RELATING TO THE PROPOSED SENATE BILL REGARDING THE TEXAS LOTTERY. WHEREAS, the Texas Lottery Commission has conducted the Texas Lottery since its implementation in 1992; and WHEREAS, Senator Torn Haywood has proposed a senate bill to be presented in the 1997 legislative session of the Texas Senate that would require the Texas Lottery Commission to return five cents of every lottery sales dollar to the city where the sale was transacted or to the county where the sales transaction location was in the unincorporated area of the county; and WHEREAS, the state lottery ticket sales in Denton County during the calendar year 1995 totaled $34,400,000, and this proposed bill would have returned to the cities and county of Denton County a total of $1,720,000; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by'the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake, Texas, SECTION 1: That the Texas Lottery Commission return five cents of every dollar of the Texas state lottery ticket sales to the cities and counties. PASSED AND APPROVED by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake this 12`x' day of August, 1996. Scott Bradley, Mayor ATTEST: Inger sswy. Town Secr . ry APPROVED AS TO FORINT: Paul C. Isham, Town Attorney