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Res 71-32 Participation in the North Central Texas Council of GovernmentsRESOLUTION NO. 32 WHEREAS, the area embraced within the physical boundaries of the Counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, 'Tarrant, Wise, and Hunt are all Counties located in the north central region of the State of Texas, which have joint and mutual environ- mental, economic, social, or other problems which do or may require joint and mutual surveys, studies, plans, and related actions in order to insure the orderly growth and development of the region; and WHEREAS, the above named Counties, as well as incorporated municipalities and special-purpose districts located in the above named Counties, comprise the North Central Texas Council of Governments with the participating membership of the Council composed of an elective public official from each participating local governmental unit who is designated by the respective governing body, according to the Bylaws and said organization has been authorized by the original agreement between the respective governmental units for its creation, as well as enabling legis- lation in support of the Council of Governments movement; and WHEREAS, it is the opinion of the governing body of Town of Westlake that it will be to its benefit and to the benefit of its citizens as a whole to become a participating member of said organization; NOW 'THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY The Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake. SECTION 1. That the aforementioned local government may become a participating member of the North Central Texas Council of Governments, created for the purposes set out above, and the City Secretary be, and is hereby authorized to apply for membership in the North Central Texas Council of Governments by submission of this Resolution and the payment of the annual dues established in accordance with the Bylaws of said organization. SECTION 2. That this Resolution shall take effect from and after its passage. PASSED ON THIS THE 12th day of April, 1971 at a meeting of the Board of Aldermen, of the Town of Westlake, Texas. ATTEST: A. L. Odom, Secretary George H. Harmon, Jr., Mayor