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Ord 1817 10/27/1958ORDINANCE NO. I j 1 q AN CRDINANCE CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION ON DAY OF z -•: , 1958, IN THE CITY 0 ��JICHITA FALLS, T A , PURSUAN, O SECTIONS 5 AND 16 (a) OF THE URBAN R ENE iAIAL LAW OF TEXAS; DESIGNATING THE PLACES AT WHICH SAID ELECTION IS TO BE HELD; APPOINTING ELECTICN OFFICIALS THEREFCR; PROVIDING FOR THE FORM OF NOTICE THEREOF AND THE FORM OF BALLOT FOR USE IN SAID ELECTION; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. S�JfiEREAS, pursuant to a Resolution duly adopted on the 12th day of May, 1958, and a Notice duly published in the May 13 and May 20 issues of the Wichita Falls Record News, in the City of Wichita F a l'l s, Wichita County, Texas, the official newspaper of the City of Wichita Falls, and a newspaper enjoying a general circula- tion throughout said city, and in accordance with said Resolution, the Board of Aldermen of the City of Wichita Falls, Texas, on the 14th day of July, 1958, at a called session of the Board of Aldermen convened at its regular meeting place in the City Council Room of the Memorial Auditorium in Wichita Falls, Texas, and held a public hearing on the question of whether or not said Board of Aldermen will order an election as required by the Urban Renewal Law of the State of Texas, to determine if the Board of Aldermen should adopt a certain Resolution under said Law, substantially in the form set forth in the form of notice contained in Section 3 hereof; and, 14'lri- EREAS, such public hearing was continued to the next regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Wichita Falls, held at the same place and in a like manner, on the 28th day of July, 1958, at which time further hearing was had on the proposed Urban Renewal matters; and, WHEREAS, such hearing was not closed but was continued and ex- tended until the next regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen, to be held on August 11, 1958; and, ',WHEREAS, at a regular meeting duly convened on the 11th day of August, 1958, the said public hearing on the Urban Renewal matter was not closed but was continued and extended until the next regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen on September 8, 1958; and, ',.!HEREAS, on the 8th day of September, 1958, the said Board of - 1 - aldermen dull,,' convened in regular session, again took up the matter of Urban Fenewal and the said public hearing, was again continued and elctended to the next regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen to be held on the 22d day of Seat e;,ber, 1958; and, "____R' -f�S, on the 22d day o?' September, i 58, at a regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen of the City of `.Vichita malls, the said public hear- ing on the Urban i-;encwal matter was not closed but %raas continued and C,�- tended until the next requla.r n;eeting of the Board of .aldermen of the City of `,lichita malls, on October 13, 195 0; and, `''' 7_PE; 1, on the 13th day of October, 1958, at a regular meeting of the Board of Aldcrrlen of the ('ity of 'rfichita Falls, the said public hearing was again continued and extendec, to the next regular meatinq of the Board of aldermen to be held cn t h3 27th day of ctobcr, 1?58; and, 1.V-17_R'-AS1 on the 27t1i day of `,ctober, 1958, at a regular meeting of the Board of _ Aldermen of the City of ':fichita Falls, a hearing on t?he question o= Urban " enewal %rras finally concluc ed and various persons having appeared and presented their testimony and ideas, both pro and con, on such ratter, and all persons present having !?,-cn given an opportunity to be heard and having been heard, the said pu')lic licarinG on the proposed action under the Urban Pencwal Law of Texas, by the Board of Aldermen of the Cit1) of `:'fichi to Falls, Texas, was duly and, finally concluded and said hearing was by oroper r, otion ordered closed; and, after due consideration of said question and of the matters presc ated at said public hear inn, th- Board of Ald ,3rmen of the City of '.`richita Falls, Texas, determined to call said election; and, T the Board of Alderr-en of the Cit -\ of Wichita Falls, Texas, finds that slur and/or blight,-�dconditions exist in various are sof the City of `.Vichita Falls, i�ilc,ediately endangering thc public peace, pro- perty, ihc:altn and safety, V:hici7 creates an e7ilerpency; 1-T. R :FCC',', B� IT CIA-DAIT,,'.,_) BY THE BCART, OF ALT FT�E T C7F THi.: C-17Y F 11VICHITA :.a?.L.S, T-_F'%,',,aS . CTICT- 1. In accordance with the provisions of the Urban Rencw- al Law of tlic State of Texas, including, particularly, ti tSe Ct lOnS r 31 S hereof, a s e(.ial election within the cornoratc i iiTits o� t. ._itV of ':richita ''a11", Tc:Xas, i- e' -,r c,r6C,r E:d tc! C ;h(�lci on th^ ca. r G:_ ;^ 1 , to deter? ir.:� ri ether tike - 2 - Board of Aldermen of the City of Wichita. Falls, Texas, should adopt a resolution substantially in the form set forth in the form of notice contained in Section 3 hereof. SECTION 2. The said election shall be held in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution and Laws of the State of Texas, and only duly qualified resident electors of the City of Wichita Falls, who own taxable property within said city and who have duly rendered or have been assessed on the same for taxation, shall be qualified to vote. SECTION 3. That notice of said election shall be given by posting a copy of the notice containing a sub- stantial copy of this ordinance at the City Hall and at a public place in each of the election precincts of the City not less than thirty (30) days prior to the election. The notice to be given shall include substantially the following: "NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, CONCERNING THE PROPOSED ADOPTION BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF A CERTAIN RESOLUTION PURSUANT TO THE URBAN RENEWAL LAW OF THE STATE OF TEXAS. 1( PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND THE CITARTER OF THE C ITY OF WICHITA FALLS, INCLUDING PARTICULARLY THE URBAN RENE',VAL LAW OF THE STATE, NOT ICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A SPECIAL rLECTICN WILL BE HELD IN THE CITY OF, %ICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, ON THE t DAY OFD : -,� 1 • . , 195 , TC DETERMINE WHETHER. OR NOT THE BOARD OF ALL ERPvIEN OF SAID CITY SHAL L ADOPT A I? SOLUTION SUBSTANTIALLY AS F OLLCTIS: , L IvSto U D D�TI;P,- .1IATIONSR PIA i G , AND FLECTIONS UNDtTT AND PURSUANT TO THE URBAN RENEWAL LAW OF TEXAS. t " P'_" IT RE'SOLVED BY THE 3OARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, AS FOLLOWS: "Section 1. It is hereby found and determined that one or more slum or blighted areas exist in the City of 'dichita Falls. "Section 2. It is hereby found and determined that the re- habilitation, conservation, or slum clearance and redevelopment, or a combination thereof, of such slum or blighted area, or areas, is necessary in the interest of the public health, safety, morals or welfare of the residents of said cite. it Section 3. It is hereby further determined that the City of ','Iichita Falls shall exercise the powers granted to the City by the Urban Renewal Law of the State of Texas, except the Urban Renewal Project Powers as de- finzd in said Urban Renewal Law. "Section 4. It is further determined to be necessary and in the public interest that the City of 1,11ichita Falls elect and accordingly, the City hereb� elects to have said Urban i enewal Project powers exercised y the Urban - 3 - IL Renewal Agency of the City of Wichita Falls, which agency is created by said Urban Renewal Law. "SECTION 5. The findings, determinations and elections herein made are made in accordance with and the various terms used herein are used in the same sense as used or defined in said Urban Renewal Law. it Only legally qualified voters residing within the cor- porate limits of said city, owning taxable property within said corporate limits who have duly rendered the same or have had the same assessed for taxation, shall be entitled to vote at said special election. "ATTEST : "BOARD OF ALDERMLN OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS City Clerk By May or SECTION 4. The fore of ballot which shall be used in said special election shall be substantially as follows: "OFFICIAL BALLOT FOR USE IN SPECIAL ELECTICa IN THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, ON THIS, the DAY OF , A. D. 19.3" f) , CONCERNING PROPOS =ADOPT ION BY THr BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF A CERTAIN RESOLUTION PURSUANT TO THE URBAN RENEt'IAL LAW OF THE STATE OF TEXAS. ".ire you in favor, or are you against the adoption by the Board of Aldermen, of the resolution substantially as follows: tA RESOLUTION P.iAKING C"RTAI�11 F INIDINGS, DETERMINATIONS AND 'ELECTIONS UNDER AND PUR SUANIT TO THE URBAN RENEWAL LA17 OF TEXAS ? 1 "BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF 171CH ITA FALLS, TEXAS: "SECTION 1. It is hereby found and determined that one or more slum or blighted areas exist in the Citv of Wichita Falls] "SECTION 2. It is hereby further found and determined that the rehabilitation, conseriration or slum clearance and redevelopment, or a combination thereof, of such slum or blighted area, or areas, is necessary in the interest of public health, safety, morals or welfare of the residents of the City. "SECTION >. It is hereby further determined that the City of Wichita Falls shall exercise the powers granted to the City by the Urban Renewal Law of the State of Texas, except the Urban Renewal Project Powers as defined in said Urban Renewal Law. "SECTION 4. It is hereby further determined to be necessary and in the public interest that the City of Wichita Falls elect and, accordingly, the City hereby elects to have said Urban Renewal Project Powers exercised by the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Wichita Falls, which agency is created by Urban Renewal Law. - 4 - "SECTION 5. The findings, determinations and elec- tions herein made are made in accord- ance with and the various terms used herein are used in the same sense as used or defined in said Urban Renewal Law. PROPOSITION "The voter shall vote on the proposition by scratch- ing or marking out the expression that he does not wish to vote for, thus leaving the one not so scratched or marked out, as indivating his vote on such proposition, in accordance with the Election Code, as Amended. "FOR ADOPTION OF THE RESOLUTION'.' "AGAINST THE ADOPTION OF THE RESOLUTION" SECTION 5. The City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause to be printed, and at the proper time, to be available at all polling places within said City, an adequate supply of the official ballot herein prescribed, for use at said special election, substantially in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Laws of Texas and the City Charter with respect generally to special elections in said City. SECTION 6. That said election shall be held in each of the election precincts within said City and the polling places and precinct officers for each of said precincts shall be, respect1vely, as follows, towit: C IICY BOA NUMBS? VOTING PLACE JUDG__ 1 Central Fire Station Mrs. W. K. Niles z Travis School 3 Highway Dept. Dist. Shop 4 Wichita County Court House 5 Weeks Park Club House 6 Washington School 7 Iiemn Public Library 6 Oeschner Electric Company g Reagan School 10 17th Street Fire Station 11 Jeffers on St. Fire Station - 5 - Arthur Ballard Mrs. J. H. Raines L. L. Kuntz Mrs. S. H. Rider C. E. Jackson Mrs. E. D. Trevathan J. M. Baber Roscoe Staton Mrs. J. W. Thomas Mrs. Mozelle Lasenan SECTION 7. The great public importance and pressing need to protect the public pea-c, property, health, and safety from the spread of slum and /or bl i cl-,t conditions which exist in various areas of the City of Wichita Falls, creates an urgency and an imperative pub- lic necessity and creates an emergency and, accordingly, this ordinance is passed as an emergency measure and shall take effect immediately upon its passage, and it is so enacted. / // ,�. D. 1956. PASSED AND ,APPROVED this '��� day of � �' �2�'CE'Gz , ATT Geo. enderson, ity ter Prepared by: A10 � I % (\A L"A J. a er irribarg City Attorney May dr _d_� _\' - 6 - CITY BCi: NUMBER VOTING PLACE JUDGE_ 12 Seventh Street Fire Station Mfrs. J. H. Terry 13 Alamo School Mrs. R. E. Benson 14 Dr. Leo Karl's Office Mrs. John W. Dobbs 15 Southside Assembly of God Church Mrs. R. E. Stone 16 Senior High School Mrs. B. T. Adams 17 Zundelowitz School N. A. Moore 18 English Pharmacy R. J. Claypool 19 Buchanan St. Fire Station George Smoot 20 Sam Houston School Mrs. J. S. Counts 21 Crockett School Mrs. R. B. Wiseman 22 Wininger Food Store Mrs. A. H. Hulsey 23 Ben Franklin School H. A. Van Emden 24 Giddings Street Fire Station A. F. Edwards 25 Carrigan School C. L. Murph 26 McGaha School Mrs. M. H. Dice 27 Kemp Street Fire Station Mrs. Joe Tyson 28 Cunningham School M, +Irs. Francis Duffey SECTION 7. The great public importance and pressing need to protect the public pea-c, property, health, and safety from the spread of slum and /or bl i cl-,t conditions which exist in various areas of the City of Wichita Falls, creates an urgency and an imperative pub- lic necessity and creates an emergency and, accordingly, this ordinance is passed as an emergency measure and shall take effect immediately upon its passage, and it is so enacted. / // ,�. D. 1956. PASSED AND ,APPROVED this '��� day of � �' �2�'CE'Gz , ATT Geo. enderson, ity ter Prepared by: A10 � I % (\A L"A J. a er irribarg City Attorney May dr _d_� _\' - 6 -