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Ord 1798 3/10/1958ORDINANCE NO.1798 / 110NICIPAL ORDINANCE (Construction and Ih intenance) AN ORDINANCE A14EVINCT ORDINANCE NO. 1725, SO THAT THE SAME SHALT, READ AS HEREIN AFTER SET OUT: AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF HIGHWAY NO. US 287 AND A PORTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 231 MAKING USE OF BROAD AND HOLLIDAY STREETS AS PART OF THE ROUTES 'IN THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, SAID ROUTES TO BEGIN AT THE WEST CITY LIMITS NEAR THE PRESENT U.S. HIGHWAY 237 ROUTE AND TO TERMINATE AT THE SOUTH CITY LIMITS AT A POL4T NEAR TIM JUNCTION OF TWENTY -THIRD AND HOLLY DRIVE, SAID HIGHWAYS TO BE CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED AS A FRE51AY AND AS A STREET, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "THE PROJECT" AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY TO EKCUTE AND THE CITY SECRETARY TO AFFIX THE CORPORATE SEAL AND ATTEST THE SAME. A CERTAIN CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE STATE OF TEXAS PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EXISTENCE AND USE OF SAID PROJECT AS A FRENJAY AND AS A STREET, AND DETERMINING THE LIABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIEZ OF THE CITY AND THE STATE OF TEXAS WITH R = 1ERENCE THERETO; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY AND PROVIDING THAT THE ORDINANCE SHALL BE EFFECTIVE FROM AND AFTER ITS PASSAGE. WHEREAS, the public convenience, safety and necessity of the City, and the people of the City, require that the above described routes be constructed, since the existing condition constitutes a serious inconvenience to the public, which it is urgently required to be remedied; and WHEREAS, the City has requested the State of Texas to contribute financially in the project; and WHMEAS, the State of Texas has made it known to the City that the State will assist the City in the improvement and maintenance of said project as a street and as a Freeway, providing the City approves the plans for said project. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL; SECTION 1. That since the public convenience, safety and necessity of the City and the people of the City require it, said project shall be constructed as a street and as a Freeway its defined by House Bill No. 451, Acts 52nd Legislature, Regular Session. SECTION 2. That the State of Texas be and is hereby authorized to enter upon, construct and maintain the project at the location and. in the manner show on the plan attached hereto, marked "Exhibit A'!, and made a part hereof in all ,� respects. SECTION 3. The Yhyor of the City be and is hereby authorized to execute for and on behalf of the City an agreement and contract with the State of Texas in accordance with and for the purpose of carrying out the terms and provisions of this ordinance, in the form attached hereto and marked "Exhibit B ". The Mayor of the City is further authorized to approve and sign the detailed plans for construction V of the project or any section thereof when and as such plans are completed and prior to award of construction contract by the State. The 'City.Secretary is hereby directed to attest the agreement and contract and to affix the proper seal. of the City hereto. SFCTTON 4. The fact that there is an imperative necessity that the work provided for in said contract be begin and carried out promptly, and that such contract should accordingly be forthwith executed, creates a public emergency requiring that this ordinance be passed finally on the date of its introduction., and the Mayor having in writing declared the existence of such emergency and requested such passage, this ordinance shall be passed Finally on the date of its i oduction, this 10 , A.D. March , and shall take effect i i ely upon its passage and approval by the %yor. A T OF WICHI'T'A ,/FAIL�LS 5T TF 0 TEAS City Clerk By Mayor CGUNTY OF � .. Wichita T G�eo:" T. Henderson the duly appointed, qualified and acting city secretary of the City of Wichita Falls Texas hereby certify that the foregoing; pages constitute a true and correct copy of an ordinance duly passed by the City Council at a meeting held on March 10 A.D., 1958 , at _lio 30 o'clock A M. To certify which, witness nY hand and seal of the City of wichitaFalls_._..._, Texas, this due 10 day of March , 195 8 , at Wichita Falls : Texas. (2) Citij Secretary of the City of Wichita; Falls Texas