RESOLUTION NO. 822 OF 2012 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO A
RESOLUTION NO. 822 OF 2012 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE RILEY COMPANY OF LOUISIANA, INC., FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN AND SURVEY SERVICES RELATED TO IMPROVEMENTS TO INTERSECTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 167 AND REYNOLDS DRIVE PROJECT
WHEREAS, the State of Louisiana, Department of Transportation and Development (“LADOTD”) intends to construct Improvements to the Intersection of U.S. Highway 167 and Reynolds Drive (the “Project”); and, WHEREAS, DOTD has requested that the City provide all engineering design and property acquisition necessary to construct the Project; and, WHEREAS, the City desires to develop engineering construction plans and specifications, including engineering, field surveying, construction cost estimating, preparation of construction plans and specifications, bid documents, and property acquisition necessary to construct the Project (the “Engineering Services”); and, WHEREAS, the City desires to enter into a professional services agreement with the Riley Company of Louisiana, Inc. (“Riley”), for Engineering Services related to the Project; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
§1. The City enter into a professional services agreement with Riley for Engineering Services related to the Project.
§2. The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth, is authorized and empowered to execute a professional services agreement with Riley, to execute amendments as provided in the professional services agreement within the approved budgeted amount, and to execute any and all documents necessary to complete the Project, and to do any and all things necessary and proper to carry out this Resolution and to fulfill its objects and purposes.
§3. The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth, is authorized and empowered to execute all conveyance instruments, including purchase agreements, acts of sale, acts of donation, rights of way or servitude agreements, related to the Project, and to execute any and all other documents necessary to complete said Project, and do any and all things necessary and proper to carry out this Resolution and to fulfill its objects and purposes.
§4. This Resolution shall become effective upon final adoption and signature of the Mayor.
Said Resolution having been read and considered by a quorum of the Board of Aldermen, on motion to adopt by Alderman Jedd Lewis, and seconded by Alderman Jim Pearce, a record vote was taken and the following result was had:
YEA: ALDERWOMAN GLENDA HOWARD
ALDERMAN JEDD LEWIS
ALDERMAN ELMORE MAYFIELD
ALDERMAN JIM PEARCE
ALDERWOMAN MARIE S. RIGGS
WHEREUPON, the presiding officer declared the above Resolution duly adopted in full on this the 3rd day of December, 2012.
EMMETT GIBBS, CLERK
DAN HOLLINGSWORTH, MAYOR
1td: December 7, 2012