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RESOLUTION NO. 1228 OF 2019

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RESOLUTION NO. 1228 OF 2019
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO COLLABORATE WITH NATIONAL FITNESS CAMPAIGN TO IMPLEMENT THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN OUTDOOR FITNESS COURT ADJACENT TO THE ROCK ISLAND GREENWAY
WHEREAS, the City has submitted a Grant Application to National Fitness Campaign for the construction of an outdoor Fitness Court® (the “Project”), which will be free for public use, and;
WHEREAS, the City will accept a $30,000 National Grant from National Fitness Campaign to promote and implement an outdoor Fitness Court®, and;
WHEREAS, the City will secure funding, which will be available and committed to this program, including partnerships between the City, National Fitness Campaign, and community sponsors, to construct and maintain the outdoor Fitness Court®, and;
WHEREAS, the City will commit to construction and launch of the outdoor Fitness Court® by the end of the 2019 calendar year, and;
WHEREAS, the City believes the outdoor Fitness Court® is an important recreation facility to support the health of the community by making “world-class” fitness free on Rock Island Greenway, to fund an outdoor bodyweight circuit training Fitness Court®, and to earn local and national recognition as a leader in providing affordable health and wellness.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
§1. The City will collaborate with National Fitness Campaign to implement the construction of an outdoor Fitness Court® and make fitness free to community residents and visitors.
§2. The Mayor is authorized and empowered to execute an Agreement with the National Fitness Campaign pursuant to such terms and conditions as he shall deem advisable, and he is authorized to execute any 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.
§3. 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 Alderwoman Carolyn Cage, and seconded by Alderwoman Angela Mayfield, a record vote was taken and the following result was had:
YEA: ALDERWOMAN CAROLYN CAGE
ALDERMAN JEDD LEWIS
ALDERWOMAN ANGELA MAYFIELD
ALDERMAN JIM PEARCE
ALDERMAN BRUCE SIEGMUND
NAY: NONE
ABSTAINED: NONE
ABSENT: NONE
The motion passed by unanimous vote.
WHEREUPON, the presiding officer declared the above Resolution duly adopted in full on this the 4th day of February, 2019.
ATTEST:
LAURA HARTT, CLERK RONNY WALKER, MAY
1td February 8, 2019

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