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15394 1 RESOLUTION NO. 15,394 2 3 A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A SIX (6)-MONTH LEASE 4 AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, 5 AND THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES,TO 6 PROVIDE SPACE FOR COVID-19 VACCINATIONS AT THE CENTRE 7 AT UNIVERSITY PARK; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 8 9 WHEREAS,the State of Arkansas has been under a Statewide Emergency Declaration,and a City of 10 Little Rock,Arkansas("the City")Declaration of Disaster Emergency,related to the COVID-19 Pandemic 11 since March 11,2020,and March 12,2020; and, 12 WHEREAS, pursuant to the national Operation Warp Speed, vaccines have been produced and are 13 available for use; and, 14 WHEREAS, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Campus ("UAMS") has requested 15 exclusive use of facilities and property at The Centre at University Park as a site to provide vaccinations, 16 to the public for a period not to extend past August 22,2021;and, 17 WHEREAS, the City is authorized to enter into such a lease, and the Mayor and City Clerk may 18 execute such a lease,upon adoption of a resolution by the governing body as set forth in Ark.Code Ann. § 19 14-54-302(b)(West Repl.2020). 20 NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY 21 OF LITTLE ROCK,ARKANSAS: 22 Section 1. The Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to execute documents in a format acceptable to 23 the City Attorney which will lease the property and grounds commonly referred to as The Centre at 24 University Park to UAMS for a period of six(6) months from February 22, 2021, to August 31, 2021, in 25 order to provide vaccinations against COVID-19 to the public. 26 Section 2. If additional time, for an aggregate total of less than one (1)-year from the date of this 27 resolution, is required to complete the public vaccination process,the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized 28 to agree in writing to such an extension,provided that a memorandum or other writing will be provided to 29 the members of the Board of Directors that such a modification has been made,without further action from 30 this Board of Directors. 31 Section 3. Severability. In the event any title, section, paragraph, item, sentence, clause, phrase, or 32 word of this resolution is declared or adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional, such declaration or 33 adjudication shall not affect the remaining portions of the resolution which shall remain in full force and ]Page 1 of 2] 1 effect as if the portion so declared or adjudged invalid or unconstitutional were not originally a part of the 2 resolution. 3 Section 4. Repealer. All laws, ordinances,resolutions,or parts of the same,that are inconsistent with 4 the provisions of this resolution, are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. 5 ADOP D: February 23,2021 6 V APPROVED: 7 VAL 8 VAC�._ 9 u.an Law, • ity Clerk Frank Scott,Jr., 10 • '''RO / i : 0 LEGAL FORM: 11 12 14 . 13 Thomas M. Carpenter,City Attorn 14 // 15 // 16 // 17 // 18 // 19 // 20 // 21 // 22 // 23 // 24 // 25 // 26 // 27 // 28 // 29 // 30 // 31 // 32 // 33 // 34 // 35 // [Page 2 of 21