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1612 RESOLUTION NO. 1612. R E S O L U T I O N ACCEPTING THE OFFER OF THE UNITED STATES OF AIiLRICA WHEREAS, there has been filed with the Federal Works Agency for and in behalf of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, for the use of the Board of Waterworks Commissioners of the City of Little Rock, (hereinafter called the "Owner") an application for Federal assistance under the defense Public Works program, and the United States of America, acting by and through the Federal Works Adminis- trator, has transmitted to the Owner an Offer of Federal assistance in connection with the public works referred to in said application and described in said offer; and WHEREAS, said Offer has been duly read in open meeting and has been fully considered in every respect in accordance with the pertinent rules of procedure and legal requirements ; and WHEREAS, said Offer has been made a part of the public records of the Owner; and WHEREAS, it is deemed advisable and in public interest that said Offer be accepted : NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas : Section 1. That the Offer of the United States of America, a true and correct copy of which is as follows : F.W.A. 8973-19 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL WORKS AGENCY DEFENSE PUBLIC WORKS DIVISION OFFER Washington, L.C. Docket No.Ark.3-103 Dated January 15 ,1942 City of Little Rock Little Rock, Arkansas. Subject to the Terms and Conditions (DPW Form No. 100, dated September 15, 1941) attached hereto and made a part hereof, the United States of America hereby offers to make a grant of $ 50,000 to the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, in order to aid in financing the construction of defense public works, presently estimated to cost ?100,000, consisting of waterworks facilities, including acquisition of necessary land (herein called the "Project") : Provided, however, that the grant payable hereunder in no event shall exceed the actual cost of the Project upon completion as determined by the Director of the Defense Public 'works Livision of the Federal works Agency. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Federal works Administrator By: (Signed) M.E.Gilmore Director of the Defame Public u ork s Division. J ` to give aid to the City of Little Rock for the purpose of construct- ing an additional clear well basin of the Little Rock Waterworks System by the Board of Waterworks Commissioners, be and the same is hereby accepted without reservation or qualification. Section 2. It is ascertained and declared that the lack of an additional clear well basin at the filter plant , owing to the pres- ent heavy demand created upon said plant by the consumption at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, endangers the health of the inhabitants of said r'' City and increases the fire hazard which endangers the safety of the lives of the inhabitants and of their property. It is , therefore, declared that an emergency exists , that this resolution is necessary for the immediate preservation of public peace , health and safety and that this resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after . its passage. ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, on the 2nd day of February 1942. APPROVED: Attes 1 Mayor City lerk A