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1766 r. RESOLUTION NO. 1766. A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN EASEMENT DEED O,T BEHALF OF THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS TO THE ARKANSAS LIVE STOCK SHOW ASSOCIATION FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND NEAR THE ARKANSAS LIVE STOCK SHOW GROUND FOR PARKING SITE TN CONNECTION WITH THE HOLDING OF THE ARKANSAS LIVE STOCK SHOW; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. WHEREAS, Act 263 of the Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas for the year 1947 provides for the construct- ion of a permanent show ground for the use and benefit of the Arkansas Live Stock Show Associatior; and WHEREAS, the building, of such show ground is now in the process of being constructed; and WHEREAS, certain lands owned b:; the City of Little 1hoct are needed for parking sites to accommodate the patrons of the said show; and WHEREAS, the City of Little Rock awns in fee the lands lying. immediately north of Roosevelt Road between Rice and Dennison Streets anu said lands being now little usedand which said portion naturally lenas itself to the benefit and use of the Arkansas Live Stock Show; and WHEREAS, the construction of a permanent show grouna in Little Rock would be of great benefit to the City of Little Rock and to all the people of Arkansas ; and in recognition of which the Council by resolution has authorized the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a deed to the Arkansas Live Stock Show Association of certain lots lying north of Roosevelt Road between Rice anu Dennison Streets for the purpose a.nu in consideration of parkin sites for the Arkansas Live Stock Show; and ':ii'ER AS, there is a need for the designation and develop- ing of a definite area near the Arkansas Live Stock Show as parking sites for use by the public in connection with the existing parking facilities now afforded bty the show as well as additional facilities contemplated; NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, ARK. : SECTION 1. That the Mayor and City Clerk be and they are hereby authorized by the City of Little rock to execute an ease- - -2- ment deed to the Arkansas Live Stock Sho Association for the use of certain parcels to be conveyed for parking sites in consideration of the construction of a permanent show ground and parking sites at the expense of the State of Arkansas and in consideration of the use of such parking sites by the people of Kittle Rock, and said par- cels being as follows : All of that part of the south half of lot 9 , and lots 10, 11, and 12 and 13, Block 30, Adams Addition to the City of Little Mock not now being, used as a right of way for the viaduct over the Missouri Pacific and the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railways. SECTION 2. It is ascertained and declared by the City Council that the City of Little Rock lacks sufficient parking facilities for its inhabitants who will from time to time see the Arkansas Live Stock Show , and that the recreation and education that they would derive from attending the Arkansas Live Stock Show would be conducive to the peace and health of its inhabitants; that the State of Arkansas is now constructing a large and modern show ground on a tract of land lying immediately south of the land herc- inbefor•e mentioned; that unless this resolution can become effective immediately there will not be enough parking site adjacent to the show grounds to accommodate the citizens of Little Rock as the result of which the city and its inhabitants will be deprived of the convenience of parking sites near the show ground . It is , therefore , declared that an emergency exists, that this resolution is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace , health and safety, and that this resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. XXXXXXXX ADOPTED: September 29, 1947 /(1 lefj- APPROVED: "a° Gtr Mayor / /--City • trk