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1770 ! Y RESOLUTION NO. 1770. A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN EASEMENT DIED ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK TO LITTLE ROCK-PULASKI DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 2 OF PULASKI COUNTY, PROVIDING FOR THE USE BY SAID DISTRICT OF CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND WITHIN SAID DISTRICT AND BELONGING TO SAID CITY; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR OTHER PUR- POSES. WHEREAS, Little Rock-Pulaski Drainage District No. 2 of Pulaski County, is an improvement district duly organized under the statutes of the State of Arkansas and orders of the County Court of Pulaski County, for the purpose of acgziring from the owners thereof easements over certain lands upon Which the U. S. Engineers plan to construct a levee around a portion of Little Rock known as the "East End" together with drainage ditches, storage reservoirs, diversion channels and other works necessary for the main purpose, and WHEREAS, the City of Little Rock in its own right and in fee owns certain tracts of land hereinafter described, and WHEREAS, the said drainage district desires a right-of- way easement deed to the hereinafter described lands for the pur- poses heretofore set out, and WHEREAS, the said described lands have been viewed and appraised by the Little Rock Real Estate Board and the Board of Appraisers appointed by the Circuit Court of Pulaski County and said Boards have each fixed the sum of Twenty five Hundred Dollars 42500.00) as a fair market value of an easement deed to said lands and consequential damages to lands not included in said description and the City of Little Rock is willing to convey a/. easement in said lands in consideration of said sum, and WHEREAS, the City of Little Rock is the owner of other lands in said district on which the Board of Commissioners of theDistrict have fixed an assessment of betterments to same by the construction of the levee and other works in the sum of Seventy Thousand, Two Hundred Twenty six Dollars (§70,226.00) and the City of Little Rock has been requested by the district to pay said sum, less the amount of Two Thousand Dollars (y2,O00) heretofore paid, to said district as a proper assessment by said district against said lands for the purpose of protecting said lands from overflow and excess surface water, and WHEREAS, it is desired by the City of Little Rock that the amount appraised as the damages for the taking of the lands hereinafter described to-wit: Twenty five hundred Dollars ( 2500.00) be credited on the amount of the assessment on other lands situa- ted in the district as set out above, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS: SECTION I. That the sum of Twenty five Hundred Dollars (0500.00) fixed by the Little Rock Real Estate Board and the appraisers appointed by the Circuit Court as value of the lands of the City hereinafter described and damages to adjacent lands be accepted and that said sum be retained by the drainage dist´┐Ż rict as a credit on any payment made by the City of Little Rock on the assessment of benefits to other lands of the City located in said district. SECTION II. That the Mayor and City Clerk be and they are hereby authorized to execute and deliver to Little Rock-Pulaski Drainage District No. 2 in consideration of the aforesaid, an easement deed to the following lands located in Pulaski County, to-wit: Lots Seven (7), Eight (8), Nine (9), Ten (10), Eleven (11) , Twelve (12) , Block Forty eight (48) Industrial Park Annex No. 2 Addition; Lots Four (4), Five (5), Six (6), Seven (7 ), Block Fifty three (53), Industrial Park Annex No. 2 Addition; South eighty (80) feet of Lot Two (2), South One Hundred (100) feet of Lot 3, South One Hundred ten (110) feet of Lot Four (4), East Half (E ) of Lot Five (5), Block Fifty eight (58), Industrial Park Addition. SECTION III. It is ascertained and declared by the City Council of Little Rock that the City is in urgent and immediate need of the protection to life, health and property afforded by the levee and drainage works proposed to be constructed by the U. S. Government in the area described. 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. ADOPTED: Octo er 13 , , 1947 APPROVED .4/ / / May ATTEST C 'ty Clerk